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Director Doug Liman departs from Justice League Dark film

Hotel Transylvania: The Series set for June 25th premiere on Disney Channel

Sony Pictures Animation and Nelvana have announced a premiere date of Sunday, June 25th for the forthcoming Hotel Transylvania: The Series to air on Disney Channel. A full press release and a snippet of the intro sequence follow. TORONTO, CANADA – May 22, 2017 Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana and Sony Pictures Animation announced today the debut […]


Discover League of Legends League Animation Workshop featuring Glen Keane

Riot Games have launched what is considered to be the start of a series of short animation videos centered on their popular title League of Legends. Dubbed League Animation Workshop, these short videos, composed primarily of rough animation, were created to experiment, define and develop the major characters and the world they inhabit of Runeterra. […]


Snow White, Prince Charming, Belle among leads exiting Once Upon a Time after 6 seasons

Witness the final full trailer for Wonder Woman

Warner Bros. has launched what is regarded as the final full trailer for the highly anticipated Wonder Woman. The film is scheduled for release on June 2.


Trollhunters, Lost in Oz big winners at Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Awards

Star Vs. The Forces Of Evil Tribute Exhibition and Panel Event

An exclusive visit to a tribute exhibition and panel event for Disney XD’s hit series, with behind the scenes stories, details of Season 3, and a look at the various art on show!


Full Hall D23 major programs schedule announced for 2017 D23 Expo

Disney sets Descendants 2 to simulcast premiere across five networks

Alan Menken performing not one, but two concerts at 2017 D23 Expo

Marvel taps Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck to direct Captain Marvel

James Gunn says he’ll write and direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Netflix looks to launch new Carmen Sandiego animated series with Gina Rodriguez

Watch the 2017 Star Wars Celebration live streams – UPDATED: Day 4 streaming featuring closing ceremonies

Unable to be in Orlando for the Star Wars Celebration convention? Worry not, Disney and LucasFilm have you covered. They will be hosting live streams the entire weekend, including the major panels in full and coverage of the show floor.   Saturday – Day 4 Stream Today is the last day of the convention and […]


First look at Star Wars: Forces of Destiny online animated series

Ahead of the Star Wars: Celebration convention in Orlando, Florida this weekend, Disney and LucasFilm have launched a teaser trailer for an upcoming series of animated shorts centered on the women of the galaxy far, far away in Star Wars: Forces of Destiny. Screenshots of the series and as well as of the accompanying doll […]


Watch the recent trailer for the live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie

Warner Bros. Japan has released a trailer for a forthcoming live-action adaption of the popular manga and anime series Fullmetal Alchemist. Fullmetal Alchemist Live Action Fanpage Channel has posted, via the film’s official Tumblr page, the trailer with English subtitles. The film is scheduled for release in Japan on December 1. A potential North American […]


Marvel launches first Thor: Ragnarok teaser trailer

Marvel has launched the first teaser trailer for Thor: Ragnarok. The third Thor film, as well as the third Marvel Studios film of 2017 after Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Spider-Man: Homecoming, Ragnarok will see Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, and Anthony Hopkins reprise their roles respectively of Thor, Loki, Heimdall, and […]


Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Stan Lee, Oprah Winfrey among nine new Disney Legends to be honored at 2017 D23 Expo

Watch a first look of Batman and Harley Quinn with behind-the-scenes featurette

Included as a special feature on the blu ray release of Teen Titans: The Judas Contract was a first look at the next direct-to-video feature for Warner Bros. Animation in Batman and Harley Quinn. The film is noted for having Melissa Rausch (The Big Bang Theory) voicing Harley Quinn. Batman and Harley Quinn does not […]


UPDATED: Behold the Invader Zim return teaser clips!

After Entertainment Weekly’s breaking news of Invader Zim returning as a TV movie, some fans were skeptical. Adding to the skepticism was show creator Jhonen Vasquez initially posting on Twitter that it wasn’t true. But then Nickelodeon released a teaser clip featuring returning voices Richard Horvitz (Zim) and Rikki Simons (Gir) and Vasquez confirmed he’d […]


Nickelodeon reviving Invader Zim for TV movie

Disney XD renews Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures for second season to air this summer

Adult Swim streamed the Rick and Morty season 3 premiere online on April 1 and it was no April Fool’s Joke

Boss Baby tops Beauty and the Beast while Ghost in the Shell underperforms at the box-office

DreamWorks Animation to adapt How to Train Your Dragon author’s upcoming novel The Wizards of Once

Disney and Pixar release Coco short film Dante’s Lunch

Disney and Pixar surprised fans by releasing a two-minute short film Dante’s Lunch, based within the upcoming Pixar feature Coco. Directed by Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3), Coco is scheduled for release on November 22.


Wreck-It Ralph sequel gets new title with Ralph Breaks the Internet

Beauty and the Beast

While it manages to be good, the live-action adaption of Disney’s animated classic suffers from glaring flaws that make the film a disappointment given the hype and ambitions.


The latest Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer swings in

Sony and Marvel have launched the latest trailer to Spider-Man: Homecoming. The trailer is noted for revealing more of Michael Keaton as the villain Adrian Toomes aka The Vulture. Spider-Man: Homecoming is scheduled to swing into theaters July 7.


Oriental DreamWorks headed for restructuring, maybe even for sale


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