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Disney Bringing Dumbo Back To Life

by Alex Beanon July 9, 2014
The Disney classic “Dumbo” is set to fly again – this time as a live-action feature film – written by Ehren Kruger [who has written most of the “Transformers” feature film franchise]. “Dumbo” was released in 1941 with a whopping $950,000 budget but pulled in $1.6 million at the box office [approximately $26 million today]. […]
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Holy Dark Knight, Batman! Frank Miller To Appear At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon July 8, 2014
Frank Miller, the man responsible for bringing us “The Dark Knight Returns” in 1986, will be coming to Comic Con in San Diego as part of the festivities surrounding the Caped Crusader’s 75th anniversary. Miller will be part of a Warner Bros. panel entitled “Batman 75: Legends of the Dark Knight,” which will take place […]

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The Fox/FX Animated Show Schedule For 2014 Comic Con

by Alex Beanon July 8, 2014
Fox and FX’s animated shows will have their usual heavy presence at the annual Comic Con shindig in San Diego in a few weeks with most spread out over the course of Friday and Saturday…The Friday, July 25 Bob’s Burgers, 4:00 – 5:00 PM, Indigo Ballroom with Creator/Executive Producer Loren Bouchard, Executive Producer Jim Dauterive […]
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Guardians Of The Galaxy Extended Trailer

by Alex Beanon July 8, 2014
“Guardians of the Galaxy” is slated to hit the theaters on August 1, 2014 and here is the newest extended trailer featuring Star-Lord [Chris Pratt] admitting he only has 12% of a plan and Rocket Raccoon [voiced by Bradley Cooper] mocking that 12%…

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Sharknado 2: The Second One Trailer

by Alex Beanon July 8, 2014
Another shark storm’s a-coming, Ma – this time to New York City and it’s being televised on July 30 on the SyFy network. The trailer for “Sharknado 2: The Second One”….
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Star Wars Episode VII Adds Two To Cast

by Alex Beanon July 8, 2014
The Abu Dhabi portion of filming of “Star Wars: Episode VII” has concluded and Disney/Lucasfilm has used the hiatus to announce two more cast additions – Pip Andersen and Crystal Clarke. Andersen – who were the winners of an open casting call for the film held last year that garnered more than 70,000 applications. Andersen’s […]

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Terry Gilliam Recycles Animation For Monty Python Live Show

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2014
The first of 10 reunion shows for the legendary mostly-British comedy troupe Monty Python is in the books and the lone American member, Terry Gilliam, trotted out mostly recycled versions of his original animations and sketches for the original television show, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, which ran from 1969-74. Gilliam’s iconic foot made its expected […]
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Peanuts Voice Actors Speak Out

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2014
Thanks to the lengthy efforts of author and animation archeologist Marc Tyler Nobleman, the voice actors who gave life to the array of characters from Charles Schulz’s iconic “Peanuts” comic strip when they came to the television screen in various specials, talked about their experiences voicing their characters. Nobleman painstakingly tracked down many of the […]

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Captain America Has A 4th Of July Video

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2014
For the upcoming national holiday, Captain America – well, more like Fox’s Animation Domination department – has a 4th of July statistics song he would like to share with you before you begin lighting off fireworks and chowing down at the BBQ…
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BuzzBee Meets Grumpy Cat

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2014
Honey Nut Cheerios spokesbee, BuzzBee, meets internet sensation Grumpy Cat [aka Tardar Sauce] in a video extolling the virtues of said Honey Nut Cheerios…