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Dragon Knight Writer Praises Rita Ora’s Work on TV Show

Exclusive: Kung Fu Panda: Dragon Knight writer praises Rita Ora’s work on the upcoming show that continues the adventures of Po the panda. Shaunt Nigoghossian, writer of Kung Fu Panda: Dragon Knight, praises Rita Ora’s work as her animated character Wandering Blade. Set to release on Netflix July 14, the series will follow the adventures …

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Princess Mononoke: The masterpiece that flummoxed the US

When Princess Mononoke was first released in Japan on 12 July 1997, 25 years ago this week, it represented something of a departure for master animator and director Hayao Miyazaki. During the late 80s, Miyazaki had built his reputation (along with the success of Studio Ghibli, which he founded with fellow director Isao Takahata) on …

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Morocco’s Khadija Alami Talks Founding Oasis Studios – Deadline

Welcome to Deadline’s International Disruptors, a feature where we’ll shine a spotlight on key executives and companies outside of the US shaking up the offshore marketplace. This week we’re speaking to Moroccan multi-hypenate Khadija Alami. The producer and founder of Morocco’s Oasis Studios talks us through how she has facilitated more than 50 international productions …

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The secrets and lies of an LA writer’s not-so-‘Normal Family’

On the shelf Normal Family: On Truth, Love, and How I Met My 35 Siblings By Chrysta BiltonLittle, Brown: 288 pages, $29 If you buy books linked on our site, The Times may earn a commission from Bookshop.org, whose fees support independent bookstores. Chrysta Bilton’s memoir, “Normal Family,” is ironically titled. It’s also been a …

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‘Diverse and Energetic’ St Mary’s Youth Theater Completes First Year

12 teenage actors from the Drama St Mary’s Youth Theater at St Mary’s University, Twickenham have graduated from the prestigious National Saturday Club programme. The Youth Theater members were celebrated at the National Saturday Club Graduation ceremony in June, and a short film of their work was displayed in the prestigious annual Summer Show, hosted …

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Mass Effect’s Former Lead Writer “Blindsided” By Love For Garrus

Former Mass Effect lead writer Drew Karpyshyn shares how he and his team were surprised by just how many fans wanted Garrus as a romance option. Garrus Vakarian is one of the most popular characters in the Mass Effect series, and even the writers who created him were surprised by how many fans loved him. …

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