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How Laika was formed by Will Vinton being fired from his own company
Kelly Clarkson joins Trolls: World Tour, will sing one of film’s new songs
“Claymation” pioneer Will Vinton passes away at 70

Oscar, Emmy, and Clio Award winner Will Vinton has died at age 70. Vinton was a pioneer in stop motion animation, trademarking the name “claymation” for his process.

The full She-Ra and the Princesses of Power trailer is here

“For the honor of Greyskull!” The full trailer for She-Ra and the Princesses of Power is now online, and it’s pretty action-packed stuff, showcasing the new animation style of the reboot of the 80’s classic. It also offers fans their best looks yet at several classic characters from the original series. She-Ra and the Princesses […]

Superman: The Movie, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm return to theaters for anniversaries
Trailer for upcoming My Little Pony holiday special arrives

The trailer for the upcoming My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic holiday special BEST GIFT EVER! is now online. It marks the first time the popular series has produced a TV special that wasn’t for its “human” Equestria Girls spin-off. It premieres October 27th (which is pretty early to air a Christmas special) on Discovery […]

Live-action Lilo & Stitch remake in early development at Disney
More Spider-Men revealed in latest Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse trailer

Sony Pictures Animation has launched the latest trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The trailer provides a first look of Spider-Man Noir (voiced by Nicolas Cage), Spider-Ham, and Peni Parker and her SP//dr mech suit. Directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman, the film is scheduled for release on December 14.

Guillermo del Toro visits Mickey in Roadster Racers
DreamWorks and Amazon launch Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny TV series trailer

DreamWorks Animation and Amazon Prime have launched a trailer to the forthcoming TV series Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny. Taking place after the third Kung Fu Panda film, the series will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime beginning November 16.

Smallfoot opens with $23 million weekend haul
Theatrical Sesame Street movie lands director
Tim Allen says he cried doing the last scene for “emotional” Toy Story 4
Kathleen Kennedy gets three year contract extension at Lucasfilm
DreamWorks moves How to Train Your Dragon 3 to late February release date
Hulu orders animated comedy Crossing Swords starring Nicholas Hoult
Smallfoot opens

Warner Animation and Sony Pictures Imageworks’ Smallfoot opens today at 4,131 theatres according to Box Office Mojo. The film is doing well with the critics at Rotten Tomatoes who have given it a 75% on the Tomatometer. Their consensus: “Smallfoot offers a colorful distraction that should keep younger viewers entertained – and a story whose […]

Frozen voice actors to reprise roles for Kingdom Hearts 3
The new Bumblebee trailer explodes with nostalgia

The new trailer for Bumblebee is now online, and from the looks of things, it’s going to be extremely close to the original 80’s cartoon series in terms of how the robot heroes look in action. The film is also notable for being the second film from director Travis Knight, who helmed the critically acclaimed […]

Woo-hoo! Disney greenlights third season of DuckTales
The final trailer for Ralph Breaks the Internet is here

The final trailer for Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 is now online for your viewing pleasure, featuring a ton of new footage (and some might say quite a few spoilers) from the upcoming sequel. In addition, a new poster for the movie has also been revealed, which features (Disney Princesses included) apparently quite […]

Disney CEO Bob Iger “takes blame” for “too much Star Wars
Black Panther director Ryan Coogler to produce Space Jam sequel with LeBron James
Illumination drops new Grinch trailer

The latest trailer for Illumination’s upcoming animated feature, The Grinch, is now online. The film opens November 9th and stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the title character.