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In Passing Headline News

Fred Patten, Noted Anime and Manga Historian, Dies at 77

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 4:39pm

Prolific writer and collector was a pioneer in U.S. fandom, helping introduce previously obscure Japanese animation and comics to a new generation of consumers. 

Netflix Headline News

Mark Osborne Helming ‘Escape From Hat’ for Netflix

Two-time Academy Award-nominated director joining ‘Artemis Fowl’ screenwriter Adam Kline and ‘The Little Prince’ producer Jinko Gotoh for new animated feature.

Disney Headline News

Disney Developing Digital Docuseries, ‘Ink & Paint’

Disney’s Alternative Division to produce eight-episode documentary mini-series based on animation historian Mindy Johnson’s book, ‘Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney's Animation.’

Licensing Headline News

Silvergate Media Launches Licensing Program for Netflix Series ‘Hilda’

2D animated series co-produced by Silvergate Media and Mercury Films is based on the Eisner Award-nominated graphic novels by Luke Pearson.

Atomic Cartoons Headline News

Atomic Cartoons Developing Anthology Series Based on Book Series ‘Eerie Elementary’

Following ‘The Last Kids on Earth’ collaboration for Netflix, ‘Eerie Elementary’ writer Max Brallier reteams with Atomic Cartoons for new anthology series blending live-action and animation.

Reel FX Headline News

Reel FX Recruits Chris Miller To Direct Untitled Wish Project

Oscar-nominated ‘Puss n’ Boots’ and ‘Shrek the Third’ director to helm upcoming original feature that takes place in both the real world and a world of mythical creatures.

Paramount Headline News

Paramount Taps Patrick Osborne for ‘Monument Valley’ Feature

Hybrid CG-animation/live-action film based on the acclaimed mobile puzzle game by Ustwo Games to be produced by Akiva Goldsman and Weed Road Pictures.

Amazon Headline News

Amazon Launching Animated Kids Series ‘Pete the Cat’ September 21

Based on the best-selling children’s books, new series from ‘Phineas and Ferb’ creator Jeff “Swampy” Marsh stars Jacob Tremblay, Elvis Costello and Diana Krall, with original music from Costello and Krall.

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

Learn How to Draw Captain Underpants!

Ahead of its Netflix debut on July 13, watch the opening sequence, new clips and how-to tutorials from DreamWorks Animation Television’s ‘The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants.’

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