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Samurai Jack is Back, with Beard

One of the lost gems of our childhood, and considered as one of the shining gems of Cartoon Network’s glory days, Samurai Jack is finally returning via Adult Swim’s Toonami block on March 11 at 11 PM ET. It has been a long time since the original series’ open-ended conclusion – it took 12 and a half years before the time-traveling samurai managed to return to the small screens. And as the ...

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VIDEO: Hotel Transylvania 2 Featurette

Sony Pictures Animation has just launched a new featurette for the upcoming sequel Hotel Transylvania 2. The featurette is the second in a three part series that delves deep into the making of the film trailer. The latest one has director Genddy Tartakovsky giving a behind the scenes look at the animation that was specially made for the trailer: The official synopsis: Drac’s pack is back ...

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Sony Releases Hotel Transylvania 2 Teaser

Sony Pictures Animation has started cranking the promotional gears for the sequel to Genndy Tartakovsky’s CG comedy Hotel Transylvania, aptly titled Hotel Transylvania 2. The film is slated for a September 25, 2015 release and Sony wants to tease fans with 3 new images and a teaser trailer: The official synopsis: The Drac pack is back for an all-new monster comedy adventure in Sony Pictures ...

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Sony Unveils Animation Test for Popeye CG Film

Sony’s planned CG animated Popeye film has been announced a long time ago, but details about the project were few and far in between and most people were content to write it off as simply entering development limbo. However, things seem to be moving forward as Sony Pictures Animation has just posted a first-look clip at the project. Dubbed as a mere “animation test,” the clip features an ...

IDW to Extend Samurai Jack Comic Book's Run
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IDW to Extend Samurai Jack Comic Book’s Run

This is actually old news, as IDW has announced that they would be releasing a new comic book based on the old Cartoon Network series Samurai Jack. However, recent developments in the project make it worth mentioning again, as IDW has announced that they would be increasing the minimum commitment to ten issues, from the originally planned five, after positive fan response and strong sales for ...

Tartakovsky Signs Overall Deal with Sony
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Tartakovsky Signs Overall Deal with Sony

Award-winning animation veteran Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Clone Wars) has just signed an overall deal with Sony Pictures Animation, which will go beyond his current role as director of Hotel Transylvania, and will include direction and development duties on his own projects, as well as upcoming Sony ones such as Popeye. The signing was announced recently by Bob ...

Genndy Tartakovsky Tapped to direct Sony's 3D Popeye Movie
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Genndy Tartakovsky Tapped to direct Sony’s 3D Popeye Movie

Hotel Transylvania may only be the tip of the ice berg for director Genndy Tartakovsky, according to Variety. The animation veteran, whose past credits include Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, and Clone Wars, will be developing and directing Sony’s upcoming 3D Popeye movie next. Sony’s 3D take on the Popeye movie franchise will be co-produced by Avi and Ari Arad, with David ...

New Trailer For Hotel Transylvania
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New Trailer For Hotel Transylvania

There’s a new trailer released for Genndy Tartakovsky’s CG animated horror comedy Hotel Transylvania. The new trailer is a lot longer than the previous US teaser, and provides a better look at the world that Tartakovsky has created: httpv://youtu.be/ImYyzbbM-AY ...

Genndy Tartakovsky's Hotel Transylvania
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Genndy Tartakovsky’s Hotel Transylvania

USA Today has recently published a teaser image from Genndy Tartakovsky’s upcoming film about an undead-friendly resort run by Dracula himself. Unlike LAIKA’s Paranorman, Hotel Transylvania will be more lighthearted, with the monsters being the star of the show. There will be no sparkling skin, says Tartakovsky, but there will be a lot of jokes. ...

Miley Cyrus to Join Cast of Hotel Transylvania
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Miley Cyrus to Join Cast of Hotel Transylvania

In a recent Entertainment Weekly report, Sony has confirmed that country princess Miley Cyrus has been cast as Dracula’s teenage daughter in the new CG movie from Imageworks entitled Hotel Transylvania. Scheduled for a September 21, 2012 release, Hotel Transylvania tells the story of a resort made exclusively by monsters, which is currently being managed by the King of Vampires himself, ...

Adam Sandler goes Dracula in Hotel Transylvania
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Adam Sandler goes Dracula in Hotel Transylvania

Just this week, Sony Pictures Animation announced Adam Sandler has checked into Hotel Transylvania. The comedic actor will star as the voice of Dracula in the 3D animated comedy, which is due to hit theaters just before Halloween next year, September 21st, 2012. Animated by Sony Pictures Imageworks, the film will feature many voiceover celebrities, including Kevin James as Frankenstein, Fran ...

Cartoon Network premieres Sym-Bionic Titan September 27th
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Cartoon Network premieres Sym-Bionic Titan September 17th

Sym-Bionic Titan is ready to smash around and kick some giant butt. The original series, which mixes traditional animation with some neat-o special effects, will hit Cartoon Network on September 17th. Created by Genndy Tartakovsky, the brains behind Dexter’s Laboratory and Samurai Jack, the show features three alien teens with three iconic forms: a warrior, a princess, and a robot. ...

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