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BBC America Presents ‘Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks’ in Theaters Nationwide BBC America and Fathom Events will present the animated adaptation of the (partially) lost sci-fi ... Continue Reading →
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Artists Pay Tribute to Disney Directors Clements & Musker

In celebration of the release of Moana (Nov. 23), seven acclaimed artists are paying homage to the works of director Ron Clements and John Musker with original pieces inspired by their ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moana’ Sets Sail on a Sea of Troubles in New Trailer

Disney has released a brand new trailer for its upcoming seafaring adventure Moana, revealing more of the heroine’s high-stakes journey and the obstacles in her way — like Maui’s ... Continue Reading →
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Dwayne Johnson Unveils New ‘Moana’ Poster

Monday morning, actor Dwayne Johnson exclusively unveiled on Instagram the latest poster for Disney’s Moana — in which he voices the male lead, the demi-god Maui. He also ... Continue Reading →
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Alpha Forms L.A. Animation Studio Under CEO Bob Bacon

Alpha Group Co. Ltd. announces that Bob Bacon will serve as Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Animation — a new division based in Los Angeles and dedicated to developing and producing ... Continue Reading →
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25th ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Release Invites Royal Guests

In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of its Best Picture Oscar-nominated animated feature Beauty and the Beast, Disney is not only preparing a lovely new home entertainment release ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Peeks More ‘Moana’ in Olympics Spot

Disney over the weekend debuted a new extended TV spot for its upcoming CG feature Moana, taking advantage of all the eyeballs glued to Olympics coverage. The trailer plays more with ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Ups Dion Vlachos to EVP Retail

Nickelodeon has promoted Dion Vlachos to the position of Executive Vice President, Retail Sales, Marketing and Publishing. Based in New York, Vlachos will manage the development of ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Reveals ‘Moana’ Characters and Voice Talent

Walt Disney Animation Studios has revealed the characters who will be joining its newest feature film heroine Moana and her demigod companion Maui — and the voice cast members ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Slates 5 Original Kids Toons Plus Nick Kroll Series

Leading internet TV network Netflix reveals plans for five new original animated series for kids (and a second-season renewal for Kong: King of the Apes) on the heels of its announcement ... Continue Reading →