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Tangent Animation Teams with Peter Lepeniotis for 3-Picture Deal

Canada-based Tangent Animation has signed an exclusive deal with Peter Lepeniotis to write and develop three new animated feature films. Lepeniotis is best known for writing and directing ... Continue Reading →
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Weekend Releases: ‘Nut Job 2,’ ‘In This Corner,’ ‘Mune’

Looking to beat the heat this weekend? Here’s a rundown of the new and special US theatrical releases you can check out. New releases join ongoing runs of Captain Underpants: The ... Continue Reading →
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Smith Global Picks Up ‘Gnome Alone’ & ‘Charming’

Newly minted LA-based distributor Smith Global Media is continuing its aggressive release slate build-up by picking up animated family features Gnome Alone and Charming. Featuring star-studded ... Continue Reading →
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Open Road Cracks ‘Nut Job 2’ Trailer

The CG critter crew is back in action in a new trailer for The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature — coming to theaters August 18. The sequel to the 2014 animated caper based on Peter ... Continue Reading →
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3QU Kicks Off Production on ‘Gnome Alone’

L.A.’s 3QU Media is now in production on its second feature, Gnome Alone, a CG-animated comedy starring singer and actor Becky G (Power Rangers 2017) and Josh Peck (Grandfathered). ... Continue Reading →
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ToonBox Expands to L.A.

Canadian animation studio ToonBox Entertainment is toasting the success of its indie feature The Nut Job by expanding its operations to the U.S. with a new office in downtown Los Angeles. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nut Job’ Looks to Crack Home Video Debut

It’s a heist gone wild with the home video release of the hit animated feature The Nut Job (Open Road Films, $29.98 DVD, $34.98 Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy, $49.98 3D Blu-ray, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nut Job’ Ready to Crack the Box Office This Weekend

Toronto’s ... Continue Reading →
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Open Road Films Gets ‘The Nut Job’

Open Road Films (The Host, The Grey) has picked up the U.S. distribution rights to ToonBox and Redrover Co.’s 3-D, CG-animated The Nut Job. The family pic, which is directed by Peter ... Continue Reading →
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Liam Neeson Latest Voice Star for ‘Nut Job’

Oscar-nominated and three-time Golden Globe-winning actor Liam Neeson is joining the list of stars lending their voices to The Nut Job, a new animated comedy feature from ToonBox Entertainment ... Continue Reading →