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Apple TV+ Orders Animated ‘Strange Planet’ from Dan Harmon and Nathan Pyle

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 1:11pm

Apple Studios’ series, based on Pyle’s popular webcomic and #1 New York Times Bestselling graphic novel, will feature profound and heartfelt stories about beings on a distant planet not unlike our own.

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Whoopi Goldberg Joins the Cast of Apple and Skydance Animation’s ‘Luck’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 9:05am

The famed artist and EGOT winner will voice the role of ‘The Captain’ in Peggy Holmes’ tale of the unluckiest girl in the world, the first project under the animation studio's multi-year film and TV deal with Apple TV+.

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Korean Webtoon ‘Dr. Brain’ Nabs Live-Action Series Order at Apple TV+

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 2:44pm

Sci-fi thriller based on the popular webtoon is the first Korean-language project for the streamer; ‘Parasite’s Lee Sun-Kyun to star, with Kim Jee-Woon writing and directing.

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Jane Fonda Joins Cast of Apple and Skydance Animation’s ‘Luck’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 12:23pm

The Academy Award winning actor will voice ‘The Dragon’ in Peggy Holmes’ tale of the unluckiest girl in the world, the first project under the animation studio's new multi-year deal to produce films and TV shows for Apple TV+. 

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Apple and Skydance Animation Sign Multi-Year Film and TV Deal

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 2:06pm

Partnership kicks-off with features ‘Luck’ and ‘Spellbound,’ and two-season order for ‘The Search for WondLa,’ all set to stream on Apple TV+.

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Oscar-Winning Composer Alan Menken to Score Skydance Animation’s ‘Spellbound’

Grammy Award winner Glenn Slater to write lyrics, and Grammy Award winner Chris Montan to serve as executive music producer, on Vicky Jenson’s upcoming animated feature.

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Emma Thompson to Skydance Animation: ‘I Can Only Do What Feels Right’

Praising ‘Luck’ director Alessandro Carloni, two-time Oscar-winning actor outlines concerns about Skydance Animation’s hire of former Disney and Pixar chief creative officer John Lasseter in a letter to the studio.

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Emma Thompson Reportedly Exits ‘Luck’ Feature at Skydance Animation Over Lasseter Hire

Two-time Oscar winner backs out of her role as voice talent for the upcoming animated feature because of concerns about working with the former Disney and Pixar chief.

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Mirielle Soria: Paramount Animation Staffers ‘Not Obligated’ to Work with Lasseter

Delivering a personal take on John Lasseter’s appointment as head of Skydance Animation at a town hall meeting on Monday, Paramount Animation president Mirielle Soria says ‘no one should feel obligated to work with him.’

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REPORT: Skydance Distribution Partner Paramount ‘Shocked’ by Lasseter Hire

Former Pixar and Disney Animation chief’s employment contract said to include ‘ironclad’ provisions protecting Skydance from any past, present or future misdeeds.

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John Lasseter Named Head of Skydance Animation

Former Pixar and Disney chief creative officer to lead David Ellison’s animation studio following year-long break from the industry; Bill Damaschke to ‘transition from current role.’

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