According to The Wrap, producer Adi Shankar (Castlevania) is working on his next major project with Nintendo, with the two partnering to create a series based on the popular Legend of Zelda franchise. While it hasn’t been confirmed whether the project will be animated or live-action, but we should learn more on November 16th when the project is officially announced.
Adi Shankar’s Castlevania animated series launched its second season last week to much acclaim with plenty other projects in the pipeline, as well.
In what is sure to be great news for many fans, the original Teen Titans are returning, but not exactly in the form you’d expect. While it’s still unclear of the capacity of the announcement, be it a new series, movie, or mini-series, Teen Titans vs. Teen Titans GO! is a real thing, as confirmed by Warner Bros. Animation.
The above trailer is said to be from next week’s Blu-ray and DVD release of Teen TitansGO! To the Movies, leaking online ahead of its release. What do you think of this idea? A good way to ease a new audience into the old team maybe?
Dreamworks Animation has shared the latest trailer for How to Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World, which will serve as the end of Hiccup’s trilogy with Toothless. Exploring the themes of acceptance and moving on, the film sees Toothless finding a new “light fury” and becoming a leader among the hidden world of dragons.
The How to Train Your Dragon series has been one of the most fantastic animation series outside of Pixar, and it will be sad to see it come to an end. How to Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World hits theaters on February 22nd, 2019.
Variety is reporting that Christopher Columbus (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone) will begin production on a new Scooby-Doo animated movie, currently titled Scooby, upon completing his Gremlins reboot. Warner Bros. and Warner Animation Group (WAG) expect to release the movie in the first quarter of 2020, after learning of Columbus’ love for their animated properties.
Columbus will be working with director Tony Cervone (The Looney Tunes Show). Kelly Fremon Craig wrote the screenplay, which is based on a draft from Jack Donaldson and Derek Elliot.
The live-action hybrid adaptations continue, with the announcement that Warner Bros. is working on a new adaptation of the classic animated series, Tom & Jerry, with director Tim Story (Fantastic Four). The film will feature the classic cat and mouse duo getting into trouble, but will focus on physical comedy, rather than the animals talking to each other.
Additionally, it’s being reported that Warner Bros. plans to focus on the animated/live-action adaptations much in the same way of the Wizarding World, and the DC Universe, moving forward.
DC Entertainment has revealed the first footage for the upcoming DC Universe animated series, Harley Quinn, at New York Comic-Con. The first footage pokes some serious fun at both Marvel and DC, and seems like it could be a pretty fun series for fans of the characters.
Additionally, the full voice cast was revealed as well, with Kaley Cuoco voicing Harley Quinn herself, as well as Lake Bell (Childrens Hospital), Alan Tudyk (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Ron Funches (Powerless), JB Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), Wanda Sykes (Black-ish), Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad), Natalie Morales (Bojack Horseman), Jim Rash (Mike Tyson Mysteries), Diedrich Bader (Veep), Tony Hale (Veep), and Chris Meloni (Happy!).
Sony Pictures Animation has debuted a fantastic, new trailer for Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse giving us our first look at Spider-Man Noir, and Spider-Ham, as well as a peek into what the story of the film is set to be. After the Kingpin uses a super-collider to open the door to other dimensions, reality begins to collapse, and only Spider-Man(s) can save it.
Shameik Moore (The Get Down), voices Miles Morales in the film. He is joined by Liev Schreiber as Kingpin, Mahershala Ali as Miles’ Uncle Aaron, Brian Tyree Henry as Miles’ father Jefferson, Luna Lauren Velez as Miles’ mother Rio, Lily Tomlin as Aunt May, with Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Gwen, Jake Johnson as Peter Parker, and Nicolas Cage as Spider-Man Noir.
According to Variety, Netflix is working on an animated series based on the Blizzard hit action RPG, Diablo, with Hellboy screenwriter, Andrew Cosby, on board to helm the show. This falls in line with the success of their recent Castlevania adaptation, as well as rumors of Netflix’ interest in the franchise.
