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Viacom Cements CEO Role for Bob Bakish Viacom makes acting chief executive permanent head on the same date Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements nixes potential CBS merger. 14 ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Mitchell to Direct ‘Puff the Magic Dragon’ for Fox

Fox Animation is developing a live-action/animation hybrid feature inspired by the Peter, Paul and Mary song “Puff the Magic Dragon,” Deadline reports. The project will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jane the Virgin’ Gets Animated with Cuppa Coffee

When an upcoming episode of hit live-action series Jane the Virgin called for an animated fantasy sequence, CBS and CW turned to Toronto-based Cuppa Coffee Studios to deliver. The season ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Producers Tompkins, Bemis & DeLong Join FuseFX

FuseFX has added to its Los Angeles production staff roster with the hiring of three veteran visual effects producer. They include two-time Emmy nominee Sean Tompkins, who was previously ... Continue Reading →
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‘Charlie Brown’s All Stars’ Deluxe 50th Anniversary DVD Dated

This year marks the golden anniversary of beloved Peanuts television special Charlie Brown’s All Stars, which was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards after it premiered on ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix to Be ‘Star Trek’ Streaming Central

Netflix and CBS Studios International have inked a landmark global licensing agreement for the upcoming, all-new Star Trek series. Netflix will be the exclusive premiere home of the ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Supe & Producer James Tichenor Joins FuseFX

FuseFX has hired Emmy-nominated VFX Supervisor and Producer James Tichenor onto its Vancouver studio team. The Canadian native will produce and supervise visual effects for television, ... Continue Reading →
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Voice of Scrooge McDuck Alan Young Dies Age 96

Actor and comedian Alan Young, best known for starring as Wilbur on the classic 1960s sitcom Mr. Ed and as the voice of Scrooge McDuck in Disney’s DuckTales and other television ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Producer Chad Hudson Joins FuseFX

Accomplished VFX producer Chad Hudson, whose credits include The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones, has joined FuseFX. Based at the studio’s Los Angeles facility, Hudson is diving ... Continue Reading →