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At the Movies: ‘Leap!,’ ‘Castle in the Sky’ and ‘Deep’

If you are looking to get your fix of animation at the movies this weekend, you have a quite a few choices to consider: First up, there is Leap!, the new CG-animated offering from the ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Jackson Estate Preps Halloween Toon Musical

The estate of Michael Jackson, has announced a partnership with CBS to produce an hour-long animated Halloween special, featuring the late King of Pop’s music, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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FESTS: The Tokyo International Film Festival will this year present a section on the work of animator Keiichi Hara. It will feature Hara’s major films, including Summer Days with ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Studios First Feature Toon: ‘Emily the Strange’

Retail’s iconic Goth girl may finally be getting the feature animation treatment after years of quiet shuffling. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the character created by Rob ... Continue Reading →
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WB Throws Director Mark Osborne ‘Bone’

The feature animation adaptation of Jeff Smith’s Bone is finally picking up steam, with Warner Bros. tapping Oscar-nominated Kung Fu Panda and The Little Prince director Mark Osborne ... Continue Reading →
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POW!, THR and GBI Team for ‘Stan Lee’s Cosmic Crusaders’

Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment is partnering with entertainment media brand The Hollywood Reporter and global brand management company Genius Brands International to launch a new animated ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Announces ‘Billy Dilly’ and ‘Country Club’

Disney XD is growing its store of original series by ordering two new toons — Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer and Country Club — and re-upped the magical ... Continue Reading →
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Four Takeaways from CES THR sorts through the tech trends that could impact Hollywood. VIDEO: New-Generation Animators Monocle Films seeks out handcrafted animation in Czech Republic, ... Continue Reading →
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Hand-Painted Van Gogh Movie Is a Go

A hand-painted animated feature about the death of famous Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh has been picked up by U.K. sales and finance outfit Bankside Films. According to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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‘Puss in Boots’ Lands on Top Again

DreamWorks’ swashbuckling cat stole the number one spot at the box office for the second week in a row, crushing Brett Ratner’s Tower Heist, with a $33 million weekender. According ... Continue Reading →