Sky’s New “Sky Cinema Animation” Movie Channel Is World Class Entertainment At Your Feet

Despicable Me 2 which will be featured on Sky Cinema Animation - © 2013 Universal Studios. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

By Matt Lovett | 23 Jun 2020 at 12:43pm

Sky, Europe’s leading media and entertainment company, has almost 24 million customers across seven countries and counting. Offering the very best in-home entertainment, from sports, arts, including both local and international content, as if Sky Broadband Buddy and the Sky Kids app isn’t enough of an offering, it is out to set yet another benchmark in releasing its very own newest channel Sky Cinema Animation Channel.

If you’re wondering when you and the kids will have this new adventure brought to your very homes, it is available to access in just a few weeks – From the 23rd of July, for both Sky Cinema customers and Sky Cinema Pass on NOW TV, Sky’s very own online streaming service. This wonderful channel not only has the latest and most incredible selection of family-friendly animated movies but included in their selection are also all the brand-new blockbuster sequels released worldwide earlier this year and that kids have been waiting to get their eyes on.

From the likes of the popular video game movie sequel Angry Birds 2 to the thrilling and adventurous The Secret Life of Pets 2, How to Train Your Dragon 3, and even the ones that you may not know about yet Spy Cat and Astro Boy. There is a variety of crazy, bravest, and brightest characters to invite into your living room. 

Below is a selection of just some of the large collection of movies that will be available from the launch date mentioned above, and in high-resolution imagery that will keep you and your family filled with hours of wickedly fun entertainment.


How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Venture once more to the mythical Viking village of Berk for “How to Train Your Dragon 3,” the third and final chapter of DreamWorks’ hit franchise about the young Viking, Hiccup, and his dragon, Toothless. Now the leaders of their respective clans, Hiccup and Toothless face new challenges in the culmination of their story. The returning voice cast includes Jay Baruchel as Hiccup, America Ferrera as Astrid, and Cate Blanchett as Valka. The third installment is once again directed by Dean DeBlois, the writer/director of the first two films in the series, which garnered three Oscar® nominations and more than $1 billion at the global box office.

 The latest addition to this fabulous listing is this dragon utopia, filled with awe-inspiring and wonder of the “Hidden World”, in this take where Hiccup discovers Toothless isn’t the only Night Fury. Join in on the race to find this secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first. To add a touch of exquisite taste, the voice-overs are done by Cate Blanchet and Gerard Butler.

Angry Birds 2

 Remember when Angry Birds first came out as a game? We do too – and we loved it and wanted more! Which is why we couldn’t wait to grab it when it came out.  We’ve got our hands on it and have to share it with everyone! If you’re up for it, we want to invite you to join us along with our friends – the flightless birds and scheming green pigs take their feud to a whole new level.

 Despicable Me 1 and 2

Despicable Me 2 Featuring the voices of Steve Carrell as Gru; Mirando Cosgrove as Margo; Elsie Fisher as Agnes; Dana Gaier as Edith © 2013 Universal Studios. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Wait what?! That’s right you read it right! We also have new minion madness movies in our collection. And in the perfect Gru fashion! Did you miss those little yellow guys, the Minions? Of course, you did! When the world’s most super-bad villain turned super-dad, was recruited by a team of officials to stop lethal muscle and a host of his own, he has to fight back with new gadgetry, cars, and more minion madness.

The Secret Life of Pets 2

From Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment comes the highly-anticipated follow-up to “The Secret Life of Pets”

 Are animals one of your favorite things? Dogs, Cats, maybe a Guinea Pig or two? Perhaps you have one at home. Do you ever wonder if they can talk to you? Have we got a treat for you! This one is the perfect choice for all animal lovers and takes off with Liam, Katie’s son. How will Max cope with the new changes of his owner Katie getting married and having a new addition in the house – a child? Find out more once you get to watch it! The sheepdog Rooster is also still around and happily voiced by Harrison Ford – his first animated film too.

Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Will the Lego Duplo’s from outer space defeat the citizens? They’re wrecking everything faster than they can re-build! But Who will save them?It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat. The heroes of Bricksburg are back in action! Come join them for this awesome LEGO adventure once again.

Birds of a Feather

 Willem Dafoe and Kate Winslet do a superb job with the voice-overs in this one. What will Manou do now that he has found out he is not like the rest of his family? He is not a seagull. This heart-warming tale finds us being introduced to a group of entertaining birds, not like him. Will he become the hero he was always destined to be? We find ourselves at the edge of our seats stringing to hope. 

Wonder Park

June in a scene from the animated film, WONDER PARK by Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Movies

 June’s imagination comes alive in her imaginary theme park in this awe-inspiring animation of Wonderland. Her mother becomes ill and she starts to alienate herself from this precious world. A magical tale set for those who often let their imagination wander and let their creativity speak louder than words. Let your imagination go wild with this wonderland animated tale. Don’t be shy, come with us! Don’t you want to see what’s inside?

Astro Kid

Ever wondered if there is life out there besides here? Come with us as we take you the land of unexplored places, with the help of a survival robot. The destruction of their ship leads to his separation from his parents. Astro Kid ends up on a wild planet filled with exciting, crazy things, only he knows of. But if you want to join him too, you’ll need to pay attention to every step he takes. Will he get rescued? And who is Buck?


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