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Kristen Bell to not give voice biracial character in animated series ‘Central Park’

Kristen Bell will no longer voice the mixed-race central character of Molly Tillerman in the forthcoming Apple animated series Central Park. News of the re-casting comes mere hours after Jenny Slate announced that she was stepping away from voicing a biracial character on Netflix’s Big Mouth. Slate posted an...

Rooster Teeth’s animated movie ‘Recorded by Arizal’ to premiere on July 13

The latest 2D animated production from Rooster Teeth, Recorded by Arizal will premiere July 13. The series follows Arizal, an inquisitive 17-year-old could-be heroine on the brink of adulthood and in pursuit of her dream career — to become a Record Keeper. Is Arizal ready to leave her secluded...

Netflix hit series ‘Witcher’ season 2 to start production this August.

Netflix has officially confirmed that the second season of its popular series The Witcher will restart production on 17 August 2020. Production was paused earlier this year due to worries about the coronavirus pandemic, and while it had been reported that the show resume in August, this...

Japanese company Akatsuki looks for tie-ups with Indian streaming platforms

Japanese entertainment company Akatsuki Inc that announced its foray into India late last year is looking to tie up with a host of video streaming players and cable television services to adapt its local content for Indian audiences. Starting with video-on-demand services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime...

Disney Original ‘Upside Down Magic’ to premiere this July

Disney Channel has set a premiere date for its next Disney Channel original movie Upside-Down Magic. The movie which based on Scholastic book from bestselling authors Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle and Emily Jenkins features Izabela Rose and Siena Agudon along with Vicki Lewis, Kyle Howard, Max Torina, Elie...

Blue Zoo’s animated short film ‘Ada’ to release online

Blue Zoo has been creating critically acclaimed short films to hone its storytelling craft for the past 20 years. The latest animated piece to join the ranks of #BZShorts, Ada, a distinctive, atmospheric monochrome short set in the arctic has made its free online premiere on Vimeo this...

The Academy announces 93rd Oscars to be held on April 25 2021

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network today announced the 93rd Oscars ceremony will move to Sunday, April 25, 2021, as a result of the global pandemic caused by COVID-19. The show, which will air live on ABC, was originally scheduled...

Warner Bros. to move new ‘Tom and Jerry’ movie release to 2021

The covid-19 pandemic has created a mess for the movie industry. With many movies cancelling theatrical releases and opting digital platforms, many others are being scheduled and re-scheduled. The latest in the shuffling is the live-action Tom & Jerry movie, which has been delayed to 2021. Warner...

Walt Disney announces ‘One and only Ivan’ to premiere on Disney+ this August

The Walt Disney Studios announced Friday that the heartwarming adventure The One and Only Ivan, an adaptation of the bestselling, award-winning book about one very special gorilla, directed by Thea Sharrock (Me Before You), will premiere exclusively on Disney+ August 21. The film, which was previously scheduled to be...

Russian company Wizart Animation to bring animated franchise in India

Russian toon house Wizart Animation has closed deals for the U.K., India, and across the African continent for two of its feature film franchises. The deals were announced during the Key Buyers Event: Digital Edition, a showcase of the latest Russian productions organised by film promotion body...