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MGM+ and Prime Video Teaming with Marvel-Sony for Suite of Live-Action Series

First up is ‘Silk: Spider Society,’ which follows Cindy Moon, a Korean-American woman bitten by the same spider that bit Peter Parker, with Angela Kang (‘The Walking Dead’) as showrunner for Amazon Studios.

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FOX Orders Malamut Brothers’ ‘Universal Basic Guys/The Hoagie Bros.’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, November 7, 2022 at 5:09pm

Set for a 2024 debut, the new animated series from the ‘Game of Zones’ creators is about men with no jobs trying to find purpose in a world where they’re no longer needed… but have a large monthly universal basic income.

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‘Sausage Party: Foodtopia’ Series Coming to Prime Video in 2024

Original movie cast members Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Michael Cera, David Krumholtz, and Edward Norton return for new show, a co-production of Annapurna Television, Sony Pictures Television, and Amazon Studios.

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Disney Television Animation Names Sarah Finn Senior Vice President

The longtime Disney executive has been promoted to ‘second-in-command,’ after serving as VP of Production and Executive Director; in her new role she will lead all physical production of the studio’s content for Disney+, Disney Junior, and Disney Channel.

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‘Twisted Metal’ Live-Action Adaptation Speeds to the Small Screen

Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions team up on their second live-action series based on a popular game; new series centers on a motor-mouthed outsider tasked with delivering a package in a post-apocalyptic wasteland.

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HBO Max Orders ‘Clone High,’ ‘Velma,’ and ‘Fired on Mars’ Adult Comedies

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 9:54am

New animated series underway with Phil Lord, Chris Miller, and Bill Lawrence; Mindy Kaling; and Pete Davidson executive producing.

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Norman Lear’s Animated ‘Good Times’ Greenlit at Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Monday, September 14, 2020 at 1:22pm

‘Black Dynamite’s Carl Jones will serve as creator, executive producer and showrunner on new series; other executive producers include Seth MacFarlane and Stephen Curry.

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Jon Bokenkamp Shines Light on Animated ‘The Blacklist’ Season 7 Finale

During Comic-Con panel, showrunner explains decision on integrating live-action with comic-style toon-shaded animation to finish episode halted due to the novel coronavirus.

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Phil Lord and Chris Miller to Re-Imagine ‘Clone High’ with MTV

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 10:32am

Oscar-winning pair reuniting with series co-creator Bill Lawrence and writer Erica Rivinoja to develop new episodes based on iconic animated emo culture satire that originally aired in 2002.

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How Proof’s Fully Animated Previs Helped Save the ‘The Blacklist’ Season Finale

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 1:57pm

With production shutdown due to COVID-19, the hit NBC series finished its final Season 7 episode by integrating 20+ minutes of toon-shaded animation with live-action.

Virtual Reality Headline News

Funimation and Bigscreen Bring 30+ Anime Films to VR

Virtual anime movie theater to kick off May 1 with special weekend of live film screenings starting with fan favorite, ‘Your Name.’ 

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Kristine Belson Adds TV and Streaming to Her Role as Sony Pictures Animation President

Studio head's contract renewal expands her responsibilities to include production of animation for series and streaming. 

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Lord & Miller Ink 9-Figure Production Deal with Sony Pictures TV

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 29, 2019 at 2:58pm

Duo behind Oscar-winning ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,’ ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,’ and ’21 Jump Street’ leave 20th Century Fox Television for new five-year deal.

SVOD Headline News

YouTube Orders Animated Presentation from ‘Dumb People Town’ Creators

Series from creators Randy Sklar, Jason Sklar and Daniel Van Kirk is based on their hit podcast celebrating dumb people doing dumb things, often in Florida.

FUNimation Headline News

Sony to Acquire Majority Stake in Funimation

Funimation CEO Gen Fukunaga to retain minority stake in the business valued at approximately $150 million, with a catalog that includes popular titles such as ‘Dragon Ball Z,’ ‘Cowboy Bebop,’ ‘One Piece,’ ‘My Hero Academia’ and ‘Attack on Titan.’

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