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Daily News Bytes: Sofia Carson Meets ‘Spider-Man’, DUST’s ‘Afrofuturism’, Aardman’s ‘Early Man’ & More

‘Marvel’s Spider-Man’ Guest Starring Disney Channel’s Sofia Carson Descendants 2 star and recording artist Carson will voice “Keemia,” the estranged daughter of Flint ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon’s Fall Kids Originals Revealed, with New ‘Wishenpoof’ Trailer

Amazon has detailed its fall slate of kids’ original series set to launch exclusively on Prime Video. These include a new season of Wishenpoof (Sept. 26, trailer below), Sigmund and ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: ‘Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You’ out Nov. 14

Announced back in March, Universal 1440’s holiday hit song-inspired CG tale has received a home entertainment debut date and a spunky, snowy trailer. Narrated and executive produced ... Continue Reading →
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‘Vampirina’ Sinks Teeth into Disney Junior Oct. 1

The new, cutely blood-curdling kids’ show Vampirina has been slated for its broadcast premiere on Sunday, October 1 at 11 a.m. ET, with two back-to-back episodes simulcast on Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Wanda Sykes & Portia de Rossi Voice Couple on ‘Doc McStuffins’

Two of Hollywood’s most famous queer women, Wanda Sykes (Black-ish) and Portia de Rossi (Scandal), made a house call with Disney’s Doc McStuffins this weekend, voicing a ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: Amazon Original ‘Niko and the Sword of Light’ Bows July 21

A new original animated fantasy-adventure is heading to Prime Video, as Amazon Original Kids Series Niko and the Sword of Light is set to premiere on July 21. The show has already scored ... Continue Reading →
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James Van Der Beek, Lauren Graham & Isabella Crovetti Star in ‘Vampirina’

The undead are anything but unfriendly in the animated family comedy series Vampirina, premiering this fall on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and the new Disney NOW app. The CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
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Brown Bag Adapting ‘Angela’s Christmas’ as a Special

Brown Bag Films, a subsidiary of 9 Story Media Group, is in production on the animated holiday special, Angela’s Christmas. The half-hour CG film is based on Frank McCourt’s ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Irish Animation Awards Winners Announced

The second edition of the biennial Irish Animation Awards took place in Dingle over the weekend at a ceremony in The Skellig Hotel. The well-attended event included representatives ... Continue Reading →
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Wind Dancer Builds Kids’ Slate in the Wake of ‘Ready Jet Go!’

Wind Dancer Films, a Hollywood-based company behind many top TV sitcoms and box-office winners, is growing its kids’ entertainment footprint following the success of its first foray ... Continue Reading →