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Legendary Taps Rob Letterman to Direct ‘Detective Pikachu’

Legendary Entertainment has signed on DreamWorks Animation veteran Rob Letterman to direct the live-action hybrid feature Detective Pikachu, based on the smash-hit Pokémon games and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gravity Falls’ Alex Hirsch Tapped for ‘Pokémon’ Movie

20 years into its global domination, Pokémon is hotter than ever thanks to the astounding success of AR game Pokémon GO. Among the pocket monster property’s upcoming projects is ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Why Can’t an Animated Film Be Nominated for Best Director at the Oscars? ScreenCrush editor Mike Sampson laments snubs for Charlie Kaufman, Pete Docter. NYICFF Kids Films Camps ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Awards Susan Bin 2015 Phyllis Craig Scholarship

Women in Animation (WIA) has awarded Harvard student Susan Bin the 2015 Phyllis Craig Scholarship, an annually bestowed purse of $1,000 given to one deserving student who demonstrates ... Continue Reading →
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SoftBank Cools DreamWorks Talks, Invests in Legendary

Japanese conglomerate SoftBank’s acquisition plans DreamWorks Animation have cooled in the wake of the discussions being publicly disclosed. Now, SoftBank has announced a deal ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks To Unveil Joint Venture Plans in China

DreamWorks Animation has announced it will be partnering with two state-owned Chinese media companies—Shanghai Media Group and China Media Capital—with details of the landmark ... Continue Reading →