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Jennifer Howell Named Development Head for DreamWorks Animation

After serving as Head of Comedy at Paramount for the last two-and-a-half years, Jennifer Howell has joined DreamWorks Animation as its new Head of Development, Deadline reports. Howell ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Spielberg and Ford Reunite as Indiana Jones Returns to Theaters July 19, 2019 Director Steven Spielberg and star Harrison Ford are on board a fifth film for the adventure franchise. New ... Continue Reading →
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‘Little Critter’ to Take on Global Entertainment Biz

Mercer Mayer’s beloved Little Critter children’s book characters (featured in over 100 titles currently in print in the U.S. alone) are set to take on the broader world of entertainment. ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Dates ‘Emoji,’ ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Peter Rabbit’

Sony Pictures Animation set release dates for three upcoming animated features to look forward to: The Emoji Movie will hit theaters August 11, 2017, followed by a new adaptation of ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Orders Hybrid Comedy ‘Son of Zorn’

Fox TV has placed an order for new animation and live-action hybrid comedy series Son of Zorn, which it plan to premiere in the 2016/17 season. The writing, directing and producing ... Continue Reading →
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Jason Sudeikis Joins Cast of Lord-Miller Series

Saturday Night Live alum Jason Sudeikis has signed on to voice the main character in Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s upcoming live-action/animation hybrid series for Fox. The writer/director ... Continue Reading →
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‘Penguins,’ ‘Song of the Sea’ Ride New Disc Wave

This week’s key DVD/Blu-ray releases have a distinct aquatic theme, with DreamWorks’ Penguins of Madagascar and Cartoon Saloon’s Song of the Sea hitting shelves and ... Continue Reading →
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Critics Choose ‘LEGO,’ ‘Apes’

The LEGO Movie took home some gold at the Critics Choice Awards hours after it was passed over for an Oscar nomination for best animated feature . Co-director Chris Miller, in accepting ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Developing Animated ‘Spider-Man’ Feature

There’s been plenty of drama at Sony this week after hackers paralyzed the studio and released online tons of confidential data and communications. Among the tidbits were several ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Watch: Best Animated Feature Contenders

As technology gets bigger and the world gets smaller, the annual animated feature landscape becomes more and more diverse, with audiences and critics alike willing to step outside their ... Continue Reading →