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Freeform Cancels ‘Praise Petey’ After One Season

Anna Drezen’s adult animated series, which follows Petey as she takes over as leader of her late father’s cult, will not be renewed; the entire first season is now streaming on Freeform and Hulu.

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TBS Shares Exclusive ‘American Dad: Frantastic Voyage’ Clip

It’s back! The first all-new episode of Season 18 – Part 2 airs this Monday, September 4; the hugely popular animated comedy, created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman, about ultra-patriotic CIA agent Stan Smith and his unconventional family, returns with more absurd hilarity.

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'Praise Petey' Creator Anna Drezen Unpacks Her Comedic, Depressing Cult Research Dive

The former ‘SNL’ head writer discusses the eye-opening development process behind her new animated series about an accidental leader of a small-town cult, and how a live-action showrunner moving to animation can send shudders down the production team’s spines; now streaming on Freeform and Hulu. 

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Exclusive Clip: ‘Praise Petey - Barn Wedding’

In the all-new episode, Petey and Eliza scheme to bring an honest income to New Utopia by renting out barns as wedding venues for the Manhattan elite – what could go wrong? Watch it on Freeform August 4, the next day on Hulu.

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Exclusive Clip: ‘Praise Petey – Petey Gets Rejected’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, July 21, 2023 at 10:37am

Every former cult just needs some ‘fresh blood’ to become relevant… to modernize… or get lucky in love... or something like that… the hot new show about an accidental leader of a small-town cult, created, written, and executive produced by former ‘Saturday Night Live’ head writer Anna Drezen, premieres today, July 21, on Freeform, the next day on HULU.

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Animated Series ‘Praise Petey’ to Debut on Freeform

Watch the trailer for the hot new show about an accidental leader of a small-town cult, created, written, and executive produced by former ‘Saturday Night Live’ head writer Anna Drezen, premiering July 21 – the next day on HULU.

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‘Parallel Man: Infinite Pursuit’: Careening Across the Multiverse

FutureDude Entertainment’s Jeffrey Morris expands upon his comic and mobile game with a CG short that leaps from humanoid dino clans to polluted, steampunk cities in a sci-fi tale of commandos, stolen tech, and alternate Earths.

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Cosm Studios and Baobab Studios Ink ‘Namoo’ Deal

The exclusive agreement will bring Erick Oh’s award-winning animated short to planetariums and fulldome theaters around the world.

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WarnerMedia OneFifty Acquires Baobab Studios’ ‘Namoo’ for HBO Max

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 10:30am

Oscar-nominated director Erick Oh’s poignant animated short, about the beautiful and heartbreaking moments of a man’s life, to premiere on the streamer January 27.

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Ingenuity Studios Has a Blast with ‘Cowboy Bebop’ VFX

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 11:23am

Studio shares visual effects breakdown reel showcasing rockets, explosions, fire and other action graphics replacement work they delivered across 516 shots on Netflix’s live-action sci-fi neo-noir adaptation of the famed anime.

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‘Namoo’: An Artist Reflects on Life, Death, and Everything In-between

Using frames hand-painted with Quill and VR headsets, Oscar-nominated director Erick Oh and his production team at Emmy Award-winning Baobab Studios expertly crafted a thought-provoking and emotional 3D animated short that follows the beautiful and heartbreaking moments of a man’s life.

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Baobab Studios Releases Trailer and Images for Erick Oh’s ‘NAMOO’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 9:13am

The Oscar-nominated director’s new animated short, a narrative poem inspired by the passing of his grandfather, follows the beautiful and heartbreaking moments of a man’s life; special presentations and screenings, with Baobab founders and Oh, are set for November 18-20 at the CTN Animation eXpo, in-person and online.

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Netflix Drops ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Teaser

The countdown begins for the all-new action-packed space western featuring a scrappy, snarky crew of bounty hunters; starring Daniella Pineda, John Cho and Mustafa Shakir, series debuts globally on November 19.

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It's Almost Here - Schedule Released for ‘TUDUM: A Netflix Global Fan Event’

The streamer’s inaugural virtual fan event, coming September 25, will host 145 of its biggest stars and creators, with first looks and exclusives from over 70 series, films, and specials; check out the hour-by-hour breakdown so you don’t miss a beat.

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Actor John Cho Joins Baobab’s ‘NAMOO’ as Executive Producer

Baobab Studios’ latest animated short, a narrative poem inspired by the passing of Oscar-nominated director Erick Oh’s grandfather, will have its LA Premiere as part of the official selection for the 2021 Hollyshorts Film Festival on Friday, September 24.

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Netflix Drops ‘Cowboy Bebop’ First Look Images and Release Date

By Dan Sarto | Monday, August 23, 2021 at 8:27am

Live-action adaptation of the beloved sci-fi neo-noir anime, starring Daniella Pineda, John Cho and Mustafa Shakir, debuts globally on November 19.

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Producers Chris Bremble and Aron Warner Unpack Their ‘Wish Dragon’ Journey

For the BASE Media CEO and Oscar-winning ‘Shrek’ franchise producer, nothing was accidental about their critically acclaimed new animated feature, now streaming on Netflix, other than the fact they actually got it made.

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Chris Appelhans Talks ‘Wish Dragon’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, June 11, 2021 at 3:07pm

The writer and director discusses his captivating tale of a cynical, all-powerful dragon joining forces with a humble Chinese student, and how an unforgiving budget and his own naiveté almost derailed him more than once.

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Netflix’s Live-Action ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Series Wraps Filming

After numerous delays from injuries and COVID-19 shutdowns, the highly anticipated adaptation of Sunrise Inc.’ classic, hugely popular anime could start streaming later this year.

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Sony Pictures Animation Reveals ‘K-POP: Demon Hunters’ Animated Musical

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 8, 2021 at 1:58pm

Development on the feature has begun with Maggie Kang and Chris Appelhans directing alongside Oscar-winning ‘Shrek’ producer Aron Warner.

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‘Wish Dragon’ Opens with $7.15 Million at China Box Office

By Dan Sarto | Friday, January 22, 2021 at 2:49pm

The Sony Pictures Animation animated adventure, set to premiere later this year on Netflix, is Chinese studio Base Animation’s first original feature; movie tells the story of a working-class student and a cynical dragon in pursuit of a long-lost friend.

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Glen Keane Talks Believing the Impossible in ‘Over the Moon’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, October 23, 2020 at 12:10pm

The Oscar-winning director discusses his beautiful and charming animated musical tale about a smart young girl’s determination to prove the existence of a legendary Moon Goddess, out today on Netflix

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