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Daily News Bytes: ‘Lion King’ Cast News, Time Travel with Obama, Licensing Numbers & More

Disney’s ‘Lion King’ Remake Finds Its Rafiki and Sarabi Jon Favreau’s “live-action” take on the animated classic continues to coalesce nicely, with ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: Andrew Rannells Checks in to ‘Welcome to the Wayne’

Andrew Rannells (Elijah on HBO’s Girls) has joined the voice cast of Nickelodeon’s newest animated series Welcome to the Wayne, created by Emmy-winning writer and composer Billy ... Continue Reading →
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D23: Disney & Pixar Reveal Film Slate Details

Filmmakers from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios convened at D23 Expo 2017 on Friday, revealing new details about their upcoming movie slates and introducing key voice talent. ... Continue Reading →
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CalArts Premieres 2017 Character & Experimental Animation Showcases

In the last week, hundreds of students, faculty, alumni and entertainment executives gathered for a duo of screenings and celebrations showcasing the 2017 CalArts Character Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Presenting ‘Cars 3,’ ‘Lou’ & Taste of ‘Coco’ at Annecy

Friday, June 16 will be a big day for major studio animation at the Annecy festival, with Disney-Pixar presenting special screenings and filmmaker appearances for its latest projects ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Nick Animation Podcast: Episode 33 – Pete Docter Host Hector Navarro chats with one of the driving forces behind Pixar’s success and Oscar-winning director of Up and Inside ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Foundation Receives $250k Gift from Walmart

AMPAS announced that 89th Oscars sponsor Walmart has gifted $250,000 to the Academy Foundation in support of its educational outreach initiatives. The donative will all the Academy ... Continue Reading →
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Pete Docter, Jonas Rivera & Tim Miller Host Oscar Week Events

The Academy will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s Oscar nominees in select categories in the week leading up to the 89th awards ceremony. Held in the Samuel ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moana,’ ‘Zootopia’ to Receive Made in Hollywood Honors

The 6th Annual Made in Hollywood Honors will be bestowed on live-action awards darling La La Land and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana and Zootopia. Sponsored by the Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kikoriki: Legend of the Golden Dragon’ Arrives in Korea

Russian animation company The Riki Group announces that family feature Kikoriki: Legend of the Golden Dragon will open theatrically in South Korea on Wednesday, January 25 — coinciding ... Continue Reading →