Lucasfilm Ltd. gave us all a surprise announcement with the unveiling of its latest animated feature film project, Strange Magic. Lucasfilm Animation Singapore and Industrial Light and Magic are doing the animation work (it’s the same animation team that created 2011’s Rango). With a story by George Lucas himself, the film is directed by Gary Rydstrom (we’ve been wondering about the specifics of what he’s been working on for quite some time).
A new video clip has been released of the upcoming Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars special on the Comics Alliance YouTube channel. Looks like Perry has gotten all Han Solo-ized in carbonite and that something might have transformed Ferb for the worse.
The Hollywood Reporter has shined some light on the now dark Star Wars Animation universe by announcing possible voice actors for the new animated TV series, Star Wars: Rebels that will hit small screens in the fall of 2014.
While promoting the new Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel special now showing on Disney Channel, show creators Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh have been talking to the media about the next adventure for the animated step-brothers and their posse. This time, they are taking their adventures to a galaxy far, far away as part of a new Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars special.
Disney’s hit animated TV comedy series Phineas and Ferb is having another cross over event with yet another major Disney property. This time, they are visiting the Star Wars galaxy. The Phineas and Ferb + Star Wars crossover TV event was announced this past week at San Diego Comic-Con by the show’s creators and executive producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff ‘Swampy’ Marsh. The TV special will be coming to Disney Channel and Disney XD in 2014. Continue reading →
Many animation fans were disappointed about the cancellation of Pixar’s film Newt, the directorial debut of sound designer extraordinaire Gary Rydstrom. Although Newt was never made, Gary has remained hard at work on other projects.
Star Wars animation fans can breathe a sigh of relief–even though we won’t be getting new episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars anytime soon (if ever), a new animated series from Lucasfilm has been announced today entitled Star Wars: Rebels. Set in the decades between Episode III and IV, the series “takes place in a time where the Empire is securing its grip on the galaxy and hunting down the last of the Jedi Knights as a fledging rebellion against the Empire is taking shape.” The first episode will air as a one-hour “special telecast” on Disney Channel in the fall of 2014 with the regular series set to broadcast worldwide on Disney XD shortly thereafter.