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Cartoon Movie News Trifecta: Peanuts, Maleficent and Episode VII

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Thought I’d forgotten the “trifecta” posts, didn’t you? Well, sometimes they become useful. Especially when the news is about movies that all seem so extremely predictable that “news” on them barely matters. Here you go:

-Confirming the obvious, Disney’s Bob Iger says that Star Wars Episode VII will take place 30 years after Return of the Jedi. As we know, this is terribly inaccurate because it has in fact been 31 years since that movie came out.

-New trailer for Maleficent is all about her having big black wings, which makes me wish I were watching a Danzig video instead.

-And finally, the trailer for the new Peanuts movie…looks like a trailer for a Peanuts movie. It may be CGI, but the facial expressions have a nice hand-drawn quality to them. Check it out after the jump…

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist