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‘Aquaman’ Animated Feature Sets Cast

Matt Lanter, best known as the voice of Anakin Skywalker on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, will voice the title role of Aquaman in Justice League: Game of Thrones, the next animated DC ... Continue Reading →
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‘Turtles’ Inspire Sunset Blvd. Gallery Show

If you love the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles — and let’s face it, who doesn’t? — then you’ll want to check out a new exhibit of TMNT — inspired artwork celebrating ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands Appoints Stone Newman Consumer Products Prez

Genius Brands International has appointed industry veteran Stone Newman to the newly created position of President, Global Consumer Products. The announcement was made by Genius Brands ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Canada Strikes Disney Deal

Netflix streaming service in Canada has reached a multiyear exclusive agreement with Walt Disney Studios that will bring first-run live-action and animated feature titles to subscribers ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Announces ‘Haunted Mansion’ Special, Toon Pilots

Disneyphiles may have noted that this August marks the 45th anniversary of one of Disneyland’s most iconic attractions: The Haunted Mansion. Yes, it was back in 1969 that visitors ... Continue Reading →
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Fox, del Toro, Gutierrez Preview ‘Book of Life’

The Book of Life is looking like a must-read. The movie’s director, Jorge Gutierrez, and producer, Guillermo del Toro, presented this week an early look at the CG-animated film ... Continue Reading →
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‘Momo’ Gets Theatrical Release

Production I.G’s strange and touching supernatural coming-of-age story A Letter to Momo will finally see a U.S. theatrical release, thanks to GKIDS. The film will initially open ... Continue Reading →
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Christina Miller Named Prez of Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang

Turner Broadcasting has tapped Christina Miller as the new President and General Manager for Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, as well as their digital brand extensions including ... Continue Reading →
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Chuck Jones Exhibit Opens July 19 in NYC

We wrote previously about a new traveling exhibition of the art of animation great Chuck Jones, which is slated for a four year, 13-city tour of the nation through 2019. But we wanted ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sanjay and Craig’ Season 2 Kicks Off July 19

Season two of Nickelodeon’s Emmy-nominated toon Sanjay and Craig will launch on the channel this Saturday, July 19 at 10:30 a.m. (ET/PT) with a new two-parter episode “Hot ... Continue Reading →
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Middle East’s MBC3 Picks Up More Zodiak Shows

Zodiak Kids has inked a new deal with MBC3 for an additional 150 hours of programming from their kids’ entertainment catalog. The deal covers shows from Zodiak’s France-based ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer, Cast Set for ‘Big Hero 6′

Disney has released a full trailer and more cast details for its animated superhero movie Big Hero 6, due in theaters Nov. 7. Here’s the trailer: Here’s how Disney describes ... Continue Reading →
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McGruder Inks Deal with Adult Swim

Adult Swim has signed a first-look development deal with Aaron McGruder, creator of the comic-strip and animated series The Boondocks, reports Deadline.com. The deal’s first project ... Continue Reading →
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English Cast, NA Release for ‘Princess Kaguya’ Announced

North American distributor GKIDS has revealed the English-language voice cast for Studio Ghibli’s latest feature The Tale of Princess Kaguya, directed by studio co-founder Isao ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Announces New, Female Thor

Marvel is getting a new Thor: and it’s a woman. The comics publisher made a splash by announcing on the ABC daytime talk show The View that Thor will find himself no longer worthy ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Secures Multiple Sales for ‘Super 4′

PGS Entertainment has secured a raft of global sales for the new Playmobil-inspired animated series Super 4 (52 x 11). The show is produced by Morgen Studios and Method Animation under ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Gets Equity Infusion from Neil Court, ZM Capital

9 Story Limited has announced that ZM Capital and former DHX Media principle and Decode Ent. co-founder Neil Court have made an equity investment in the company, with Court becoming ... Continue Reading →
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Shelby Christie’s ‘Fuse’ Tops Pitch Party Picks!

One of the many amazing things about animation is the way in which it sparks the imagination. Once you turn on the faucet of ideas, it’s almost impossible to stop the flow and ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Gets Exclusive ‘South Park’ Deal

Streaming service Hulu has scored another library-boosting deal with a multiyear exclusive agreement for the smash hit Comedy Central toon South Park. Hulu will make all 17 seasons ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Justin and the Knights of Valor’ Arrives on Disc

ARC Entertainment will be releasing the Spanish-produced indie flick Justin and the Knights of Valor on DVD and Blu-ray on July 22. Check out this special clip from the CG fantasy adventure: EXCLUSIVE ... Continue Reading →