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The final trailer for Trolls World Tour rocks out

The final trailer for Trolls World Tour premiered in theaters with Onward this weekend, and you can check it out in the player above (be warned that it may or may not contain potential spoilers). The anticipated sequel arrives everywhere April 10th, having recently been bumped up one week by Universal following Sony’s surprise move to push No […]

Pixar doesn’t quite go Onward at box office

Pixar’s Onward opened to $40 million according to initial estimates, The Numbers is reporting. While not a terrible debut by any stretch, the take is well below where tracking had it, and makes for one of lower premieres for the pioneering animation studio. It’s also worth noting that those figures could change significantly once final figures come in […]

Live-action Beauty and the Beast prequel series in the works at Disney+
Mulan tracking for $80-$90 million opening
Mystery loves company in the final trailer for SCOOB!

The final trailer for SCOOB! is now online ahead of being attached to theatrical screenings of Onward this weekend, and you can check it out in the player above. The preview reveals a ton of new footage, promising that the story will serve as an origin story for Scooby-Doo and the gang before moving on to their […]

Get Connected to the first trailer for Sony’s upcoming cyber comedy

The first trailer for Sony Picture Animation’s Connected is now online, and you can check it out in the player above. The movie is a satirical comedy about a technological uprising, produced by Phil Lord and Chris Miller of The Lego Movie fame. It arrives in theaters everywhere this September. Sony Pictures Animation’s CONNECTED  is about an […]

The Simpsons looks to be on Disney+ in the UK after all
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.

Watch Justin Timberlake journey to The Other Side with new Trolls World Tour music video

SZA and Justin Timberlake’s brand new song for Trolls World Tour has just been revealed via a music video, and you can check it out above. Timberlake’s song Can’t Stop the Feeling for the original Trolls, of course, ended up becoming a pop culture phenomenon, even earning a Best Original Song nomination at the Oscars. […]

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, […]

The Call of the Wild barks but doesn’t quite bite at box office

Disney’s The Call of the Wild opened to $24 million, The Numbers is reporting. While that is more than $10 million or so above where tracking had it prior to its premiere, it’s not the best debut considering its reported production budget of $135 million, something it’s going to have to depend on international numbers […]

Behind the scenes look at writing Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina for animation

Critical Role Productions have released the first behind-the-scenes video on the making of the forthcoming animated series Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina. The featurette takes a look at the unique challenge of adapting material presented in live broadcasts of Dungeons & Dragons gaming sessions played by animation voice actors into an episodic medium. […]

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’ […]

Wes Anderson to discuss his animation career at Annecy 2020
Mulan becomes first live-action Disney remake to receive PG-13 rating
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 […]

Recess voice actor Jason Davis passes away at 35