Of course Blender 2.8 beta is out.
Check the blog.
The Grace Pencil tool is now a complete 2D (and 3D) animation tool. You might already seen the Hero short:
And another asthonising video about Grace Pencil as a 2D/3D concept art tool:
And there is another open movie in production: Spring. You can check this ouy here:
Yet another asthonising video. It is a commercial animated in Maya and rendered in Blender.
And so on...