Month: January 2017

Live-action/animated The Rats of NIMH gets a director
New Rick and Morty website lets fans explore the many universes of the show
Animated Views’ 2017 Oscar Contest

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Tangled: The Series gets premiere date
Adventure Time: Islands

The event mini-series fulfills its promise of revealing the answers to a few of the hit series’ greatest mysteries, as Finn, Jake, and Susan Stong sail off on a journey to find more humans and the secrets to their pasts.

Watch the final full trailer for the live-action Beauty and the Beast

Disney aired the final full trailer for their upcoming live-action adaption of Beauty and the Beast ahead of the film’s March 17th release during The Bachelor on ABC. It features a snippet of the title song sung by Ariana Grande and John Legend.

Ben Affleck no longer directing The Batman
Jon Hamm to voice Mad Men parody character on SpongeBob SquarePants
Here are 10 fun facts about Moana
The Han Solo solo outing has begun shooting
How “surrealism with heart” gives Adventure Time its grown-up appeal
Avatar sequels (finally) begin production in August
Zootopia wins animated prize at Producers Guild Awards
The decidedly different role of an editor in animated films
Marvel teases future Spider-Man animation projects for TV
Moana: Sing-Along Edition fails to find box office waves

Disney’s attempt to milk a little more money out of Moana by releasing a special “Sing-Along” version of the film probably didn’t work out quite like they hoped, with Box Office Mojo reporting a 13th place finish. Despite adding more than 500 screens for the weekend, the musical actually saw a 10% decline from last […]

My Little Pony prequel comic series on the way
John Hurt, screen veteran and prolific animation voice actor, passes away aged 77
Lego Batman currently tracking ahead of Fifty Shades Darker
Paramount’s Amusement Park moves up to 2018
Sony Pictures Classics to distribute Brigsby Bear this summer
Sing and Minions sequels announced; Secret Life of Pets 2 pushed back a year
New Rock Dog poster released

Lionsgate has released a new poster for Rock Dog on Facebook, and you can check it out below. It opens everywhere this February.

Dan Harmon says fans will have to wait a while for more Rick and Morty
How Kubo and the Two Strings landed a surprise Visual Effects nomination
Justin Timberlake on getting his first Oscar nomination for Trolls
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment to publish Cars 3 video game
Oscar nominations for 2016 films announced

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced nominations for the 89th Academy Awards today. Categories featuring animated films include: Best Animated Film • Kubo and the Two Strings • Moana • My Life as a Zucchini • The Red Turtle • Zootopia

Godzilla 2 lands Trick ‘r Treat director