Playmates Toys with Little Robots

Playmates Toys Inc. has secured the U.S. and Canadian master toy license for BBC Worldwide’s stop-motion preschool series, Little Robots. The toy maker plans to introduce a line ... Continue Reading →

Jackson Has His Way with Kong

Director Peter Jackson’s remake of a certain classic 1933 giant ape flick may be destined to be a blockbuster, but it’s also going to be a bladder buster. According to Daily ... Continue Reading →

Lucasfilm Animation Singapore Opens

Lucasfilm Ltd. today officially opened the doors of its digital animation studio in Singapore, a 40,000-square foot facility that will focus on creating animated feature films and television ... Continue Reading →

Children’s BAFTA Noms Named

Nominees have been announced for the 10th Annual British Academy Children’s Film and Television Awards. Presented in assocation with Time Warner, the kudo fest will be held on ... Continue Reading →

Maya Reigns at Lucasfilm Animation Singapore

As Lucasfilm Animation Singapore opens its doors today, Alias announced that its Maya software has been chosen as the primary 3D animation technology for the facility. The popular, ... Continue Reading →

Family Guy Game Hits Phones

Can’t get enough of FOX’s hit animated series, Family Guy? Now you can take Peter, Brian, Stewie and the rest of the clan anywhere with the launch of Stewie 2.0, a new mobile ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Races with Game Factory

Through a major international publishing agreement with Cartoon Network, The Game Factory will develop and market a new racing video game based on popular animated shows. Scheduled ... Continue Reading →

Weinsteins Get Hoodwinked! For Xmas

Hoodwinked, a feature-length, CG-animated fairytale spoof, will be released theatrically on Christmas Day by The Weinstein Company (TWC). The media enterprise launched this month by ... Continue Reading →

Muppets Do Reality TV?

Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzi and the rest the felt-formed gang created by the late Jim Henson may be set to take another shot at primetime TV. According to Daily Variety, the Disney-owned ... Continue Reading →

Boomerang Slings to Germany

Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) has announced plans to launch a German version of Boomerang, its popular classic cartoon channel, on Kabel Deutschland’s digital platform in the ... Continue Reading →