Warner Animation Group to Launch Hanna-Barbera Cinematic Universe

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At the annual CinemaCon convention this week in Las Vegas, Warner Bros. announced its intention to start up a CG-animated (we assume) “cinematic universe” centered around the animated characters from the Hanna-Barbera studios and run by the Warner Animation Group (WAG) team.

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‘Top Cat’ CG Feature in Production at Anima Estudios

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Have you ever caught an episode of the Hanna-Barbera animated series Top Cat? The original series, which ran from 1961-1962, has long been relegated to reruns on Boomerang, etc. The characters, however, have been enjoying a bit of a revival courtesy of Mexico-based Anima Estudios.

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New Animated ‘Flintstones’ Feature in Development

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A new animated feature film based on the Hanna-Barbera TV staple The Flintstones is currently in development at Warner Bros. Animation.

Will Ferrell and Adam McKay are the film’s executive producers and Chris Henchy has been hired as the screenwriter.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 31: Halloween Special 2012

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Boo! In this spooktacular episode Marc and Matt are joined by guest host Tim Buel (FirstShowing.net‘s “The Golden Briefcase”) to become a part of the Midnight Society. We discuss our favorite Halloween films and television series to watch this time of year, while also sharing memories from our childhood. All this plus much, much more…

Happy Halloween! Remember, we scare because we care.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 17: Live Action Animation

 

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In this episode Marc & Matt discuss live action films adapted from classic animated series.

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