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Daily News Bytes: ‘GoT’ Guys Tapped for ‘Star Wars’ Slate, ‘Isle of Dogs’ Clip, ‘Nomad of Nowhere’ Teaser & More!

David Benioff & D.B. Weiss to Write/Produce New ‘Star Wars’ Films Walt Disney Studios announced via StarWars.com that the creators of HBO’s Emmy-winning fantasy epic adaptation ... Continue Reading →
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Paul Robinson Tags in as New Imira CEO, Sergi Reitg Steps Down

Spain-based global kids and family distribution company Imira Entertainment announces a new Chief Executive Officer is stepping in as the company celebrates all-time top performance. ... Continue Reading →
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Grid Animation Teams with ‘Doug’ Co-Creator, Element 8 for ‘Horrible Tales’

Grid Animation and its European parent company Tinker Group are teaming up with Doug co-creator Joe Aaron and LA-based Element 8 Entertainment for a new off-kilter animated series: ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: New ‘Trollhunters’ Art & Clip, ‘Phantom Tollbooth’ Gets ‘GoT’ Helmer, Nora Twomey Talks ‘Breadwinner,’ & More

Matt Shakman to Direct TriStar’s ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ Adaptation The live-action/hybrid adaptation of Norton Juster’s classic kids’ book is scripted ... Continue Reading →
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Ben Lehmann Named Exec Producer of ‘Sesame Street’

Award-winning Sesame Street producer Ben Lehmann has been tapped by Sesame Workshop to serve as the new Executive Producer of the iconic preschool series, leading the show through its ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Birdboy’ Opens Friday, Syfy Gets ‘Happy!’, Image Engine Breeds ‘GoT’ Dragons & More

Christopher Meloni and Patton Oswalt on the Insane Syfy Series ‘Happy!’ Having just premiered to strong ratings, the hybrid series adaptation of Grant Morrison’s graphic novel ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: Iain Glen Guests as Santa in ‘Nella the Princess Knight’

Award-winning Scottish actor Iain Glen is expanding his performance range yet again, taking on voice duties for beloved children’s character Santa in a special holiday episode ... Continue Reading →
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2018 Writers Guild Awards: TV, New Media Nominees

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio/audio, ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Greenlights ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series

Good news for fantasy fans: Amazon has officially given the go-ahead to a new series based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings epic in what seems like perfect timing, with ... Continue Reading →
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Industry Vets Form VFX Company Kevin

A trio of visual effects and production pros, Tim Davies, Sue Troyan and Darcy Parsons have teamed up to launch a new LA-based VFX commercial company with a friendly shingle: Kevin. ... Continue Reading →