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Games to Movies Oh Boy! Headline News

Is Illumination Developing a ‘Legend of Zelda’ Feature?

The studio behind the upcoming ‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’ may also be hard at work on an animated movie adaptation of the franchise touting the best video game ever made.

Middle-Age Superhero Dads Embarrassing Their Kids While Making the World A Better Place! ANIMATIONWorld

From Villainous Masterminds to Rubbish Bin Miscreants, Koala Man Is on the Job

Writers and showrunners Benji Samit and Dan Hernandez provide the low-down on ‘Koala Man,’ the new Down Under animated series, a Hulu Original from Michael Cusack, Justin Roiland, and 20th Television Animation, premieres January 9.

Middle-Age Superhero Dads Embarrassing Their Kids While Making the World A Better Place! Headline News

Hulu Drops ‘Koala Man’ Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at 9:03am

Debuting January 9, the original animated series about a middle-aged superhero dad, his titular not-so-secret identity, and his quest to stamp out crime in his hometown, stars Michael Cusack, Hugh Jackman, Sarah Snook, Jemaine Clement, and Demi Lardner.

Middle-Age Superhero Dads Embarrassing Their Kids While Making the World A Better Place! Headline News

Hulu Drops Images and Sets ‘Koala Man’ Release Date

Michael Cusack, Hugh Jackman, Sarah Snook, Jemaine Clement, and Demi Lardner star in the original animated series about a middle-aged superhero dad, his titular not-so-secret identity, and his quest to stamp out crime in his hometown. 

Games to Movies Oh Boy! Headline News

Nintendo and Illumination Drop ‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’ Trailer

The long-awaited 3DCG animated film, based on the world of the hit game, ‘Super Mario Bros.,’ stars Chris Pratt, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Day, Jack Black, Keegan-Michael Key, and Seth Rogen.

In Passing Headline News

Kevin Conroy, Long-time Voice of Batman, Dies at 66

By Dan Sarto | Friday, November 11, 2022 at 9:14am

The noted stage, film, and TV performer, whose work voicing the caped crusader spanned 15 films and nearly 400 episodes including the landmark ‘Batman: The Animated Series,’ passed away after a short battle with cancer.

Try to Get Along Please! Headline News

DreamWorks Animation Shares ‘The Croods: Family Tree’ Trailer

Inspired by the hit film, ‘The Croods: A New Age,’ the CG animated series follows the Croods and the Bettermans, sparring rivals who overcome their differences to become the unlikeliest of friends; six all-new episodes hit Peacock and Hulu on November 25.

Outcasts in Space Headline News

Exclusive Clip: ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ – ‘All the World’s a Stage’

In the all-new episode debuting tomorrow on Paramount+, the crew answers a distress call to find a colony trapped in Starfleet’s past, and Rok-Tahk stays behind during the away mission to care for an unwell Murf.

Say it Ain’t So! Headline News

‘Tuca & Bertie’ Cancelled a Second Time

Adult Swim has axed the wayward animated series, starring Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong as bird women besties, following its third season, having previously rescued the series after its one-and-done at Netflix.

In Passing Headline News

Broadway and Silver Screen Icon Angela Lansbury Passes at 96

The beloved voice of Mrs. Potts in Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and face of Jessica Fletcher of ‘Murder She Wrote’ passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday; she is survived by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Today We Go Home Headline News

Exclusive: Sneak Peek of ‘Wolfboy and the Everything Factory’ Season 2

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 7:00am

Nyx (Juno Temple from ‘Ted Lasso’) rallies the disarrays against Sprytes in a clip from the new season, which promises more whimsy with the wild, weird, and wonderfully epic adventures of Wolfboy, an imaginative oddball who discovers a strange realm at the center of the earth; the 2D animated series returns to Apple TV+ with all new episodes September 30.

TV Animation Headline News

Apple TV+ Drops ‘Wolfboy and the Everything Factory’ Season 2 Trailer

The streamer promises more whimsy with the wild, weird, and wonderfully epic adventures of Wolfboy, an imaginative oddball who discovers a strange realm at the center of the earth; the 2D animated series returns this month with all new episodes.

