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Everything you need to know about the Disney+ UK launch
Asterix creator Albert Uderzo dies at 92
What’s your view? Tell us in the comments!

There’s a new cyber-feature that all the hip sites are implementing these days called “comments”. Let it not be said that AV isn’t on fleek when it comes to the latest trends you kids are into!

Live-action Beauty and the Beast prequel series in the works at Disney+
Onward

Onward is classic Pixar — great storytelling combined with charismatic leads in a unique world wrapped up in beautiful animation. Definitely take the initiative to see this one because it is a campaign worth playing.

New Simpsons short, Playdate With Destiny, to screen before Onward
Farmageddon: A Shaun the Sheep Movie

In some ways topping the charming original, Farmageddon is a a sweet-tempered yarn that ewe and your entire family can enjoy together.

Rumble’s first trailer steps into the ring

“In a world where monsters are global wrestling superstars, one unlikely champion is stepping into the ring.” Watch the official trailer for Paramount, WWE, and Reel FX’s Rumble, coming to theatres in 2021.

Inside Disney’s bold $200M gamble on Mulan
Bob Iger steps down as Disney CEO, Bob Chapek to assume role

“Bob Iger will step down as Disney CEO and assume the role of executive chairman, Disney announced on Tuesday. Bob Chapek, who most recently served as chairman of Disney parks, experiences and products, will assume the role of CEO, effective immediately, Disney announced… Iger will remain executive chairman of Disney through the end of 2021, […]

Behind the scenes look at the groundbreaking technology used to create The Mandalorian

ILM gives viewers a behind the scenes look at the groundbreaking virtual production technology used in the Disney+ show The Mandalorian. “Over 50 percent of The Mandalorian Season 1 was filmed using this ground-breaking new methodology, eliminating the need for location shoots entirely. Instead, actors in The Mandalorian performed in an immersive and massive 20’ […]

Kobe Bryant was in talks to create animation studio before his death
Wes Anderson to discuss his animation career at Annecy 2020
Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World getting a makeover

The Disney Parks Blog has announced that Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World will be receiving a makeover. Jason Kirk, Vice President of Magic Kingdom Park, said, “Cinderella first transformed into a princess 70 years ago this week when the animated classic was released—and ever since, her courage and kindness have been inspiring guests and […]

See Onward a week early or in a marathon with other Pixar films

You can see Pixar’s upcoming film Onward a week before it’s released at select theatres, including two of the biggest theatre chains in the United States — Regal (at over 90 theatres) and AMC (check your local listings). The showing is on February 29th at 3pm local time. A much smaller number of theatres are […]

The Best of the 2010s

With the 2010s now behind us, it’s the perfect time to look back at the best of what the past decade in animation had to offer. But instead of giving you our views, we asked “What were YOUR picks for the best animated films from the last ten years?”

Toy Story 4, Hair Love, 1917 win animation Oscars

Read the acceptance speeches and watch the backstage interviews from the animation winners at the 92nd Academy Awards. BEST ANIMATED FEATURE: TOY STORY 4 • ONSTAGE SPEECHES JOSH COOLEY: We are so, so grateful for this honor. We just want on behalf of our incredible cast and our crew of the Pixar Animation Studios, we […]

Oscar Night 2020

It’s time — the winners of the 92nd Annual Academy Awards will be revealed this weekend. And we’ll be covering it as part of our annual Oscar event, now in its 16th year! UPDATE: Congrats to our contest winner! Results now online!

Disney unveils 20th Century Studios logo with latest The Call of the Wild ad

Screen Rant notes that “Disney has unveiled its official 20th Century Studios logo (without Fox) as part of its marketing for The Call of the Wild… Moving forward, Fox films will instead be released under either 20th Century Studios or Searchlight Pictures. That includes the movies that entered production before the Disney-Fox deal was finalized… […]

Animated Views’ 2020 Oscar Contest

Animated Views is giving away $50 worth of movies during our 16th Annual Oscar Event! Enter today for your chance to win! And don’t forget to vote in our Best of the 2010s poll and join us for a live chat on Oscar night!

Animation industry reacts to Kobe Bryant’s death