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Disney Pixar Coco

“‘Coco’ Day in L.A.” to be Celebrated on February 27, 2018

by Ed Liuon February 23, 2018
L.A. CITY COUNCILMEMBER GIL CEDILLO TO DECLARE “COCO DAY IN L.A.” Honoring Disney•Pixar’s Coco, 2018 Academy AwardÒ Nominee for Best Animated Feature Los Angeles, CA – Los Angeles City Councilmember Gil Cedillo, First District, will declare “‘Coco’ Day in L.A.” at City Hall on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, honoring Disney•Pixar’s critically-acclaimed animated feature film “Coco.” […]
Amphibia The Owl House

Disney Channel Greenlights “Amphibia” and “The Owl House,” Season 4 of “Star vs. the Forces of Evil”

by Ed Liuon February 23, 2018
DISNEY CHANNEL GREENLIGHTS TWO ORIGINAL SERIES, AMPHIBIA AND THE OWL HOUSE, FROM DISNEY TELEVISION ANIMATION Network also Orders Additional Season Pickup for Star vs. The Forces of Evil Disney Channel has ordered two original animated series – “Amphibia,” from Annie Award-winning director Matt Braly (Disney’s “Gravity Falls”), and “The Owl House,” from Dana Terrace, one […]

Paw Patrol

“PAW Patrol” Debuts on Noggin

by Ed Liuon February 23, 2018
POWERHOUSE SERIES PAW PATROL DEBUTS TODAY ON NOGGIN, NICKELODEON’S PRESCHOOL SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE NOGGIN’S LIBRARY REACHES 1,500 FULL-LENGTH EPISODES All-New Educational Play-Along Videos from Blaze and the Monster Machines, Bubble Guppies and Team Umizoomi also Added to NOGGIN’s Lineup NEW YORK–Feb. 22, 2018– Nickelodeon is setting up NOGGIN, its top-ranked video subscription service for preschoolers, for […]

Tuca and Bertie

Netflix Orders Animated “Tuca & Bertie” from “BoJack Horseman” Team

by Ed Liuon February 21, 2018
Netflix has announced a greenlight for Tuca & Bertie, a new series from Michael Eisner’s The Tornante Company and created by Lisa Hanawalt (BoJack Horseman). Tiffany Haddish will provide the voice for the lead character Tuca and serve as executive producer alongside Hanawalt, Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Noel Bright, and Steven A. Cohen (all from BoJack Horseman as […]

Space Chickens in Space

CAKE, Anima, and Studio Moshi Start Production of “Space Chickens in Space” for Disney EMEA and Channel 9 Australia

by Ed Liuon February 20, 2018
CAKE, ÁNIMA AND STUDIO MOSHI PARTNER WITH DISNEY EMEA AND CHANNEL 9 AUSTRALIA ON SPACE CHICKENS IN SPACE 20 February 2018 London-based kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE, Mexico-based leading animation outfit Ánima and Australian animation producer Studio Moshi have announced the production start of their new surreal comedy animation series Space Chickens in Space for commissioning […]

Mirai

GKIDS to Release Mamoru Hosoda’s “Mirai” in North America in Fall 2018

by Ed Liuon February 16, 2018
GKIDS ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS TO MIRAI FROM ACCLAIMED DIRECTOR MAMORU HOSODA THEATRICAL RELEASE SET FOR FALL 2018 New York, NY (February 16, 2018) – GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for adult and family audiences, announced it has acquired the North American distribution rights for the animated feature MIRAI from Japan’s Studio […]
Early Man

Review: “Early Man” – Surprisingly Conventional

by Ed Liuon February 16, 2018
I’ve long felt that Aardman Animation never got the attention it deserves among the general American public, remaining cult favorites among cartoon aficionados while lesser work from bigger studios got the blockbuster box office and pop culture mindshare. Unfortunately, I’m not sure that Early Man, the latest feature from the studio, will do very much […]