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Rebecca Hall to play Mrs. Darling in Disney’s ‘Peter Pan & Wendy’

British actress Rebecca Hall has been tapped to play Mrs. Darling in Disney’s Peter Pan & Wendy live-action remake. Disney has been on a live-action remake spree of their animated classics for the past few years, including The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, The Jungle Book, and more. These...

DC announces the return of Milestone Comics and other superhero titles

DC has announced the return of the earthshaking imprint of the Milestone Comics, as well as many of its superhero titles. DC initially revealed the return at 2020s DC FanDome, but on 13th February, it revealed new details regarding the return, which will arrive virtually on 26...

Russia based Riki Group secures multiple deals on flagship projects

Riki Group, a leading Russian animation company, has secured multiple deals on its flagship projects The Fixies, BabyRiki, Panda & Krash, PinCode and Tina & Tony. Riki has teamed up with Da Vinci Media to broadcast The Fixies on multiple territories including South Africa, India, UK, Ireland, Turkey, Spain, Germany, Portugal and...

Comics convention WonderCon to go virtual this year

WonderCon is an Anaheim-based comics convention hosted by the same non-profit organisation that runs Comic Con International in San Diego. It has become one of the first major conventions of 2021 to officially go virtual as a result of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. The event, which is...

Flying Ship partners with UK based Cloth Cat Animation for its original series ‘Chiruta’

Japanese animation shop Flying Ship Studio announces the joint production of its first original series, Chiruta, with U.K. animation studio Cloth Cat Animation (Luo Bao Bei, The Rubbish World of Dave Spud). Chiruta is an animation series for preschoolers aged 2 to 4, set in a mossy, ethereal village deep...

Disney to shut down ‘Ice Age’ franchise maker Blue Sky Studios

Disney has announced that it will be closing Blue Sky Studios, former 20th Century Fox’s $5.9 billion global-grossing animation division that churned out 13 feature films including the Ice Age franchise. Reports suggest that the word has been doing the rounds for Blue Sky, especially after Disney...

Animal Logic announces the musical adaptation of ‘Toto: The Dog-Gone Amazing Story of the Wizard of Oz’

Animal Logic (The LEGO Movie franchise, Peter Rabbit, Happy Feet) confirmed that the feature musical adaptation of Toto: The Dog-Gone Amazing Story of the Wizard of Oz will be the next project produced out of their animation studio in Vancouver. The Warner Animation Group movie is based on the book by...

Planeta Junior announces new shows on Kidscreen Summit

Planeta Junior, leading European children’s and youth entertainment company will be actively involved at the Kidscreen Summit, the kids’ entertainment industry’s most important annual event that is taking place virtually from 8 February to 5 March. The company is attending the event with new Planeta Junior Original...

Rainshine Entertainment teams up with Animasia studio to co-produce ‘Young Captian Nemo’

Rainshine Entertainment, a global entertainment company has joined hands with Malaysia-based Animasia Studio, an award-winning animation and digital content production house to co-produce a trilogy of animated feature films adapted from the Young Captain Nemo books trilogy. This film trilogy is the first of a multi-project partnership with the...

CAKE partners with Italian broadcaster Rai for a new pre-school series ‘Pablo’

Leading kids’ entertainment specialist, CAKE, has signed a deal with Italian public broadcaster Rai for the first season of ground-breaking pre-school animated series Pablo. The deal finalised by CAKE’s head of sales Bianca Rodriguez sees Rai joining key public broadcasters including TVE Spain, RTP Portugal, Czech TV, NRK...