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Hyderabad- based Inani Media to launch ‘Chanakya’ a multilingual animated show

Hyderabad based animation studio Inani Media has announced the new multilingual cross-platform 2D edutainment show Chanakya, 104 x 11 (season 1) targeted for six to 12-year kids. Created by the National Film Award winner Bhargava, the USP of the show is – unlike other superheroes, Chanakya will offer...

GKIDS announces the cast of ‘Weathering With You’

GKIDS has announced the English-language voice cast for Weathering With You, the new film from director Makoto Shinkai and producer Genki Kawamura — creators of the animated film Your Name., which broke box office records worldwide and is currently getting a live-action remake from JJ Abrams. The new dubbed...

Condista acquires pre-school series ‘Earth to Luna’ for bilingual kids

U.S. Pay TV service Condista has acquired the first five seasons of preschool science animation series Earth to Luna! for its Spanish- and English-language service, Kids Central, from distributor Monster Entertainment. The hit international Emmy-nominated series is set to debut on the outlet in early 2020. A co-production with...

‘Missing Link’ wins the Best Animated Feature Film at 77th Golden Globes

The HFPA presented the 77th Golden Globe award ceremony on Sunday night, kicking the Hollywood awards season into high gear. Ricky Gervais returned to the podium to host the celebration of feature film and television achievement, which included honouring Tom Hanks with the Cecil B. DeMille Award...

Disney theme parks around the globe to have major expansion this year

Disney theme parks will see almost a dozen new offerings at various locations. Tokyo Disneyland will see a major expansion, Disneyland Resort in California will have a new Marvel-themed land and there will be Disney’s first-ever Mickey Mouse ride at Walt Disney World. Here are a few...

iQIYI to release its first original animated film ‘Spycies’ worldwide.

Leading Chinese online entertainment service iQIYI is ready to send its debut family-animated feature film Spycies to theatres at home and abroad. Produced by iQIYI Pictures, the CGI adventure will arrive in theatres across China on January 11, with subsequent releases rolling out in Europe, North America and Southeast...

Nickelodeon’s new animated series ‘It’s Pony’ to make its debut on January 18

Nickelodeon’s new original 2D animated series It’s Pony, will debut Saturday, January 18. The 20-episode series follows the comedic adventures of Annie and her best friend, who happens to be an enthusiastic, unpredictable, and carefree pony. Following its premiere, the series will continue to air Saturdays on Nickelodeon and...

Marvel president Kevin Feige announces a Trans character to be added in the upcoming films

Marvel boss Kevin Feige has revealed that The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is all set to introduce the first transgender character. After being frequently criticised for not having LGBTQ characters in the MCU, Feige was asked about the possibility of introducing trans character during a Q&A at...

ZEE5 to have new launches in genres and languages in 2020

ZEE5, India’s largest OTT player has unveiled their calendar for the first month of 2020. January will see new launches across genres and languages. The calendar launch event took place at the Zee5 headquarters in Mumbai and was graced by Vivek Dahiya, Nakuul Mehta, Rituraj Singh, Sid...

The new Sonic trailer hints a back story as it shows Sonic as a baby

In an exclusive Japanese trailer for the upcoming February release of Sonic the Hedgehog, a new version of the classic character comes to life on the grassy paths of Emerald Hill Zone. “Baby Sonic”, as Paramount Pictures’ Japanese Twitter account puts it, has never before been rendered...