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Disney Picks Up In the Land of Imagined Things

According to a recent report by THR, Disney is prepping a new Live-Action/CG Hybrid film titled “In the Land of Imagined Things,” after picking up the script form Joe Henderson and tapping former Lego Ninjago storyboard artist Charlie Bean for the director’s seat. ...

Warner Bros. Greenlights Lego CG movie
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Warner Bros. Greenlights Lego CG movie

As one of the most popular franchises in the world, Lego has appeared in almost all forms of merchandise and media, particularly the big three – toys, videogames, and TV shows. But recently, Warner Bros has given the go signal for Lego to break through yet another popular medium: Movies. As reported by Variety, the popular Danish construction toy will get its own CG-animated / live action ...

Atlas forms Voltron: Defender of the Universe movie
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Atlas forms Voltron: Defender of the Universe movie

Mega thrusters are go! Voltron has long since been an amazingly popular animated franchise, ever since the transforming and merging Team Lion became a fixture of cartoons in the 1980s. Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons recently jumped on that lion-bandwagon, reviving the team once more for the animated series Voltron Force. Now, Atlas Entertainment and World Events Productions (WEP) have bigger ...

A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner July 9th
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A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner July 9th

In just one week, Nickelodeon will celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Fairly OddParents with the very first hybrid live-action and CG-animated TV movie, A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! The flick kicks off on Saturday, July 9th, at 8pm, revealing a 20-year-old Timmy who refuses to grow up. Why? Well then he’d lose Cosmo and Wanda, his beloved fairy godparents! Drake Bell ...

FremantleMedia goes hypervynorama on Strange Hill High
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FremantleMedia goes hypervynorama on Strange Hill High

The CBBC is working with FremantleMedia Enterprises (that’s FME + CBBC for the initial fans!) on a new comedy series called Strange Hill High. And yes, it’s strange! The show is actually produced in several different kinds of media, a hybrid technique that combines stop-motion animation and puppets with CG. The result is internally dubbed “hypervynorama” which sounds ...

The Herculoids: The Complete Original Animated Series June 14th
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The Herculoids: The Complete Original Animated Series June 14th

You mix together a little bit of classic Hanna-Barbera with some family-based scifi adventures, and what do you get? The Herculoids! The ground breaking animated series featured Zandor, Tara, and Dorno, a humanoid family that leads a group of unique creatures: Zok, Igoo, Tundro, Gloop and Gleep. That’s a flying dragon, a rock-like simian, a rhinoceros hybrid, and two protoplasmic blobs, ...

Hop saves Easter on April 1st
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Universal’s Hop rocks from April 1st through Easter Day

On April 1st, Universal Studios and Illumination Entertainment brought Hop to theaters. The live-action and CG hybrid film tells the story of E.B., a teenage rabbit who leaves his home on Easter Island to pursue his dream of becoming a drummer in Hollywood, rather than take over his father’s role as the Easter Bunny. Once in California, E.B. meets Fred O’Hare, who brings his new ...

Easter Bunny Hop back to box office lead for Universal
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Hop back to box office lead for Universal

Not a bad weekend for Russell Brand. Not only did the British comedian provide the voice for the number one film in the box office race, Hop’s Easter Bunny, he was also the star in the second place, live-action film, Arthur. From cartoon to actor in 10 seconds flat – and to the tune of $33 million for both! Since opening April 1st, Hop has generated nearly $70 million dollars for ...

Marblemedia and Teletoon bring more Skatoony
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Marblemedia and Teletoon bring more Skatoony

Thought you had seen the end of Skatoony? Think again! Marblemedia and Teletoon are hard at work on an entirely new batch of 26 episodes that will fill a second season of Skatoony. The hybrid series matches live-action and animated segments in a game show format, allowing real life kids to compete against toons through frantic, trivia-based rounds. If it’s someone like ...

Universal HOPs to the top of the box office
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Universal HOPs to the top of the box office

With an estimated $38 million dollars during this weekend’s box office blitz, it looks like Universal has a Golden Egg on it’s hands, with Hop! The new film, a hybrid mix of live action and CG, hatched the highest-grossing weekend of 2011 so far, narrowly topping Nickelodeon’s Rango. And all this, still three weeks prior to the actual Easter holiday, so it looks like HOP ...

Hop into theaters today with Universal's Easter Bunny tale
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Hop into theaters today with Universal’s Easter Bunny tale

Tale? Tail? Whatever the case, there’s a bunny involved! The biggest bunny of them all, in fact — the Easter Bunny! And with Carlos, the Evil Easter Chick, doing what he can to spoil the holiday, it’s up to E.B. to finally grow up, take over his father’s role as the Easter Bunny, and save the day. Thankfully, Universal Studios and Illumination Entertainment have ...

Behr introduces Ribert and Robert's Wonderworld
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Behr introduces Ribert and Robert’s Wonderworld

The quest for knowledge never ends for Ribert, which is something that most of us can relate to. Something that most of us can’t relate to is the fact that Ribert is an animated toad! Behr Entertainment is bringing Ribert & Robert’s Wonderworld to MIP TV, hoping to catch the world by storm with the live-action and animated hybrid show. The series revolves around Ribert and ...

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