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Daily News Bytes: Disney Is ‘Poppins’ Off, ‘Voltron’ S6 Dated and a Flurry of Festivals

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival North America’s leading dedicated toon fest OIAF returns to Canada’s capital September 26-30. Entries are now open for Animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Paddington 2’ Breaks Out on Disc & Digital This Spring

The critically acclaimed hybrid family flick Paddington 2 will soon be available to home audiences, with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment set to release the charming sequel on Digital ... Continue Reading →
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WB Wins Bid War for ‘Paddington 2’

Deadline reports that StudioCanal’s charming family sequel Paddington 2 has been snatched up for US distribution by Warner Bros., following a scramble to find the little bear from ... Continue Reading →
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Weinstein Co. Tries to Find New Parent for ‘Paddington 2′

StudioCanal’s live-action/CG-animated feature Paddington 2 enjoyed a great opening box office in the U.K, beating heavy-hitters such as Murder on the Orient Express and Thor: ... Continue Reading →
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StudioCanal Plans New Paddington Bear TV Series

It looks like a certain lovable bear is getting his own TV series again. StudioCanal has announced that it is planning a new animated TV series featuring Michael Bond’s beloved ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: ‘Paddington 2′ Promises a Hairy Crime Caper

Flying in from Darkest Peru comes the sequel to the surprise family megahit Paddington. Based on the classic children’s book series by Michael Bond and Peggy Fortnum, the 2014 ... Continue Reading →
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Ben Whishaw Scoops Colin Firth’s ‘Paddington’ Role

British actor Ben Whishaw, who played James Bond’s tech-savvy ally Q in Skyfall (and will reprise the role for the upcoming Bond 24) has replaced defecting star Colin Firth as ... Continue Reading →
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First ‘Paddington Bear’ Teaser Debuts

Big, fuzzy news from across the pond: The first trailer for Paul King’s (The Mighty Boosh) CG feature adaptation of Paddington Bear has arrived! Based on the popular children’s ... Continue Reading →
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The Making of ‘Justin and the Knights of Valour’

Kandor Graphics’ Justin and the Knights of Valour delivers a charming adventure set in an enchanted kingdom. After a summer packed with animated movies about racing snails and ... Continue Reading →
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eOne Nabs U.K Licensing for ‘Knights of Valour’

Entertainment One (eOne) has secured the U.K. licensing rights to the new 3D animated feature Justin and the Knights of Valour which the firm’s theatrical division will distribute ... Continue Reading →