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1. First Look at Scarlett Johansson in ‘Ghost in the Shell: Whitewash Edition’

Paramount will release its 'Ghost in the Shell' live-action adaptation in 2017.

The post First Look at Scarlett Johansson in ‘Ghost in the Shell: Whitewash Edition’ appeared first on Cartoon Brew.

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2. Netflix Picks Up U.S. Rights to Paramount’s ‘Little Prince’

The online streaming service will debut the film on its service later this year.

The post Netflix Picks Up U.S. Rights to Paramount’s ‘Little Prince’ appeared first on Cartoon Brew.

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3. Charlie Kaufman’s ‘Anomalisa’ Trailer Promises A Unique Stop Motion Experience

Paramount Pictures has released the trailer for Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson’s stop-motion feature Anomalisa, which looks and feels like nothing else currently in the feature animation marketplace.

Based on a play written by Kaufman (Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), and adapted for the screen by Kaufman and Johnson, the story revolves around a despairing motivational speaker who strikes up a relationship with a woman he meets at a speaking engagement.

The producers of Anomalisa have kept a tight wrap on the film’s promotion, releasing only an engimatic image or two since the film debuted on the festival circuit earlier this fall. After premiering to raves at the Telluride Film Festival, the much-praised film has gone on to win the grand jury prize at the Venice Film Festival and the audience award at the Mill Valley Film Festival.

It’s hard to imagine any major studio taking a risk on a non-family animated feature even just a few short years ago, so it’s quite remarkable that Paramount has picked up the film for distribution. Anomalisa is one of the clearest signs yet that animation is finally maturing as a commercial art form in the United States.

Anomalisa was produced by Burbank, California-based Starburns Industries (producers of Rick and Morty), and stars the voices of David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Tom Noonan. It will open on December 30 in New York and Los Angeles, before rolling out nationwide.

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4. ‘Anomalisa’ Featurette Showcases the Craftsmanship of Stop Motion Animation

"Anomalisa" was a lot of work: Three years in the making, 1,261 faces, 1,000+ props and costumes. and 118,089 frames of film.

The post ‘Anomalisa’ Featurette Showcases the Craftsmanship of Stop Motion Animation appeared first on Cartoon Brew.

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5. The first trailer for STAR TREK BEYOND has arrived

startreksocialsTake a look at where Justin Lin is leading the franchise next

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6. Review: 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE shows us how to successfully leverage a franchise

cloverfieldBy now you’ve heard the obligatory spiel about 10 Cloverfield Lane; how the J.J. Abrams-produced project was kept under wraps using a different name and then suddenly thrust upon the public on an unassuming January evening only months before its release. How it’s not exactly a sequel, but more like a “blood relative” to the […]

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7. Ypulse Essentials: Disney’s First Little Girl Princess, Teens Lie About Their Age Online, Millennials Value Access Over Ownership

Meet Sofia the First, Disney’s first little girl princess (aimed at preschoolers. Sophia will appear on the network in a TV movie and series. While little girls have long looked up to Disney princesses, they’ll finally have one their own age who... Read the rest of this post

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8. Ypulse Essentials: Lady Gaga’s Social Network, The Tween Dating Scene, Social Entrepreneurialism

As if we need more social networks to follow, Lady Gaga (has just unveiled LittleMonsters.com her very own social site that’s all about her and her fans. If you haven’t received your invite yet, here’s a tour to fill you in on what... Read the rest of this post

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9. Ypulse Essentials: Tech Start-Ups Recruit Campus Ambassadors, Why ‘Hunger Games’ Is So Millennial, Instagram For Android

Brands have retained college students as brand ambassadors for years now, and Silicon Valley (is finally catching on to this wealth of low-cost talent, enlisting students to spread their URLs and logos around universities and turn up the volume on... Read the rest of this post

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10. Paramount Makes A Bet on Spanish Feature Animation

Spanish feature animation is having its moment. Late in 2014, Ilion studio's "Mortadelo y Filemón contra Jimmy el Cachondo" opened head-to-head in Spain against DreamWorks's "Penguins of Madagascar," and ended up grossing more than its big-budget American competitor.

