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Sonic the Hedgehog movie gets first trailer

The first trailer for the live-action/animated Sonic the Hedgehog movie is here. It features freeze time, Jim Carrey mugging it up, an ironic/iconic catchphrase, Coolio, pedometers, console name puns, and Jim Carrey mugging it up. Sonic The Hedgehog is a live-action adventure comedy based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from Sega that centres on the infamously brash bright ...

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Rocket Pictures and Mikros Image Collaborate on Sherlock Gnomes

Rocket Pictures has chosen Mikros Image to manage digital animation work for MGM Pictures and Paramount Animation’s Sherlock Gnomes, which is a follow-up to the animated feature Gnomeo and Juliet. The new Mikros Animation studio in London and Mikros Paris will share animation duties with top talents around the world being recruited for the production. Sherlock Gnomes is directed by Oscar ...

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Transformers 5 Gets Official Name: The Last Knight

Paramount Pictures has officially named the 5th instalment of its hit annihilating giant robot film series, Transformers: The Last Knight. The production of the film will start June 6 and will be helmed by Michael Bay. Release is slated on June 23, 2017. Mark Wahlberg from Transformers: Age of Extinction will come back as Cade Yeager with Isabela Moner as Izabella and Jerrod Carmichael in an ...

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Paramount Ditches U.S. Release of Little Prince

Before the weekend, a surprising news surfaced as it was announced that Paramount Pictures had shelved the international critic’s sensation The Little Prince, just one week before its scheduled release in the U.S. on March 18. Mark Osborne (co-directed Kung Fu Panda) stated the last-minute distributor departure on Saturday on Twitter. The Little Prince was adapted from Antoine de ...

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Paramount Secures Worldwide Rights to Anomalisa

Paramount Pictures has recently secured the worldwide rights to the stop motion film Anomalisa. Created by Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson, Anomalisa first attracted attention after successful showings at the Telluride, Toronto, and Venice Film Festivals. Paramount is planning to release the film on December 30, 2015 in New York and Los Angeles, most likely to meet the deadline for an Oscar ...

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Paramount Acquires Live Action Film Rights to Beyblade

According to a recent Deadline report, Paramount Pictures has just acquired the rights to produce a live-action film adaptation of the mega popular Beyblade brand. The studio is planning to use the license for a feature film that will be produced by Mary Parent through her Disruption Entertainment banner. ...

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Nickelodeon Unveils Merchandising Lineup for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie

Nickelodeon has just announced the full merchandising lineup for the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie from Paramount Pictures, which is directed by Jonathan Liebesman, written by Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, and Evan Daugherty, and produced by Michael Bay. The film is slated for an August 8 release while the merchandise tie-ins will be launched from summer until the holiday season. The ...

Paramount Animation to animate CG Nickelodeon movies
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Paramount Animation to animate CG Nickelodeon movies

The universe that is Viacom continues to grow! One section, Paramount Pictures, has just recently announced a new in-house animation division that they proudly refer to as Paramount Animation. The goal of the dept is to pump out CG animated films, on a Pixar and DreamWorks Animation level, and much of the focus will be on Nickelodeon properties, whom also fall under the giant Viacom umbrella. ...

DreamWorks brings Po back to theaters in Kung Fu Panda 2
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DreamWorks brings Po back to theaters in Kung Fu Panda 2

Is everybody Kung Fu Fighting? Anyone out there fast as lightning? Sorry, these are just lyrics. And, frankly, they’re a little bit frightening. But pay them no mind! What we should ALL be focusing on is the fact that DreamWorks Animation is bringing one of our favorite CG franchises back to theaters with the release of Kung Fu Panda 2, TODAY. A sequel to the 2008 original, Kung Fu ...

Time to get chopping for Kung Fu Panda 2, in theaters Thursday
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Time to get chopping for Kung Fu Panda 2, in theaters Thursday

The countdown has shifted from years, to days, and now down to hours, with every second bringing us closer to the theatrical launch of Kung Fu Panda 2. This Thursday, May 26th, DreamWorks Animation brings the latest and greatest CG adventure to theaters, ready to tell the continuing saga of Po and his quest to study the ancient art. Unfortunately, that study is quickly interrupted, and Po must ...

Kung Fu Panda 2 in theaters May 26th
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Kung Fu Panda 2 in theaters May 26th

THIS WEEKEND!!! …wait, no. NEXT weekend. BAH! We were all excited for a bit. I just Kung-Fu’d a few ToonBarn staffers to the ground. Now I have to wait until they wake back up to apologize and let them know that it’s not today, but NEXT week that Kung Fu Panda 2 hits theaters. No worries, I can at least continue to hype it!! So what is there to look forward to? The ...

Rango commercial appears at Super Bowl XLV
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Rango commercial appears at Super Bowl XLV

Super Bowl Sunday isn’t quite a holiday, but maybe it should be. At least enough so to get us all the day off on the following Super Bowl Monday! But if there’s one reason why we’re more than happy to head to school and work the next day, it’s to chat about all the awesome commercial spots that aired the night before during the game. The case of Super Bowl XLV is no ...

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