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Final trailer of animated comedy ‘Smallfoot’ released: Watch it here

Final trailer of animated comedy ‘Smallfoot’ released: Watch it here

Animation, Latest News
Warner Brothers and Warner Animation Group released the final trailer of the animated feature film -- Smallfoot. The comedy-adventure stars Channing Tatum (The LEGO Batman Movie) as the yeti, Migo, and James Corden (Trolls, The Emoji Movie) as the Smallfoot, Percy. The film also stars Zendaya (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Common (Selma), LeBron James (upcoming Space Jam 2), Danny DeVito (The Lorax, Oscar nominee for Erin Brockovich), Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin), Yara Shahidi (TV’s Black-ish), Ely Henry (TV’s Justice League Action), and Jimmy Tatro (22 Jump Street). Check out the official trailer here: The film is about a yeti who finds something that he thought never existed—a human. After hearing the news, the yeti community is in a tensed state as they wonder what lived beyond t
Aquaman Trailer Released at Comic-Con: GOT’s Khal Drogo is back and how!

Aquaman Trailer Released at Comic-Con: GOT’s Khal Drogo is back and how!

Latest News, VFX
Warner Bros, who dominated this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International 2018, is taking the DC Extended Universe underwater with the release of the upcoming ‘Aquaman,’ starring Game of Thrones fame Khal Drogo aka Jason Momoa. After witnessing his debut in last year's Justice League, Aquaman fans have eagerly awaited a real look at the aquatic king's full feature-length debut. As per the official synopsis, the film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime-one that will not only force him to face who he really is but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be a king. Check out the official trailer here: The film is directed by James Wan and also stars Willem Dafoe and Nicole Kidman Aquaman is all set
Revival of  Animaniacs on the cards

Revival of Animaniacs on the cards

Animation
Warner Bros., Steven Spielberg and Amblin Television have tied up with new partner Hulu for a two-season straight-to-series reboot of ’90s toon Animaniacs. Set to premiere on Hulu in 2020, the reboot will see inseparable siblings Yakko, Wakko and Dot escape from the Warner Bros. water tower once again and head to the city. Two other fan-favourite characters Pinky and the Brain will make special appearances in each episode. Spielberg  will return as executive producer along with Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series president Sam Register, as well as Amblin co-presidents Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank. Hulu has also got into a deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution for exclusive streaming rights to the entire Animaniacs library comprising all 99 episodes o
Recalling November 21, 1997

Recalling November 21, 1997

Animation
Let us begin by noting that November 21, 1997 marked the wide theatrical release of Anastasia, the first feature from Fox Animation Studios and the ninth of the directing-producing team of Bluth and Goldman who co-directed for the first time besides producing. The film performed well earning around $140 million globally and became the highest-grossing Bluth film ever. It even generated a direct-to-video spinoff Bartok the Magnificent.   That same year, Turner Feature Animation also launched its first effort Cats Don’t Dance. The next year, three more studios each debuted their hand-drawn efforts. They were Warner Bros. (Quest for Camelot), Nickelodeon Movies (The Rugrats Movie) and Dreamworks Animation (The Prince of Egypt). But hand-drawn films proved no match for the groundb
Galen Walker to head Legend Animation

Galen Walker to head Legend Animation

Animation, People
Legend 3D Inc., the industry’s leading 3-D conversion, VFX and VR studio is expanding its line of business into the world of animation with the establishment of Legend Animation. The important news was given by Aidan Foley, Chief Executive Officer of Legend 3D Inc on September 12. The animation unit will be headed by veteran animation industry executive and producer Galen Walker and will be based at the Legend 3D headquarters within the parent company’s 27,000-square foot state-of-the-art facility on the Columbia Square campus in Hollywood. Walker and his team will report to Will Maurer, VP, Legend VR and Animation. In addition to multiple projects currently in development that are being brought under the new Legend Animation division, Walker and his team will leverage Legend’s expe
Super Mario Odyssey wins multiple awards at Gamescom 2017

