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Daily News Bytes: Marvel Trailers ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’, Voodoo Doughnuts Sweet on ‘Steven Universe’, ‘Black Panther’ Wows & More

‘Black Panther’ First Reactions: It’s “Astonishing,” “Iconic” and “Will Save Blockbusters” Ryan Coogler’s visually stunning, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Lion King’ Cast News, Time Travel with Obama, Licensing Numbers & More

Disney’s ‘Lion King’ Remake Finds Its Rafiki and Sarabi Jon Favreau’s “live-action” take on the animated classic continues to coalesce nicely, with ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Buys ‘Kingsman’ Comic Co. Millarworld

Global streaming service Netflix announced its first acquisition on Monday, having acquired comic-book publisher Millarworld. Launched in 2004 by Scottish comics writer Mark Millar, ... Continue Reading →
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Ben Hibon Joins Luma as Head Creative Director

Award-winning artist and animation director Ben Hibon has been hired on as Head Creative Director of visual effects house Luma Pictures as the studio prepares to dive into original ... Continue Reading →
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Production Gets Roaring on Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’

Marvel Studios has announced the start of production on the highly anticipated comic-book flick Black Panther — the character’s first solo big-screen outing since he first appeared ... Continue Reading →
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Kerry Shea Named Head of Deluxe’s Vancouver Studio

Deluxe Entertainment Services has tapped veteran production executive Kerry Shea to head its 500-person Vancouver studio, overseeing day-to-day operations for the company’s global ... Continue Reading →
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50+ Animated and Live-Action Disney Features Set for Hulu

Hulu struck a significant blow in the war for digital streaming dominance over the holiday break, announced a new licensing deal with Walt Disney Studios that will give the platform ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Ends 2016 with Record $3B Domestic B.O.

Walt Disney Studios went into December on the cusp of attaining a record-breaking $7 billion in international box office takings, and thanks to the strong performance of the year-end ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Animation, Sequels and Superheroes Propel Box Office Record 2016 was a major year for theatrical takings, with Walt Disney Studios features Finding Dory, Captain America: Civil War ... Continue Reading →
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Walt Disney Studios Set to Hit Record $7B Box Office

As of Monday, The Walt Disney Studios is securely on track to become the first studio ever to reach $7 billion at the global box office, setting a new industry record. With the force-ful ... Continue Reading →