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Did ‘The Simpsons’ Once Again Predict the Future?

The iconic series, known for its uncanny prescience, showed Lisa Simpson succeeding Donald Trump as President back in a 2000 episode… wearing an outfit eerily similar to VP Kamala Harris’ inauguration suit and pearls.

‘Aquaman 2’ May Focus More on Mera

According to rumors, in an effort to push ‘girl power and feminism,’ the upcoming aquatic DC film may center less on the actual eponymous hero and more on Mera and/or Queen Atlanna.

‘Wish Dragon’ Opens with $7.15 Million at China Box Office

The Sony Pictures Animation animated adventure, set to premiere later this year on Netflix, is Chinese studio Base Animation’s first original feature; movie tells the story of a working-class student and a cynical dragon in pursuit of a long-lost friend.

‘Beyblade Burst Surge’ Season 5 Premieres February 20 on Disney XD

New episodes include new characters as well as fan favorites; season’s opening theme song ‘We Got the Spin’ now on the series official YouTube channel.

Augenblick Studios Appoints Carrie Miller COO

Industry veteran brings expertise in digital production and original IP development; will be tasked with advancing the studio’s vision and distinct approach to animation.

New ‘GOT’ Project ‘Tales of Dunk and Egg’ in Development at HBO

The series will chronicle a sequence of novellas set about 90 years before the events of Game of Thrones, and will follow the exploits of Ser Duncan the Tall (Dunk) and a young Aegon V Targaryen (Egg).

‘Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous’ Season 2 Now Streaming on Netflix

All-new episodes of the hit DreamWorks Animation adventure series find the kids forced deep into the jungle when T.Rex takes over Main Street; watch some teaser clips from the new season.

Toei’s ‘World Trigger’ Global Livestream Watch Party January 30

Studio invites fans to join a special online event celebrating the popular sci-fi series featuring video and messages from the Japanese cast, screenings of episodes 1 & 2 of the new season, and post-episode discussions and giveaways.

VFX Artist Ruben Vandebroek Joins Preymaker

Studio taps industry veteran’s creative and technical expertise to further their advancements in innovation and invention.

The Visual Effects Society Announces 2021 Board of Directors’ Officers

Lisa Cooke was named board chair and is the first woman elected to lead the organization; other officers include Emma Clifton Perry, David Tanka, Jeffrey Okun, and Gavin Graham.

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