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Sony does release date juggling for Connected, Spider-Verse 2, and more

It’s become increasingly common news for film studios to announce release date changes for their tentpoles these days, and this evening proved no different with Sony Pictures Animation announcing that their entire lineup of upcoming features have been given new slots. The updated calendar now stands as follows… Connected: October 23rd, 2020. Vivo: June 4th, […]

Chris Hemsworth praises Thor: Love & Thunder script
DC Universe’s Harley Quinn cartoon to begin airing on SYFY in May
Scoob will skip theaters, debut on-demand in May
Venom: Let There Be Carnage coming summer 2021
Oscar-winning Munro animator Gene Deitch, also of infamous 1960s low-budget Tom & Jerry cartoons, dies aged 95

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/gene-deitch-dead-oscar-winning-animator-filmmaker-was-95-1290806

New clip from upcoming The Willoughbys

A new clip for Netflix’s The Willoughbys has been posted. “Who knew a baby could move that fast? When candy is involved, all bets are off!” Based on a book by Lois Lowry, the film is directed by Kris Pearn and written by Pearn and Mark Stanleigh. The cast includes Will Forte, Maya Rudolph, Alessia […]

Paramount shifts SpongeBob again, moves third film to August

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run has been moved by Paramount, and will now open on August 7th. This marks the second time the third SpongeBob feature film has seen a release date shift, as it had previously been set for a Memorial Day weekend opening before being set for late July. This Memorial […]

Danny Goldman dead; Brainy Smurf voice actor was 80
Disney pushes Soul back to holiday season, Raya to 2021

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to dominate the news, it remains uncertain as to when movie theaters will be open again. Probably because of this, Disney has announced via social media that Pixar’s Soul–which had been set to open in June–will now be hitting theaters on November 20th (which is the same day Godzilla Vs. […]

Trolls World Tour opens

DreamWorks’ Trolls World Tour opens today… on the screens in your home! It’s doing well with the critics, earning a 73% rating at Rotten Tomatoes. USA Today says, “While not quite as subversive and refreshing as the first… [it] offers endless cuteness, an impressive voice cast and just enough depth for grownups and children alike […]

Disney furloughs hit film studio, especially distribution
Laika to keep staff on payroll amid virus crisis
Watch Fun With Snow, an official Frozen short animated from home

Disney has launched a digital Frozen short called Fun With Snow starring Olaf that can be viewed above. The impressive part is that the short was animated solely by Hyrum Osmond from home and features Josh Gad voicing Olaf as recorded from home as well. Disney is promoting this as possibly the first in a […]

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run swims off to July