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Jason DeMarco Expands Duties, Joins Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios

Veteran Adult Swim creative executive named SVP Anime and Action Series/Longform, will lead studios’ expansion into anime development, production, and programming; tenure begins with ‘The Lord of the Rings: The War of Rohirrim.’

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‘The Witcher’ Season 2 to Begin with ‘A Grain of Truth’

Watch as series showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich confirms the first episode of highly anticipated Season 2 adapts Andrzej Sapkowski’s short story, a tale involving a cursed nobleman named Nivellen.

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Netflix’s Drops ‘JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure STONE OCEAN’ Trailer and Key Art

The final battle to end the century-long, fateful confrontations between the Joestar family and DIO begins; based on the Japanese manga series by Hirohiko Araki, the series hits the streamer in December.

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‘Gigantosaurus’ Season 3 Launches on Disney Junior and NOW

The hugely popular preschool series from Cyber Group Studios treats fans to new Dino characters, catchy songs, and colorful Cretaceous-period locations; Season 3 launches August 9 on Disney Junior and DisneyNOW – Season 2 hits Disney+ on August 25.

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Dan Levy to Co-Write and Star in ‘Standing By’ Animated Series

Hulu orders a presentation from the ‘Schitt’s Creek’ star and ‘Feel Good’ director Ally Pankiw; show takes a satirical look at a group of disgruntled guardian angels.

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49th Annual Annie Awards Now Open for Submissions

ASIFA-Hollywood issues call for entries; honoring excellence in the field of animation, awards will be presented in 36 categories at ceremony set for February 26, 2022.

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Luis Guzman to Play Gomez Addams in Tim Burton’s Live-Action ‘Wednesday’

Prolific actor boards Netflix’s new supernatural coming of age series starring Jenny Ortega as the eponymous daughter in the eccentric, kooky Addams family brood.

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Aardman and Gurinder Chadha Teaming on Animated Bollywood Musical

The renowned animation studio and famed ‘Bend it Like Beckham’ writer/director are collaborating on a high-concept film about a young Indian elephant who dreams of becoming a Bollywood dancer.

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‘Housebroken’ Snags Early Season 2 Renewal on Fox

By Dan Sarto | Monday, August 9, 2021 at 11:18am

With new episodes of the series returning tonight, the network pickups up another season of its animated comedy about neighborhood pets working out their issues in therapy from ‘Veep’ colleagues Gabrielle Allan, Jennifer Crittenden and Clea DuVall; series stars include Lisa Kudrow, Will Forte, Tony Hale, and Jason Mantzoukas.

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STEAM Accreditation Program Launched for Toy Industry

The Toy Association and the Good Play Guide start program to evaluate and certify kids’ products based on ‘STEAM’ - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math criteria; ‘STEAM Stamp of Approval’ can be used for product packaging as well as digital and traditional marketing platforms.

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Mila Kunis’ Animated ‘Stoner Cats’ Series Released as NFTs

The ‘Family Guy’ and ‘That 70’s Show’ actress’ unique new show about weed smokin’ felines features the voice talent of Seth MacFarlane, Ashton Kutcher, Jane Fonda and Chris Rock… and it's already made a ton of kaysh!

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IMDb Acquires AVOD Rights for ‘100% Wolf – Legend of the Moonstone’

Set for an exclusive launch August 12, the CG animated series follows a young heir to a werewolf pack – but something goes terribly wrong during his ‘warfing;’ based on the books by Jayne Lyons, the series has been sold in 80 territories.

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Academy Announces New Board of Governors

Casting director David Rubin re-elected AMPAS president; roster of officers increases by two with addition of the Equity and Inclusion Committee and the separation of Membership and Governance into two committees.

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Boat Rocker Greenlights ‘Dino Ranch’ Season 2

Season 1 of the popular animated preschool series now playing on Disney Junior, DisneyNOW, and Disney+; the series follows the Cassidy family who are charged with wrangling a lively herd of dinosaurs who are also their best friends.

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Autodesk Explores the Future of VFX at SIGGRAPH 2021

Taking place August 10, Autodesk’s SIGGRAPH 2021 Vision Series includes six sessions with industry leaders who are pushing the boundaries to create new possibilities for film and TV digital artistry; programs include ‘Reimagining VFX Production in the Cloud,’ and ‘Marvel Studios: Adapting to Our New (Virtual) Normal.’ 

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‘South Park’ Creators Sign Massive 14 Movie, 5 Season Renewal Deal

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 7:53am

$900 million agreement with MTV Entertainment Studios calls for new movie on Paramount+ every two years starting this year, plus Comedy Central series commitment through Season 30.  

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Disney+ Reveals ‘LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales’ Cast and Key Art

Halloween is going to be scary this year when Vaderʼs loyal servant shares three creepy stories linked to ancient artifacts and iconic villains from across all eras of ‘Star Wars;’ starring Tony Hale and Christian Slater, the new animated special premieres exclusively on the streamer October 1.

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Disney Launching New Animation Studio in Vancouver

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 3:06pm

Set to open next January, facility will focus on long-form shows and projects for Disney+, starting with the ‘Moana’ musical series; Burbank studio plans to increase staff and remain exclusive home of feature film projects and shorter form series such as recently announced ‘Zootopia+.’

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Netflix Reportedly Developing Live-Action ‘Pokémon’ Series

‘Lucifer’ executive producer and showrunner Joe Henderson is said to have already begun staffing a writers’ room as development begins on the show.

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Adult Swim Greenlights ‘Tuca & Bertie’ Season 3

With a third season pickup, the enormously popular show continues to shine in its successful resurrection from Netflix cancelation; catch Season 2’s final episodes August 8 and 15 - the millennial bird women continue with more of the same crazy antics as they each deal with their ghosts, each in a very different way.

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