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Calling All Aang and Korra Fans Headline News

Untitled ‘Avatar Aang Film’ Coming to Theaters in 2025

The first of three planned standalone animated films, the project from Nickelodeon Animation, Paramount Animation, Avatar Studios, and Flying Bark Productions, brings on Lauren Montgomery to direct.  

Fight the Horde Headline News

Netflix Working on Multiple ‘Gears of War’ Projects

The popular sci-fi Xbox franchise is headed to both a feature film and adult animation series, with more potential adaptations in the future.

Fun for the Howl-idays Headline News

‘Housebroken’ Holiday Specials Airing December 4

Fox reveals two upcoming ‘howl-iday’ episodes of their animated comedy that follows a group of neighborhood pets and stray animals as they work through their issues inside and outside their therapy group.

Animated Features to Live-Action Film Oh My! Headline News

A ‘Hercules’ Live-Action Adaptation Inspired by TikTok?

Fans are up in arms after a Variety interview with Joe Russo describes the upcoming musical remake as ‘modernized’ and ‘experimental,’ with possible inspiration by elements of the popular dancing app.

It Was the Soot Sprites Headline News

Lucasfilm and Studio Ghibli Unite for ‘Star Wars: Zen – Grogu and Dust Bunnies’

In the most adorable crossover of all time, the new, original hand-drawn short focuses on Baby Yoda and the soot sprites, beloved Ghibli characters from ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ and ‘Spirited Away.’

In a Catbus Far Far Away… Headline News

BIG TEASE: Potential Lucasfilm and Studio Ghibli Collaboration in the Works

While neither camp has officially commented, the beloved Japanese animation studio Tweeted a video of the Lucasfilm logo, followed by the Studio Ghibli logo, hinting at a future project.

Who Doesn’t Love Second Chances? Headline News

Stop-Motion Filmmaker Henry Selick Reaquires Rights to ‘The Shadow King’

Scrapped by Disney for being ‘too weird’ after $50 million was spent on production, the ‘Wendell & Wild’ director’s project has found new life and is being shopped around for a permanent home.

Dragon Age Lore Oh My! Headline News

Netflix Shares ‘Dragon Age: Absolution’ Trailer, Voice Cast and Images

Streamer releases a trove of materials for its highly anticipated animated series based on BioWare’s popular ‘Dragon Age’ game; show hits the streamer in December.

Holiday Previews Headline News

Netflix Shares ‘Scrooge: A Christmas Carol’ Trailer and Images

Charles Dicken’s classic Christmas tale is adapted as a 3DCG animated, supernatural, time-traveling musical coming your way for the holidays.

In Passing Headline News

Kevin Conroy, Long-time Voice of Batman, Dies at 66

By Dan Sarto | Friday, November 11, 2022 at 9:14am

The noted stage, film, and TV performer, whose work voicing the caped crusader spanned 15 films and nearly 400 episodes including the landmark ‘Batman: The Animated Series,’ passed away after a short battle with cancer.

Anime Headline News

‘Inu-Oh’ Coming to Digital and Blu-ray + DVD

From famed director Masaaki Yuasa, the animated glam-rock opera, set in 14th-century Japan, follows Inu-oh and friend Tomona as they discover the power of music and dance.

Awards Headline News

‘The Record’ Takes Grand Prix at Warsaw Animated Film Festival

Swiss director Jonathan Lasker’s film wins the international competition; ‘Slow Light’ by Kijek/Adamski garnered both the Platige Image Award and Polish Filmmakers Association for Best Polish Film.

Festivals Headline News

Pendleton Ward to Keynote 2022 TAAFI

The Emmy-winning ‘Adventure Time’ creator will kick off Toronto Animation Arts Festival International’s 3-day hybrid conference with a keynote fireside chat on joke theory this evening, November 10, at 6:15 pm EST.

Technology Headline News

Maxon Reveals Updates for Cinema 4D and Other Key Products

New features and workflow improvements across the company’s product line include Cinema 4D’s Pyro for the creation of fire, smoke, and explosions, and an integrated Redshift Camera and Radial Symmetry for modeling; new features for Forger, VFX, and Trapcode were also announced.

Try to Get Along Please! Headline News

DreamWorks Animation Shares ‘The Croods: Family Tree’ Trailer

Inspired by the hit film, ‘The Croods: A New Age,’ the CG animated series follows the Croods and the Bettermans, sparring rivals who overcome their differences to become the unlikeliest of friends; six all-new episodes hit Peacock and Hulu on November 25.

Baby Got Boss Headline News

DreamWorks Animation Shares ‘The Boss Baby Christmas Bonus’ Trailer

Boss Baby’s first Christmas begins with a trip to the mall to see Santa – but plans go awry, and the adventure begins; George Lopez guest stars in the all-new animated special coming to Netflix next month.

The Cat’s Meow Headline News

Bowen Yang, Brett Goldstein Board Animated ‘Garfield’ Feature

The Alcon Entertainment CG film starring Chris Pratt as the eponymous orange feline welcomes the ‘SNL’ and ‘Ted Lasso’ stars to a growing cast that includes Samuel L. Jackson, Nicholas Hoult, Hannah Waddingham, Cecily Strong, and Ving Rhames.

Monsters of the MCU Headline News

Sarofsky Creates Marvel Studios' ‘Werewolf by Night’ Title Sequences

For multi-award-winning composer Michael Giacchino’s directorial debut, the cross-media production company’s creative team embraced the director’s vision and dedication to classical aesthetics, capturing the stylized look and feel of a classic horror film from the 1930s-1940s.

Outcasts in Space Headline News

Exclusive Clip: ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ – ‘All the World’s a Stage’

In the all-new episode debuting tomorrow on Paramount+, the crew answers a distress call to find a colony trapped in Starfleet’s past, and Rok-Tahk stays behind during the away mission to care for an unwell Murf.

A Simple Twist of Fate? Headline News

Recently Canceled ‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ Nabs CG Animated Series Reboot and Live-Action Film

Creator Iginio Straffi took to Instagram to reassure fans the title will live on in multiple formats, despite Netflix’s surprising cancellation of the show earlier this year.

We Want More Classic Cat v Mouse! Headline News

Exclusive Clip: ‘Tom and Jerry: Snowman’s Land’ - ‘Snowball Fight’

The hijinks continue when everyone’s favorite cat-and-mouse duo unleashes a snowy fury in a sneak peek from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s all-new, full-length animated family holiday film coming to Digital and DVD next week.

The Wooden Boy Returns Headline News

Netflix Drops Guillermo del Toro's 'Pinocchio’ Official Trailer

The hauntingly beautiful stop-motion reimaging of Carlo Collodi's classic tale about a wooden marionette who is magically brought to life stars Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, and Cate Blanchett ; now showing in select theaters, the film streams December 9.

Can Bad Guys Go Good? Headline News

Netflix Announces ‘The Bad Guys’ Holiday Special

Based on the DreamWorks Animation animated feature – now streaming - the holiday-themed special promises more hilarious “badness” to come… in 2023.

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