Month: November 2017 – page 2

Rainbow Brite: The Complete Series quietly released on DVD from Hallmark
Production halted on animated Louis C.K. comedy series The Cops
Justice League getting a positive early critical response
26 animated feature films submitted for 2017 Oscar consideration

AMPAS announced today that twenty-six films have been submitted for consideration in the Best Animated Feature Film category for the 90th Academy Awards, but some still need to have their required Los Angeles qualifying run before being finalized. If sixteen or more films qualify, there will be five nominees up for the Oscar. For the […]

Gael García Bernal talks about singing in Coco
Pixar scientist speaks on the calculus of animation
Disney announces new Star Wars trilogy

Disney has officially announced a new trilogy of Star Wars films is in the works. The news comes following the completion of production on The Last Jedi, with director Rian Johnson (pictured below) “creating” the new series of films. A full press release from Disney follows. RIAN JOHNSON, WRITER-DIRECTOR OF STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, […]

Disney quickly ends ban on LA Times amid fierce backlash from media
The domestic trailer for Early Man is here

The US trailer for Early Man is now online, and can be viewed in the player below. It opens in the UK in January before coming to theaters in the US the following month.

Watch the first trailer for Sherlock Gnomes

The first trailer for the upcoming Sherlock Gnomes is now online, and can be viewed in the player below. The Gnomeo and Juliet sequel opens everywhere in March.

Journalists boycott Disney films after company snubs paper due to alleged biased reporting
Final trailer for Coco now online

The final–and potentially spoiler-filled–trailer for Coco is now online, and can be watched in the player below. The Pixar release opens on the big screen paired with the Frozen holiday special Olaf’s Frozen Adventure this Thanksgiving.

21st Century Fox holding talks to sell most of company to Disney
Pixar Production Designer Harley Jessup “remembers” Coco

Our exclusive interview with the veteran Pixar team member also gives a peek at the gorgeous imagery from the upcoming film.

Disney is airing DuckTales episodes out of order, and that’s a problem
Sherlock Gnomes character posters revealed; trailer coming next week
“Pixar Pier” coming to Disney California Adventure in 2018
Paramount to take over distribution on Hasbro’s future animated movies
The serious side to My Little Pony and how it deals with mental disorders
“Comedic” Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles gets a voice cast
Full cast for The Lion King announced

The full cast for The Lion King was announced by Disney on Facebook today–including the news that Beyonce has been cast as Nala–and you can check it out below. The hotly anticipated remake hits theaters in 2019.

Disney has “extreme” demands for theaters showing The Last Jedi