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Re: Upcoming animated films calendar and date changes

Postby Ben » February 28th, 2017, 3:14 pm

Wow...Universal got lured in to the dollars and Oscar success on a DWA film after all! I wonder if this will need to be released by Fox (as in a usual sequel, spinoff or remake clause) or if Uni has resecured all (domestic, at least) rights?

I do hope Uni will eventually be able to let any other licenses lapse and bring all the DWA films under one roof. Even if combined wit Illumination down the line, it'd be cool to know all the DWA films are "together" again.

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Re: Upcoming animated films calendar and date changes

Postby Dacey » March 1st, 2017, 11:38 am

The news was shared on Universal's Facebook page as well. Seems Fox would at least have to play some role, though.

Box Office Mojo reports that Spark opens...April 14th. That's really, really soon, but they have it listed as a wide release now.

http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=spark17.htm
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Re: Upcoming animated films calendar and date changes

Postby Ben » March 1st, 2017, 2:30 pm

Obviously hoping for big things from Spark... :roll:

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Re: Upcoming animated films calendar and date changes

Postby Dacey » March 6th, 2017, 5:01 pm

Trailer released, so I guess it's happening?

http://animatedviews.com/2017/spark-a-s ... -released/
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Re: Upcoming animated films calendar and date changes

Postby Ben » March 7th, 2017, 5:04 am

Haha..."Space Chump"...!?

With this and Logan both in theaters, we truly do see The Two Faces Of Patrick Stewart. ;)

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Re: Upcoming animated films calendar and date changes

Postby Dacey » March 28th, 2017, 3:37 pm

Ugly Dolls: May 10th, 2019
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Re: Upcoming animated films calendar and date changes

Postby Dacey » March 28th, 2017, 7:21 pm

Leap!: September 1st (Or straight to DVD at the rate it's going)
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Re: Upcoming animated films calendar and date changes

Postby EricJ » March 31st, 2017, 12:51 pm

So, BlueSky's Ferdinand really is a thing after all?
(checks date)
December 15, 2017? Oh, wait the 8th is the annual Weekend of Death. :P Let's see if it breaks Princess & the Frog's record.

And same week as Star Wars: Last Jedi--Well, at least it's not a week before...

IMDb wrote:After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.


Um...That's not what I remember from the Disney version. :?

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Re: Upcoming animated films calendar and date changes

Postby Ben » March 31st, 2017, 4:00 pm

I must admit that although the story was obviously going to be stretched, I was disappointed that the teaser didn't show the film to be a period piece.

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Re: Upcoming animated films calendar and date changes

Postby droosan » March 31st, 2017, 10:32 pm

Dacey wrote:Leap!: September 1st (Or straight to DVD at the rate it's going)


Ballerina is due on DVD & Blu in France, next week .. I'm kinda tempted to just go the import route, with this one.

The delays for Leap! have me convinced the Weinsteins are tinkering at 'Doogal' levels .. I skipped that one in U.S. theaters, and imported The Magic Roundabout on DVD from the UK, instead.

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Re: Upcoming animated films calendar and date changes

Postby Dacey » April 25th, 2017, 1:47 pm

Isle of Dogs: April 20th, 2018

Ralph 2: November 21st, 2018

Frozen 2: November 27th, 2019 (six years after the original)

Gigantic: November 25th, 2020 (pushed back two years)
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Re: Upcoming animated films calendar and date changes

Postby EricJ » April 26th, 2017, 5:50 pm

Dacey wrote:Ralph 2: November 21st, 2018


And is "Ralph Breaks the Internet" now the official subtitle (or foretitle)?

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Re: Upcoming animated films calendar and date changes

Postby Dacey » April 26th, 2017, 5:54 pm

Yes.

I'm assuming it's "backwards" because Ralph has "broken" it?
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Re: Upcoming animated films calendar and date changes

Postby Dacey » May 17th, 2017, 12:02 pm

Something called Duck Duck Goose is coming out April 20th.
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Re: Upcoming animated films calendar and date changes

Postby EricJ » May 18th, 2017, 12:21 pm

Dacey wrote:Something called Duck Duck Goose is coming out April 20th.


Remember the rule: If you haven't heard of it, it has animals or fairytale characters, has B-list stars, an independent release company, and sounds unmarketably bizarre and inane (a single goose has to help two ducklings migrate)...
(checks IMDb)
...Hmm, China--Looks like they're trying to get another new studio started!