To the Drawing Board

After illusionist Roy Horn was mauled by one of his own performing tigers on a Las Vegas stage last October, grieving fans held vigils outside the hospital where the critically injured showman was admitted, and placed mementos at the foot of a Siegfried & Roy statue on the city's Strip. Sixteen time zones away, in a drab industrial building at the far end of a Hong Kong subway line, the shock was felt just as much. Imagi, a fledgling animation company, was in the running to make Father of the Pride, a prime-time comedy cartoon about the private lives of Siegfried...

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