Laura Dern on Gun Safety and How Netflix’s Animated ‘If Anything Happens I Love You’ Addresses Grief

Executive producer Laura Dern wanted to leap on board when she and producing partner Jayme Lemons (also an executive producer), had the chance to support the animated short, “If Anything Happens I Love You.” The story follows the aftermath of … Read more…

Sophie Turner Joins Cast Of HBO Max Royal Family Animated Series ‘The Prince’ As Princess Charlotte

Sophie Turner has joined the voice cast of HBO Max animated series The Prince as Princess Charlotte. Creator and executive producer Gary Janetti made announced on his Instagram account, which inspired the series, with a clit tied to Halloween. The … Read more…

‘Unicorn: Warriors Eternal’: HBO Max & Cartoon Network Order Supernatural Animated Series From Genndy Tartakovsky

HBO Max and Cartoon Network have ordered a new project from Emmy-award winning creator and animator Genndy Tartakovsky.  The network greenlit Tartakovsky’s Unicorn: Warriors Eternal, a supernatural animated series inspired by myths and lore from across the globe. “Welcoming Genndy … Read more…

‘Pan Tau’ Producer Caligari Unveils New Animated Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Gabriele M. Walther’s Munich-based Caligari Film, the company behind ARD’s hit remake of Czechoslovakian kids’ series “Pan Tau,” is producing a new 3D/CGI animated title about a group of crime-fighting mice inspired by “The Three Musketeers.” “The Muscleteers” follows four … Read more…

Disney, YLE Team on Nordic Animated Kids Series ‘The Unstoppable Yellow Yeti’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Zodiac Kids, a Banijay company based in London and Paris, is teaming with Finnish animation studio Gigglebug Entertainment on an all new series “The Unstoppable Yellow Yeti,” commissioned by Disney Channel Europe, Middle East and Africa and Nordic broadcasters YLE … Read more…

Spanish Animated Hit ‘The Triplets’ Gets 21st Century Reboot from Brutal Media (EXCLUSIVE)

Barcelona-based production outfit Brutal Media is bringing back “The Triplets,” a popular animated kids’ series that delighted audiences in more than 160 territories for more than two decades, and will be looking for partners at Mipcom. Raimon Masllorens, CEO at … Read more…

Adult Swim Quietly Retires a Number of ‘Offensive’ Animated TV Episodes

via HBO Max Episodes of three popular Adult Swim series—Aqua Teen Hunger Force, The Boondocks, and The Shivering Truth—have been removed from streaming due to current “sensitivities,” The Daily Beast has learned exclusively. Eagle-eyed Redditors first noted the absence of … Read more…

‘Good Times’ Animated Reboot Is Coming to Netflix Produced by Seth MacFarlane and Steph Curry

Are you ready for more ‘Good Times’? The beloved ’70s sitcom is heading to Netflix in the form of an animated reboot. via Variety: Netflix has given a 10-episode, straight-to-series order to a new animated take on Norman Lear’s classic sitcom “Good … Read more…

HBO Max Wins Auction For ‘Chinos’; Put Pilot Deal For Animated Show By ‘Fresh Off The Boat’s Eddie Huang

EXCLUSIVE: HBO Max has won an auction and committed to a put pilot on Chinos, an original animated series idea from Fresh Off the Boat’s Eddie Huang. Raf Martinez, Huang’s producing partner under their Color Correct banner, acclaimed tattoo artist … Read more…

Sanaa Lathan’s Catwoman is here to steal scenes, jewelry and hearts in the ‘Harley Quinn’ animated series

“She’s the coolest superhero out there. She’s extremely confident. Sexy. Not surprised by anything,” says Sanaa Lathan of Catwoman, her new role in DC Universe’s “Harley Quinn” series. Arts & Entertainment BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Marvel Picks Quebec’s Squeeze for Disney Plus Animated Series ‘What If…?’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Marvel Studios has commissioned Québec City-based animation studio Squeeze to create five episodes of “What If…?,” its new animated series set for release on the Disney Plus platform in summer 2021. The first animated series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, … Read more…

John Legend Partners With Facebook On Loved-Themed Animated Series For Valentine’s Day

John Legend is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a new animated series on Facebook featuring love stories from around the globe, the social media giant announced today. Starting February 9, the singer-songwriter and Facebook will roll out eight episodes of the … Read more…

Snapchat Sets Launch of ‘Bitmoji TV’ Show, Starring You and Your Friends’ Animated Avatars

Snap’s new “Bitmoji TV” could represent the vanguard of a new wave of personalized entertainment — or maybe just a one-off gimmick. Either way, Snapchat and Bitmoji users are bound to be delighted and amused with the animated show, which … Read more…

The 9 Most Overlooked Movies of 2019, From Robert Pattinson’s Sexual Guinea Pig to Netflix’s Animated Marvel

Photo Illustration Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast There were—I kid you not—871 movies and 495 scripted television series released in America in 2018. These were both records, with the movie-release total increasing by 120 over the previous year, and are sure … Read more…

Chile’s Zumbastico, Argentina’s JPZtudio Team on Animated Feature ‘Coda’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Álvaro Ceppi of Chile’s award-winning animation studio Zumbastico has boarded “Coda,” a stop-motion animation feature project headed by Juan Pablo Zaramella at his own label, Buenos Aires-based JPZstudio, alongside Sol Rulloni. Variety has received exclusive access to “Coda’s” concept art and main … Read more…

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Captain Marvel’ as an Animated Feature, Alternate ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Ending and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Remade Trailer of the Day: What if Captain Marvel was an animated feature? Darth Blender cut together bits from old Avengers and Spider-Man cartoons featuring … Read more…