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Dublin based distributor Monster Entertainment to launch a new slate of shows at Kidscreen Miami

Dublin based distributor, Monster Entertainment will launch a slate of new programming at Kidscreen in Miami next month. Koyaa and The Annoying Objects, 13 x 3.5 mins for four to eight-year-olds, is a fantastic, energetic stop motion animation series from Slovenia and was commissioned by RTV Slovenia....

Priyanka Chopra Jonas in talks to join the latest Matrix film

Reportedly, Priyanka Chopra Jonas is in final talks to join the cast of the fourth film in the Matrix saga, the Wachowskis’ game-changing action franchise, insiders close to negotiations said. The Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow film is being directed by series co-creator Lana Wachowski. She’ll join...

Newcomer Amelie Bea Smith to be the voice of ‘Peppa Pig’ in the upcoming episodes

Entertainment One (eOne) and animation studio Astley Baker Davies announced that a new voice artist has been cast in the role of Peppa Pig in the popular preschool animated TV series. Nine-year-old Amelie Bea Smith will make her debut as the title character in new episodes of...

Netflix to remake live-action series ‘One Piece’

Netflix has ordered a live-action series of one of the most famous manga/anime, One Piece. The project will be coming from One Piece publisher Shueisha and Tomorrow House. Steven Maeda (The X-Files, Lost) is reportedly the writer and executive producer along with Matt Owens (Luke Cage) joining...

Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne partnered Animal Pictures to produce ‘The Hospital’ animated series

Animal Pictures, the banner run by Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne, is teaming with writer-producer Cirocco Dunlap on ‘The Hospital’, a sci-fi themed animated series for Amazon. Dunlap, who has worked with Lyonne as supervising producer on Lyonne’s acclaimed Netflix comedy Russian Doll, is writing and executive producing. Lyonne,...

CAKE announces ‘Kiri and Lou’ to be launched in the UK after its success in NZ

CAKE has announced the U.K. premiere of award-winning stop-motion preschool series Kiri and Lou. The 52 x 5’ show will air on CBeebies following a strong performance last year on TVNZ in New Zealand and CBC Canada, who commissioned the series. “Kiri and Lou has already won...

Entertainment One gears up for the release of popular pre-school superhero series ‘PJ Masks’

Entertainment One (eOne) is suiting up for a fifth series of its global preschool superhero show, PJ Masks, announcing that a fresh batch of 52 x 11′ episodes is slated for delivery in 2021. Produced by eOne and Frog Box, in collaboration with Disney Junior and France 5,...

Disney in works to remake its 1942 animated film ‘Bambi’

From bears to lions to deer: Disney is developing a lifelike remake of its 1942 animated feature “Bambi,” an article in Variety has confirmed. Screenwriters Geneva Robertson-Dworet (“Captain Marvel”) and Lindsey Beer (“Sierra Burgess Is a Loser”) will write the screenplay, with Chris and Paul Weitz’s Depth...