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Dean DeBlois to Produce and Direct ‘Treasure Island’ for Universal

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 11:13am

News comes on heels of ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ trilogy director’s deal to write and direct live-action ‘Micronauts’ for Paramount / Hasbro.

People Headline News

Dean DeBlois to Write and Direct ‘Micronauts’ for Paramount / Hasbro

By Dan Sarto | Monday, September 23, 2019 at 2:08pm

Creative force behind DreamWorks Animation’s hit ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ film trilogy takes on the live-action action figure-inspired film project previously under development with J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot.

SVOD Headline News

Netflix and Russo Brothers Teaming on ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Animated Series

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 3, 2019 at 7:44am

'Avengers: Endgame' directors to oversee new and expanded Planeswalkers storylines for iconic game franchise’s first onscreen effort.

ReelFX Headline News

China’s Alibaba to Partner with STX Entertainment on UglyDolls Franchise

New deal includes previously announced ‘UglyDolls’ animated feature film directed by Kelly Asbury along with an animated TV series, digital and print publishing, mobile and educational games, soundtrack and music, and merchandising and licensing programs.

Awards Headline News

Animation Writer Nicole Dubuc Receives WGAW Career Achievement Award

Prolific writer-producer-actress and showrunner of the forthcoming Disney Junior series ‘The Rocketeer’ honored with the Writers Guild of America West’s 2018 Animation Writers Caucus Animation Writing Award.

Shout! Factory Headline News

Fathom, Shout! and Hasbro Expand Roll-Out for ‘The Transformers: The Movie’

Enthusiastic fan reaction leads to even more opportunities to see the original 1986 animated action-adventure on the big screen on September 27.

Licensing Headline News

Cartoon Merchandise Deals Herald Wrap for Licensing Expo

Fans can watch for new products featuring ‘Cuphead,’ Cartoon Network shows, ‘PJ Masks,’ ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,’ ‘Pablo,’ ‘Yu-Gi-Oh!,’ ‘Beylade Burst’ and more.

Feature Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Lights, Camera, Action: The Cinematography of ‘My Little Pony: The Movie’

Cinematographer Anthony Di Ninno discusses virtual cameras, staging, lighting, the advantages of a hybrid 2D/3D pipeline, and more for the new animated feature based on Hasbro’s ‘My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic’ television series.

Travis Knight Headline News

LAIKA Head Travis Knight Pivots to Live-Action with ‘Transformers’ Spinoff ‘Bumblebee’

Following his directorial debut with the twice-Oscar-nominated epic animated feature, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ LAIKA CEO Travis Knight to helm Transformers spinoff ‘Bumblebee’ for Paramount Pictures.

Hasbro Headline News

Zoe Saldana Joins Voice Cast of ‘My Little Pony: The Movie’

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ star joins previously announced Kristin Chenoweth, Emily Blunt, Taye Diggs, Liev Schreiber, Sia, Uzo Aduba, and Michael Peña, as well as the voice actors behind the ‘Mane 6’ from the ‘MLP: Friendship is Magic’ series: Andrea Libman, Tara Strong, Ashleigh Ball, Tabitha St. Germain and Cathy Weseluck.

Lucasfilm Headline News

Fan-Made Shorts Launch New Toy Line for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’

Fan-made stop-motion animated shorts featuring the new line of toys from the forthcoming movie launch on the ‘Star Wars’ YouTube channel.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Shout! Announces Blu-ray Release of New ‘MLP Equestria Girls’ Feature

Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios enter home entertainment distribution alliance for highly anticipated new movie adventure, ‘My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Legend of Everfree.

Business Headline News

Hasbro Acquires Boulder Media

Hasbro expands TV and feature film capabilities with purchase of Irish animation studio; Boulder Media to continue producing projects for third-party clients including Disney’s ‘Wander Over Yonder’ and the BBC’s ‘Danger Mouse.’

Stop-Motion Headline News

Stoopid Buddy Creates Stopmo Trailer for Ubisoft’s ‘Toy Soldiers’

‘Robot Chicken’ creators Stoopid Buddy Stoodios partners with Ubisoft to create a hybrid stop-motion live-action launch trailer for ‘Toy Soldiers: War Chest.’

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