Super Mario Odyssey wins multiple awards at Gamescom 2017

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Curtains of Gamescom 2017 came down in Cologne on Thursday night with the presentation of this year’s awards. Sweeping the awards was the Nintendo Switch title Super Mario Odyssey which lapped up the coveted Best of Gamescom Award, the consumer-voted Most Wanted Award and three of the juried categories. Also among the winners were multiple nominees Destiny 2 from Activision Blizzard with two wins, Assassin’s Creed (Ubisoft), Middle-earth: Shadows of War (Warner Bros. Interactive), Ni No Kuni II (Bandai Namco). The winners: Best of Gamescom Award: Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo Best Add-On/ DLC: Battlefield 1: In the Name of the Tsar, Electronic Arts Best Booth: Electronic Arts Gamescom Booth 2017 Best Console Game – Sony PlayStation 4: Assassin’s Creed Origins, Ubisoft Best Console Ga
Despicable Me 3 opens to mixed reactions

Despicable Me 3 opens to mixed reactions

Animation
Despicable Me 3 the latest installment of the animated crime adventure series opened at the top of the North American box office amid great expectations. However, in the midst of mixed reviews, the film fell short of expectations that the industry had in weekend ticket sales. The film has Steve Carell voicing for the despicable bad guy-turned-protagonist Gru and his twin brother Dru - in the film. The Universal film also features Kristen Wiig as Gru's wife Lucy and South Park co-creator Trey Parker as Balthazar Bratt, a former child star and evil villain whose fashion sense is suck in the '80s. The film roped in $75.4 million in its opening weekend, according to industry tracker Exhibitor Relations. This shows that the film will fall short of predictions that it would breach at least...
DC Super Hero Girls to air on CN in 2018

DC Super Hero Girls to air on CN in 2018

Animation
The three stars of Cartoon Network’s upcoming toon series DC Super Hero Girls namely Diana, Kara and Barbara are teenage girls trying to balance superpowers and secret identities like managing a social life. It will air on the network in 2018. Production has started of DC Super Hero Girls, an all-new animated action-comedy series from Warner Bros. Featuring fresh character designs and storytelling from Emmy Award-winning producer Lauren Faust, DC Super Hero Girls will come up on Cartoon Network in 2018. The not-so-typical teenagers along with their superhero friends have much more to deal with than just protecting the citizens of Metropolis from some of the most sinister school-aged super villains of the DC Universe. After all, being teens is tough enough what with school, friends, f
Next Scooby film pushed back for 2020

Next Scooby film pushed back for 2020

Animation
The wait for our dear detective pup Scooby has got a little longer with Warner Bros. recently announcing that the release date for the Scooby-Doo’s animated movie has been pushed back from 2018 to 2020. Hence, Scooby-Doo fans will have a wait for a few more years to witness the mystery solving detectives on the big screen again! The film is being directed by Emmy-nominated, animation veteran Tony Cervone of Space Jam fame. He will be joined by Dax Shepard, who is currently helming and writing the studio’s upcoming comedy CHiPs. The movie was announced way back in 2015 and was slated for a 21 September, 2018 release. There have been two live-action movies from the franchise namely 2002’s Scooby-Doo and 2004’s Scooby-Doo: Monsters Unleashed. While the first film generated around $275 mil
Warner Bros. ties up with IMAX for VR experience of Justice League

Warner Bros. ties up with IMAX for VR experience of Justice League

Uncategorized, VR
Going by its new trailer, the upcoming Justice League movie looks very bad. In fact, it could be mistaken for its own parody film. But, that’s not stopping Warner Bros. from exploring all possible media tie-ups to capitalise on what it hopes will be its success at the box office including using virtual reality. The VR project Warner Bros. has planned for Justice League includes a series of original VR experiences, created in association with IMAX and with an exclusive first launch window in IMAX’s new VR centers. In addition to a VR tie-up for Justice League itself, IMAX and Warner Bros. will also be creating unique VR features for Aquaman, and for a third disastrous DC comics movie, the name of which would be revealed later. These will provide content fodder for IMAX’s VR Centres, t