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Blunt Joins Voice Cast of ‘Animal Crackers’

Emily Blunt has joined the voice cast of Animal Crackers, an animated comedy due for release in mid-2016. Blunt will join John Krasinski as a couple that inherits an old circus and ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Adapting ‘Very Fairy Princess’ to Series

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Enterprises is teaming up with mother-daughter team Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton to develop a new animated girls’ preschool series ... Continue Reading →
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West, Ward Tease Animated Return to Batman

Holy Reunions, Batman! Actors Adam West and Burt Ward, who played Batman and Robin on the classic 1966-69 live-action TV series, let slip at a convention appearance that they will reprise ... Continue Reading →
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‘Interstellar’ Blasts off on Disc

Space-faring adventure is the order of the day as Christopher Nolan’s vfx showpiece Interstellar arrives on disc and digital from Paramount Home [DVD: $29.98; BD:$39.99]. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘SpongeBob’ Take Kids Choice Animation Awards

Nickelodeon has wrapped up the 28th Annual Kids Choice Awards, which aired Saturday night and will have encore airings on Nicktoons March 30 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT and on TeenNick on April ... Continue Reading →
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‘Home’ Scores $54 Million in Domestic Debut

Home defied box office predictions and defied weak reviews to dominate the box office with a solid $54 million gross domestic for its opening weekend for DreamWorks Animation. The animated ... Continue Reading →
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Brown Bag, Scholastic UK Team Up

Ireland’s Brown Bag Films has entered a mutual first-look deal to develop published and animated children’s content with Scholastic UK. This will see Brown Bag offering its animated ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Nabs ‘Fancy Nancy’ for Movie, Series

Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser’s New York Times bestselling book Fancy Nancy has been optioned by Disney Junior to be developed into an original animated TV movie and series ... Continue Reading →
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Big Bad Boo, TVO Partner for ‘16 Hudson’

Vancouver-based Big Bad Boo Studios has partnered with public broadcaster TVO to develop an animated preschool series called 16 Hudson — based loosely on the miniseries toon Lili ... Continue Reading →
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Margaret Loesch Joins Genius Brands Board

Multiple award-winning children’s entertainment veteran Margaret Loesch has joined the Board of Directors for global brand management company Genius Brands International. The announcement ... Continue Reading →