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Profiles in History Animation & Disneyana Auction This Friday

The document trademarking Walt Disney’s name, production art from How the Grinch Stole Christmas (just in time for its 50th anniversary), original set pieces from Tim Burton’s The ... Continue Reading →
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Portfolio Secures Raft of Global Deals for Kids’ Series

Portfolio Entertainment has wrapped up its MIPCOM 2016 negotiations by securing multiple sales for its kids’ catalog, including DOKI and The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot about That! National ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Batman: The Killing Joke – Watch an Exclusive Clip and Own It Today Warner Bros. Home Entertainment unleashes its first R-rated DC animated movie on Digital today. Adobe Research, ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Orders ‘Green Eggs and Ham’

Netflix has placed an order for 13 episodes of a new series inspired by Dr. Seuss’ classic Green Eggs and Ham. The toon will focus on the adventures of standoffish inventor Guy and ... Continue Reading →
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Tito Ortiz Hired as Illumination’s Development VP

Veteran animated features exec Tito Ortiz (Ice Age, Despicable Me) is returning to Chris Meledandri’s Illumination Entertainment after being absent for two years pursuing his music ... Continue Reading →
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Universal-Illumination to Reboot Seuss’s ‘Grinch’

Universal Studios and its Illumination Entertainment animation division are banking that Dr. Seuss fans have sufficiently recovered from the much-maligned Jim Carrey take on the green ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lorax’ Pops, Ponies Get Married on New Discs

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, a hit at the box office for Universal and Illumination Entertainment, arrives on home video ahead of a strong pack of animated and VFX releases that includes ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Animation President Vanessa Morrison Renews Deal

Fox Animation Studios president Vanessa Morrison has renewed her deal with Fox Filmed Entertainment (FFE), it was announced today by FFE chairmen Jim Gianopulos and Tom Rothman. Brian ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Serves Up Deluxe ‘Green Eggs & Ham’

Warner Home Video is preparing a hearty helping from the Dr. Seuss library with the release of Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham and Other Stories Deluxe Edition—a collection of favorite ... Continue Reading →
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Illumination Taps Altschuler, Krinsky for ‘Woody Woodpecker’

Illumination Entertainment’s proposed Woody Woodpecker feature has a pair of writers. John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky have been tapped by Illumination chief Chris Meledandri ... Continue Reading →