TRIBUTE: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti lit up the sky Thursday night to remember late Batman star and voice actor Adam West.
SEQUEL: Reel FX and director Jorge Gutierrez announced at Annecy development has begun on Book of Life 2, a sequel to the 2014 animated feature. Gutierrez also presented a look at his next project, Kung-Fu Space Punch.
OPTIONED: Penelope Bagieu’s graphic novel “Brazen” is being turned into an animated TV series by French production banners Agat films & Cie and Silex Films.
DISPUTE: The French Animation Producers’ Union is threatening legal action against France’s Canal Plus, accusing the pay TV giant of trying to renegotiate downwards deal memos signed with French independent animation producers by about 20% of commissioned budgets, according to reports.