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‘Ice Age’ Studio Blue Sky Extends Lease to Stay in Connecticut

The Fox-owned animation studio’s next release is this summer’s 'Ferdinand.'

Annie Awards Preview: From ‘Inside Out’ to ‘The Revenant’ Bear

The annual awards for animation will be handed out Feb. 6 at UCLA's Royce Hall.

The Key Role of Sound Teams in Animated Features

THR talks with the sound pros behind 'Anomalisa,' 'Inside Out,' 'The Peanuts Movie' and 'Shaun the Sheep Movie.'

Peanuts’ Girl Power Icons: How Charles M. Schulz’s Comic Champions Feminism

Characters Lucy van Pelt, Peppermint Patty and Sally are assertive, self-actualized women who’ve achieved a whole new sphere of 3D influence with 'The Peanuts Movie.' Says film director Steve Martino, "If Lucy found out she wasn’t being paid as much as Charlie Brown to be in my movie, I’d have definitely heard about it."

How ‘Peanuts Movie’ Pays Homage to ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’

“It was a natural opportunity to resurrect some of the classic dance moves and also add new ones," says 'Peanuts Movie' director Steve Martino.

Animation Roundtable: 6 Toon Creators on Fears, Methods and Which 2D Characters They Secretly Wish They Were

Hollywood's top animators — Pete Docter ('Inside Out'), Charlie Kaufman ('Anomalisa'), Peter Sohn ('The Good Dinosaur'), Steve Martino ('The Peanuts Movie'), Roger Allers ('Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet') and Richard Starzak ('Shaun the Sheep Movie') — discuss which emotion was cut from Pixar's Oscar frontrunner and how to approach the ratings board (when an animated film lands an R-rating).

Japan Box Office: Homegrown Film Dethrones ‘Spectre’

The new James Bond film was knocked from the top spot by high-school time-travel romance 'Orange.'

Japan Box Office: ‘Spectre’ Opens on Top, ‘Peanuts’ at No. 2

Including preview screenings last weekend, the heavily marketed new Bond film has taken $6.9 million in Japan.

Oscars Playbook: Inside the Animated Features Giving Pixar a Run for Its Money

It’s a rumble in the playground with the popular kid (Pixar) competing against itself for the first time with two contenders, the comeback kid (DreamWorks Animation) scoring a hit with 'Home' and the new student ('Peanuts') suddenly popular.

How the Director of ‘Peanuts’ Created a 3D Charlie Brown

For Steve Martino, giving the Peanuts gang CG treatment using Charles M. Schulz's defiantly 2D comic strip required rewriting the rules. "Don't screw it up," the filmmaker recalls telling himself while making the computer-animated film.

Box Office: ‘Spectre’ Opens to $73M in U.S.; ‘Peanuts’ Grabs $45M

Overseas, 'Spectre' took in $117.8 million for an early worldwide total of $300 million after opening in the U.K. two weeks ago; 'Spotlight' shines at the specialty box office, where 'Brooklyn' is also off to a solid start.

‘Peanuts Movie’ to Screen at Dubai Film Festival

Charlie Brown and friends will be part of this year's Cinema for Children sidebar.