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Trailer for LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Released

The official trailer for a new Star Wars-themed LEGO animated series, LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, has been released ahead of its June 20 premiere on Disney XD. The series is said to focus on events that transpired between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Of course, this being a LEGO series means that there is a healthy amount of action and comedy, and any expectations ...

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Release Date of The Nut Job 2 Revealed

Open Road Films has just announced a new release date for the upcoming sequel to the CG animated film The Nut Job, which has been aptly titled “The Nut Job 2.” The original January 15, 2016 release date has since been pushed back to May 19, 2017. The first film in the franchise was released in January 2014, and was heavily criticized for its story and clunky characterization, but it proved ...

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Svensk Filmindustri, Studio 100 Ink Heidi Deal

Svensk Filmindustry and Studio 100 have secured a VOD and home video distribution agreement for the revived CG animated series Heidi. The series is showing a broadcast success across Scandinavia on MTV3’s kids channel Juniori (Finland) and NRK Super (Norway), and later this year, it will land on SVT Barnkanlen (Sweden). The agreement grants Svensk Filmindustri exclusive home entertainment ...

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Snapper Productions Signed Deal with Abbey Home For Q Poottle 5

Abbey Home Media has made a deal with Snapper Productions for the U.K. home entertainment rights to Q Pootle 5, an animated preschool series. Abbey Home Media will release Pootle the Explorer’s first DVD on April 11. It features 7 episodes from the British Animation Award-nominated series which broadcasts in the U.K. on CBeebies. Q Pootle 5 is based on the best-selling books by Nick ...

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Master Jiang and the Six Kingdoms Film to be Released in 2016

UPDATE: The film’s release date has been moved to 2018. The animated film Master Jiang and the Six Kingdoms is based on the classic Chinese tale. The trailer makes it seem like something from Studio Ghibli but believe it or not, the hand-animated sequences are made by just two individuals. While there are numerous people involved in the making of the rest of the film (3D stuff, music, ...

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Global Rights to Journey to Glo E Acquired by Splash Entertainment

Splash Entertainment’s President of Distribution, Mevelyn Noriega, has recently announced that the company has secured the global distribution rights to the movie Journey to Glo E, from innovative toy company Cepia LLC. Journey to Glo E is described as a movie about the magic of a child’s wishes and dreams. The animated adventure will be presented by Splash Entertainment at the upcoming ...

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Sly Cooper Movie Sneak Peek

The CG animated film adaptation of Sly Cooper is coming out this year, which will feature the comeback of Clockwerk, Sly’s nemesis. The animated film will be written and directed by Kevin Munroe (TMNT), with the animation being managed by Rainmaker and Blockade Entertainment (Ratchet @ Clank). Sly Cooper is a comedic and a kinetic heist film that follows the story of an orphaned raccoon named ...

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New Additions to Cast of Zootopia Announced

Disney has recently revealed new additions to the voice cast list for their upcoming CG animated feature Zootopia, which already includes notable names such as Jason Bateman, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Shakira. The new additions to the cast list include: Idris Elba as the voice of Chief Bogo, buffalo head of the Zootopia Police Department. Octavia Spencer as Mrs. Otterson. J.K. Simmons as Mayor ...

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Snow Queen Making its Way to More Countries

Winter is coming. To more territories, that is. Because Wizart’s CG animated feature based on Hans Christian Andersen’s iconic Snow Queen fairy tale is continuing its worldwide rollout. 17 more international premieres have been added to its slate throughout the end of 2015. There are also home entertainment releases planned for the first two films. The new countries added to Snow Queen’s ...

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Disney Channel Premieres New CG Series, PJ Masks

Disney Channel and Disney Junior has premiered yet another high quality CG animated series last week, namely Entertainment One Family’s PJ Masks, which debuted on both channels last September 18, Friday. The show will also be making its way to French shores via France 5 later this fall, followed by rollout on Disney Junior Channels around the world in 2016. Produced by eOne and Frog Box, PJ ...

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Channel 5 Commissions New Milkshake Series, Shane the Chef

The Milkshake programming block will be getting a content boost soon as Channel 5 has recently commissioned a new CG animated series titled Shane the Chef. The series is produced by HoHo Entertainment (CloudBabies) and will debut in Spring 2017. Shane the Chef consists of 52 x 11 episodes and will focus on the eponymous chef and his young daughter Izzy as they run a restaurant in the town of ...

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Pixar Releases New Images From Sanjay’s Super Team

Pixar has recently unveiled a batch of images from their upcoming short film Sanjay’s Super Team, which is directed by Sanjay Patel and produced by Nicole Paradis Grindle. The short is said to be based on Patel’s own experiences. There is no dialogue, but Life Pi composer Mychael Danna is on board to titillate people’s ears. Sanjay’s Super Team focuses on Patel’s journey from being a ...

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