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Jamie Foxx voices the first black lead character in the new Disney-Pixar movie

Disney Pixar’s new animated feature, Soul which will be coming out this year, releases its new trailer. Soul will feature Pixar’s first black lead. Starring Jamie Foxx, the movie is based around Joe Gardner, a jazz musician and music teacher, whose soul suddenly leaves his body. The euphemism symbolises...

Marvel announces the premiere date for ‘Spider-Man: Maximum Venom’ season 3

Season three of Marvel’s Spider-Man: Maximum Venom will debut with a one-hour special on 19 April. Comprising six one-hour specials and featuring appearances by favourite Marvel characters — including Captain Marvel, Groot, Dr. Strange and Star-Lord — the new season follows Spider-Man as he is pushed to his breaking...

Marvel to join hands with Quebec based Squeeze studio for ‘What If?…’

Marvel Studios announced Wednesday that Québec City-based animation studio Squeeze has been given the nod to create five episodes of upcoming series What If…? Scheduled for exclusive release on the Disney+ platform in summer 2021, What If…? is the first animated series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Squeeze CEO and...

Tamil film ‘Teddy’ to become the first film in India to use Indian Animation for a special character

Tamil star Arya’s new film Teddy, directed by Shakti Soundarajan, is in the news for a special reason. Teddy becomes the first Tamil film to use an Indian company to design a special animated character. It also becomes the second Tamil film to use motion-capture technology, to...

Hulu announces dates for 2020 spring preview

Hulu announced their 2020 Spring preview on Friday, which included two hotly-anticipated adult-animated series. Solar Opposites will premiere May 8, with Crossing Swords following swiftly behind on June 12. Co-created by Justin Roiland (co-creator of Rick and Morty) and Mike McMahan (former writer’s assistant on Rick and...

Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi to direct two new originals for Netflix

Academy Award-winning writer, director and actor Taika Waititi (Jojo Rabbit, Thor: Ragnarok, Hunt for the Wilderpeople) is set to write, direct and executive produce two original animated series for Netflix, inspired by the works of Roald Dahl. The first is a series based on the world and...

POGO and Cartoon Network to launch three new home-grown comedies

POGO and Cartoon Network, channels under WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks Asia Pacific, are ramping up original India productions with three new home-grown animation comedies. POGO has commissioned both Titoo and Lambuji Tinguji, produced by Cosmos Maya, and Cartoon Network will air Bandbudh Aur Budbak, from Paperboat Studios. Speaking about the new content,...

China postpones the release of Disney’s ‘Mulan’ due to Coronavirus scare

Walt Disney has announced to have postponed the release of Mulan in China due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). In FY19, Disney grossed $11.1 billion revenue from its movie releases. While 2020 also had a few big releases, it wasn’t expected to match The House of Mouse’s performance last...

‘Riverdance’ to be made into an animated film

The famous Eurovision 1994 interval act, Riverdance, is soon to be in cinemas as an animated musical comedy. Production companies, Aniventure and Cinesite Animations, along with River Productions are currently in post-production stages of a new movie called Riverdance. The movie will be released in cinemas later this...

Skyesports to host the first ‘Skyesports Premiere League’

In a first in the country, Skyesports will be hosting a Premier League tournament in Association with Good Gamer Corp for esports this May. The tournament’s first season, with a huge prize pool, will kickstart with PUBG Mobile, with 300 Pro players spread across 16 cities. The...