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Daily News Bytes: ‘Han Solo’ Helmers Out, LA Schwizgebel Event, D23 Goodies & More

’Star Wars’: Why the Han Solo Film Directors Were Fired Sources say the the LEGO Movie helmers clashed creatively with Star Wars script vet Lawrence Kasdan. Possible replacements ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Official Trailer While noble houses play the game of thrones, only chaos truly reigns in the Seven Kingdoms! (Although a dragon or three certainly ... Continue Reading →
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Jon Stewart, HBO Walk Away from Animation Venture

A year and half after first announcing it, HBO and former The Daily Show host Jon Stewart are shuttering their short-form digital animation venture. The plan as detailed last summer ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Daytime Emmy Award Winners

The 44th Daytime Emmy Awards were held Sunday night at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in southern California, presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Hosted by actors ... 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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Daytime Emmys: DreamWorks’ 21 Nominations Tops Animation Competition

The nominations are in for the 2017 Daytime Emmy Awards, and DreamWorks Animation has emerged as the top toon producer with 21 nods. This includes seven for Guillermo del Toro’s Trollhunters ... Continue Reading →
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Art Director Jon Lorenz, Digital FX Supe Jeff Willette Join Timber

Santa Monica shop Timber has taken on Art Director Jon Lorenz and Digital Effects Supervisor Jeff Willette, as announced by company Creative Directors and Co-Founder Jonah Hall and ... Continue Reading →
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Take a First Look at the Next Wave of ‘Hanazuki: Full of Treasures’ Nine new episodes of Hasbro’s recently launched digital series premiere on YouTube this Sunday, March 12 at ... Continue Reading →
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Disney-Pixar ‘Cars 3’ Key Cast and Characters Roll Out

Disney-Pixar has revealed key voice cast and characters for its upcoming feature Cars 3 (June 16). According to director Brian Fee, the star-powered roster includes both new and returning ... Continue Reading →
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‘BoJack Horseman’ Takes TV Animation WGA Award

On Sunday night, Patton Oswalt hosted the 69th annual WGA Awards — with honors presented by the Writers Guild of America at dual ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles. The animated ... Continue Reading →