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Disney Acquires Lucasfilm for $4.05 Billion; New "Star Wars" Movie Coming in 2015

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The Walt Disney Company has acquired Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion in a cash and stock deal, acquiring the rights to the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, along with the Industrial Light & Magic effects house, LucasArts video game studio, and Skywalker Sound. Also announced in the deal is a new Star Wars movie coming […]

LewToons Video: Toon News, Episode 1

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Chad from LewToons has started a new feature on his Twitter in which he’ll be rounding up some of his favorite recent articles from our site and Facebook page. New episodes will come out approximately twice a month. In Episode #1 of Toon News, Chad discusses the Powerpuff Girls Doujinshi, PETA vs. Pokemon, Studio Ghibli’s […]

Russell Means, Native American Activist and Actor, 1939 - 2012

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Native American activist Russell Means passed away at his ranch in South Dakota on Monday, October 22, 2012, at the age of 72 from esophageal cancer. Means rose to national attention in the 1970’s as the leader of the American Indian Movement in a series of theatrical protests to call attention to poverty and discrimination […]

PR: "Marvel's Avengers Assemble" & "Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H." Set to Premiere on Marvel Universe on Disney XD

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TWO SMASHING ANIMATED SERIES, “MARVEL’S AVENGERS ASSEMBLE” AND “HULK AND THE AGENTS OF S.M.A.S.H.,” SET TO PREMIERE ON MARVEL UNIVERSE ON DISNEY XD Voice Casts Include Adrian Pasdar, Eliza Dushku and Seth Green Disney XD will premiere two highly anticipated animated series on the Marvel Universe programming block, “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” and “Hulk and the Agents of […]

NYCC 2012: "Randy Cunningham" Entertains; "Slugterra" Continues in Disney Animation Upswing

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On the last day of New York Comic Con 2012, Disney ran a special screening of two animated premieres: the Halloween episode of Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja and the first episode of the two-part season premiere of Slugterra, which airs today, October 15, 2012, at 3:30 PM (ET/PT). There was also a brief Q&A […]

"Frankenweenie" Disappoints in Debut Weekend with $11.5M Box Office; "Hotel Transylvania" Adds $26.3M

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This past weekend’s estimated box office results held good news for Sony Animation’s Hotel Transylvania and disappointment for Disney’s Frankenweenie. Hotel Transylvania showed continuing strength with $26.3 million in ticket sales (estimated), placing it in the #2 box office spot behind Fox’s Taken 2 and representing a 38% drop from its premiere weekend for a […]

PR: Platform International Animation Festival Makes Los Angeles Debut on October 26-28, 2012

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2012 PLATFORM INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL MAKES ITS LOS ANGELES DEBUT OCTOBER 26-28, 2012 The festival celebrates animation from the past, present and future with a diverse slate of programs and events at REDCAT in downtown Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA — PLATFORM, the internationally acclaimed animation festival, is hosting a […]

"Frankenweenie" - New Behind-the-Scenes Featurette Released

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Walt Disney Feature Animation has released the following new featurette going behind the scenes at Frankenweenie, the upcoming new animated feature film directed by Tim Burton which remakes his original short film of the same name: Frankenweenie will open in US theaters on October 5, 2012.

"Wreck-It Ralph" - New Trailer Released; Score and Soundtrack Details Announced

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Walt Disney Feature Animation has released a new trailer for Wreck-It Ralph, their upcoming animated feature film arriving in theaters on November 2, 2012. The movie stars John C. Reilly as the title character, a video game bad guy who is fed up with his lot in life and goes on a video-game hopping journey […]

Clips for New "Gravity Falls" Episode "Fight Fighters," Premiering on Friday, September 14, 2012

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Comics Alliance has posted two new video clips from “Fight Fighters,” the next new episode of Disney Channel’s new series Gravity Falls. In the episode, Dipper brings a video game character to life in an effort to best a romantic rival. The episode is slated to premiere on the Disney Channel on Friday, September 14, […]

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