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Pukeko and Weta Set to Fly with ‘Thunderbirds’ Reboot

New Zealand-based Pukeko Pictures and Peter Jackson’s Weta Workshop are working on a new reboot of Gerry Anderson’s legendary puppet-animated children’s series Thunderbirds ... Continue Reading →
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‘Thunderbirds’ Creator Gerry Anderson Dies at 83

British puppetry pioneer Gerry Anderson died peacefully at a nursing home near Oxfordshire, England this Wednesday (December 25). The creator of the sci-fi hit Thunderbirds died at ... Continue Reading →
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‘Matt Hatter Chronicles’ Finds a Home on TVNZ

New Zealand’s national broadcaster, TVNZ has ordered the first season of the new adventure comedy series Matt Hatter Chronicles for its free commercial channel TV2. The 26 x 30-minute ... Continue Reading →
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Happy Films’ ‘Bookaboo’ Booked in Canada

FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced two new Canadian deals for Happy Films’ award-winning pre-k show Bookaboo. The first deal will have Happy Films’ co-producing a new ... Continue Reading →
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Miss Piggy and Kermit Ready for ‘Muppet’ Sequel

It was really a no-brainer. After Disney made over $154 million at the box office worldwide, the studio would be crazy not to order a follow-up. Variety reports that the Mouse House ... Continue Reading →
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Arc Is on Board HIT’s ‘Thomas & Friends’

HIT Entertainment has signed Toronto-based Arc Productions (formerly Starz) to animate the new season of its CG-animated preschool hit Thomas & Friends. This deal marks the first ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Creates Promo for ITV’s Text Santa

ITV has begun airing a new animated promo for its charity initiative Text Santa created by Aardman. ITV Creative worked alongside industry experts Lambie-Nairn and Aardman Animations ... Continue Reading →