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A Bond Like No Other Headline News

DreamWorks Drops ‘The Wild Robot’ Trailer #2

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 9:30am

From Oscar-nominated writer/director Chris Sanders comes a beautifully animated gem about the bond between a domestic robot - ROZZUM unit 7134, ‘Roz’ for short - that is shipwrecked on an uninhabited island and becomes the adoptive parent of an orphaned gosling while protecting the animals 'she' encounters; coming to theaters September 27.

Robots and Goslings Oh My! Headline News

DreamWorks to Preview Exclusive ‘The Wild Robot’ Footage at Annecy

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 8:54am

Oscar-nominated writer/director Chris Sanders will present his creative vision in a special first look session at the festival, while members of his creative team, including production designer Raymond Zibach and head of story Heidi Jo Gilbert, will lead a presentation on the film’s design; studio will also screen Sanders and Dean DeBlois’ landmark 2010 hit, ‘How to Train Your Dragon.’

Robots and Otters Oh My! Headline News

DreamWorks Drops ‘The Wild Robot’ Official Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 9:28am

From the brilliant mind of Chris Sanders, writer/director of ‘Lilo & Stitch’ and ‘How to Train Your Dragon,’ comes a new adaptation of Peter Brown’s NYT bestseller, starring Lupita Nyong’o and Pedro Pascal… and robots… and otters! In theaters September 20.

Hormones Abound Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘Big Mouth’ Season 7 Trailer, Images and Poster

The Emmy Award-winning animated comedy follows the teenage students at Bridgeton Middle School as they finally head to high school; the penultimate season premieres globally October 20.

The Joys of Adolescence Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘Big Mouth’ Season 7 Teaser

Streamer sets October premiere for all-new episodes of Emmy Award-winning animated comedy about the teenage students at Bridgeton Middle School as they make their way to high school; guest stars reveal includes Megan Thee Stallion, Lupita Nyong'o, Zazie Beetz, and Padma Lakshmi. 

Maury and Connie are Coming Back! SVOD Headline News

‘Big Mouth’ Renewed Through 8th and Final Season

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 24, 2023 at 1:41pm

Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning animated comedy from Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Mark Levin, and Jennifer Flackett will become the streamer’s longest running series ever outside Kids & Family programming.

Marvel-ous VFX Headline News

Cinesite Shares ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ VFX Breakdown Reel

The studio delivered almost 400 visual effects shots, with its London facility producing a single 10-minute sequence and Montreal facility creating a range of sequences, including full water simulations, integrating CG ships, digi-doubles and a helicopter crashing into the ocean.

Wakanda’s Return Headline News

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Hits Digital February 1 and Blu-ray February 7

Ryan Coogler and Marvel Studios’ action-adventure will soon be available all major digital platforms before coming home on disc; two exclusive Best Buy SteelBook designs showcase Wakanda and Talokan; Walmart exclusive includes a Black Panther enamel pin

Wakanda’s Return Headline News

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Hits Disney+ February 1

Streamer drops new TV spot to announce the hit Marvel Studios’ film, featuring an IMAX enhanced immersive home viewing experience, will debut next month; ‘Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast’ also released.

Tiny Bubbles… Not! VFXWorld

Wētā Forever: The Esteemed VFX Studio Dives Deep on ‘Black Panther 2’

In an extensive Q & A, Senior Animation Supervisor Sidney Kombo-Kintombo and VFX Supervisor Chris White talk about water, swimming, beards, and bubbles – all part of their work on Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,’ now in theaters.

Countdown to Wakanda’s Return Headline News

Marvel Releases ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ BTS Featurette

Cast members reflect on loss of Chadwick Boseman as they celebrate the bittersweet ‘Return to Wakanda;’ the highly anticipated ‘Black Panther’ sequel hits theaters November 11.

Maury and Connie are Coming Back! SVOD Headline News

‘Big Mouth’ and ‘Human Resources’ Renewed at Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 6:54am

Award-winning animated series about the nightmare of puberty and its ‘edgier and adultier’ spin-off series both picked up for another season.

Maury and Connie Get Their Own Show! ANIMATIONWorld

‘Human Resources’: Just Another Day at the Office, If You Happen to Work with Shame Wizards and Hormone Monsters

Creators Kelly Galuska and Andrew Goldberg share the joys of working on the ‘edgier and adultier’ ‘Big Mouth’ spin-off series, which premieres March 18 on Netflix.

Maury and Connie Get Their Own Show! Headline News

Helen Mirren and Hugh Jackman Guest Star on Netflix’s ‘Human Resources’

‘Big Mouth’ spin-off nabs A-list voice talent including Janelle Monáe, Lupita Nyong'o, and Ali Wong; check out the official trailer for the ‘even edgier and adult-ier’ animated comedy streaming March 18.

Dare to Dream! Headline News

Kukua Releases ‘Super Sema’ Holiday Special Teaser

Sema comes together with family and friends to celebrate their hopes and dreams in ‘The Day of Dreams’ episode, executive produced by Lupita Nyong’o; the YouTube Original animated series is produced by the Nairobi-based edutainment studio’s award-winning female team.

I Got a Rock! Headline News

All-New ‘Peanuts’ Holiday Special ‘For Auld Lang Syne’ Coming to Apple TV+

The Apple Original, produced in partnership with WildBrain, premieres globally December 10; Apple and PBS teaming up to offer classic ‘Peanuts’ specials ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,’ ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,’ and ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ for ad-free viewing on PBS and PBS KIDS.

Peanuts Returns ANIMATIONWorld

The Legendary Charles Schulz Explored in ‘Who Are You, Charlie Brown?’

New Apple TV+ documentary paints a compelling picture of the iconic cartoonist and his beloved characters through animation, film clips, cartoon clippings, family photos, and audio commentary from the artist himself.

Good Grief Charlie Brown! Headline News

‘Who Are You, Charlie Brown?’ Coming to Apple TV+

Lupita Nyong’o narrates new documentary celebrating the iconic cultural phenomena which is ‘Peanuts’ and its creator, Charles M. Schulz; premiering June 25, show features interviews with Jean Schulz, Drew Barrymore, Al Roker, Kevin Smith, Billie Jean King and Noah Schnapp.

Africa’s First Kid Superhero Headline News

All-New Episodes of Lupita Nyong’o’s ‘Super Sema’ Coming March 26

Africa’s first kid superhero animated series, executive produced by the Oscar-Winning actress and author and produced by Nairobi studio Kukua, drops five all-new episodes on YouTube Originals for Kids & Family.

Africa’s First Kid Superhero Headline News

Kukua and Lupita Nyong’o Launching ‘Super Sema’ on International Women’s Day

The Nairobi-based female-led kids’ edutainment studio partners with Oscar-winning actress and author on a new YouTube Kids & Family Original animated series featuring Africa’s first kid superhero; ‘Black Panther’ star lends her voice to the upcoming two-part episode as well as the series’ trailer.

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Netflix Teams with Lupita Nyong’o on New Animated Musical ‘Sulwe’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 19, 2021 at 3:10pm

Based on the Oscar-winning ‘12 Years a Slave’ actress’ #1 New York Times bestselling children’s book of the same name, the film will tell a story about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within.

Disney Headline News

Chadwick Boseman’s Likeness Will Not Return in ‘Black Panther 2’

Marvel Studios EVP Victoria Alonso squashes rumors that the late actor will reprise his T’Challa role as a digital double, opening up the possibilities for a replacement.

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