Search form

AWN Headline News

No Do-overs This Time Headline News

Official Clip, Key Art, Images Drop for ‘Mulligan: Part 2’

The adult animated comedy series from ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ creator Robert Carlock and Sam Means returns for a second season May 24 on Netflix. 

People Headline News

Cartoon Network and Max Reveal All-Nigerian ‘Iyanu’ Cast

By Dan Sarto | Monday, May 20, 2024 at 11:28am

Lion Forge Entertainment’s adaptation of Dark Horse Comics / YouNeek Studios’ popular graphic novel series ‘Iyanu: Child of Wonder,’ by award-winning Nigerian creator and producer Roye Okupe, is slated for a 2025 release.

It’s Anime-zing! Headline News

First Look Photos, Release Date Revealed for Netflix’s ‘Terminator Zero’

The anime series installment in the popular sci-fi franchise, produced by Skydance Animation and Production IG Studios, streams August 29.

Watt We Should be Watching! Headline News

PBS KIDS’ ‘City Island Sings!’ Music Videos Coming May 29

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 17, 2024 at 12:27pm

From Augenblick Studios’ Future Brain Media, the ‘City Island’ spin-off series kicks off a new slate of civic-themed content that supports how everyone, including kids, of any background and ability, can contribute to their community.

Let’s Play 2! Headline News

Morgana Studios, ReachStar, ReDefine Originals Partner on Animated ‘Diamante’

Mathieu Ratthé will direct the feature, set in the lush Caribbean Island of the Dominican Republic, which follows young Luisito and his dream of becoming a pro baseball player.

Heading to 1600 Edo Japan Headline News

FX, Hulu, James Clavell Estate to Develop Additional ‘Shōgun’ Seasons

The trio will extend the critically acclaimed global hit drama series with at least two additional seasons; first season co-creators, executive producers, and writers Justin Marks and Rachel Kondo will return alongside executive producer Michaela Clavell and series star and producer Hiroyuki Sanada.

Education Headline News

Pixomondo Expands Virtual Production Academy with New Collaborations

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 5:43pm

Studio launches new training initiatives, working with the latest virtual production and LED stage techniques, at Sony PCL, Vook school in Japan, and Vancouver Film School.

Flame On… Again Headline News

Natasha Lyonne Joins Cast of ‘The Fantastic Four’

The ‘Russian Doll’ and ‘Poker Face’ actress boards Marvel’s remake in an undisclosed role alongside Pedro Pascal as Reed Richards (Mister Fantastic), Vanessa Kirby as Susan Storm (The Invisible Woman), Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Ben Grimm (The Thing), and Joseph Quinn as Johnny Storm (The Human Torch); the film flies into theaters July 25, 2025.   

It’s Wicked Cool! Headline News

Universal Drops ‘Wicked’ Official Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 2:58pm

Based on the bestselling novel by Gregory Maguire and the hugely successful stage musical, Jon M. Chu’s upcoming musical fantasy adventure tells the untold story of the witches of Oz, Elphaba and Glinda; the film hits theaters November 2024.

Undead Shenanigans Headline News

Disney Shares ‘ZOMBIES: The Re-Animated Series’ Trailer, Premiere Date

An expansion of the wildly popular ‘ZOMBIES’ movie franchise, the upcoming show debuts June 28 on Disney Channel and June 29 on Disney+.

What’s a Noun? Headline News

Trailer Unveiled for Stoopid Buddy’s ‘SHARK, PICKLE, CONE: A Nouns Documentary’

The studio’s first documentary, which explores the fusion of art, technology, and nouns, chronicling their creative journey to conceive, design, and build a massive Rose Parade float, premieres May 29 at Consensus 2024, before moving to X on June 1.

Ultraman Returns Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘Ultraman: Rising’ Official Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 7:30am

Shannon Tindle’s all-new iteration of fan-favorite Ultraman introduces baseball star Ken Sato, a young man who can transform into a gigantic, kaiju-fighting superhero, rediscovering the powers of family thanks to an unlikely ally – a sweet, 35-foot-tall, fire-breathing baby kaiju; global debut set for June 14. 

People Headline News

Animation Veteran Mark Taylor Joins God’s Gang Ltd.

The ex-Nickelodeon, DreamWorks and Sony Pictures Animation exec joins the advisory board of company behind ‘God’s Gang’ animated series, led by former Disney exec Nimrod Avraham May.

Business Headline News

DNEG Launches DNEG 360 Division with Dimension Studio

The two companies’ joint virtual production venture expands to provide end-to-end client production solutions, from development through post; LED volume stages are also debuted in London and Rome.

Celebrating Stop-Motion Excellence Headline News

BFI and LAIKA Announce ‘Stop Motion’ Program and Exhibition Running Aug 1-Oct 9

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at 12:04pm

Showcasing the art, science, and innovation of stop motion animation, the BFI Southbank ‘Season’ includes the ‘LAIKA: Frame x Frame’ exhibition, special talks with Guillermo del Toro, Henry Selick, The Brothers Quay, Suzie Templeton, and other top filmmakers, as well as screenings of films like ‘Coraline,’ ‘Street of Crocodiles,’ ‘Jason and the Argonauts,’ ‘Chicken Run,’ and the original ‘King Kong.’  

What Did We Learn Today? Headline News

Paramount+ Announces ‘South Park: The End of Obesity’

The advent of new weight loss drugs has a huge impact on everyone in South Park in the “new event” premiering Friday, May 24 in the U.S. and Canada, and on Saturday, May 25 in the U.K., Australia, Latin America, Brazil, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

The Witching Hour Approaches Headline News

Disney+ Sets Release Date for Marvel Series ‘Agatha All Along’

The ‘WandaVision’ spinoff, previously known as ‘Agatha: Coven of Chaos,’ ‘Agatha: House of Harkness,’ and ‘Agatha: Darkhold Diaries,’ hits the streamer September 18 with two premiere episodes.

Return to Middle-earth Headline News

‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ Season 2 Trailer Drops

Prime Video teases the August 29 return of its epic fantasy adventure series, setting the stage for J.R.R. Tolkien’s legendary villain Sauron as he darkens Middle-earth’s Second Age.

Prime Video Gets Crofty Headline News

Prime Video Orders ‘Tomb Raider’ Series, Phoebe Waller-Bridge to Pen, EP

Amazon MGM Studios, Crystal Dynamics, and dj2 Entertainment set to expand the famed video game franchise through all-new series and films.