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‘TrollsTopia’ Season 2: Jazz Troll Tropes, Hairicanes, and Runaway Trains

Executive producer Matthew Beans builds on Season 1 themes of harmony and positivity to explore issues of vulnerability, perfectionism… and what a jazz troll’s lair looks like; a new season of DreamWorks Animation’s ‘hair-raising’ adventures premieres today on Hulu and Peacock.

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‘Trollstopia’ Season 2 Hits Peacock and Hulu March 18

Based on the popular DreamWorks’ animated films, the next chapter of the series sees Poppy bring unity to all of the musical trolls scattered through the forest… or does she?

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‘TrollsTopia’ Celebrates Comedy and Candor with Refreshing 2D Animation

Executive producer Matthew Beans rethinks the entire ‘Trolls’ world, bringing all the tribes together with a new visual style in DreamWorks Animation’s new series, now available on Hulu and Peacock.

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DreamWork’s ‘TrollsTopia’ and ‘The Mighty Ones’ Expand Peacock’s Kids’ Programming

Two new animated series will premiere on the streamer in November; new episodes of ‘Cleopatra In Space,’ ‘Curious George,’ ‘Madagascar: A Little Wild,’ and ‘Where’s Waldo?’ will premiere in November and December.

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MPC Film’s Digital Gorilla Delivers the Emotion in ‘The One and Only Ivan’

Studio handles 1,055 VFX shots, using virtual production tools to help produce photorealistic talking animals, full CG environments and digital set extensions in Thea Sharrock and Disney+’s tale of a gorilla who tries to piece his past together so he can hatch a plan to escape from captivity.

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Dick Vitale Shreds Coach Hopkins, Baby, in New ‘Hoops’ Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 10:05am

Can the team’s star stay out of trouble? Is this year’s team filled with losers? These and other questions will be asked, and answered, when Ben Hoffman’s new adult animated comedy launches on Netflix August 21.

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Lord and Miller’s ‘Hoops’ Tipping Off August 21 on Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 4:02pm

New adult animated comedy, created by Ben Hoffman, stars Jake Johnson as a foul-mouthed high school basketball coach hoping he'll still make it to the big leagues.

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Gina Shay Talks ‘Trolls World Tour’ Diversity and Dance Parties

The producer of both ‘Trolls’ films helps DreamWorks Animation create a masterful celebration of how art and music can bring people together.

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Walt Dohrn Talks ‘Trolls World Tour’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 4:34pm

With his sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s 2016 hit, ‘Trolls,’ releasing straight to digital home viewing this Friday, the director shares his thoughts on the joyful experience of creating six new musically-themed ‘lands’ of fuzzily immersive charm.

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DreamWorks Releases Free ‘Trolls World Tour’ Virtual Activity Kit

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 2:05pm

Just in time for the film’s April 10 premiere, studio rolls out downloadable party pack and coloring book, plus a ‘How to Draw a Troll’ tutorial series. 

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WATCH: All the Dogs Get Let Out in New ‘Trolls World Tour’ Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 6, 2020 at 3:12pm

With massive musical medleys unleashing incomparable amounts of pizazz, untold volumes of glitter, and one lone tumbleweed, DreamWorks Animation shares the latest from its upcoming animated extravaganza. 

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WATCH: First Trailer for DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Trolls’ Arrives

Irreverent comedy extravaganza with incredible music directed by Mike Mitchell and starring Anna Kendrick as Poppy arrives in theaters November 4, 2016.

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