A new teaser trailer has been released for the upcoming Peanuts movie, giving us our first glimpse at the beloved blockhead and Snoopy in CGI form, as opposed to the traditional 2-D animation that we've all come to know and love.

Watch: Craig Schulz's 'Peanuts' Tease Charlie Brown In 3-D

Those kids that we all know and love are being brought into the 21st Century via Craig Schulz and Paul Feig, as Peanuts will be presented to fans in CGI form.

A new teaser trailer was released yesterday (3/18) for the upcoming Peanuts movie, which gives us our first look at the beloved blockhead and his canine companion.

While the update may be a bit jarring to longtime fans of the iconic Charles Schulz comic, the late cartoonist's son Craig Schulz, who also serves as a producer on the project, believes that he is "way more protective than my father would have been." Showcasing an authenticity to the canon and a respect to Charles Schulz's work and legacy, the original source material appears to remain intact.

Watch the clip for yourself below:

"Snoopy will not be rapping, no one will be twerking," said Paul Feig. Aside from the occasional re-airing of the classic TV specials, the last time Charlie Brown and the gang got the big, blockbuster feature treatment was 35 years ago with 1980's Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (And Don't Come Back!!).

That finalized a four-movie Peanuts run that started with 1969's A Boy Named Charlie Brown and continued with 1972's Snoopy, Come Home and 1977's Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown.

Peanuts will be directed by Steve Martino, who helmed Ice Age: Continental Drift, and is scheduled to hit theaters on Nov. 6, 2015. That date marks the 65th anniversary of the comic strip's debut.

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While Drake is behind the mic laying down new verses for upcoming music, the Toronto native will also step behind the camera to direct an episode of an upcoming series. Based on Robert Greene’s best-selling book The 48 Laws of Power, the series of the same name will debut on Quibi in the near future.

Drake’s production company Dreamcrew, and Anonymous Content will helm the executive producing duties. The partnership will also receive executive direction from Dreamcrew’s co-founder Adel “Future” Nur and executive Jason Shrier. “When Drake and I sat down with Robert Greene it was incredibly inspiring,” Future said. “The laws allow for a wide range of dynamic storytelling and Quibi allows us to tell these stories in bite-sized chapters similar to the book.” The entertainment outlet will launch on mobile on Apr. 6.

Greene, who’ll be an executive producer as well, said he’s looking forward to the cinematic adaptation of his 1998 book. The passage outlines the road to success through philosophies taught by Sun-tzu, Machiavelli, and more.

"I have always thought that The 48 Laws of Power would be a perfect fit for a series, bringing to life the timeless Machiavellian game of power as portrayed in the book. But it was not until Drake and Future with Anonymous Content approached me with their unique cinematic approach to the laws that I knew I could join forces with them and go all in for a filmed interpretation of my work," Greene said. Anonymous Content will spearhead the studio.

Although music videos might be the only time you see Drake on the television screen, for now, the 33-year-old has his hands in a couple of TV projects from Netflix to HBO. On the former streaming service, Drake executive produced London's hit series Top Boy. On HBO, the first season of Euphoria, which Drake recently posted a picture of a table read on his Instagram, is headed into its second season. The production is currently on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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Kenya Barris’ ‘#blackAF’ Netflix Series Debuts New Trailer

Kenya Barris is looking to command the Netflix universe with another program for the streaming giant titled #blackAF. The series, set to premiere on Apr. 17, will depict his parenting skills and family structure in “a total reboot of the family sitcom” dynamic.

The mockumentary stars Rashida Jones, with guest spots from Nia Long, Tyler Perry, Mike Epps and more. Barris will also step into a leading role, playing a version of himself. Its description reads: “With new money and expensive tastes, Kenya Barris and his family navigate success and explore the struggles of being unapologetically black and wealthy.”

The show arrives after Barris' previous sketch comedy series, Astronomy Club, which debuted in 2019. The 45-year-old director/writer has also created hit programming including his -ish canon of black-ish, grown-ish, and mixed-ish. Barris is also responsible for writing the sequel to Coming to America.

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‘Dutch’ Trailer Features Lance Gross, Macy Gray And More

In an adaptation of Teri Woods' best-selling Dutch novel, the film of the same name will finally hit theaters in Fall 2020. The movie stars Lance Gross, Macy Gray, Melissa Williams, James Hyde and more.

The motion picture is directed by Preston Whitmore (This Christmas) and tells the story of Bernard “Dutch” James Jr., an ambitious drug dealer who has his sights set on becoming the East Coast’s top drug lord while battling a high-profile court case.

"We really got our hands on an all-star cast," says Manny Halley, producer of Dutch and founder of Imani Media Group. "Dutch is an iconic story within the urban literary genre, so we had to get every detail right—and I think we did. Fans will be looking for us to finish the trilogy with this one!"

The book "Dutch" was part of a trilogy series that first began in 2003. It was followed by "Dutch II: Angel’s Revenge," and "Dutch III: International Gangster."

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