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Daily News Bytes: ‘Han Solo’ Helmers Out, LA Schwizgebel Event, D23 Goodies & More

’Star Wars’: Why the Han Solo Film Directors Were Fired Sources say the the LEGO Movie helmers clashed creatively with Star Wars script vet Lawrence Kasdan. Possible replacements ... Continue Reading →
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Turner & WB to Launch Boomerang SVOD in US

Time Warner’s Turner and Warner Bros. have announced a new domestic premium video subscription service, featuring an extensive collection of timeless cartoons: Boomerang. Set ... Continue Reading →
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AT&T Reaches Deal for Time Warner Buy

American telecom AT&T has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion, with a per share price tag of $107.50 split between cash and stock. The deal is expected by ... Continue Reading →
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‘SpacePOP’ Debuts on Kabillion Girls Rule!, Kid Genius

Genius Brands International has inked a deal with Kabillion to debut its hit, music-driven YouTube tween series SpacePOP on Kabillion Girls Rule! Today. Reaching over 50 million U.S. ... Continue Reading →
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A Potent Story, Revealed Mark Osborne’s The Little Prince finally launches on Netflix and in select theaters — read more about it in this feature story from Animation Magazine! Media ... Continue Reading →
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Time Warner Confirms Hulu Stake The U.S. media giant has picked up a 10% stake in the streaming service, joining fellow industry behemoths Disney, Fox and Comcast. DreamWorks Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Blaize Heats Up Animation Scene 21-year-old Danielle Blaize from Trinidad and Tobago takes home the Best Caribbean Animation Award from the International Animation Conference in Kingston. ... Continue Reading →
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Debra Pierson Appointed GM of Kid Genius Channel

Genius Brands International has named former Kabillion executive and respected distribution, production, licensing and merchandising expert Debra Pierson as General Manager of its Kid ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Movie’ Builds Up Warner’s Q1 Profits

Things are clicking into place for Time Warner, Inc. as the company reports that the blockbuster performance of its animated hit The LEGO Movie (good job, Animal Logic!) and vfx filled ... Continue Reading →
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Will ‘Clone Wars’ Blast Off from CN?

One of Cartoon Network’s most popular series, the CG actioner Star Wars: The Clone Wars, may be packing up its light sabers and moving to a new home when its five-year run is ... Continue Reading →