While the announcement hasn’t been officially confirmed as of yet, we should expect to hear more when BlizzCon hails from the Anaheim Convention Center on November 2nd.
Disney Animation has debuted a new trailer for Ralph Breaks The Internet (I guess they dropped the Wreck It Ralph 2 part, finally), and it gives us a much better view into the plot of the film, and many of its new characters. After Sugar Rush is damaged, and unplugged, Ralph and Vanellope travel to the internet to find the part and restore the arcade.
The film looks like it could hit just as well as the first, with plenty of memes, jokes, and video game references to be found. Ralph Breaks The Internet hits theaters on November 21st.
The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that a sequel to cult-classic Space Jam has been announced with Lebron James set to star alongside the Looney Tunes. On top of that, Ryan Coogler (Black Panther) will be producing the film, with Terence Nance (The Oversimplification Of Her Beauty) will direct.
“The Space Jam collaboration is so much more than just me and the Looney Tunes getting together and doing this movie,” says James, “It’s so much bigger. I’d just love for kids to understand how empowered they can feel and how empowered they can be if they don’t just give up on their dreams. And I think Ryan did that for a lot of people.”
Netflix and DreamWorks TV have unveiled the first official teaser trailer for the upcoming animated series, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. The trailer doesn’t reveal much but gives us our first glimpse of lead character, Adora, and her transformation into the legendary protector, She-Ra.
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power hits Netflix on November 16th.
Last night, DC Entertainment hosted the first edition of their DC Daily News show that will air on their upcoming DC Universe streaming service, featuring Kevin Smith, and alongside it came plenty of news about the service and its upcoming features. The biggest of which came with the official release date of September 15th for the service to begin.
DC Universe will give fans access to a bevy of past comic books, animated series, films, television shows, and more – all featuring fan-favorite DC heroes. Hit the jump for more of the news revealed during the service.
The Disney Channel and LucasFilm have posted a first look trailer at the upcoming animated series, Star Wars: Resistance. The series takes place prior to the events of The Force Awakens and expands the Star Wars universe, taking flight with a one-hour premiere on Sunday, October 7th.
The incredible voice cast includes Christopher Sean (Days of Our Lives) as Kazudo Xiono, Suzie McGrath (East Enders) as Tam Ryvora, Scott Lawrence (Legion) as Jarek Yeager, Myrna Velasco (Elena of Avalor) as Torra Doza; Josh Brener (Silicon Valley) as Neeku Vozo; Donald Faison (Scrubs) as Hype Fazon, respectively; Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) as Poe Dameron; and Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones) as Captain Phasma. The series was created by renowned Lucasfilm Animation veteran Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels).
Warner Bros. Animation has announced that one of the most famous animated series of all time will be heading to Blu-Ray on October 16th. Batman: The Complete Animated Series will include the entire run of the series, as well as both animated films, Mask of the Phantasm, and SubZero.
The box set will cost $113, includes 10 Blu-Ray discs, as well as three exclusive three Funko mini-figurines of Batman, Harley Quinn and The Joker and seven lenticular art cards. Only 30,000 copies of the box set are being produced. You can hit the jump for a full look at all of the incredible special features included, as well.
Nickelodeon is in the midst of reviving many of their classic NickToon properties, and Rugrats is considered by many to be the gold standard. One of the greatest animated series ever made. Now, the show is returning with a new 26-episode series, and live-action/animated CG hybrid movie.
“Rugrats is hands-down one of the most celebrated cartoons in TV history, and we are thrilled for a whole new audience to meet these iconic characters in brand-new adventures,” Interim Nickelodeon President Sarah Levy said in a statement. “What was true in 1991 when the original show premiered is still true today: kids are fascinated with the world of babies. We can’t wait for today’s kids to meet Tommy, Chuckie and pals.”