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WB Wins Bid War for ‘Paddington 2’

Deadline reports that StudioCanal’s charming family sequel Paddington 2 has been snatched up for US distribution by Warner Bros., following a scramble to find the little bear from ... Continue Reading →
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Weinstein Co. Tries to Find New Parent for ‘Paddington 2′

StudioCanal’s live-action/CG-animated feature Paddington 2 enjoyed a great opening box office in the U.K, beating heavy-hitters such as Murder on the Orient Express and Thor: ... Continue Reading →
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‘Magic Adventures,’ ’44 Cats’ Most Watched Shows at MIP Jr.

Korean studio Hong Dang Moo’s animated series Magic Adventures: The Crystal of Dark and Italy’s Rainbow Media’s 44 Cats were the top most-screened shows at this week’s ... Continue Reading →
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New Kidz Global Study: SpongeBob, Peppa Pig, Doraemon Among Top Toons

LIMA has released its bi-annual Kidz Global Study, providing a snapshot of children’s favorite brands and characters across more than 40 countries. Calculated from consumer surveys ... Continue Reading →
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Funko Opens Flagship Store in Everett, WA

Toys and collectibles company Funko has opened its first brick-and-mortar retail store and headquarters, dubbed The Funko HQ, in Everett, Washington. A Grand Opening street fair style ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, WB & Mattel Top 2017 LIMA Licensing Awards

Tuesday night, LIMA presented the 2017 International Licensing Awards to winners in 20 categories at a ceremony held during the Licensing Expo, underway at the Mandalay Bay Concention ... Continue Reading →
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WB Sets Super-Heroic Lineup for Toy Fair 2017

Warner Bros. Consumer Products will unleash a DC Super Hero takeover with its roster of global licensees and partners during the Toy Fair 2017 season — including Toy Fair Nuremberg ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moana,’ ‘Zootopia’ to Receive Made in Hollywood Honors

The 6th Annual Made in Hollywood Honors will be bestowed on live-action awards darling La La Land and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana and Zootopia. Sponsored by the Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: New Clip from Star Wars Rebels “The Holocrons of Fate” New episode “Hera’s Heroes” sees Hera’s rebel supply mission to Ryloth get personal ... Continue Reading →
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Rising Sun Pics Opens Sydney Production Office

Taking advantage of the steady rise in international film and TV production in Australia, Oscar-nominated visual effect studio Rising Sun Pictures has expanded is Adelaide-based operations ... Continue Reading →