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Star Trek Beyond $30M Debut; Lights Out $8.3M; Ice Age Franchise Crosses $3B To Best Shrek; China Loves Skiptrace Concurrently with its domestic release, Paramount launched the new ... Continue Reading →
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Here’s Why Hasbro Just Bought an Animation Studio Fortune dishes the details on the potential opened up by the acquisition of Boulder Media announced yesterday, with Hasbro planning ... Continue Reading →
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One Animation Appoints Bettina Koeckler EVP Consumer Products

One Animation has appointed Bettina Koeckler as EVP Global Consumer Products and Licensing to lead the business as it begins an ambitious new push. The role has been created in response ... Continue Reading →
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Director Chris Wedge on Making the Move from Animated Films to ‘Monster Trucks’ On the way-out original concept, Ice Age director says: “I know from animation that you can throw ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Sky Is First to Settle in Animators’ Anti-Poaching Suit

Blue Sky Studios — the Fox-owned CG feature powerhouse behind The Peanuts Movie, Rio and the hit Ice Age franchise — last week became the first studio to pursue a settlement ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’ Trailer Arrives

Blue Sky Studios and 20th Century Fox have unveiled a new trailer for the upcoming CG animated feature adventure Ice Age: Collision Course, arriving in theaters July 22. The spot sets ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ice Age: The Great Egg-scapade’ Special Set for FOX

Scrat, Manny, Sid, Diego and a few new friends from Blue Sky’s blockbuster Ice Age franchise are putting a prehistoric spin on Easter traditions in the new animated holiday special ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Releases ‘Cosmic Scrat-Tastrophe’ Online

The latest short starring Blue Sky Studios beloved sabertooth rodent bowed in theaters this weekend, but now you can enjoy Cosmic Scrat-Tastrophe online thanks to 20th Century Fox. ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Spotlight on ‘Peanuts’

This fall, Blue Sky Studios, the creators of the Ice Age films, Epic and Robots, will bring Charles Schulz’s beloved Peanuts strip to 3D animated life with The Peanuts Movie. Tom ... Continue Reading →
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Scrat to Make Macy’s Parade Debut’

Everyone’s favorite prehistoric rodent is finally getting his due — although he probably still won’t quite snatch that acorn. Scrat, of Fox and Blue Sky Studios’ Ice Age ... Continue Reading →