Trollhunters

‘Trollhunters’ S2 Recruits Mark Hamill, Lena Headey and David Bradley

Netflix has announced three stellar additions to the voice cast for season two of DreamWorks Trollhunters, from Guillermo del Toro. Accomplished voice actor and Star Wars hero Mark ... Continue Reading →
The Croods

DreamWorks Re-Slates ‘Croods 2,’ Dates ‘Spooky Jack’

Nearly a year after DreamWorks Animation’s then-new owner NBCUniversal axed plans for the sequel, Universal Pictures has announced that The Croods 2 is back on the feature release ... Continue Reading →
Melissa Cobb

Melissa Cobb Named VP of Netflix Kids & Family

DreamWorks veteran Melissa Cobb has been tapped by Netflix to serve as its new Vice President, Kids & Family, overseeing the creation and acquisition of series and films for its ... Continue Reading →
All Hail King Julien

DreamWorks Toons, ‘Deep’ & ‘Masha’ Animate Universal Kids Debut

NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment is officially launching rebranded kids’ network Universal Kids (formerly Sprout) on Saturday, September 9. Highlighted in the expanded content offerings ... Continue Reading →
Adam Cootes

How I Landed a Career in Animation

Blue Sky Studios’ Head of Story Adam Cootes reflects on the roles that determination, hard work and a touch of random fate played in his trans-Atlantic career journey. Growing ... Continue Reading →
SpongeBob SquarePants

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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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 →
The Nutjob 2: Nutty by Nature. Image credit: Toonbox Entertainment

Weekend Releases: ‘Nut Job 2,’ ‘In This Corner,’ ‘Mune’

Looking to beat the heat this weekend? Here’s a rundown of the new and special US theatrical releases you can check out. New releases join ongoing runs of Captain Underpants: The ... Continue Reading →
Home: Adventures of Tip & Oh

Exclusive Clip: ‘Home: Adventures of Tip & Oh’ Ups the “Auntie” in S3

Anyone who grew up in a multiple-kid household knows that sibling rivalry takes a l-o-o-o-o-o-ng time to vanish, even for adults. Enter this ridiculous yet relatable clip from Home: ... Continue Reading →
Stretch Armstrong

‘Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters,’ Flo Rida & More Guests Set for HASCON

Hasbro has added even more special guests and performers to its lineup for the first-ever HASCON “fan-mily” event, set for September 8-10 at the Rhode Island Convention Center adn ... Continue Reading →