VIDEO: ‘The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature’ – Animals vs. Humans
Featuring the voices of Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Jackie Chan, Maya Rudolph, Katherine Heigl, Gabriel Iglesias, and Jeff Dunham, the Surly sequel pits the park critters against the Mayor of Oakton’s plan to bulldoze the greenery to build a safety code-violatin’ theme park! Released via Open Road August 11.
New ‘Black Panther’ Photos Explore the Heroes & Villains of Wakanda
If the amazing shots of Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o & co. in their Ruth E. Carter costumes are anything to go by, the movie is going to be the most sumptuous visual feast from the Marvel Universe yet. In theaters February 18, 2018.
Netflix to Premiere Japanese Animated Series Featuring Toy Bear Rilakkuma
San-X’s popular “Relax Bear” will celebrate his 15th anniversary with a 13 x 11-min. series from studio Dwarf (Domo-kun), which will have a wide streaming launch across 190 territories. Sounds ilke a perfect palate cleanser after binge-watching Attack on Titan, TBH.
Nick Goes Retro at BoxLunch
A whole slew of sick ‘90s style apparel, accessory and pet product items inspired by Rugrats, Rocko, Ren & Stimpy and other faves launches this month at the retailer, which gives back by providing meals through Feeding America. The only important question right now is, when can I get a human-sized Stimpy bed?
AUDIO: BBC’s ‘The Conversation’ – Women in Animation
Burn your ballgowns and nevermind the wicked witch trope — Kim Chakanetsa has a half-hour chat with animators Niki Yang (Family Guy, Adventure Time) and Aliki Theofilopoulos (DreamWorks) about drawing female cartoon characters from real life, rather than stereotypes.