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11. Simon Pegg to co-write Star Trek 3

simon pegg 398093 Simon Pegg to co write Star Trek 3

It has only been over a month since Roberto Orci walked away from the director’s chair on the upcoming Star Trek threequel, with Fast & Furious series director Justin Lin taking over the job not long after.

With Orci’s script for the film (which he co-wrote with John D. Payne and Patrick McKay) being tossed, Paramount needed to find a replacement, and fast, if the studio planned on making their 2016 Anniversary release date.

They didn’t have to look too far, as Simon Pegg (Montgomery Scott/Scotty in the current series) will be teaming up with Doug Jung (Banshee) on a new iteration of the script.

Pegg is no stranger to these duties, having teamed up with Edgar Wright to co-write Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World’s End. With that pedigree, this is a definite upgrade for the series and for the first time since just before the release of Star Trek Into Darkness, my interest is piqued.

This isn’t the first time that a cast-member has jumped into Trek’s big screen creative end, as he’ll join Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner and Jonathan Frakes, who have all taken a swing at a Star Trek film of their own (though in director duties, but Nimoy and Shatner did co-write the stories for The Voyage Home and The Final Frontier respectively).

With any luck, this means Pegg will also have some supervisory involvement in any upcoming tie-in comics produced by IDW in the same way Orci did for the previous array of miniseries.

Star Trek 3 is set to release on July 8, 2016.

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12. Report: Disney have their hearts set on Chris Pratt as the next Indiana Jones

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Between Guardians of the Galaxy and The Lego Movie, Chris Pratt was probably THE action/adventure star of 2014. With Jurassic World coming up in June and The Magnificent Seven about to begin shooting, that momentum doesn’t look like it’s slowing down anytime soon.

If Disney has their way, we may very well see Pratt attached to another big franchise: The Indiana Jones series.

Ever since acquiring the rights to the swashbuckling archaeologist from Paramount in 2013 (who had held onto film rights even after the Lucasfilm purchase by the House of Mouse), the studio has been looking to reboot after the moribund reaction to Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. There were rumors floating around that Bradley Cooper would get the nod that were eventually dismissed, but now Deadline is hearing that Pratt is their go-to guy.

Its still a rumor at this point, but something to keep an eye on in a world where we’re about to get a Mad Max revival (and I call that a great thing, by the way).

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13. Watch the New International Trailer for ‘The Little Prince’

The movie combines CG and stop-motion animation to tell the classic tale.

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14. Paramount Acquires Charlie Kaufman’s R-Rated ‘Anomalisa’

Paramount will release "Anomalisa" in New York and Los Angeles on December 30th.

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15. The rumors are true -- WAKE movie news!

Paramount and MTV Films have picked up the film rights to the WAKE trilogy, with Christopher Landon (Disturbia) writing/directing. Miley Cyrus is considering the lead role.

As you know, even with people and studios attached, it takes a lot for a movie to actually happen, so there are no guarantees it'll get made. But I'm crossing my fingers.

I am thrilled!

As soon as I have more information, I will let you know. Read all the details at the link above!

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Lisa

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16. Ypulse Essentials: 'Megamind' On FarmVille, Kids Exposed To More Fast Food Ads, The Risks Of Teen Stardom,

'Megamind' controls the box office (the $47.7 million weekend haul marks Paramount's third No. 1 opening in four weeks. That should help take the sting out of inevitable Pixar comparisons like this Zune analogy. Though, as the first film to promote... Read the rest of this post

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17. Ypulse Youth Media Movers & Shakers

Today we bring you another installment of Youth Media Movers and Shakers. We've culled through industry publications looking for the recent executive placements we think you should know about. If you have executive news that you want us to... Read the rest of this post

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18. Ypulse Essentials: ‘The Fashion Star’ Is Packed With Celebrities, SpongeBob SquarePants Twitter Event, Introducing Paramount Animation

Style icon Nicole Richie and menswear designer John Varvatos joined NBC’s ‘The Fashion Star’ (as celebrity mentors and judges in the upcoming style show, where aspiring designers compete for a multimillion-dollar contract to launch their own... Read the rest of this post

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19. Youth Media And Marketing Movers & Shakers

Today we bring you another installment of Youth Media Movers and Shakers. We’ve culled through industry publications looking for the recent executive placements we think you should know about. If you have executive news that you want us to... Read the rest of this post

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