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Academy Invites 683 New Members for 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives “who represent the best in our global ... Continue Reading →
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Del Toro Reveals ‘Trollhunters’ Cast

During a retrospective of his career at the Annecy festival today, creator and executive producer Guillermo del Toro announced the initial casting for Trollhunters — his epic, ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Producer Igor Khait Dies Age 52

Animation film and TV producer Igor Khait, who had most recently been working in Paris on Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming feature Sing, died at his home in Los Angeles on Monday, ... Continue Reading →
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Slate of Stars Join ‘Tangled: Before Ever After’ Cast

Disney TV has announced a slew of voice cast members for the upcoming Disney Channel animated series Tangled: Before Ever After. Joining the stars of the 2010 feature Tangled — ... Continue Reading →
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New Line Taps Writers for Live-Action ‘Astro Boy’

The live-action Astro Boy feature film project has gained some momentum as Hollywood Reporter reveals that New Line is in talks to come onboard the project — and has tapped San ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures’ Coming This Summer

In more LEGO Star Wars news, Disney XD will be debuting a fresh animated comedy series which will introduce all-new heroes and villains to the adventures of many familiar characters ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Dates ‘Emoji,’ ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Peter Rabbit’

Sony Pictures Animation set release dates for three upcoming animated features to look forward to: The Emoji Movie will hit theaters August 11, 2017, followed by a new adaptation of ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Orders Hybrid Comedy ‘Son of Zorn’

Fox TV has placed an order for new animation and live-action hybrid comedy series Son of Zorn, which it plan to premiere in the 2016/17 season. The writing, directing and producing ... Continue Reading →
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Animal Logic Opens Vancouver Studio

Award-winning Australia vfx and animation studio Animal Logic has opened its doors at a new 45,000 sq ft facility in Vancouver, Canada. The new studio will be lead by Animal Logic’s ... Continue Reading →
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Disney TV Animation Appoints Key Execs

Following up Disney Television Animation’s most successful year ever, the company has made several key executive appointments to help further the content development pipelines ... Continue Reading →