Animation Roundup: ‘The Killing Joke’ Trailer Drops, Netflix Nabs ‘Death Note’ Adaptation

     April 10, 2016


It was another busy week in the world of animation news, so in case you missed any of the stories, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. From new trailers and first-look images, to news of acquisitions, adaptations, and new creations, we take a look at the biggest stories in animation over the last week and bring them all to you in one convenient location.

This week saw the debut of the first look at Warner Bros.’ animated adaptation of Alan Moore and Brian Bolland’s acclaimed graphic novel, The Killing Joke. Other first looks include images from Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming Netflix Original Series Trollhunters and Pixar’s new animated short, Piper. Speaking of Netflix, the streaming giant also made animation news headlines this week when it was announced that they’d be picking up Adam Wingard’s Death Note adaptation after the project was dropped by Warner Bros. Get caught up on all of these stories and more below.

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