October Animation News Round Up!

Check out this Month's Animation News Round-Up to see which movies will be making it to the big screen (and small screen!) and which TV shows are being put to bed. 

1. Sony Pictures to release Emoji Movie

Sony Pictures Animation is set to release EmojiMovie: Express Yourself on August 11th, 2017. The film has already enlisted, James Corden, TJ Miller, and Ilana Glazer as voices for the movie. The film will follow the life of an emoji that is capable of expressing more than one emotion. He is determined to become normal, so with the help of his emoji friends, he sets out to become one-emotional in his town of Textopolis!

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2. Adventure Time coming to an end in 2018

Cartoon Network has announced that Adventure Time will be coming to an end in 2018. The Emmy and Peabody winning series will be ending after 8 years after beginning. Creator of the show, Pendleton Ward, said “Adventure Time was a passion project for the people on the crew who poured their heart into the art and stories. We tried to put into every episode something genuine and telling from our lives, and make a show that was personal to us, and that had jokes too! I’m really happy that it connected with an audience for so long."

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3. Archer to End after Season 10.

It's true, the Emmy Winning show, Archer will be ending after its 10th Season. Archer Creator, Adam Reed announced on an episode of "Murmur" podcast his plans, which were initially to end the show after 8 seasons, but which its success, decided to extend it for two more seasons. Which hit animated show will we see next from FX? We're still not sure.

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4. Fox to Develop Animated Indian Family Show

Fox has purchased the rights and bought the script to animated comedy series "Eleven Little Indians", created by M. Night Shyamalan and Alex Carter. The show will feature 3 Indian Families and how they have and are accustoming to American Life. This will be Shyamalan first stab at comedy, he is largely known for his supernatural films The Sixth Sense and Signs. Carter, on the other hand is a veteran comedy writer, he has previously worked on Family Guy and earlier this year he sold a live action family comedy My Bad Parent to Fox.

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5. Episode 3 of MagicMeeMees was released on YouTube!

Last but not least, the 3rd Episode of MagicMeeMees has been released on YouTube and we can't wait to hear your thoughts! This Halloween themed episode follows the MagicMeeMees on an adventure in Holidayland. We've loved working with MagicMeeMees and The Future of Play teams on these webisodes and hope you enjoy!

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