Animation Roundup: Angelina Jolie Pitt to Produce Animated Film ‘The Breadwinner’

     August 16, 2015


Oscar-winner Angelina Jolie Pitt continues to add new creative causes to her already busy schedule, signing on to executive produce an animated feature adaptation of the award-winning and best-selling novel, The Breadwinner. The children’s novel about a young girl’s life under Taliban rule has seen more than 39 editions of its English-language run and celebrates its 15th anniversary of publication this year.

In less world-changing animation news, we have premiere notices for Hulu’s third season of The Awesomes and the new Nerdist series, Skulls of the Shogun. We’ve also got a pair of clips from the DC Comics universe’s animated projects Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem and LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes – Justice League: Attack of the Legion of DoomWe’ll wrap things up with a fun fan mash-up of Mad Max Fury Road and Adventure Time that is just perfect. Check it all out below.