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The New Rick and Morty Headline News

Fans Campaign for Tiktok Impressionist to Replace Justin Roiland in ‘Rick and Morty’

The grassroots movement to hire voice actor Sean Kelly as the show’s two leads has many supporters, while other fans argue the true beauty and humor of the show came from the co-creator’s improv and can never be replicated.

We Want Fast Food Items as Neighbors Headline News

Adult Swim Orders ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force’ Season 12

As a follow-up to the animated comedy ‘Aqua Teen Forever: Plantasm,’ which debuts on HBO in February and Adult Swim in March – Dave Willis and Matt Maiellaro, the ‘creative geniuses’ behind the franchise, will produce 5 all-new episodes. 

The End of an Era Headline News

Justin Roiland Resigns as Squanch Games CEO

Move comes after the ‘Rick and Morty’ co-creator was dropped this week from his shows with Adult Swim and Hulu; the status of his production company, Justin Roiland’s Solo Vanity Card Productions! is unknown.

Let’s Dance – After the Apocalypse ANIMATIONWorld

Adult Swim SMALL’s ‘Hot Future’: ‘Step Up’ Meets ‘Mad Max’ in Bollywood

Animation duo Mike Anderson and Ryan Dickie’s 10-minute animated short taps Unreal Engine 5 for a post-apocalyptic adventure set 1,000 years in the future, where dance is violent, everything is hot… and no one is safe when the beat drops; film joins the network’s other original short-form content commissioned from emerging animators and comedic voices from around the world.

Gimme More Mooncake Headline News

‘Final Space’ Creator Starts Production on ‘Godspeed’

After raising almost $500k through Kickstarter, Olan Rogers began work last week on an animated short and nine-episode series which may have ties to the fan-favorite cancelled series.

Awards Headline News

‘The Simpsons’ Leads 2023 WGA Awards Nominations for Animation

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 12:25pm

FOX’s iconic series once again nabs multiple noms, with ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ last year's winner ‘Tuca & Bertie,’ and ‘Undone’ rounding out the list; winners to be honored at March 5 WGA awards ceremony.

Animation Lives Headline News

Warner Bros. Discovery Animation Isn’t Dead: ‘Batwheels’ Renewed for Season 2

Despite the recent company shakeup that has animators fearing for their jobs, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim president Michael Ouweleen assures naysayers that the animation division is not dead.

Villard and Karacas Return! Headline News

‘KING STAR KING!/!/!/’ and ‘Ballmastrz: Rubicon’ Specials Coming to Adult Swim

New animated galactic adventures mark the return of fan-favorite heroes, plus their original creators JJ Villard and Christy Karacas, respectively; shows hit the network and HBO Max this coming February.

We Want Fast Food Items as Neighbors ANIMATIONWorld

Dave Willis and Matt Maiellaro Talk ‘Aqua Teen Forever: Plantasm’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 2:18pm

The creative geniuses (for want of a more colorful plural noun) behind one of Adult Swim’s longest running series are back, along with favorite fast food item rascals Frylock, Master Shake, and Meatwad (plus perverted neighbor Carl), in a brand-new animated feature, out today on Digital, 4K Ultra HD, and Blu-ray.

Let’s Dance – After the Apocalypse Headline News

Groove to a Post-Apocalyptic Dance Adventure - Adult Swim SMALL’s ‘Hot Future’ Short

Watch Mike Anderson and Ryan Dickie’s latest animated collaboration - created with real-time tools including Unreal Engine - set 1,000 years in the future; their film joins the network’s other original short-form content commissioned from emerging animators and comedic voices from around the world.

Say it Ain’t So! Headline News

‘Tuca & Bertie’ Cancelled a Second Time

Adult Swim has axed the wayward animated series, starring Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong as bird women besties, following its third season, having previously rescued the series after its one-and-done at Netflix.

I Mean It! Headline News

Watch Exclusive ‘Aqua Teen Forever: Plantasm’ Clip – ‘I Said Back Off’

If Frylock says it, he means it! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment shares snippet teasing the return of everyone’s favorite rascals, the Aqua Teens, coming to Digital, 4K Ultra HD, and Blu-ray next week!

