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Daily News Bytes: New ‘Star Wars’ Toon Rumored, Robert Burns Reanimated, Mark Hamill on Anime, & More

Lucasfilm May Already Be Hiring for the Next Animated ‘Star Wars’ Show A vacancy post on LinkedIn for a new Episodic Director for an animated series is starting to solidify ... Continue Reading →
Trolls: The Beat Goes On

Building the Happy, Shiny World of ‘Trolls: The Beat Goes On’

Fans who couldn’t get enough of the colorful adventures of Poppy, Branch and the other memorable characters of DreamWorks’ 2016 movie Trolls are in for a treat this season. The ... Continue Reading →
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The Cartel Grows Toon Arm, Taps Ellis as Manager

L.A.-based full-service management and production company The Cartel is expanding its animation and family division. The company has tapped former agent and 17-year entertainment industry ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Conscious Cartoons Fest, Channel Frederator Hits 10B Views, ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ Trailer & More

’Supernatural’ Meets ‘Scooby-Doo’ Episode Gets a Poster and Title Ruh-roh, Rinresters! The cartoony concept episode first announced at The CW’s upfronts last May will drop ... Continue Reading →
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NorAm Partners Cuddle Up to Genius Brands’ ‘Llama Llama’

Genius Brands International is fluffing up the North American consumer products program for its preschool brand Llama Llama, signing on new partners for 2018. Based on the New York ... Continue Reading →
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Boat Rocker Takes FremantleMedia Kids & Family Aboard

Boat Rocker Media has acquired FremantleMedia’s Kids & Family Entertainment division, headquartered in London and with offices in New York and Hong Kong. Effective immediately, ... Continue Reading →
Bright

Iloura Brings Dark Urban Fantasy World to Life for Netflix’s ‘Bright’

Directed by David Ayer, the Netflix film Bright features a magical twist on the classic buddy cop story, where humans work and live side-by-side with fantastical creatures in a Los ... Continue Reading →
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Splash, Assemblage Gear Up for ‘Norm of the North’ Sequel

Mumbai-based CG animation studio Assemblage Entertainment has kicked off production on the sequel to 2016 theatrical feature Norm of the North, together with Splash Entertainment, Lionsgate ... Continue Reading →
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Warren Ellis: More ‘Castlevania’ Coming to Netflix This Summer

After the warm reception of the totally binge-worthy four-part Castlevania series, which launched on Netflix last July, fans have been eagerly awaiting further installments. Now in ... Continue Reading →
Trolls: The Beat Goes On

Clips: ‘Trolls: The Beat Goes On’ Stars Netflix Gig Friday

It’s a new year, and 2018 is finally getting into the groove with the Netflix streaming debut of Trolls: The Beat Goes On this Friday, January 19. Produced by DreamWorks Animation ... Continue Reading →