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Daily News Bytes: ‘Lion King’ Cast News, Time Travel with Obama, Licensing Numbers & More

Disney’s ‘Lion King’ Remake Finds Its Rafiki and Sarabi Jon Favreau’s “live-action” take on the animated classic continues to coalesce nicely, with ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: D23 Expo Edition!

As has become a proud annual tradition, Disney (and its assorted studio brands) spent the weekend laying down a veritable carpet of official announcements during the D23 Expo. Here ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Television and Freeform Set Cast for ‘Marvel’s New Warriors’ The comedic live-action comic-inspired series will star Milana Vayntrub (Silicon Valley) as Squirrel ... Continue Reading →
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Adult-Targeted ‘Deadpool’ Toon Coming to FXX

Marvel’s most popular potty-mouthed mercenary is getting the adult animation treatment, according to Variety. FXX, the home of Archer, has placed a straight-to-series order for 10 ... Continue Reading →
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Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner to Play Pumbaa and Timon in ‘Lion King’ Jon Favreau’s live-action revamp of the iconic Disney animated feature also stars Donald Glover as “Simba” ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: “Rough Night” | ‘Archer’ Season 8 Official Trailer Archer Dreamland gets noir (or a slightly darker noir) when the incompetents formerly known as ISIS ... Continue Reading →
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Emilia Clarke Joins the Han Solo Stand-Alone Film Game of Thrones‘ indominible Khaleesi will trade in her dragons for one scruffy-looking nerf herder, playing an as-yet unannounced ... Continue Reading →
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Donald Glover Cast as Young Lando Calrissian in Upcoming Han Solo Star Wars Stand-Alone Film Lucasfilm announced the Grammy nominated artist will join previously announced star Alden ... Continue Reading →
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Kate Lambert Upped to SVP Animation at FX

As part of its push to expand its original animation development, FX cable network has promoted Kate Lambert to Senior Vice President – Development and Animation. Lambert’s ... Continue Reading →
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Fionna & Cake Return to TV, Launch on DVD

The popular gender-swapped universe of Adventure Time is back by popular demand! Cartoon Network’s hit series will introduce the next chapter of the “Fionna and Cake” saga with ... Continue Reading →