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Super Dinosaur suits up for Australian launch

The 26 x 22-minute CG-animated adaptation of Robert Kirkman and Jason Howard’s Super Dinosaur comic book series is heading to Australia. Free-to-air broadcaster ABC ME will premiere the series May 18th at 7:35 AM. Produced by Spin Master Entertainment in conjunction with Skybound Entertainment with animation by Atomic Cartoons, Super Dinosaur debuted last September in Canada on ...

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Netflix Secures Rights to Rocko & Zim Movies

During Viacom’s Q2 Earnings conference last Saturday, President and CEO Bob Bakish announced that their Nickelodeon studio has already presold the rights to the upcoming TV movies Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling and Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus to streaming service Netflix. The news is noteworthy because both Rocko’s Modern Life and Invader Zim are classic brands that have been missed ...

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New Clip for Angry Birds Movie 2: Frienemies

Sony has just released a new sneak peek for the upcoming CG animated sequel, The Angry Birds Movie 2. The sneak peek release coincides with the movie’s launch at the Carlton Hotel pier in Cannes ahead of the big film fest. The rest of us mortals can watch the movie on its actual release in theaters this August 14, 2019. The clip shows what would pass for a truce between Red and his nemesis. ...

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Starstorm: The U.S. Live-Action Saint Seiya Pilot

With Netflix’s upcoming CG-animated reboot of Saint Seiya due to launch this July, now is perhaps the best time to look into something that took the community’s attention last summer. In August, footage from a previously unseen U.S. live-action adaptation made it onto YouTube. Named Starstorm, the short snippet caused a stir among Saint Seiya fans. Saint Seiya manga creator Masami ...

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Juana la Iguana returns in new animated series

The classic Latin children’s series Juana la Iguana is set for a comeback through a new cartoon. London’s Hoho Entertainment has partnered up with Juana-owner JLI in Miami to produce a new 52 x 11-minute animated series aimed at preschoolers. Juana becomes a mentor and guide to youngsters Amazonas and Miguel in the new show. She leads them on exciting adventures as they discover ...

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Moominvalley goes global with PGS

France’s PGS Entertainment has picked up the global rights to Gutsy Animations’ Moominvalley. The company will represent the 26 x 22-minute CG-animated Moomin series in all markets, excluding China, Finland, Japan, South Korea and the United Kingdom. Moominvalley is one of the most expensive European animation series made, with a per episode budget of 1 million euros used for state of ...

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David Bowers to Direct Paramount’s Rugrats Movie

Paramount recently announced that their live-action/CG hybrid adaptation of Nickelodeon’s classic toon Rugrats will have family film veteran David Bowers as director. Bowers’ impressive portfolio include the likes of Flushed Away and Astro Boy, as well as second, third, and fourth installments of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie franchise. Production for the upcoming Rugrats film is already ...

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The VeggieTales return in new TBN series

Just a year ago, things looked grim for The VeggieTales. The franchise’s Netflix series had ended and nothing else was in the works. You can’t keep a good vegetable down for long, though. Christian channel Trinity Broadcasting Network has announced a new animated show bringing back the creative leads that made the original direct-to-video series such a huge success. Details ...

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Xilam produces first CG series with Oggy spin-off

France’s Xilam Animation is taking its perennial Oggy and the Cockroaches franchise to new spaces. The studio has announced Oggy Oggy, a preschool spin-off series that’ll mark the company’s first foray into producing CG-animation. Set long before he met those pesky creatures, the show follows the adventures of Oggy in his youth as an eager and enthusiastic kitten. Sensitive ...

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New Dogtanian film enters production

A CG-animated movie based on Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds has now entered into production. After having been in development for a number of years, all systems are go at Apolo Films in Navarre, Spain. Directed by Toni García, who previously worked on projects like Bernard and Papawa for BRB Internacional, the film is set for a 75-minute run-time that’ll bring Dogtanian, Juliette, ...

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Chip and Potato heads to Netflix

Internet streaming giant Netflix is getting a new preschool series from DHX Media. Titled Chip and Potato, the 2D-animated series will debut on the service starting May 17th. You can check out the landing page here. Here’s the series description: Chip is a friendly, curious and big-hearted 4-year-old pug who always has her secret friend, Potato, a teeny tiny mouse by her side. As ...

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Nickelodeon and CBS Greenlight New Star Trek Animated Series

Nickelodeon and CBS Television Studios recently announced the greenlighting of a new animated series based on the iconic Star Trek franchise. The animated Star Trek series will be helmed by Emmy-Award winners Kevin and Dan Hageman (Trollhunters, Ninjago) with Nickelodeon animation production and development EVP Ramsey Naito overseeing. The upcoming animated Star Trek series will be exclusive ...

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