Daily News Bytes: ‘Little Mermaid’ Told by Emoji, ‘Equestria Girls’ Debuts, ‘Breadwinner’ Arrives & More

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15 Years Later, ‘Clone High’ Creators Look Back at Their Cult-Classic Cartoon
EW catches up with Phil Lord and Chris Miller, now accomplished filmmakers behind hit features The LEGO Movie and 21 Jump Street, to talk about their early aughts MTV project — possibly the only cartoon canceled due to a hunger strike. Now that L&M are off Solo, we’re kind of hoping they use their free time to bring back the concept. Now the clones are sexy teens now, they’re gonna make it if they try…Sing it!

Now in Theaters: ‘The Breadwinner’
Following its debut in NYC and LA, Nora Twomey’s powerful feature is rolling out in select cities across the US. Read more about it here, and check Fandango and MovieTickets.com for your nearest participating theater.

ABAI Signs MoU with Game Developers’ Association of Australia to Encourage India-Australia Gaming Corridor
ABAI prez Biren Ghose and GDAA CEO Tony Reed signed the agreement, which will pave the way for exchange programs, co-productions and co-development opportunities.

VIDEO: Hasbro Launches Digital ‘Equestria Girls’ Series
The first episode of My Little Pony: Equestria Girls (announced last month) has arrived on Hasbro’s YouTube channel with “Sunset Shimmer’s Fine Line.” Fans can expect 45 fun new adventures to roll out each Friday, with re-fashioned dolls hitting US shelves next month.

‘The Little Mermaid’ as Told by Emoji
Disney’s surf ‘n’ turf musical adventure just turned 28! To celebrate, the studio’s digital wizards put together a cheeky retelling as part of its ongoing mobile phone movie send-up series.

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