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‘Batman: The Long Halloween’ Arrives in 4K with an Extended R-Rated Edition

Warner Bros. Animation and DC’s animated thriller is now available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, on Blu-ray+Digital, Blu-ray (in Canada), and Digital; bonus featurette, ‘Batman: The Long Halloween – The Evolution of Evil,’ takes a psychological dive into commonalities of the film’s heroes and villains.

Technology Headline News

NVIDIA Announces Next Gen OVX Computing Systems for 3D Virtual World Building

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 10:10am

New technology provides the graphics and simulation foundation for building and operating metaverse applications, including immersive digital twin simulations, in NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise.

The Future of AI Headline News

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang Reveals Slew of Omniverse Feature Releases and Updates

Omniverse's expansive new features, revealed at this morning’s GTC keynote, include Omniverse Cloud managed services, Omniverse Kit connected tools and microservices, and Omniverse Exchange, a publishing portal for industry and purpose-built third-party solutions; the online conference runs through September 22.

Specialty Theatrical Releases Headline News

‘A Silent Voice: 5th Anniversary’ Coming to North American Theaters this October

Based on the hit manga series by Yoshitoki Oima, the anime feature tells a poignant coming-of-age tale about bullying and redemption.

The Hellblazer is Back Headline News

Keanu Reeves Boards ‘Constantine’ Sequel

Everyone’s favorite demonologist will return in the feature film sequel to the 2005 cult-favorite supernatural action film, with Akiva Goldsman writing and Weed Road Pictures, J.J. Abrams, and Hannah Minghella producing.

People Headline News

Oscar Winner Jonas Rivera Named Executive VP Film Production at Pixar

After joining the animation house as its first intern, the ‘Inside Out’ and ‘Toy Story 4’ producer will now oversee all studio film and streaming content production.

Release Date Roulette Headline News

Disney’s ‘Haunted Mansion’ Pushed to Summer 2023

The company’s busy theatrical release calendar gets some post D23 updates, as many dates have been moved, while the Star Wars film ‘Rogue Squadron’ had disappeared altogether.

Are You an Odd 1? Headline News

Netflix Reveals Offbeat Comedy ‘Oddballs’ Trailer and Premiere Date

Inspired by James Rallison’s oddly comic YouTube musings, the new animated series follows a bubble-shaped boy named James, whose life observations fuel rants that escalate to absurd heights; the show hits the streamer October 7.

Business Headline News

GKIDS Nabs Alberto Vázquez's ‘Unicorn Wars’ North American Rights

The award-winning director’s newest adult animated feature, described as ‘Bambi meets Apocalypse Now,’ makes its U.S. premiere at Fantastic Fest in Austin later this month; the film makes its U.S. theatrical debut this Fall.

RWBY: Ice Queendom Headline News

‘RWBY: Ice Queendom’ English Dub to Hit Rooster Teeth, then Crunchyroll

The main ‘RWBY’ voice cast returns for the franchise’s latest effort, a new series that takes place in the world of Remnant, where science and fairy tales coexist, premiering in the U.S. September 25.

We’re Already at Phase 6? Headline News

Writer Jeff Loveness Boards ‘Avengers: The Kang Dynasty’

The ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’ writer will now pen the Phase 6 film alongside director Destin Daniel Cretton, with a current release date of May 2, 2025.

You're Despicable! Headline News

‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ Coming to Peacock

Steve Carrell stars as the master of evil in Illumination’s newest entry in the ‘Despicable Me’ franchise; the CG animated comedy debuts exclusively on the streamer later this month.

Festivals Headline News

Dome Fest West 2023 Set Next Month in Costa Mesa

The 2nd annual 360-degree film festival and conference features full-dome, fully immersive 360-degree media shows, presentations, industry panels, interactive workshops, and keynotes by industry leaders.

In-Passing Headline News

Award-Winning Independent Animator Gil Alkabetz Dies at 65

The acclaimed Israeli director, whose short films ‘Rubicon’ and ‘Morir de Amor’ won prizes around the world, was a longtime fixture in the independent animation and international festival universe.

Star your Engines Headline News

David Harbour and Orlando Bloom Board ‘Gran Turismo’ Feature

Neil Blomkamp helms the high-octane film that pays homage to the best-selling PlayStation racing game, based on the true story of a teenage gamer whose skills ultimately translated into his becoming a professional racecar driver; film debuts in theaters on August 11, 2023.

Animated Political Satire Returns! Headline News

‘Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News’ Moves to Comedy Central

The late-night TV show host’s Emmy-nominated satirical animated news program returns on a new network with new stories of the day reported by animated anchors discussing topical issues with real-life political analysts, newsmakers, and media figures; new episodes kick off next month.

The Future is Now Headline News

‘Blade Runner 2099’ Live-Action Series Finds Home on Prime Video

Ridley Scott to executive produce and Silka Luisa to pen the project, a follow-up to the ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ which will stream on Prime video.

Business Headline News

King Features Syndicate Announces ‘Slylock Fox’ Animated Feature Adaptation

Bob Weber Jr.’s kids’ interactive comic, about a Sherlock Holmes-esque detective and his sidekick Max Mouse, heads to the big screen with Evan Daugherty as writer/producer and art direction by Chromosphere Studios.

Room for Everyone Headline News

New MCU Israeli Superhero Causes Uproar

Sabra, the Israeli Mossad agent, police officer, and human mutant, is set to appear in the upcoming Marvel Studios’ flick ‘Captain America: New World Order’ when it releases in 2024, and many folks around the world are none-too-pleased.

Move Over Indiana Jones Headline News

Andy Samberg’s Animated ‘Digman!’ Series Snags its Cast

The ‘Rescue Rangers’ star and Neil Campbell’s adult comedy has added the voice talents of Mitra Jouhari, Tim Robinson, Dale Soules, Guz Khan, Melissa Fumero, and Tim Meadows; Comedy Central debut set for early 2023.

call for entries Headline News

Call For Entries: Animac 2023

The non-profit cultural event welcomes animation enthusiasts and artists to a non-competitive celebration of animation in Lleida, Spain - February 2023; the public selects all submission category winners – the deadline to register is October 31.

First Time Outside Asia Headline News

Crunchyroll Sets ‘Mobile Suit Gundam Cucuruz Doan’s Island’ Theatrical Release Dates

Directed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko and based on the popular ‘Mobile Suit Gundam’ series, the anime film, an adaptation of the original show’s 15th episode, makes its first appearance outside Asia in its inaugural English subbed and dubbed debut; tickets now on sale.

Happy Happy Joy Joy Headline News

Snipple Animation Teases Involvement with ‘Ren & Stimpy’ Reboot

The animation studio, which specializes in hand-drawn content, hinted on Instagram of their work on new episodes of one of the most controversial children’s series ever created.

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