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We Finally Get Our Dunk and Egg Headline News

‘GoT’ Prequel ‘A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms: The Hedge Knight’ Finds its Dunk and Egg

Peter Claffey to play the naïve but courageous Ser Duncan the Tall (Dunk), while Dexter Sol Ansell takes the role of his young, diminutive squire Aegon V Targaryen (Egg) in Max’s ‘Game of Thrones’ spinoff series.

Just a Small-Time Pony Headline News

Netflix Shares ‘Thelma the Unicorn’ Trailer

Musician and solo artist Brittany Howard stars as Thelma, a small-time pony who dreams of becoming a glamorous music star; the 3DCG musical, based on the books of Aaron Blabey, hits the streamer May 17.

Business Headline News

Toonz Media Announces ‘Little Sparks’ TV Adaptation

Entertainment company teams up with That Spark Corp to co-produce 3D animated kids’ show based on Chris Parsons’ popular kids’ book series, slated for 2025 release; companion mobile app and Roblox game also announced. 

VFX for television Headline News

Netflix Shares ‘3 Body Problem: Inside the End of Judgment Day’ Featurette

EP/Showrunner Eiza González, director Minkie Spiro, and BTL creatives explore the ‘utterly terrifying science and creative process’ behind a mind-blowing episode 5 scene; the 8-episode series is now streaming.

Animated Features Headline News

Lupus Films Drops ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’ Trailer

The 3-time BAA Award-winning animated film directed by Neil Boyle and Kirk Hendry follows the saga of a young boy swept overboard on a family sailing trip who washes ashore on a remote island; the feature will screen at Marche du Film/Festival des Cannes in May.

No More Knights Who Say Ni! VFXWorld

Realtime Demystifies Arthur’s Legend with ‘The Winter King’ VFX

VFX supervisor Sue Land discusses how the studio reimagined the legendary story, based on Bernard Cornwell’s ‘The Warlord Chronicles,’ aligning fantastical elements with plausible 6th century realism to visualize Sub-Roman Britain on the 10-episode MGM+ and ITVX fictionalized historical series.

Sad Conclusion to The 5 Poisonings Problem Headline News

Xu Yao Sentenced to Death for 2020 Fatal Poisoning of ‘3 Body Problem’ Producer Lin Qi

The former Yoozoo Group senior executive also poisoned four other colleagues, including his replacement, although the other victims recovered.

The Best Stories Never End Headline News

‘The Neverending Story’ Returning to Screens in New Multi-Film Series

See-Saw and Michael Ende Productions have teamed to adapt the beloved 1979 fantasy novel, which follows a child, Bastian Balthasar Bux, who discovers a mysterious book that leads him on a journey through the realm of Fantastica; story last hit cinemas in 1984.

Action-Packed Mermaid Adventures! Headline News

Watch ‘Disney Junior’s Ariel’ Teaser

To celebrate this past Friday’s International Mermaid Day,’ Disney Branded Television shared a new video of its all-new preschool animated musical series inspired by ‘The Little Mermaid’s timeless tale follows the young mermaid princess on fun-filled, action-packed mermaid adventures; coming Summer 2024.

All Must Choose! Headline News

HBO Drops ‘House of the Dragon’ Dueling Season 2 Trailers

The highly anticipated second season of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel series, based on George R.R. Martin’s ‘Fire & Blood,’ debuts on HBO and streams June 16 on Max.

Dang that Guy Can Draw! Headline News

Sony Drops ‘Harold and the Purple Crayon’ Trailer

Based on the classic children’s book by Crockett Johnson and starring Zachary Levi, the live-action / animated hybrid features a grown-up Harold who draws himself right off the page into the real world, where he has a lot to learn; coming to theaters in August.

More Seussian Fun is Coming! Headline News

Bill Hader to Star in Warner Bros.’ Animated ‘The Cat in the Hat’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 18, 2024 at 4:14pm

The new film, set to release in 2026, will also star Quinta Brunson, Bowen Yang, Xochitl Gomez, Matt Berry, and Paula Pell; DNEG will produce the animation.

