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WGAW Honors Animation Writers McDuffie and Kress

Dwayne McDuffie and Earl Kress will be the recipients of the Writers Guild of America’s 14th Annual Animation Writing Award posthumously at the Animation Writers Caucus Awards tonight ... Continue Reading →
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Fan-Created Assassin Cat to Debut on ‘Adventure Time’

This Monday (Nov. 21) marks the debut episode of a new character, Me-Mow on Adventure Time. This wonderful mini assassin cat was created by a 14-year-old fan of the show from Orange ... Continue Reading →
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Boomerang Gives Thanks for ‘Horton Hears a Who’

Retro toon channel Boomerang is getting a jump start on the Thanksgiving Holiday with a week long family programming event including specials, mini-marathons and holiday classics that ... Continue Reading →
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Ralph Bakshi and the Canadian Caper, Part 3 of 3

The story so far: In the late 1960s Ralph Bakshi is sent by American producer Steve Krantz to Al Guest Productions in Toronto to try and salvage the animated series Rocket Robin Hood, ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Announces Plans for a Super Animated Thanksgiving

Nickelodeon is serving up a Thanksgiving week menu packed with new episodes of favorite toons, specials, movies and marathons. The programming feast kicks off Wednesday, Nov. 23 with ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Buys 50% Stake in Monster Factory

Toronto’s 9 Story Entertainment has acquired a 50 percent interest in toy manufacturer The Monster Factory. “This marks a natural extension of 9 Story’s expertise in IP from ... Continue Reading →
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CN to Air ‘Ben 10/Generator Rex’ Crossover Episode

Two of Cartoon Network’s popular shows will be crossing over on Friday, Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. In the hour-long special Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United, two heroic teenagers, Ben ... Continue Reading →
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Twilight’s Stewart Offered ‘Akira’ Role

Warner Bros. has offered the role of Ky Reed—an anglicized take on the young revolutionary love interest Kei from the animated film—in its live-action remake of Katsuhiro Otomo’s ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central to Run ‘South Park’ Thru 2016

Those bad boys of TV animation Trey Parker and Matt Stone have reached a new deal with Comedy Central to extend their hit show South Park, the cabler’s president Michele Ganeless ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Buys MacGuff for Illumination Ent.

Universal Pictures has bought French animation studio Mac Guff Ligne for Illumination Entertainment, according to Deadline.com. Illumination and Mac Guff worked together on CG-animated ... Continue Reading →