RWBY: Ice Queendom Headline News

‘RWBY: Ice Queendom’ English Dub to Hit Rooster Teeth, then Crunchyroll

The main ‘RWBY’ voice cast returns for the franchise’s latest effort, a new series that takes place in the world of Remnant, where science and fairy tales coexist, premiering in the U.S. September 25.

Aliens Do Halloween Headline News

‘Solar Opposites’ Gets Halloween Special – We Bet it’s a Scream!

Everyone’s favorite colorful alien... family?... heads into spooky territory with ‘A Sinister Halloween Scary Opposites Solar Special,’ streaming this October on Hulu.

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‘The Simpsons’ Season 33 Disney+ Streaming Debut Set, New Short Released

The streamer drops ‘Welcome to the Club’ to celebrate Disney+ Day, and announces the series’ unprecedented 33rd season will premiere on October 5.

Animated Feature Films Headline News

Six Point Harness Shares ‘The Great Wolf Pack: A Call to Adventure’ Trailer

Directed by Chris Bailey, the film features The Great Wolf Resorts’ furry mascots, donning their big screen makeover, adventuring out to help others in need; the movie premieres across the resorts’ North American locations Labor Day weekend.

Good Luck is Good! ANIMATIONWorld

How Animation Connects ‘Luck’s Voice Actors to Family

Stars Whoopi Goldberg, Jane Fonda, Simon Pegg, Flula Borg and Sam herself, Eva Noblezada, discuss personal connections to their characters, and what led them to join the cast of Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation’s new 3D comedy, now streaming on Apple TV+.

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How ‘Luck’ Applies a ‘Less is More’ Approach to Comedy

For director of animation Yuriko Senoo and production designer Fred Warter, Peggy Holmes’ new film, now streaming on Apple TV+, draws much of its humor from the work of famous physical comedians like Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett, and Buster Keaton.

Good Luck is Good! Headline News

Exclusive: Apple TV+ Drops New ‘Land of Luck’ Poster Art

By Dan Sarto | Friday, August 5, 2022 at 9:00am

Premiering globally today, August 5, the Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation CG animated comedy adventure, directed by Emmy Award winner Peggy Holmes, tells the story about the unluckiest person in the world who stumbles onto the never-before-seen Land of Luck.

Good Luck is Good! ANIMATIONWorld

‘Luck’ Aims to Bring Hope to Kids In and Out of Foster Care

For writer Kiel Murray, the Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation fantasy adventure is rooted in the very real struggles of kids growing up without forever families and the idea that bad luck is random, not something they somehow ‘deserve.’

Good Luck is Good! ANIMATIONWorld

The Whimsical and Grounded Dance of ‘Luck’

Director Peggy Holmes talks about the importance of family, the challenges of working with characters of wildly divergent sizes, and how her background in choreography helped her nail the physical nuances in Apple Original Films’ and Skydance Animation’s CG fantasy comedy ‘Luck,’ dropping August 5 on Apple TV+.

He’s Not Just a Toy ANIMATIONWorld

Re-VIEW: ‘Lightyear’ – A Metatextual Odyssey

Angus MacLane and Pixar’s nostalgic space adventure celebrates the best of sci-fi cinema while also smartly embracing contemporary issues including representation.

TV Animation Headline News

Hugh Jackman Boards Hulu Animated Comedy ‘Koala Man’

From its creator, Michael Cusack, to its regional setting and new star voice actor, the series about an odd small-town crime fighter is shaping up to be an Aussie-native affair.

Caw Caw! ANIMATIONWorld

Lisa Hanawalt Soars to New Heights with ‘Tuca & Bertie’ Season 3

The creator and executive producer of Adult Swim’s acclaimed animated avian sitcom talks about metaphorical trees, lost ideas, generational feminism, and the making of a hit series uniquely resurrected after its one and done at Netflix.

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