2 people from the 2015 DC Superhero Girls worked on Hello Kitty projects. Shaene Siders (who wrote on season 5) is the showrunner for the Hello Kitty youtube show. Jennifer Coyle (a producer & director) is co-directing a live action/animation hybrid.
It looks like San Diego Comic Con will once again be virtual, with the event being held from July 23-25. They hopefully plan to have large, in person conventions in 2022, but it seems like a smaller venue will be held in November. In addition, Wonder Con will be virtual again, and be held from March 26-27.
About Butch Hartman's debacle s an artist recently, the dude is so much better than this. At least it's not something like being accused of something like Sexual harassment but, yeah disappointing to say the least.