Tag Archives: Animation

Star Trek: Captain Kirk Makes a Cameo Appearance in New Short Treks

Ephraim’s encounter with Dot takes not during Capt. Christopher Pike’s command of the Enterprise, but during Capt. James T. Kirk’s command, specifically during events seen in Star Trek: The Original Series… – Jamie Lovett, ComicBook.com » https://ift.tt/38B9VVs [photo: CBS]

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Netflix and Nickelodeon Announce Multi-Year Original Animated Films and Series Deal

Netflix and Nickelodeon announced today that they’ve formed a multi-year output deal to produce original animated feature films and television series. The kid and family-targeted films and series will be based on both Nickelodeon’s existing library of original characters and new IP. – LaToya Ferguson, IndieWire » https://ift.tt/374zOvJ

New Adventure Time Specials Coming to HBO Max in 2020

The first two, BMO and Obsidian, are set to premiere on the streaming service next year with the latter two — Wizard City and Together Again — following. It sounds like there might not be an official premiere window for the final two specials set quite yet, and none of Adventure Time: Distant Lands has a specific release date. – Rollin Bishop, ComicBook.com » https://ift.tt/31GB7Nu [photo: Cartoon Network/HBO Max]

‘Bone’: Netflix Will Animate Jeff Smith’s Acclaimed Comic Book Epic

The story follows the Bone cousins — the intrepid Fone Bone, the scheming Phoney Bone, and the affable Smiley Bone — on their adventures through a vast, uncharted desert that gives way to a mysterious valley filled with wonderful and terrifying creatures. The trio look like they might be made of marshmallow, while their adventures draw on high-pedigree influences: J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, Jiminy Cricket, Walt Kelly’s Pogo, Charles Schulz’s Peanuts, and Carl Barks’ sublime Disney work with Donald Duck and his relatives. – Geoff Boucher, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2pmVQZB [Photo: Bone Comics, Out From Boneville]

Four Major Manga Publishers File Lawsuit Against Piracy Sites in New York

According to the reports, the publishers Shueisha (Shonen Jump), Kodansha (Shonen Magazine), Shogakkan (Shonen Sunday), and Kadokawa (Shonen Ace) have teamed up to tackle several scanlation websites in the U.S. The lawsuit, which was filed in New York, was jointly filed against four different websites. Each one is being described as a “successor” site to Manga Mura, a famous piracy site which was closed some time ago. – Megan Peters, Comicbook.com » https://ift.tt/2kDpHuI [photo:Flickr/Orin Zebest]

Animated Kids’ Series ‘Centaurworld’ a Go at Netflix

The series, which has a 20-episode order, comes from the streamer’s in-house Netflix Animation and is set in a world where fantastical creatures sing and adventure is all around. It centers on a war horse who is transported from her embattled world to a strange land inhabited by silly, singing centaurs of all species, shapes and sizes. – Rick Porter, The Hollywood Reporter » https://ift.tt/2NMAD5m

TV News Roundup: Netflix Releases ‘Disenchantment Part Two’ Trailer (Watch)

Netflix has debuted the first look at “Disenchantment Part Two,” the second installment of Matt Groening’s satirical animated fantasy. Picking up where the creators left off, part two will continue to follow young princess Bean and her personal demon Luci as they take on ogres, sprites, imps, trolls, harpies, and walruses. Additionally, the latest chapter promises to answer if viewers have seen the last of princess Bean’s elf companion Elfo. Featuring the voices of Abbi Jacobson, Eric Andre, and Nat Faxon, “Disenchantment Part Two” launches Sept. 20. – Breanna Bell, Variety » https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/tv-news-roundup-netflix-disenchantment-part-two-trailer-1203318651/ [photo: YouTube/Netflix]

Kevin Smith Unveils Plans For ‘Masters Of The Universe: Revelation’ Anime Series At Netflix

The series will be produced by Mattel Television with Rob David, VP of Mattel TV and author of He-Man: the Eternity War, serving as an executive producer on the series. They have also assembled a team of impressive writers that will include Eric Carrasco (Supergirl), Tim Sheridan (Reign of the Supermen), Diya Mishra (Magic the Gathering) and Marc Bernardin (Alphas). Animation for the series is being done by Powerhouse Animation (Castlevania). – Dino-Ray Ramos, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/RBSDQb
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