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Daily News Bytes: ‘Aladdin’ Cast Complete, ‘Ghost in the Shell’ VFX Breakdown, New Fox Boss & More

Casting in place for ‘Aladdin’ Live-Action Adaptation The live-action take on the Disney animation classic — directed by Guy Ritchie — has completed its casting and ... Continue Reading →
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Viva El Festival Pixelatl!

The town of Cuernavaca in Mexico will once again host another highly anticipated edition of Pixelatl’s El Festival September 5 thru 10. The 2017 edition showcases a wide variety ... Continue Reading →
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Ginni Mack, Disney Ink & Paint Artist and Tinker Bell Model, Dies at 90

Ginni Mack, one of Walt Disney Studios’ ground-breaking “Ink & Paint Girls” who moved up the department ranks and was immortalized as the original model for Tinker ... Continue Reading →
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New Kidz Global Study: SpongeBob, Peppa Pig, Doraemon Among Top Toons

LIMA has released its bi-annual Kidz Global Study, providing a snapshot of children’s favorite brands and characters across more than 40 countries. Calculated from consumer surveys ... Continue Reading →
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‘DuckTales’: Back in Action

One of the most overlooked treasures in the long history of Disney is the Donald Duck comic-book ... Continue Reading →
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Global Star Wars AR Event ‘Find the Force’ Blasts Off Sept. 1

Building on the success of 2015’s inaugural Force Friday, Disney and Lucasfilm have announced Find the Force, a global augmented reality event rolling out on Force Friday II (September ... Continue Reading →
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Tyrus Wong Documentary Premieres on PBS September 8

Tyrus, the first dedicated documentary on pioneering Chinese-American artist Tyrus Wong — who made an indelible impact on the history of animation with his work on Walt Disney’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: IDW Uncovers ‘Powerpuff’ Comics, ‘Lupin III’ Tix on Sale, ‘Aladdin’ Casting & More!

IDW Publishing Reveals ‘Powerpuff Girls: The Bureau of Bad’ #1 Covers In the upcoming three-part story from show and comics writers Haley Mancini & Jake Goldman, the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Descendants’ Star Cameron Boyce Guests on ‘Marvel’s Spider-Man’

With the latest animated web-slinger series Marvel’s Spider-Man set for a special one-hour premiere on Disney XD this Saturday, Aug. 19 at 7 a.m. ET/PT, the network announces that ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Big Hero 6’ TV Tease, Boov-Groovin’ with Cher, Giraffe Challenge & More

‘Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh’ – “Ooga Boo” Music Video feat. Cher If this dancey empowerment tune isn’t the song of the summer, I don’t know what is. ... Continue Reading →