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Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key to Star in Henry Selick’s ‘Wendell and Wild’

Great news for fans of lovingly crafted stop-motion animation and incredible comedy talent: Jordan Peele is reuniting with his former collaborator and real-life friend Keegan-Michael ... Continue Reading →
Jon Favreau

Jon Favreau Tapped as Writer/EP for Live-Action ‘Star Wars’ Series revealed that Lucasfilm has signed Emmy-nominated producer and actor Jon Favreau to executive produce and write a live-action Star Wars series for Disney’s new direct-to-consumer ... Continue Reading →

‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Apes,’ ‘DM3′ Lead VES Awards Noms

The Visual Effects Society has announced the nominees for the 16th Annual VES Awards, taking place Feb. 13 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to honor the year’s best VFX artistry and ... Continue Reading →
The Lion King

It’s Official: Beyonce Joins ‘Lion King’ Reboot Cast

Disney shook up social media Wednesday evening with the official reveal of the full key cast for its upcoming The Lion King reboot. The primary fan reaction seems to be: “OMG!” ... Continue Reading →

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 →

Daily News Bytes: D23 Expo Edition!

As has become a proud annual tradition, Disney (and its assorted studio brands) spent the weekend laying down a veritable carpet of official announcements during the D23 Expo. Here ... Continue Reading →
Rainbow Crow

SIGGRAPH Electronic Theater & New VR Program Revealed

SIGGRAPH’s prestigious Computer Animation Festival has slated its Electronic Theater screenings for the 2017 event, taking place in Los Angeles from July 30-August 3. This year, the ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes

Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner to Play Pumbaa and Timon in ‘Lion King’ Jon Favreau’s live-action revamp of the iconic Disney animated feature also stars Donald Glover as “Simba” ... Continue Reading →

Oscar Nomination Reactions: The Class of 2017 Checks In

The nominees are in! Read what the finalist filmmakers have to say about being recognized by the Academy, below. The 89th Oscars will take place February 26. Best Animated Feature Kubo ... Continue Reading →

CAS Awards Nominations Announced for 2017

The Cinema Audio Society has revealed the nominees for its 53rd annual CAS Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement in sound mixing. The awards feature seven categories, including ... Continue Reading →