Disney Invites Guests into Beast’s Castle in ‘Beauty’ Teaser

Walt Disney Studios has released a first sneak-peek teaser for its upcoming live-action musical revamp of Beauty and the Beast — arriving in theaters March 17, 2017. The subtle ... Continue Reading →

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TVKids Special Report: Kids’ Comedies Top entertainment execs talk the surprisingly difficult task of making kids laugh and the benefits of animation. Disney Exec Joins WBCP as ... Continue Reading →

‘Angry Birds’ Feathers Nest with No. 1 Opening

CG action-comedy The Angry Birds Movie from Rovio Animation and Columbia Pictures (with animation by Sony Pictures Imageworks in Vancouver) is off to a strong start at the worldwide ... 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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Cannes: Animation Is a Rare Bright Spot for Russian Film Industry Russki toon franchises Snow Queen, Kikoriki and Masha continue to net strong sales worldwide. The Children’s Media ... Continue Reading →

Cosmos-Maya Leads Regional Animation Production

Asian studio Cosmos-Maya, based in Singapore and Mumbai, marks four years as the largest producer of original Indian animated content consistently over the past four years. The milestone ... Continue Reading →

LACO @ The Movies Presents Silly Symphonies

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) will showcase the interplay of music and film with the June 4 performance of “LACO @ the Movies: An Evening of Disney Silly Symphonies.” ... Continue Reading →

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How Homer Will Make His Live Debut on The Simpsons Sunday night’s Simprovised episode will use mo-cap to let Homer answer live current event Qs. Why It Costs Some Animation Shows ... Continue Reading →

Disney Scraps Infinity Console Business

Disney is stepping away from the video game publishing arena, deciding to shutter its Disney Infinity console business and taking a $147 million write off in its second fiscal quarter ... Continue Reading →

Cheesecake Factory Gets Animated for ‘The Kitchen Speaks’

The Cheesecake Factory restaurant chain is introducing online audiences to The Kitchen Speaks, a seven-part animated series featuring an “all-star cast” of kitchen utensils: upbeat ... Continue Reading →