May Animation News Round Up!

Time to catch you up on the top animation news thats been going on this month! 

Deadpool to be turned in to TV series

The mega popular film Deadpool is officially going to be turned into a tv series with FXX. The series is meant for adults and will feature Donald Glover. 10 episodes have been ordered and are set to air in 2018.

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Daytime Emmy Animation Winners

Netflix's Trollhunters and Amazon's Lost in Oz shows won big at this years Daytime Emmys. Both shows feature kids on journeys in fantasy worlds, both series have also been applauded for its humor.

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Lin Manuel Miranda joins Ducktales Cast

Does Lin Manuel Miranda ever sleep? The Actor/Playwright/Composer/Rapper has just signed on to join the voice cast of Disney XD's upcoming "DuckTales" series. Miranda will be lending his voice for Ducktale character Gizmoduck.

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Variety's Top 10 animators To Watch Announced


Variety has officially unveiled their top 10 animators to watch this month. Honorees included "Zombillenium director Arthur de Pins, Pinky Malinky supervising director Megan Nicole Dong, Loving Vincent director Dorota Kobiela, stop-motion animator and Hi Stranger director Kirsten Lepore, Disney animator Kira Lehtomaki, who is currently serving as co-head of animation on Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, Dave Mullins, the director of Pixar short Lou, British animator Julia Pott, who is the creator of Cartoon Network Studios’ forthcoming Summer Camp Island,  Carlos Puertolas, the animation director of DreamWorks Animation’s The Boss Baby, DuckTales animator and director Dana Terrace, and Cartoon Saloon’s Nora Twomey, who is currently directing The Breadwinner." Congratulations to all the winners!

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