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It’s Official – Studio Ghibli Feature Films On Hiatus

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As expected, Studio Ghibli made the announcement that they will be putting their feature film producing on temporary hiatus while concentrating on “restructuring and rebuilding” the famed animation studio. The high cost of the animation production process combined with the Studio Ghibli’s tradition of relying on its own workforce rather than sub-contracting studio work has […]

Nickelodeon Goes Back To School…Of Rock

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Nickelodeon will be producing a new live-action “School of Rock” series based on its 2003 movie of the same name. “School of Rock” – the movie – starred comic actor Jack Black and for the series, Black will be reprising his role as rocker Dewey Finn who infiltrates a grade school as a substitute teacher […]

Another Jungle Book Movie In The Mix

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Rudyard Kipling’s “Jungle Book” is officially in the public domain and that means anybody who has the money can make a movie about it, which is why we now have a second Jungle Book-themed movie in the mix following the Jon Favreau-directed Disney live action/CG hybrid version which will be released next year. The other […]

Ghostbusters 3 Is Still On – But Might Look A Little Different

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“Ghostbusters 3” is in the works but it may not be similar to the “Ghostbusters” of yore that you knew. First, of course, Ivan Reitman will not be directing it. Second, Harold Ramis will not be in it due to the fact that he is not alive. Third, while Bill Murray is alive, he won’t […]

Bill Murray Joins Jungle Book As Baloo

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Bill Murray becomes the latest celebrity to join the cast of the upcoming live action/CG hybrid “Jungle Book” remake as Baloo the bear who befriends Mowgli the jungle boy. Murray joins Christopher Walken playing King Louie, the top banana of the jungle’s swinging orangutans, Giancarlo Esposito as Akela, the leader of the wolf pack which […]

Muppets Digital Series Launched

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Kermit and his buddies are back as Disney has released a digital series entitled “Disney Drive-On with The Muppets” where the Muppet characters interact with various celebrities in support of the upcoming Blu-ray and DVD release of their movie “The Muppets: Most Wanted”. The first in the six-part series has already been released and the […]

Cartoon Network Has An App For That

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Cartoon Network is debuting a new app that will allow fans to record themselves saying a Cartoon Network-approved catchphrase from one of their shows that may then get aired The CN Sayin’ app is only available on Apple iOS-laden devices at the moment and is divided into four weekly updated “activities” focused around Cartoon network […]

Dead Island Coming To The Big Screen – This Time For Reals! – Probably…

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The zombie-killing-in-paradise video game “Dead island” was all set to become a big screen adaptation three years ago but then the roof fell through on Lionsgate Studios and the project got shelved. But when the film rights reverted to the video game publisher [Deep Silver], they made a new deal with indie studio Occupant Entertainment […]

Clifford Back On The Big Screen

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Clifford the Big Red Dog already had a movie, you may remember it from 2004 when it was called “Clifford’s Really Big Movie”. That one had John Ritter [“Three’s Company”] voicing Clifford and an all-star cast consisting of Wayne Brady, Wilmer Valderrama, Jenna Elfman, John Goodman, Kel Mitchell, Judge Reinhold and Ernie Hudson voicing other […]

Snoopy Gets Fancy Attire

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Charlie Brown seemingly only has that single shirt with a zig zag stripe going through it while Linus, Lucy, Sally and Peppermint Patty all seem to have the same clothes on every television show or comic strip with only colors periodically changing and Snoopy – he doesn’t wear any clothes because dogs usually don’t. But […]

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