WUBBA LUBBA DUB-DUB! Headline News

Adult Swim’s ‘Rick and Morty’ Gets Spooky in New Short

Claymation filmmaker Lee Hardcastle’s ‘Summer’s Sleepover’ animated short promises a trippy-horror-laden prelude to Halloween, airing October 30; more Season 6 episodes coming November 20. 

Ha! Headline News

Adult Swim Launches ‘Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell: The Cartoon’

Based on the popular live-action series of the same name, the digital shorts welcome viewers back to Hell for more never-ending torture; watch all 8 episodes on the network’s YouTube channel.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Watch ‘Aqua Teen Forever: Plantasm’ Never-Before-Seen Clip

Lock the doors, close the windows! Everyone’s favorite rascals, the Aqua Teens, continue their crazy antics in your living room – coming to Digital, 4K Ultra HD, and Blu-ray in November.

Getting Raucous in Wollongong Headline News

Adult Swim Sets ‘YOLO: Silver Destiny’ Debut

Australia’s rowdy party girls are back looking for fun times, new experiences, positive vibes, and hot guys in the bizarre town of Wollongong; created by ‘Smiling Friends’ Michael Cusack, ‘YOLO’ Season 2 is coming in January 2023.

WUBBA LUBBA DUB-DUB! ANIMATIONWorld

Nobody Exists on Purpose, Everybody's Gonna Die: ‘Rick and Morty’ Season 6 Arrives!

In a freewheeling group confab, the creators and stars of the two-time Emmy Award-winning animated sitcom herald the arrival of a new season, debuting September 4 on Adult Swim.

Stalked by Evil Headline News

Adult Swim’s ‘Housing Complex C’ Anime Horror Series Coming to Toonami

The new show, premiering in October, follows a girl who always finds trouble – but when terrible things befall her and her neighbors, it seems that an ancient evil may be at work.

Animated Feature Films Headline News

Six Point Harness Shares ‘The Great Wolf Pack: A Call to Adventure’ Trailer

Directed by Chris Bailey, the film features The Great Wolf Resorts’ furry mascots, donning their big screen makeover, adventuring out to help others in need; the movie premieres across the resorts’ North American locations Labor Day weekend.

WUBBA LUBBA DUB-DUB! Headline News

Adult Swim Drops ‘Rick and Morty’ Season 6 Trailer

Our comic duo takes a crazy journey through space, time and the multiverse; in the new season, premiering next month, the pair are down on their luck… will they bounce back?

WUBBA LUBBA DUB-DUB! Headline News

Adult Swim Sets ‘Rick and Morty’ Season 6 Premiere

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 8:15am

Coming this September, the two-time Emmy Award-winning animated comedy hits the multiverse with all-new episodes that pose the question: will they bounce back from Season 5 adversity, or get swept up in an ocean of piss?

Grrrrrrr! ANIMATIONWorld

Genndy Tartakovsky Talks the ‘Primal’ Pleasures of Animation

The acclaimed creator of ‘Dexter’s Laboratory’ and ‘Samurai Jack’ reflects on the unique format and surprise success of ‘Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal,’ his Emmy Award-winning animated series about the friendship between a caveman and a T-Rex, whose second season debuts today on Adult Swim.

Caw Caw! ANIMATIONWorld

Lisa Hanawalt Soars to New Heights with ‘Tuca & Bertie’ Season 3

The creator and executive producer of Adult Swim’s acclaimed animated avian sitcom talks about metaphorical trees, lost ideas, generational feminism, and the making of a hit series uniquely resurrected after its one and done at Netflix.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force: The Baffler Meal Complete Collection’ DVD Set Coming Soon

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is releasing 138 episodes, ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters,’ and 30 hours of bonus content in a must-have collection.

Business Headline News

NFT-Financed ‘Unlikely Love Stories’ Anthology Moves Forward at StudioDAO

The web3 collective strikes deal to produce animated short series based on the real-life love story of Oscar-nominated ‘Anomalisa’ producer Rosa Tran and Emmy Award-winning VFX artist Derek Smith.

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