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‘Space Jam’ Producer Tippe Dies at 63

Longtime animation producer Ron Tippe, whose credits include Space Jam and the short Runaway Brain, died Aug. 1 after a lengthy bout with brain cancer. He was 63. Tippe’s career ... Continue Reading →
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Tezuka Plans Localized Re-Versions of ‘Astro Boy’

Astro Boy is in talks to go local. Tezuka, the anime studio that owns the famous manga and anime character, has entered talks to create localized versions of the character in markets ... Continue Reading →
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Imagi Buys ‘Pleasant Goat’ Makers Toon Express Group

Imagi International is on the move again, acquiring Chinese company Toon Express Group and its Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf property, reports Variety. The $130 million deal will see ... Continue Reading →