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The new Sonic trailer hints a back story as it shows Sonic as a baby

In an exclusive Japanese trailer for the upcoming February release of Sonic the Hedgehog, a new version of the classic character comes to life on the grassy paths of Emerald Hill Zone. “Baby Sonic”, as Paramount Pictures’ Japanese Twitter account puts it, has never before been rendered...

Amar Chitra Katha to tell stories of Tata in their 50th Anniversary edition

ACK Media is turning a new leaf in its 50-year existence. Known for popular brands Tinkle and Amar Chitra Katha, the publishing house has released a comic book that talks about the rise of the Tatas, spanning over 150 years. Titled The Tata Story, the special edition comics...

Venetia Davie to become Vice President of VisacomCBS Consumer Products

ViacomCBS Consumer Products (VCP) announced yesterday that Venetia Davie will join the company as Vice President, U.K. and Ireland. Davie will start the role in January, reporting to Mark Kingston, Senior Vice President, International, VCP. In this role, Davie will lead VCP’s U.K. and Ireland business, managing...

‘Earth to Echo’ Director Dave Green to direct the new Warner Bros. Movie ‘Coyote vs. Acme’

The pesky Road Runner may have eluded him, but Wile E. Coyote has come one step closer to getting the next-best thing: his own feature. Warner Bros.’s Coyote vs. Acme, which was announced last year, now has Dave Green as the director After starting out directing music videos,...

UK based animation company Factory to release ‘Mimi and the Mountain Dragon’ this holiday season

U.K-based animation studio Factory is best known for producing series such as Clangers, Scream Street, Newzoids and Norman Picklestripes. This month, along with Leopard Pictures, the studio offers a new 2D-animated adaptation of Sir Michael Morpurgo’s children’s book Mimi and the Mountain Dragon. The holiday tale centres on a young girl who discovers...

Actor Curtis Jackson to produce a Black Superhero toon

Rapper, actor and producer Curtis Jackson, a.k.a. 50 Cent, is venturing into TV animation with Trill League, a new animated series focused on Black superheroes. The Lionsgate project is in the works for Quibi, the new mobile short-form streaming service from Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman set...

Fox adds new series in the Animation Domination line-up

Fox TV is adopting a new addition to its Animation Domination lineup, giving a series order to Housebroken (formerly titled Therapy Dog), which already has Friends star Lisa Kudrow tapped for the lead voice role. The half-hour comedy comes from Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment, Fox Entertainment and Fox-owned Bento Box Entertainment (Bob’s...

WinZO unveils consoles for global game developers

To ease out the publishing hassle Winzo has launched a console especially for game developers to connect and publish their games on WinZO App, a vernacular arcade gaming platform. It provides developers globally a real-time access to a micro-payments backed WinZO Platform that comes with a promise...

Pendleton Ward to work on a new show with Netflix

Netflix has added another big animation name to its already fantastic collection of creators: Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward is working on a new show with comedian and host Duncan Trussell titled The Midnight Gospel, which will premiere in 2020. The eight-episode show, which is being animated at Titmouse, is...

‘Oggy and the Cockroaches’ gets waxed

Xilam Animation’s flagship property Oggy and the Cockroaches has taken up residence at the famed Grévin Museum in Paris. Created at Grévin’s workshop, waxworks of Oggy and the three pesky cockroaches – Joey and Deedee and Marky – were unveiled at a ceremony last night and are now open...