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The Many Visual Worlds of ‘Westworld’

Visual Effects Supervisor Jay Worth talks about the HBO sci-fi thriller’s fourth – and final – season, and his long tenure on the show, which set a new high production value bar for streaming series.

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‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse’: An Animated Tale of Love, Friendship, and Kindness

The beautiful and compelling new hand-drawn Apple Original Film, based on the bestselling illustrated book by Charlie Mackesy, debuts on Apple TV+ December 25.

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Apple TV+ Shares ‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse’ Trailer

Based on Charlie Mackesy’s book of the same name, the hand-drawn animated short tells a story of kindness, friendship, courage, and hope following a boy’s journey searching for home; coming to the streamer Christmas Day.

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Carlos López Estrada to Direct and Pen ‘Your Name’ Live-Action Remake

The ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ director has been onboarded by Paramount, Bad Robot, and Toho to adapt the animated romantic fantasy drama, considered a modern Japanese classic.

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Apple TV+ Nabs ‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse’ Short for Christmas Day Release

Starring Tom Hollander, Idris Elba, Gabriel Byrne, and Jude Coward Nicoll, produced by J.J. Abrams and Hannah Minghella, and based on the best-selling book by Charlie Mackesy, the hand-drawn Apple Original Films short, about an unlikely friendship between a boy, a mole, a fox, and a horse, journeying together to find the boy’s home, will debut the same day on the BBC in the U.K.

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Keanu Reeves Boards ‘Constantine’ Sequel

Everyone’s favorite demonologist will return in the feature film sequel to the 2005 cult-favorite supernatural action film, with Akiva Goldsman writing and Weed Road Pictures, J.J. Abrams, and Hannah Minghella producing.

The Hits Keep on Coming! Headline News

HBO Max Axes ‘Batman: Caped Crusader’ Animated Series

Bruce Timm, J.J. Abrams and Matt Reeves’ highly anticipated continuation of the highly influential mid-90s ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ will no longer move forward at the streamer but will be shopped to other networks.

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HBO Max Cancels ‘Driftwood’ Three Months After Being Greenlit

The animated feature gets the axe as part of Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslov’s mission to cut $3 billion in costs; executives Tom Ascheim and Allison Abbate among staffers let go in the cost-cutting effort.

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‘The Batman: The Complete Series’ Flies Home to Digital and Blu-Ray

The Dark Knight returns with a whole new look as Warner Bros. Animation remasters the popular 2004 series; home entertainment release coming February 1, 2022.

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John Chu to Direct Adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ ‘Oh, The Places You’ll Go!’

Warner Animation Group and Dr. Seuss Enterprises announce new animated musical feature based on the famed author’s final book; other properties slated for new co-productions include ‘The Cat in The Hat’ and ‘Thing One and Thing Two.’

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Go Behind-the-Scenes on ‘Batman: Caped Crusader’

Buce Timm, J.J. Abrams and Matt Reeves shared their inspiration for the all-new reimagined animated series at Saturday’s DC Fandome; the next chapter of the Dark Night is coming soon to HBO Max and Cartoon Network.

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‘Batman: Caped Crusader’ Series Greenlit at HBO Max and Cartoon Network

Bruce Timm joins J.J. Abrams and Matt Reeves on an all-new, reimagined animated series inspired by the Dark Knight’s thrilling noir roots, from Warner Bros. Animation.

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RISE FX Shares ‘Lovecraft Country’ VFX Breakdown Reel and Images

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 29, 2021 at 10:05am

German visual effects studio's new highlight reel showcases their work on funky ‘60s planet, menacing robots, and White Room prison cell from hit HBO horror fantasy series.

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The Magic Behind the Magic of 'Star Wars: Episode IX’

Production VFX supervisor Roger Guyett talks creating Princess Leia, the benefits of practical shooting, and bringing the saga to a close.

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Roland Emmerich to Receive 2019 VES Visionary Award

Noted ‘Independence Day’ director-producer joins previous visionaries Jonathan Nolan, Victoria Alonso, Syd Mead, J.J. Abrams, Alfonso Cuarón, Ang Lee and Christopher Nolan as recipient of prestigious Visual Effects Society award.

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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.

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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.

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