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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Cast Confirmed

If you felt this morning a disturbance in The Force, you weren’t alone. Disney and Lucasfilm officially announced the cast for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, including the ... Continue Reading →
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Celebrate Star Wars Day with ‘Rebels’ Trailer

As if the cast announcement for the next Star Wars feature wasn’t enough, Disney has announced it will premiere May 4 the trailer for its upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels. The ... Continue Reading →
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Iger Updates on Pixar Sequels, Star Wars, D23

Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger teased the studio’s upcoming projects including Star Wars and planned Pixar sequels at the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Portland, ... Continue Reading →
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McKay to Direct ‘LEGO’ Sequel

Animation supervisor and co-director Chris McKay will step into the big chair as director of The LEGO Movie sequel. McKay takes over from the team of Phil Lord and Chris Miller, who ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Gets Final ‘Clone Wars’ Episodes

The final 13 episodes of the hit CG-animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars will air not on a broadcast or cable outlet, but via streaming video on Netflix starting March 7. The fan-favorite ... Continue Reading →
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The Building Blocks of an Animated Franchise

Is anybody surprised that The LEGO Movie opened huge? It is the perfect storm film for today’s Hollywood: a digitally animated movie based on a video game that’s based on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars Rebels’ Unveils Kanan, the Cowboy Jedi

It’s just not Star Wars if you don’t have some Jedi in it, so the creators of the new animated series Star Wars Rebels have unveiled the lightsaber-wielding cowboy Kanan. Voiced ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar-’Star Wars’ Rumor: Is it a Good Idea?

Star Wars fandom has been in a perpetual state of anticipation ever since Disney acquired the franchise when it bought Lucasfilm and announced plans for a new movie every year. Details ... Continue Reading →
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PGA to Honor Jackson, Letteri and Weta Digital

Director Peter Jackson (Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit), vfx legend Joe Letteri (The Hobbit, Man of Steel, Star Wars) and Weta Digital (Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit) will receive the ... Continue Reading →
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CTN Animation Expo Unveils Full Schedule

If you happened to be in Los Angeles this weekend, you’ll certainly need to check out the annual CTN Animation Expo at the Burbank Marriott Hotel (Nov. 15-17). We recently had ... Continue Reading →