Month: January 2020 – page 2

Anime hit Weathering With You fares well at US box office
Disney rebrands Fox acquisitions as 20th Century Studios and Searchlight Pictures
Skydance Animation names Peggy Holmes director of Luck
Hank Azaria announces he will no longer be voicing Apu on The Simpsons
NBC Universal developing animated Dungeons & Dragons podcast The Adventure Zone
American Dad! renewed by TBS for two more seasons
The original Star Wars: Episode IX script may have leaked onine
Aladdin writer John August to pen Toto for Warner Animation
The moment the team behind Klaus finds out they are now Oscar nominees

“The incredible moment when #TheAcademyAwards announces that we are nominated. No words can describe it, better just watch it.”

The Owl House

The Owl House tells a nice, fun premise with quirky characters and some really good animation while playing with fantasy conventions in bizarre fashion that’s a hoot.

How the power of Netflix brought Klaus and I Lost My Body into the Oscar race
The new TV trailer for Black Widow is here

A new TV trailer for Black Widow was shown on ESPN tonight, and you can check it out in the player above. It features a ton of new footage, including the tease of a mysterious new enemy. The release of this preview also probably means that Disney will opt not to market the film during […]

Sony’s Morbius trailer connects it to the MCU

Sony launched the trailer for Morbius today, and you can check it out in the player above. The vampire character–who is sometimes Spider-Man’s enemy, other times his friend in the comics–appears to be someone who Sony is hoping will be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe going by a surprise cameo at the end […]

Oscar nominations announced; Frozen II shut out of Animated Feature category as I Lost My Body surprises

The nominations for the 2020 Academy Awards have been announced, and you can check out the full list here. The big shock in the Best Animated Feature contest was Frozen II being shut out, but it did get a nomination in the Best Song category for “Into the Unknown.” Another surprise was the inclusion of […]

Playmobil ends theatrical run with only $1.1 million
Seth MacFarlane leaves Fox to move to NBC Universal in massive TV contract
The Best of 2019: And Then It Was Over

With awards season in full swing, it’s time for our site’s annual look back at the year that was, with our staff favorites along with your picks of what 2019 had to offer in our Reader’s Choice poll!

Doctor Strange 2 loses director over “creative differences”
Harley Quinn is back in final Birds of Prey trailer

The full trailer for Birds of Prey is now online, and you can check it out in the player above. The preview features a ton of goodies for fans, including Harley Quinn’s pet hyenas from Batman: The Animated Series (which is where the character made her debut). Birds of Prey opens this February. You ever […]

First look at Avatar 2 revealed through new concept art
Fox orders stop-motion holiday special from Robot Chicken studio
“Underdog” Missing Link surprises with Golden Globe win
Frozen II becomes the highest grossing animated feature of all-time

Variety is reporting that Disney’s Frozen II has become recognized as the highest grossing animated feature of all-time as the film is projected to end the weekend with an estimated $1.325 billion world-wide. The previous mark was set by the original Frozen, which had $1.274 billion, followed by Pixar’s The Incredibles 2 with $1.242 billion. […]