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Zack Snyder’s ‘Twilight of the Gods,’ the Next Wallace & Gromit Film and the ‘Ultraman’ World Premiere Headline Netflix’s Annecy Slate

By Jamie Lang Apr 22, 2024 Netflix and the Annecy Film Festival have fostered an incredible relationship over the last several years. No other major studio or distributor has been as omnipresent at the French film festival, and this year should be no different. Netflix is planning several major sneak peeks of upcoming titles, a …

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Netflix Returns to Annecy with ‘Ultraman: Rising,’ New Wallace and Gromit Movie and Zack Snyder Animated Series

By Drew Taylor April 22, 2024 Netflix is going back to Annecy. The streaming giant will return to the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in Annecy, France, this June. Netflix will be previewing a wide array of content at the festival, from new animated features like “Ultraman: Rising,” a new version of the Japanese character …

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Annecy 2024: Netflix To Tease ‘Wallace & Gromit’, Zack Snyder’s ‘Twilight Of The Gods’, Skydance’s ‘Spellbound’ & Debut ‘Ultraman: Rising’

By Melanie Goodfellow April 22, 2024 Netflix will be out in force at France‘s Annecy International Animation Film Festival once again this June, after last year’s high-profile attendance with Nimona as well as teasers for Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget and Blue Eye Samurai. Its annual Annecy presentation will see directors Nick Park and Merlin Crossingham give a sneak peek of Aardman’s upcoming new and still …

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Warner Bros In Talks To Acquire Hot Thriller Spec ‘The Bet’ From Javier Gullón; 42 To Produce

By Matt Grobar March 25, 2024 EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros is finalizing a deal to preemptively acquire The Bet, a hot spec from Spanish screenwriter Javier Gullón (Enemy), according to multiple sources. The studio declined comment. No deal figure was given. While plot details are under wraps, the project has been described as a twisty, female-led thriller with pitch-black humor, set …

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‘Blue Eye Samurai’ Producer & Director Jane Wu Inks With Verve

By Anthony D’Alessandro March 22, 2024 EXCLUSIVE: Jane Wu, the Supervising Director and Producer behind Annie Award-winning Netflix series, Blue Eye Samurai, has signed with Verve for representation following the announcement that the show would be returning for a second season on Netflix. We also hear that Wu has been upped to EP. In addition Wu will continue to direct …

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‘Gringo Hunters’ Casts José María Yazpik, Sebastian Roché, Harold Torres & Mayra Hermosillo Among 11 As Production Begins

By Rosy Cordero March 12, 2024 EXCLUSIVE: Production has begun on the new Netflix series The Gringo Hunters in Mexico City and the core cast has been revealed. They include José María Yazpik (Narcos, Madame Web), Sebastian Roché (1923, The Young Pope), Harold Torres (ZeroZeroZero, El Chapo) and Mayra Hermosillo (Narcos: Mexico, Thursday’s Widows). Plans to shoot in Tijuana are also in place. Torres and …

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‘Tales From the Void,’ a Series Adaptation of Reddit Horror Stories, to Debut in Fall on Screambox (EXCLUSIVE)

By William Earl March 1, 2024 Viral scary stories from Reddit will be coming to life in a new series headed to horror streaming service Screambox. Cineverse has acquired the exclusive streaming rights to “Tales From the Void,” an anthology adaptation of stories that originated on the popular subreddit r/NoSleep. Created by Francesco Loschiavo, the show will consist of …

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‘Ultraman: Rising’ Suits Up for June Netflix Premiere

By Mercedes Milligan February 29, 2024 Netflix today revealed the official key art and premiere date for the upcoming animated movie Ultraman: Rising, based on the globally popular sci-fi superhero franchise created by filmmaker Eiji Tsuburaya (co-creator of Godzilla). The stylized CG action-comedy will launch on the streamer on June 14. “Our team has worked hard to craft …

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Nickelodeon’s New ‘Fairly OddParents’ Series Will Debut This Spring With Original Cosmo And Wanda Voice Actors

By Jamie Lang February 23, 2024 Nickelodeon has revealed it is rebooting one of its most popular animated franchises of the last 20 years, The Fairly OddParents, with a new iteration titled Fairly OddParents: A New Wish that will feature the original show’s principal voice cast. Twenty episodes of the new series will begin airing on Nickelodeon this spring …

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Annie Awards: ‘Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse’ Takes Best Feature And Tops Winners List; ‘Blue Eye Samurai’ Dominates TV

By Patrick Hipes February 17, 2024 Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse sling-shotted past the competition to dominate the 51st Annie Awards, which were handed out Sunday night at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The Sony Animation sequel snared Best Feature and six other trophies — the same number that Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse scored at the 2019 Annies — setting it up as the front-runner …

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