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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...