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Daily News Bytes: New ‘Gotham by Gaslight’ Trailer, ‘Simpsons’ Squabble, DC Editor Axed, & More

Conservative Website Howls at ‘Simpsons’ for Mocking “Right-Wing Nutjobs” and Ayn Rand Don’t shoot the messenger — or, err, smash the Keurig? NewsBusters, ... Continue Reading →
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AFM: China Lion Gets Its Paws on ‘Extinct’ from ‘Simpsons’ Alums

Multi-territory distributor China Lion Entertainment Production has boarded animated feature project Extinct, from director David Silverman (Monsters, Inc., The Simpsons Movie) and ... Continue Reading →
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New Kidz Global Study: SpongeBob, Peppa Pig, Doraemon Among Top Toons

LIMA has released its bi-annual Kidz Global Study, providing a snapshot of children’s favorite brands and characters across more than 40 countries. Calculated from consumer surveys ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Simpsons’ Headlines, ‘Titans’ Tunes, Rooster Teeth Clips & More

’The Problem with Apu’ Trailer Asks: Is Apu from ‘The Simpsons’ a Minstrel? Comedian and astute social commentator Hari Kondabolu funnels decades of dislike into a feature-length ... Continue Reading →
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Matt Groening Fantasy ‘Disenchantment’ Coming to Netflix

Netflix has ordered 20 episodes of a new adult animated comedy-fantasy series from The Simpsons creator Matt Groening: Disenchantment. Produced by The ULULU Company with animation by ... Continue Reading →
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PGA Announces 2017 Feature & Animation Awards Nominees

The Producers Guild of America has announced the live-action and animated motion picture nominations for the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards, taking place Saturday, January 28 at ... Continue Reading →
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How Seth Rogen Brought Back Adult Animation with ‘Sausage Party’ Watch Deadline’s The Contenders video and hear about the comedy icon and director-producer Conrad Vernon’s inspiration ... Continue Reading →
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GFM Animation Peeks ‘Here Comes The Grump’

GFM Animation, the just-announced toon production and sales division of UK sales agency GFM Films, has released the first look at CG feature project Here Comes The Grump, Screen Daily ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Developing Live-Action Snow White Walt’s groundbreaking fairytale feature is the latest Disney animation classic to be lined up for a musical “reimagining.” ... Continue Reading →
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Why Matthew McConaughey Chose Kubo and the Two Strings as His First Animated Film The voice of insect samurai Beetle cites the appeal of “Laika’s quality” during red ... Continue Reading →