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Sony Pictures Animation Announces 2017 & 2018 Slate

In a move signaling an expansion of its output and increased year-round production across multiple platforms, Sony Pictures Animation announced today its slate through 2018 which includes five theatrical features, three television series and one direct-to-video movie. Kristine Belson, President of Sony Pictures Animation, says, “We are meaningfully stepping up …

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‘Inferno’ To Be Released Worldwide In IMAX Theatres

Sony Pictures Entertainment, IMAX Corporation, and Imagine Entertainment announced that Inferno, the latest film in the Dan Brown (Da Vinci Code) franchise, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format.  The film, starring Tom Hanks as Dr. Robert Langdon and directed by Ron Howard, will be released into IMAX theatres worldwide coinciding with the film’s general …

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LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Launches

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm announced the launch of LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, an all new Star Wars adventure that immerses players in the blockbuster film like never before. Developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens is …

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Warner Bros. Consumer Products Rolls Out Licensing Plans

Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) unveiled a slate of franchises and fan-favorite properties to drive its global licensing, merchandising and retail businesses in 2016 and beyond. WBCP will be presenting an incredible array of opportunities from the DC portfolio, including Wonder Woman, DC Super Hero Girls, and The LEGO Batman Movie; the highly anticipated Fantastic …

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‘Dory’ Finds Box Office Success

Independence Day: Resurgence failed to ignite big fireworks at the North American office over the weekend, where it came in behind expectations with an estimated $41.6 million from 4,068 theaters. The long-awaited sequel to the 1996 blockbuster will need to do sizeable business overseas to land in the black for Fox. …

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Funimation Teases Stellar Line-Up Of Simulcasts & Broadcast Dubs For Summer 2016 Season

Summer is here and Funimation Entertainment has a stellar line-up of simulcasts and Broadcast Dubs planned for this season. To mark the first week of summer, the company revealed today fourteen simulcast titles from the new season. Together with the rest of the line-up, Funimation’s Summer 2016 Season offers each …

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Spin Master Brings Play to Life with New Programming, Licensed Products for 2016

Spin Master has announced an exciting array of new licensing partnerships with top entertainment properties and iconic brands for the Fall 2016 season. The company is also preparing for the debut of Rusty Rivets, its new, highly anticipated animated series which will be broadcast on Nickelodeon. From new titles, to …

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Dynamite Welcomes Caitlin Kittredge To The World Of Grimm

Dynamite Entertainment announced that acclaimed dark fantasy author Caitlin Kittredge will write the all-new Grimm comic book series, slated for release in September 2016. The new series, set during the acclaimed NBC television show’s fourth season, pairs the author of Vertigo’s celebrated Coffin Hill series with sensational artist Maria Sanapo (DC Comics …

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YO-KAI WATCH Season Two Premieres On Disney XD August 1st

YOKAI WATCH Season 2

LEVEL-5 abby Inc.‘s hit series YO-KAI WATCH is continuing its North American expansion — with a season two pick-up by Disney XD for 50 episodes, near-doubling season one’s 26-episode run.  Additionally, all 26 episodes of season one are now streaming on Netflix. The second season on Disney XD will premiere on Monday, August 1st at 12:30 ET/PT.  The expanded …

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