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Warner Bros Animation Cashes In On Register

by Alex Beanon April 23, 2014
Warner Bros Animation promoted their executive vice president, Sam Register, to president of the company’s historically significant animation division as well as putting him in charge of a newly created live-action digital division. Register spent 10 years at Cartoon Network where he created “Hi Hi Puffy Ami Yumi” before joining Warner Bros Animation in 2007 […]
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The Breakout Trailer

by Alex Beanon April 23, 2014
The Breakout, a new indie video game, is tentatively planning an Autumn 2014 release [provided their Kickstarter campaign collects enough cash] but they have a trailer to give you a sense of what the game will be about…

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It’s A Small World But Big Enough For A Feature Film

by Alex Beanon April 23, 2014
One of Disneyland’s most iconic rides – It’s A Small World – is set to become the basis for a feature film with Jon Turteltaub [“National Treasure”] set to direct. The family ride that features a slow passage through various cultures accompanied by the eternally catchy tune written by Disney’s Sherman brothers will also have […]
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Barbie Gets A Movie

by Alex Beanon April 23, 2014
Toymaker Mattel and film company Sony have come together to produce the first-ever movie based on Mattel’s popular Barbie doll. Precise plot details have yet to be announced but the film is expected to focus on one of the current iterations of Barbie as a professional executive and having her assist others and will be […]

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StrongBad Receives An Email About Techno

by Alex Beanon April 23, 2014
Earlier this month, internet aniimation pioneer HomestarRunner.com updated their website for the first time in four years. For those unfamiliar with the subtle nuances of Homestar Runner, here is a sample – major character StrongBad receiving an email about techno music…
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Ferdinand The Bull Coming To Big Screen

by Alex Beanon April 23, 2014
The classic children’s book, “The Story of Ferdinand” is heading to the big screen in animated form with Carlos Saldanha at the helm. Saldanha, the director of films in the “Ice Age” and Rio” franchises has expressed his desire to direct the film based on the one of his childhood favorites. The book by Munro […]

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The Hive Gets New Life

by Alex Beanon April 22, 2014
Disney has purchased the short-lived UK animated children’s television series, “The Hive” and will revive it for a subsequent triumphant return to the airwaves on its Disney Junior channel in the UK and France. “The Hive”, about a bee family led by BuzzBee and the Bee family’s adventures while living together in The Hive. The […]
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LEGO Simpsons Approaching Fast

by Alex Beanon April 22, 2014
In a mere week and a half time, Homer, Marge and the rest of their world will turn into LEGO pieces as “The Simpsons” are set to become LEGO-ized in “Brick Like Me”. The 20th episode of the 25th season – and 550th episode overall – is the result of a two-year collaboration between LEGO […]

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AwesomeCon Cosplay Record Attempt Falls Short

by Alex Beanon April 22, 2014
Attempting to break the 2011 record of 1,530 cosplayers set in China, participants at the AwesomeCon in Washington D.C. could only muster a measly 237 cosplayers, earning the disdain of the English language Chinese television company, CCTV…
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Animaniacs Reunite At MomoCon

by Alex Beanon April 22, 2014
The last time anybody heard “The Animaniacs” on its regular television run was 1998, in the final year of its five-year run. Since then, the voice actors who provided the dulcet tones behind Wakko, Yakko and Dot Warner have not been heard together until now. Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell and Tress MacNeille will all reunite […]