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Monster Mash Coming to Disney Channel with June 25th Premiere of Hotel Transylvania: The Series

The Disney Channel will host quite the monster mash this summer with the June 25th premiere of Hotel Transylvania: The Series, Sony Pictures Animation's new TV show based on their popular movie franchise (which will see its third installment released in 2018), and you can get a look at what to expect in a brief teaser video.

Press Release: Toronto, May 22, 2017 -- Corus Entertainment's Nelvana and Sony Pictures Animation announced today the debut details of their new animated series Hotel Transylvania: The Series, based on the blockbuster film franchise of the same name. The 26x22-minute series, produced at the Nelvana studio in Toronto, focuses on the teenage years of Dracula's daughter, Mavis, and her three closest friends Hank N Stein, Pedro and Wendy Blob. With Dracula away on "Official Vampire Business," Mavis finally sees her chance to show her father what she can do. With the help of her friends,
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Slideshow: Opening Night of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival

Previous | Image 1 of 8 | NextOpening Night for the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival at Radio City Music Hall, New York City.

New York City – Wednesday, April 19th, 2017, was the Opening Night for New York City’s preeminent film happening, the Tribeca Film Festival. This is the 16th edition of the ever-expanding fest, and the legendary Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan was the setting for the opening night film, “Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives.” Mr. Davis is one of the legendary music men, having run Columbia Records, founded Arista Records, and continuing today as Chief Creative Officer for Sony Music Entertainment.

Clive Davis helped to launch such music luminaries as Janis Joplin, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Aerosmith, Earth Wind & Fire, Barry Manilow, Aretha Franklin, Carly Simon, the Grateful Dead, Kenny G., Ray Parker (“Ghostbusters”), Lou Reed, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys and Kelly Clarkson. Franklin and Manilow were among the performers to
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Richie Sambora on Ex Heather Locklear: 'She's Still Hot!'

Richie Sambora on Ex Heather Locklear: 'She's Still Hot!'
Who says you can't have eyes for your ex? Richie Sambora couldn't keep from gushing about his ex-wife Heather Locklear while celebrating his friend Ray Parker Jr.'s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday. "She's doing her thing on Franklin & Bash and she looks better than ever," Sambora told People at the after-party. "She's still hot!" Though divorced since 2007, the Melrose Place alum, 52 and her Bon Jovi guitarist ex, 54, remain very close. "We're better friends now than ever," said Sambora, who is proud of the fact that he and Locklear put their differences aside to focus on
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Kimberly Elise Stars In 'Apple Mortgage Cake' Based On Real-Life Story Of Angela Logan

Production is underway this week in Hamilton, outside of Toronto, Canada on the Up Original Movie Apple Mortgage Cake, the inspiring true story of Angela Logan who, when faced with foreclosure, set a goal to bake 100 cakes in 10 days to save her home.  The film stars Kimberly Elise as Logan, is produced by Entertainment One (eOne), and will make its world television premiere on Up in 2014, under Michael Scott's directiong, from a script penned by Jamie Pachino (Franklin & Bash). The ensemble cast also includes Kevin Hanchard, Lamar Johnson, Stephan James, A.J. Saudin, Gabrielle Miller, Joanne Boland, Paul De La Rosa, Catherine Disher, Peter Williams,...
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Garland's Critics List

Jeff Favreproduction: A Beautiful View, Son of Semele Theatre; Robots vs. Fake Robots, Powerhouse Theatre; Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, Geffen Playhouse.Playwriting: David Largman Murray, Robots vs. Fake Robots.Direction: Don Boughton, A Beautiful View; John Doyle, Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre; Tiger Reel, Cartoon, Art/Works Theatre; Elise Robertson, The Women, Circus Theatricals.Music Direction: Sarah Travis, Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Scenic Design: Simon Higlett, The School of Night, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum; Christine Jones, Spring Awakening, Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre; Anthony Ward, My Fair Lady, Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre.Lighting Design: Russell H. Champa, The School of Night; Richard Jones, Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street.Costume Design: Anthony Ward, My Fair Lady.Sound Design: Dan Moses Schreier, Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street.Perfomance In A (Primarily) Straight Play:Gregory Itzin,
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Nelvana, Criterion ink ani distribution deal

Nelvana, Criterion ink ani distribution deal
TORONTO -- Canadian animation producer Nelvana Ltd. said Wednesday that Criterion Pictures will distribute its animated library titles in non-theatrical venues countrywide, including schools and daycare centers. Terms of the five-year deal were not disclosed, but the agreement will see Criterion initially picking up the public performance rights to 26 episodes of Anatole, 78 episodes of Babar, 40 half-hours of The Berenstain Bears, 13 episodes of Corduroy, another 78 episodes of Franklin, 52 episodes of Little Bear and 13 episodes of Elliot Moose. Criterion and Audio Cine Films are the main distributors in Canada for the public performance of film product from Hollywood studios and other producers. With Nelvana, Criterion intends to distribute library cartoon series in educational markets, mainly schools, daycare centers, libraries and museums. "This deal is consistent with Nelvana Home Entertainment's long-term plan to operate in all distribution channels, working with the experts in those areas," Peter Maule, vp of home entertainment and retail distribution at Nelvana, said in a statement.

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