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First look at BBC’s Christmas animation Zog
46th Annual Annie Awards nominations announced

ASIFA Hollywood has announced the nominees for the 46th Annual Annie Awards. Besides movies, the awards also recognize animated achievements in television, live actions films, video games, advertising, shorts, and student films. The nominees for Animated Feature are: Early Man, Incredibles 2, Isle Of Dogs, Ralph Breaks The Internet, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Incredibles […]

Butch Hartman’s tribute to Stephen Hillenburg

Fairly Odd Parents creator Butch Hartman has posted a tribute video to SpongeBob SquarePants creator Stephen Hillenburg. The two worked at Nickelodeon at the same time during the late 1990s to early 2000s.

Blade Runner anime series coming to Adult Swim
Saying goodbye to Stan Lee with Into the Spider-Verse
Tom Hanks could be Geppetto in Disney’s live-action Pinocchio
Inside Ralph Breaks the Internet’s most poignant scene
Bao director Domee Shi en route to first feature
Watch the trailer for Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures animated series of shorts

Disney and LucasFilm have launched a trailer for Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures. The animated series of shorts will be released to the recently launched Star Wars Kids YouTube channel beginning Friday, November 30.

Netflix developing live-action Cowboy Bebop TV series
Into the Spider-Verse sequel already in development
Stephen Hillenburg, creator of SpongeBob SquarePants, passes away

Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of SpongeBob SquarePants, has passed away, Deadline is reporting. Hillenburg had been battling an ALS diagnosis for two years, and died on Monday at the age of 57. Though he began his professional life as a marine biologist educator, Hillenburg would become far better known for his nonsensical, decidedly non-educational cartoon […]

Ralph 2 helps fuel record Thanksgiving weekend box office
Tim Allen reveals that Keanu Reeves is in Toy Story 4
Disney wows with surprise Lion King teaser trailer

Disney surprised audiences today when they launched the first trailer for The Lion King during Thanksgiving Day Football this afternoon on Fox, and you can watch it in the player above. The film is one of a trio of live-action remakes of animated classics the studio has set for next year, with the other two […]

Ralph Breaks the Internet opens

Disney’s Ralph Breaks the Internet opens today in 4,017 theatres according to Box Office Mojo. The film is winning over the critics with an 88% score at Rotten Tomatoes. Their consensus: “Ralph Breaks the Internet levels up on its predecessor with a funny, heartwarming sequel that expands its colorful universe while focusing on core characters […]

Ralph Breaks the Internet tracking for $70 million holiday weekend debut
The new Lego Movie 2 trailer builds on the jokes from the first film

A brand new (and very funny) trailer for The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part is now online for your viewing pleasure. It’s absolutely loaded with jokes and also reveals quite a bit more about the plot. For those who would rather see it in a theater, the preview is expected to be shown on […]

Hearing John C. Reilly’s voice in public confuses young Wreck-It Ralph fans
Ralph Breaks the Internet directors reveal the unsung heroes of the film
Sarah Silverman on her return as Vanellope
The final Aquaman trailer swims online

A final trailer for Aquaman is now online, and like all of the film’s other previews, it promises plenty of excitement and action. In addition, a new banner for the movie is now online, which you can check out below. Aquaman opens December 21st, where it will face off against Mary Poppins Returns.  From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James […]

An oral history of The Powerpuff Girls
How the success of Oliver & Company saved Disney feature animation
The Land Before Time’s screenwriter looks back at the film for 30th anniversary
Listen to John Williams’ theme for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction at Disney theme parks

Disney has released what they are calling the theme to the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction coming to Disney theme parks. Star Wars composer John Williams will be composing new and original music exclusive to the attraction, which the video shows is nearing completion. Galaxy’s Edge is scheduled to open in 2019, in Disneyland during […]

Looking back at The Powerpuff Girls as they turn 20 years old
Lost Disney film showing Mickey Mouse’s predecessor found in Japan