Month: October 2018

TV’s animation boom sparks new studios at Netflix and CBS
The Grinch billboards in LA are savage and spot-on
Documentary filmmakers using animation in novel ways to tell their stories
Peanuts Productions

It’s the holiday season, which means it’s time for Peanuts TV specials! This franchise has been a pop culture phenomenon for almost seven decades. How well do you know the productions the Peanuts gang have appeared in over the years?

How Disney created a modern Clara for The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Adult comedy Paradise PD renewed by Netflix for second season
Illumination announces extensive partnership with IHOP just in time for The Grinch

Illumination and Universal Pictures have just announced an extensive promotional partnership with each other, one which will kick off with The Grinch next month with a series of special menu items. A full press release follows. Today, IHOPĀ® Restaurants unveiled its limited-time holiday menu inspired by Illumination Entertainment’s and Universal Pictures’ new film, Dr. Seuss’ […]

Is Johnny Depp done with Pirates of the Caribbean?
Watch a new clip from Ralph Breaks the Internet

A brand new clip from Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 is now online, and you can check it out above. The clip in question shows Ralph and Vanellope meeting the search engine program “Knowsmore,” voiced by Disney “good luck charm” Alan Tudyk. The film opens everywhere this Thanksgiving. Ralph Breaks the Internet leaves […]

Simpsons producer responds to claims the show is dropping Apu
The enduring legacy of The Nightmare Before Christmas
How the characters of The Nightmare Before Christmas came alive
Apu reportedly being dropped from The Simpsons to avoid further controversy
Star Trek animated comedy series ordered by CBS All Access
DreamWorks goes big with full How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World trailer

The full trailer for How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is now online, and from the looks of things, this is going to be the biggest installment in the franchise yet (in addition, all signs seem to point to a potentially bittersweet ending). A brand new poster for the film has also been […]

25 animated features submitted for 2018 Oscar consideration
Ed Catmull, President of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation, announces retirement

Edwin Catmull, the 73-year-old computer scientist who co-founded Pixar in 1986 and continued to serve as the animation studio’s President as well as becoming President of Walt Disney Animation following their acquisition of Pixar in 2006, announced on Tuesday, October 23 his retirement.

Courage the Cowardly Dog prequel series allegedly in the works
Watch the new Imagine Dragons music video for Ralph Breaks the Internet

A brand new music video from Imagine Dragons for Ralph Breaks the Internet is now online, and you can check it out in all of its surreal glory in the player above. The song featured–titled “Zero”–will also be available on their upcoming album “Origins.” Ralph Breaks the Internet opens everywhere this Thanksgiving. Ralph Breaks the […]

How X-Men: Dark Phoenix could be “Disney’s first Fox movie”
Guillermo del Toro to direct stop-motion Pinocchio for Netflix
Wonder Woman 1984 pushed back to summer 2020
Funimation ending its partnership with Crunchyroll