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Headline News Marvel Announces 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Animated Series

Marvel announces a ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ cartoon series that will air on Disney XD, joining ‘Avengers Assemble,’ ‘Ultimate Spider-Man,’ and the channel's other Marvel animated series.

Headline News Disney Appoints New Asia Head Paul Candland

Paul Candland is named to the newly created position of president, The Walt Disney Company, Asia, with oversight of Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and Greater China; Stanley Cheung, managing director of TWDC Greater China, is promoted to chairman of TWDC Greater China.

Headline News Disney XD Orders New Seasons of Marvel Animated Series

Disney XD orders a second season of its popular animated series on the Marvel Universe programming block, ‘Marvel's Avengers Assemble and ‘Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.

Headline News Christopher Walken Joins Voice Cast of Disney’s ‘Jungle Book’

Academy Award winner Christopher Walken takes on the role of King Louie, the ruler of a troop of monkeys and apes, while Giancarlo Esposito is to voice Akela, the leader of the wolf pack.

Headline News SIGGRAPH 2014 Brings Indie Game Showcase to Vancouver

SIGGRAPH 2014 teams up with Media Indie Exchange to bring the first-ever SIGGRAPH indie game showcase to its Exhibition, August12-14, at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, BC.  

Headline News Imagineer Systems to Showcase mocha Pro 4.0 at SIGGRAPH 2014

Visit Imagineer Systems at booth 817 for demos of the newly released mocha Pro 4 with advanced support for native stereo 3D workflows, Python scripting and more improved features.

Headline News Box Office Report: ‘Lucy’ Puts Brains over Brawn with $44M Debut

Despite the weekend’s new offerings, North American revenue is once again down, this time by nearly 12 percent from the same weekend a year ago (the summer continues to be down by more than 20 percent).

Headline News UPDATED: Florida Sues Former Digital Domain Exec John Textor

UPDATE: Textor makes a statement regarding the Florida lawsuit, which he claims is politically motivated. The state of Florida files a lawsuit against former executives of Digital Domain Media Group Inc., saying the visual effects company was essentially a Ponzi scheme that defrauded the state out of more than $80 million in job-creation grants.

Headline News Watch: DreamWorks Animation Releases New ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ Clip

Fresh from San Diego Comic-Con International, 20th Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation release a new clip and poster for ‘The Penguins of Madagascar.’

Headline News ‘My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks’ Begins Theatrical Run Sept. 27

Screenvision teams with Hasbro Studios and Shout! Factory to bring the full-length feature ‘My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks’ to more than 300 cinemas across the U.S. and Canada beginning September 27.

Headline News 15th Annual ‘Animation Show of Shows’ Invades Hall H

ACME Filmworks brings the 15th Annual ‘Animation Show of Shows,’ a traveling selection of the year's best animated short films, to 2014 San Diego Comic-Con International.

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