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Return of the X-Men Headline News

Michael Lesslie in Talks to Pen Upcoming Marvel ‘X-Men’ Film

‘The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes’ scribe is reportedly set to write the upcoming Marvel Studios film, the latest installment in the cinematic franchise acquired by Disney from 21st Century Fox in 2019.

Hypothetically Speaking ANIMATIONWorld

The Whys and Hows of Marvel Studios’ Acclaimed ‘What If…?’

With awards season on the horizon, director/executive producer Bryan Andrews and writer/executive producer A. C. Bradley share their thoughts about Season 2 of the groundbreaking Disney+ animated series.

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.   

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+.

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.

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.

Farm Fresh to Your Door Headline News

Disney Drops ‘Big City Greens the Movie: Spacecation’ Official Trailer

NASA Astronaut and special guest star Scott Kelly shared the exciting preview on Instagram; the upcoming movie premieres June 6 on Disney Channel and June 7 on Disney+. 

The Final AIP… For Now! Headline News

Podcast EP 252: ‘Celeste’ Art Director Pedro Medeiros & How to Become a Professional Pixel Artist

In Terry Ibele’s final Animation Industry Podcast, for now, the Brazilian artist discusses how got into game dev and how he creates from scratch a different art style for each game he works on.

Flame On… Again Headline News

Paul Walter Hauser Joins the Cast of ‘The Fantastic Four’

The Emmy and Golden Globe winner joins 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.  

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 251: Ole Tillmann - Creating the StopMo for ‘Harold Halibut’

The German game studio art director discusses his indie video game and its unique style, combining stop-motion animation with 3D scanning and CG compositing.

A Darkness Rises Headline News

Disney+ Drops New ‘Star Wars: The Acolyte’ Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 11:43am

In the mystery-thriller, which takes viewers into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark-side powers in the final days of the High Republic era, someone is killing young Jedis… no one is safe, and your own eyes cannot be trusted; the series debuts June 4 with its first 2 episodes.

May the Best Design Be With You Headline News

Autodesk Launches Droid Design Contest with Disney and Lucasfilm

By Dan Sarto | Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 11:10am

To celebrate Star Wars Day, the tech leader has announced its May the Fourth campaign, a month-long contest for superfans to design their own droid using Maya, 3ds Max, or Fusion.

Back on the Grid Again Headline News

Jeff Bridges Will Appear in ‘Tron: Ares’

The third installment in the decades-spanning sci-fi franchise also stars Jared Leto, and is penned by Jesse Wigutow, with ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ director Joachim Rønning set to direct.

The Story That Keeps on Giving Headline News

Disney Drops ‘Mufasa: The Lion King’ Trailer and Cast Announcement

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 29, 2024 at 2:58pm

Oscar winner Barry Jenkins directs, with songs by multiple award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda and an all-star voice lineup led by Thandiwe Newton, Donal Glover, Seth Rogen, Keith David and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter; film hits theaters December 20, 2024.

The Third Coming Headline News

An Even ‘R’-er Red Band Trailer Drops for ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’

What do superhero frenemies do… when one is Deadpool… they come together… Ryan Reynolds returns as the fourth wall breaking ‘Merc with a Mouth’ in the third installment of the scandalous Marvel Studios franchise, alongside Hugh Jackman as Wolverine; the film hits theaters July 26.

What Me Worry? ANIMATIONWorld

Kelsey Mann and Mark Nielsen Talk ‘Inside Out 2’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 11:00am

The director and producer discuss their new film, the feel good / sad / angry / anxious movie of the summer, Pixar’s highly anticipated sequel to Pete Docter’s Oscar-winning 2015 ‘Inside Out;’ the emotions are back… with new digs and unexpected guests, coming to theaters June 14.

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 250: Rand Fishkin and How He's Funding Snackbar Indie Game Studio

Studio co-founder and CEO discusses his jump to the world of video games, how he’s funding the endeavor and 3 critical things that will lead to a video game’s success.

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 249: Ben Osroosh & Making Motion Control Rigs and Winders for Stop-Motion

LA-based Iranian stop-motion artist discusses his move from Iran to the U.S., his unexpected entry into stop-motion animation and his recently launched Motion Control Kit’s capabilities.

Flame On… Again Headline News

‘The Fantastic Four’ Finds its Silver Surfer

Julia Garner joins Marvel’s remake that stars 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. 

Shake It Up! Headline News

Disney Shakes Up Release Slate, Live-Action ‘Moana’ Delayed

The feature adaptation of the original animated feature has moved from June 27, 2025 to July 10, 2026, while the animated ‘Moana 2’ sequel will still premiere November 27, 2024; the anticipated ‘The Mandalorian & Grogu’ has been confirmed for a 2026 release.

careers in animation Headline News

Podcast EP 248: Catino World & Animating Cat Memes as A Career

The creator of Catino World’s bouncy, orange meme cats shares how COVID lockdown unemployment led him to social media success, allowing him to be a self-supporting full-time artist.

Another Revamp Headline News

Aaron Pierre No Longer Attached to Marvel’s ‘Blade Reboot’

‘The Underground Railroad’ actor parts ways with the Marvel Studios film, starring Mahershala Ali, Mia Goth, and Delroy Lindo, about the half-human, half-vampire Eric Brooks as he seeks revenge for the death of his mother; the movies slices into theaters November 7, 2025.

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