Business Headline News

Guru Studio Options ‘Spot’ TV Rights

The studio’s animated series adaptation of author Eric Hill’s bestselling children’s book series will follow Spot, the beloved, rambunctious, and curious puppy; former Amazon Kids+ exec Sarah Maizes comes on board to helm the project.

Young Vampire Love! Headline News

‘Twilight’ Animated Series in Development at Lionsgate

While the series remake may adapt each of author Stephanie Meyer’s four ‘The Twilight Saga’ novels, it could also take a different approach by adapting the ‘Twilight’ retellings ‘Midnight Sun’ or ‘Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined.’

Blood for Blood Headline News

‘House of the Dragon’ Kind of Sets Season 2 Premiere

The highly anticipated second season of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel series, based on George R.R. Martin’s ‘Fire & Blood,’ will debut on HBO and stream on Max this June.

sci-fi drama Headline News

David S. Goyer Steps Down as ‘Foundation’ Showrunner Over Budget Battles

EP Bill Bost will now oversee Season 3 photography, while Goyer will retain the ‘showrunner’ title and continue to write for the hit series, which was renewed by Apple TV+ for a third season last year.

85th Batman Anniversary Headline News

The Folio Society Releases ‘DC: Batman’ in Collaboration with DC

In celebration of the 85th anniversary of the first comic book appearance of Batman, the new project, curated by former DC Comics President Jennette Kahn, presents a dozen of the greatest Batman comics of all time, including a replica copy of ‘Batman #1.’

Here’s to Second Chances Headline News

‘Wings of Fire’ Animated Series Moves to Amazon

Adaptation of the popular children’s books by Tui T. Sutherland has found a new home at Amazon MGM Studios after being shelved at Netflix in 2022 amid company layoffs.

Heading into Turnaround Headline News

Netflix Scraps Film Adaptations of Rick Riordan’s ‘The Kane Chronicles’

The young adult trilogy’s author, also known for ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians,’ revealed the disheartening news on Goodreads, stating that the project’s future ‘depends on whether another studio would like to step in, assume the pre-production costs, and move forward.’ 

Book Adaptations Oh My! Headline News

Roku Drops Teaser Trailer For ‘The Spiderwick Chronicles’ Series

The live-action project stars Christian Slater as the evil ogre Mulgarath, Joy Bryant as loving matriarch Helen Grace, and Lyon Daniels and Noah Cottrell as twins Jared and Simon; all eight episodes will be available to stream on April 19.

Do Robots Dream of Electric Dogs? ANIMATIONWorld

Pablo Berger Talks His Oscar-Nominated ‘Robot Dreams’

The director of the Annie Award-winning 2D feature, his first animated film, about a lonely dog who buys a robot companion, discusses how his live-action experience helped him focus on crafting emotionally nuanced character performances. 

Business Headline News

Nelvana Developing ‘Trapped in a Video Game’ Movie Adaptation

The kids’ content producer is teaming up with Andrews McMeel Entertainment to transform the popular books into animated films; the stories follow 12-year-old Jesse Rigsby, who discovers the dangers of video games and the people that make them.

Meow! Headline News

Internet Sensation ‘Nora the Piano Cat’ Inspires Animated Series

Emmy Award-winning production company All That's Good Productions has released an official teaser for its new culturally diverse and educational animated children's series for all ages, inspired by one of Philadelphia's first viral animal stars. 

Still GoT It Headline News

Mattson Tomlin to Pen ‘Game of Thrones’ Spinoff Series ‘Aegon’s Conquest’

The project, which follows Aegon Targaryen and his sister wives Rhaenys and Visenya as they invade, conquer, and unify six of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, will serve as a prequel to ‘House of the Dragon.’

The Saga Continues Headline News

Exclusive: Angel Studios Teases ‘The Wingfeather Saga’ Season 2

Starring Jodi Benson, Kevin McNally, Billy Boyd, and Henry Ian Cusick, the show continues the Igiby family's epic journey, promising more secrets, adventures, and heart-stopping moments. 

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