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‘Divergent,’ ‘Muppets’ Bump ‘Peabody’

It was a strong weekend for newcomers at the box office, as Lionsgate’s teen sci-fi fantasy Divergent and the return of Jim Henson’s signature characters pushed Mr. Peabody ... Continue Reading →
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In Toon With The Universe

For a long time I’ve opined to anyone who would listen that I would regain hope for humanity when Neil deGrasse Tyson had his own television show instead of Honey Boo Boo and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Aachi & Ssipak’ and More Oddballs on Disc

Topping our new DVD/Blu-ray release list this week is Zack Keller and Ed Skudder’s (yes, the brilliant minds behind webtoon sensation Dick Figures) English dub of cult Korean ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Finds its New ‘Fantastic Four’

It has a director and now a cast — can Fox’s reboot of the self-proclaimed World’s Greatest Comic Magazine restore to glory Marvel’s first family? The just-revealed ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Toon from ‘Megamind’ Scribes Underway at Fox

The writers behind DreamWorks Animation’s CG family flick Megamind are at work on developing a new animated comedy for Fox, according to a Deadline scoop. The project from Alan ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mr. Fox’ Returns in Criterion Edition

One of the most-acclaimed indie animated films of recent years gets the Criterion treatment this week with the release of Fantastic Mr. Fox: Criterion Collection Edition (Fox, $39.95 ... Continue Reading →
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Deschanel Joins Fox Toon ‘Queen of Everything’ as Exec Producer

New Girl star Zooey Deschanel and American Dad alumna Ali Waller will executive produce a new Fox animated series called Queen of Everything. The half-hour series is described as a ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Greenlights ‘Legends’

Comedy Central has given the OK to Bento Box Entertainment’s animated comedy Legends, according to Deadline.com. This is the first original series pick-up since Bento hired on ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Block Gets Extra Hour

Turner Broadcasting is reshuffling its animation cable destinations and ramping up its digital content offerings in a series of strategic moves that will see the grown-ups-only Adult ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Takes Top Toon Honor at WGA Awards

The winners of the 2014 Writers Guild of America Awards have finally been unveiled, and The Simpsons has snapped the top Animation prize in an all Matt Groening competition which pitted ... Continue Reading →