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Can Sequels Fly? Dumbo Returns

Proving that once again that Hollywood’s secret motto is there is no good idea like an old idea rebooted, Disney is dipping into their storied history to bring another animated film back to life… with a twist. As we have seen with Alice In Wonderland and Maleficent, and the forthcoming Cinderella, taking an old, safe…

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Incredibles Animated Sequel

Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed to the Disney shareholder meeting that Pixar is actively working on a sequel to their 2004 hit film The Incredibles. While very little other information was released, Iger did state the original director Brad Bird was working on the script for The Incredibles 2. Iger also mentioned the studio is…

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Hotel Transylvania to Open Again With 2015 Sequel

Hotel Transylvania 2

Sony Pictures Animation will release a sequel to sleeper Hotel Transylvania, said an unnamed spokesman for the studio. Set for release in 2015, the movie is tentatively titled Hotel Transylvania 2.

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Marvel Animation To Create Avengers Sequel

Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United

Marvel Animation is teaming the big green guy with Tony Stark in an all new feature film. Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United is a direct-to-video animated film that will team the two up to battle the energy creature Zzzax.

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Release date set for Untitled Minions Project

The Minions

Universal Pictures’ “Untitled Minions Project,” a spin-off from the blockbuster movie Despicable Me, will be released December 19, 2014, the studio announced Tuesday night.

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Chastain makes animation debut in “Madagascar 3”

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

Jessica Chastain, gaining critical attention for her work on the movie The Help, will make her animation debut in Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, DreamWorks Animation announced Friday.

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Possible Toy Story 4?

Tom Hanks Woody

Tom Hanks was asked if anyone at Pixar has talked to him about voicing Woody again in a possible Toy Story 4. Hanks was being interviewed on BBC Breakfast News on Monday while overseas to promote his new movie Larry Crowne.

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Tummy Trouble (1989) – Theatrical Animated Film

Tummy Trouble (1989) - Theatrical Animated Film

Three kittens, denied milk as punishment for misbehaving, sail up into Tummy Trouble in a hot air balloon. Once in Tummy Trouble, they find it a land of natural milk springs and gushers.

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Warners hires writers for “Yogi Bear” movie sequel

Yogi Bear

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into Jellystone Park, Warner Bros. has signed the team of Joshua Sternin and Jeffrey Ventimilia to write a sequel to last December’s live-action/CG animated movie Yogi Bear.

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Penguins take wing with “Madagascar” spin-off film

Penguins Madagascar

If you never thought that penguins could get off the ground, DreamWorks Animation is out to prove otherwise.

The penguins of DWA’s Madagascar franchise are set to star in their own feature film, with Alan J. Schoolcraft and Brent Simons — the writers of last fall’s Megamind — hired to handle the project.

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