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‘Ice Age 4' Still Hot for Auds Around the Globe

Families around the world can’t get enough of the preshistoric antics of the Ice Age bunch as the fourth installment of the Blue Sky franchise rose to the No. 1 spot this weekend ... Continue Reading →
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Spidey, ‘Ted,’ ‘Brave’ Spin Box Office Gold

The high weekend temperatures translated to big box office numbers for audiences in the U.S. and all over the world this past weekend. Sony’s successful Amazing Spider-Man reboot ... Continue Reading →
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10 Minutes with Billy West

The versatile voice actor talks about his gig on Futurama and offers a few tips on making it in the toon business. Billy West must be one of the busiest voice actors in the animation ... Continue Reading →
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Hot Weekend for ‘Ted’, ‘Ice Age 4'

Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy R-rated talking teddy-bear movie, Ted brought in the big numbers at the U.S. box office this past weekend. The Universal release was the number-one release ... Continue Reading →
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Fox/Blue Sky’s ‘Epic’ Trailer Debuts

Good Morning America got a first look at the upcoming animated adventure Epic from Fox and Blue Sky Studios—based on William Joyce’s kids book The Leaf Men, and formerly titled ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Producers to Get Special Saturn Award

The producers of FOX’s long-running animated series The Simpsons are not too happy with the TV Academy for its snubbing of animation writers (see story here http://www.animationmagazine.net/tv/animation-writers-file-complaint-with-tv-academy/), ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ to Unspool at Giffoni

European audiences can’t get enough of Scrat and his buddies. Fox’s fourth installment of the Ice Age franchise has been selected to premiere at the Italian Giffoni Film Festival ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Expo Spotlights Coming Toon Attractions

We had the chance to visit the colorful Licensing Expo in Las Vegas this week, where thousands of our favorite animated and vfx-driven brands were basking in the limelight (June 12-14). ... Continue Reading →
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Jonathan Davis to Oversee Animation at Fox

Jonathan Davis is the new exec VP of comedy development and animation at 20th Century Fox. Davis, who previously managed comedy development, will now oversee animation as well. Jennifer ... Continue Reading →
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Beyonce, Farrell, ‘Idol’s’ Tyler Lead Blue Sky’s ‘Epic’ Voice Cast

A voice cast including Beyonce Knowles, Steven Tyler and Colin Farrell has been set for Epic, an upcoming animated feature film from Fox and Blue Sky Studios. Directed by Chris Wedge, ... Continue Reading →