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Disney Announces Release Dates for Upcoming Films
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Disney Announces Release Dates for Upcoming Films

Disney is encouraging everyone to mark their calendars in advance by releasing the release dates for their upcoming films, which includes much awaited properties such as Pirates of the Carribean 5, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and The Muppets 2. Pirates 5 is due out on July 10, 2015 in the US and will be produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. It features the return of Johnny Depp as Captain ...

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Developing a Concept and Creating a Pitch Bible: Space Pirates

Hello again, fellow cartoon connoisseurs. I’ll begin in noting that this article will be a good shot different than my previous regarding Seth MacFarlane’s integrity. This article will actually be about a cartoon that I personally, and a few friends of mine, have been working on for quite some time. I was advised, and even encouraged, to begin a serial about the exploits of an ...

The Avengers Sunk Universal’s Battleship
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The Avengers Sunk Universal’s Battleship

You can add Universal’s big budget blockbuster Battleship to the list of casualties that fell under Disney/Marvel’s juggernaut superhero film The Avengers. For three consecutive weeks, The Avengers sat on top of the box office, bringing in $55.1 million in domestic ticket sales (for a total of $457 million cume domestically), while Battleship had to contend with a measly $25.3 million. The ...

Jake and the Pirates 3rd Season Greenlit by Disney
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Jake and the Pirates 3rd Season Greenlit by Disney

The mega popular animated series Jake and the Never Land Pirates’s third season has been ordered by Disney Junior, which will bump up the episode tally to 100. Produced by Disney Television Animation and broadcast daily during the Disney Junior television programming block, the series is also planned to be featured on the new 24 hr Disney Junior channel that will launch in the US this coming ...

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists Trailer
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The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists Trailer

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists is an upcoming 3D stop motion animated film produced by Aardman Animations and Sony Pictures Animation. Scheduled for release on March 2012 in the UK and US. It was originally adapted from the first two books in Gideon Defoe’s The Pirates! Series of children’s books. Namely, The Pirates! in an Adventure with Scientists and The Pirates! in an ...

Disney's Jake and the Never Never Land Pirates DVD, CD boost September
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Disney’s Jake and the Never Never Land Pirates DVD, CD boost September

September generally gets a bad, what with it being the month most kids head back to school. Many of the folks at ToonBarn Studios have been out of school for a few years, but it still brings back a painful feeling on occasion, as soon as we see those first few leaves change. Thankfully, there’s so many good reasons to love September, that it can over power any homework assignment. ...

Jake and the Never Land Pirates 2nd season plans for Disney Junior
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Jake and the Never Land Pirates 2nd season plans for Disney Junior

Disney Junior is just coming off an incredibly successful run on the first season of Jake and the Never Land Pirates. The new series that takes place in the Never Land world made famous by Peter Pan follows Jake and his crew, who live to adventure and challenge the might of Captain Hook and his pal Smee. With all of the new ground the Disney toon broke, they’re not just resting on major ...

The Pirates! Band of Misfits set sail for Aardman
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The Pirates! Band of Misfits set sail for Aardman

Seems like there’s a lot of pirating going on. Rango’s Johnny Depp is returning as Captain Jack Sparrow in a few weeks. Jake and the Neverland Pirates are ruling over Disney’s new Disney Jr. network. Monkey D. Luffy and crew are still hunting One Piece. And now Aardman Animation is working with Pathe and Sony Pictures Animation on a new animated tale, The Pirates! Band of ...

Worldwide Biggies introduces Bigby and the League Against Pirates and Dragons
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Worldwide Biggies introduces Bigby and the League Against Pirates and Dragons

If you’re ever lucky enough to come up with a great concept, what do you do with it? Create a web series? A video game? An iPhone app? Traditional cartoon? It’s certainly a tough call, as each of the paths offers a few positives. For Albie Hecht and Worldwide Biggies, their goal is to hit them all. They plan to introduce Bigby, their character creation, to the mainstream first ...

Nelvana presents Melanie Watt's Scaredy Squirrel
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Nelvana presents Melanie Watt’s Scaredy Squirrel

He’ll wear rubber gloves, use air freshener, avoid anything with teeth, and still, Scaredy is terrified of everything he encounters. First published in 2006, the Scaredy Squirrel book series is written and illustrated by Mélanie Watt via Kids Can Press. Now, the fearful rodent is teaming with Nelvana to bring the books to animated form in a new cartoon series. Of the four existing ...

Jake and the Never Land Pirates welcomes David Arquette
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Jake and the Never Land Pirates welcomes David Arquette

Consider the pirate group “+1” for Disney’s upcoming Jake and the NeverLand Pirates cartoon, as David Arquette joins the voice cast. Disney Television Animation’s upcoming series, based on the Peter Pan universe, follows the adventures of Captain Hook, Smee, and a crew of kid pirates led by the courageous Jake. Arquette will star as Skully, the parrot who helps Jake and ...

Disney's Jake and the Never Land Pirates
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Disney’s Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Disney Television Animation is bringing fans a new cartoon series, mixing CG animation with the world of Peter Pan. The results; Jake and the Never Land Pirates. The original music-filled series follows Jake and his pirate friends (and parrot!) as they travel through Never Land in search of lost treasures. The group learns teamwork and tests their problem solving skills to outsmart Captain ...

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