News Archive for James R Whitson

Megamind returns for movie sequel and TV series
Toy Story, Mando, Rocky star Carl Weathers dead at 76
Illumination releases Despicable Me 4 trailer

Following the 2022 summer blockbuster phenomenon of Illumination’s Minions: The Rise of Gru, which earned almost $1 billion worldwide, the biggest global animated franchise in history now begins a new chapter as Gru (Oscar® nominee Steve Carrell) and Lucy (Oscar® nominee Kristen Wiig) and their girls —Margo (Miranda Cosgrove), Edith (Dana Gaier) and Agnes (Madison […]

Netflix releases full trailer for Avatar: The Last Airbender
96th Oscar nominations announced

The nominees up for Academy Awards for films released in 2023 have been announced. Here are the nods in animation categories. Best Animated Feature – The Boy and the Heron – Elemental – Nimona – Robot Dreams – Spider-man: Across the Spider-Verse Best Animated Short – Letter to a Pig – Ninety-Five Senses – Our […]

Welcome to the public domain, Mickey Mouse
How Wish packed in over 100 Disney easter eggs
Jennifer Lee on Wish and leading Disney Animation
NSYNC reunites… for Trolls Band Together screening
Marvel’s What If…? Season Two trailer debuts
Pixar teases new emotion in first Inside Out 2 trailer
Paddington In Peru sets late 2024 UK release, early 2025 for US
Doctor Who wants to keep animating its missing history
Skydance Animation jumps from Apple to Netflix
Hulu launches adult animation, anime hub “Animayhem”
Fox sets premiere dates for The Simpsons, Bob’s Burgers, Family Guy, and Krapopolis

Fox Sets Premiere Dates for The Simpsons, Bob’s Burgers, Family Guy, and Krapopolis