Animation

The show about nothing now has a spinoff about nothing. The audience is rapidly increasing for “Nothing, Forever,” described as an AI-generated and nonsensical version of “Seinfeld” that streams on Twitch. Motherboard reported on the show on Tuesday. The Twitch account that the show runs on is called @watchmeforever, now has more than 83,000 followers as
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Fans of Fate: The Winx Saga, take heart. Creator Iginio Straffi has posted that there are other projects in the works now that the Netflix live-action series has been canceled after two seasons. “Fate has been an exciting adventure, a great achievement, and a hit watched by millions globally, re-confirming the power of the Winx world,” Straffi wrote
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Disney’s movie and television studios including Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, Walt Disney Studios, Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, 20th Century Studios and Disney Branded Television revealed plenty of news at the D23 Expo, which ran September 9-11 at the Disneyland-adjacent Anaheim Convention Center. Highlights included panels loaded with cast and creatives behind almost every big
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Summer Camp Island creator Julia Pott is sharing her disappointment with HBO Max’s decision to pull the series as part of an upcoming content purge in unscripted and animated genres. “We worked for five years to make 100 episodes of animation,” Pott wrote on Twitter. “We worked late into the night, we let ourselves go,
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We’re getting the first look at Netflix’s anticipated anime series Cyberpunk: Edgerunners based on the Cyberpunk 2077 video game. The streamer unveiled the teaser trailer on Day 3 of its Geeked Week. Netflix also announced the series will premiere in September. Cyberpunk: Edgerunners tells a standalone, 10-episode story about a street kid trying to survive
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Production workers at ShadowMachine, the Los Angeles-based animation house behind BoJack Horseman, Final Space and Human Discoveries, have voted to unionize with the Animation Guild, IATSE Local 839. The 6,000-member guild already represents the animators who work there. Subject to an independent verification of the authorization cards, the guild said that ShadowMachine “will voluntarily recognize”
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At WonderCon on Saturday, Amazon unveiled a trailer teasing the Season 2 return of its acclaimed animated series Undone, set for April 29. The half-hour, genre-bending animated dramedy from creators Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg (BoJack Horseman) explores the elastic nature of reality through its central character, Alma (Rosa Salazar), a 28-year-old living in San Antonio,
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EXCLUSIVE: PAW Patrol and Bob the Builder creator Keith Chapman has partnered with London indie Snipple Originals to co-create and develop ground-breaking animated kids TV shows. Under his Keith Chapman Productions banner, Chapman and Snipple will create character-driven animated IP for the upper pre-school market. The veteran UK kids TV exec is already developing Paco & the
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AMC Networks has acquires Houston-based Sentai Holdings, which supplies anime content and merchandise and also operates the Hidive direct-to-consumer streaming service. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction encompasses all of the member interests from Cool Japan Fund, a public-private Japanese investment fund. Under interim CEO Matt Blank, AMC Networks is continuing to purse
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EXCLUSIVE: Exile Content Studio has teamed with Spanish artist Edgar Plans and Curatible to launch a Lil’ Heroes NFT collection inspired by Plans’ work, with an animated children’s series as part of a planned Lil’ Heroes entertainment franchise. The NFTs will launch in January, followed by a multi-phase roll-out, including the animated children’s series, a
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The Animation Guild’s contract negotiations with the AMPTP have broken off without a deal but will resume later next year. “An agreement was not reached today,” Alexandra Drosu, the guild’s director of communications and content, told Deadline tonight. “We will have to continue negotiations in the New Year though no date has been set.” The
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Disney will continue to embrace the theatrical window over the Thanksgiving stretch with the Jared Bush/Byron Howard/Charise Castro Smith-directed Colombia-set animated musical Encanto which is looking to hook families with a $35M-$40M five-day domestic start and another $35M+ overseas as the movie debuts day-and-date in all offshore territories except China, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines and Vietnam.
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The red carpet has come to Runeterra as Riot Games takes its first major plunge into entertainment with Arcane, an animated series based on the widely popular video game League of Legends. Launched in 2009, League of Legends is a MOBA (multiplayer-online battle arena) game that sees two teams of five players battle for power
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UPDATE: Netflix has unveiled the final trailer for its upcoming series Arcane, based on Riot Games’ popular League of Legends gaming franchise. Unveiled during the 2021 Worlds Semi-Finals on Sunday, the latest look at the animated series both sees a world and house divided as several League of Legends champions pursue their purpose – either
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Hungary Selects Oscar Entry Hungary has selected Péter Bergendy’s Post Mortem as its official entry for the International Oscar race this year. The period horror tells the supernatural story of a post mortem photographer and a little girl confronting ghosts in a haunted village after the First World War. The film premiered at Warsaw IFF
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Disney+ has set a stacked cast of guest stars and new recurring talent for The Proud Family revival Louder and Prouder, in commemoration of the original animated series’ 20th anniversary. The guest-starring voice cast for the series set to launch on Disney+ in 2022 will feature A-listers from the worlds of music, film, TV and sports including Lizzo,
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