Ramsey Naito

Ramsey Naito Is Paramount Animation’s New Exec VP

The Boss Baby producer is now the new boss at Paramount Animation. Ramsey Naito has joined the studio’s animation division as exec VP, according to Deadline. She will report to Paramount ... Continue Reading →
Nick Weidenfeld

Hulu Inks First-Look Deal with Former Adult Swim Exec Nick Weidenfeld

Hulu is looking to step up its adult-targeted toon offerings, having signed a first-look deal with Nick Weidenfeld, to develop and executive produce new animated projects for the platform. ... Continue Reading →
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele [photo: Michael Buckner/Variety/REX/Shutterstock]

Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key to Star in Henry Selick’s ‘Wendell and Wild’

Great news for fans of lovingly crafted stop-motion animation and incredible comedy talent: Jordan Peele is reuniting with his former collaborator and real-life friend Keegan-Michael ... Continue Reading →
Beastlies

Mattel and Bad Robot Launch Monster Plans for ‘Beastlies’

L.A.-based sculptor Leslie Levings’ charming monsters The Beastlies are coming to animated or hybrid life, thanks to a new plan launched by Mattel and Bad Robot. According to Deadline, ... Continue Reading →
Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney Taps New Writer for Animated Movie

It’s helter skelter (last Beatles joke, I swear) as famed Beatle and Wing Paul McCartney has found a replacement writer for his animated film in development, High in the Clouds. Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
Rashida Jones

Rashida Jones, Nick Offerman Join ‘White Fang’ Cast

Stars of hit TV comedy Parks and Recreation Rashida Jones and Nick Offerman will be taking a walk on the wild side as they take on voice duties for lead roles in White Fang, Deadline ... Continue Reading →
Joachim Ronning

Disney Courts Director Joachim Ronning for ‘Maleficent 2’

Norwegian writer/director Joachim Rønning is about to become a very busy man now that he’s established in Hollywood. And it’s good news for those in the mood for more live-action ... Continue Reading →
Spooky Jack

Blumhouse Teams with DreamWorks for ‘Spooky Jack’

Jason Blum’s horror hit factory Blumhouse Productions (Get Out, The Purge) will make its first foray into animation, taking advantage of its connection to DreamWorks Animation through ... Continue Reading →
Escape from Hat, art by Brian Taylor

Mark Osborne, Adam Kline Join Two New Fox Animation Projects

The Little Prince director Mark Osborne and his Bone adaptation writing partner Adam Kline have signed on two new feature projects in development at Fox Animation, Deadline reports. ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Announces R-Rated ‘America’ as First Animated Movie

Netflix is embarking on its first big animated feature project, announcing it will finance America: The Motion Picture, according to Deadline. The R-rated project stars Channing Tatum ... Continue Reading →