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VIDEO: New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Trailer
Chris Pratt unveiled the new spot on Jimmy Kimmel Live Tuesday night, revealing a brand-new character: Star-Lord’s father, Ego, played by Kurt Russell.

Breaking Down the Brilliant Way ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ Was Animated
A new video by Kaptain Kristian dives into the meticulously detail-oriented approach undertaken by the animators for Robert Zemeckis’ iconic 1988 hybrid film.

Viacom CEO Says New Paramount Chief Could Be Named in “Near Term”
With Brad Grey exiting the post, Bob Bakish told investors that he has met several “exciting” candidates. Paramount’s upcoming slate includes this month’s Ghost in the Shell and 2018 animated feature Gnomeo & Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes.

Global Mechanic Launches New Website
Vancouver studio/artist community has a spiffy new online presence to showcase their distinctive work. (Like the charming, somewhat Hertzfeldtian Bananas).

Bomanbridge Scores New Sales in South Korea
Singapore studio One Animation’s international toon sketch show Oddbods is heading to EBS as part of the recent raft of deals.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2