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‘Wind in the Willows’ Comes Back Around with Boomerang

Turner’s premium streaming service dedicated to classic cartoons, Boomerang, has acquired the US domestic rights from Hoho Rights to create a new show based on Kenneth Grahame’s ... Continue Reading →
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The Belchers Go to Hollywood

A decade after 20th Century Fox gave us a filmic version of The Simpsons, they’ve released news of a brand new cinematic adaptation of another beloved property from their animated ... Continue Reading →
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The Mane Event: My Little Pony: The Movie Gallops to Theaters

My Little Pony has come a long since it was first introduced by Hasbro as a colorful toyline in the early 1980s. After inspiring several TV projects, home video specials and movies, ... Continue Reading →
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Take a Gander at ‘Untitled Goose Game’

In the world of video games, sometimes the simplest ideas make for the best gameplay. In Untitled Goose Game, you are a goose and you use every trick in the goose book to make everyone’s ... Continue Reading →
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Microsoft Acquires AltspaceVR

After a difficult summer fraught with failed efforts to secure needed funding, VR social media company AltspaceVR has announced that Microsoft has acquired the company and will be funding ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Courts Director Joachim Ronning for ‘Maleficent 2’

Norwegian writer/director Joachim Rønning is about to become a very busy man now that he’s established in Hollywood. And it’s good news for those in the mood for more live-action ... Continue Reading →
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Artists Pitch at Spain’s 3D Wire

October 2nd saw the kickoff of 3D Wire in Segovia, Spain, planned to go until the 8th. The 9th annual edition of the 3D Wire Animation, Video Games and New Media fest-mart presents ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Ireland Calls for Greater Government Support

Animation Ireland, the representative body for the Irish animation industry, today launched its Pre-Budget Submission, a document of five key recommendations intended to garner government ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rick and Morty’ Breaks Ratings Records

In case anyone was confused why a cartoon on Adult Swim was able to convince megacorporation McDonald’s to reinstate a promotional dipping sauce from the ‘90s, Turner has just put ... Continue Reading →
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Syfy Takes Delivery of Matt Groening’s ‘Futurama’

Syfy has long attempted to cultivate an audience of fans of cult and genre television, and they’ve done well by picking up the show that has spoken most clearly to that audience ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media Puts Itself Up for Sale

Canadian production and broadcasting corporation DHX Media has listed itself for sale following disappointing financial results this year. The news follows a major purchase this year ... Continue Reading →
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Turner & HBO form Toonix International SVOD

Time-Warner is continuing to expand its recent focus on streaming content for consumers with a new service aimed at international child audiences. Toonix is the product of a collaboration ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: ‘Paddington 2′ Promises a Hairy Crime Caper

Flying in from Darkest Peru comes the sequel to the surprise family megahit Paddington. Based on the classic children’s book series by Michael Bond and Peggy Fortnum, the 2014 ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Interactive CEO Andrew House Steps Down

Following six years as the president and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, Andrew House will be stepping down. Replacing him will be John (Tsuyoshi) Kodera, formerly deputy president ... Continue Reading →
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‘Independence Day’ Helmer Roland Emmerich Launches VR Startup

For all the hype around Virtual Reality as a brand new cinematic and gaming medium, a major obstacle to the form gaining a wider audience has been its cost and unwieldy amount of required ... Continue Reading →
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McDonald’s Aids Rick Sanchez’s Quest for Szechuan Sauce

It looks like fans of Adult Swim’s Rick & Morty and/or “the year’s most talked-about dipping sauce” will need to mark October 7th on their calendars. Originally ... Continue Reading →

Oats Studios Unites with Unity Technology

Back in 2016, Unity Technology released a short film called ADAM about a cyborg who awakens and wanders out into a futuristic world to discovered armed guards, others like himself, ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Pictures Too Slow for ‘Sonic’

The upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie hit a bit of a bumper today when Sony let their film rights expire. It will find a home in the Green Hill Zone of Paramount pictures. Luckily for ... Continue Reading →
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Dark Horse Plans ‘Final Fantasy’ Art Book Featuring Yoshitaka Amano

Comic-book publisher Dark Horse has announced their plans to release an extensive book of behind-the-scenes art from Final Fantasy in Summer 2018. Showcasing art from the first six ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, Altice Reach Last-Minute Carriage Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and multiple-system operator Altice (the fourth largest in the nation) have resolved their Carriage Dispute. Their contract was originally set to lapse last ... Continue Reading →