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Canada’s 108 Media to Distribute Korean Toon ‘Leafie’

Toronto-based 108 Media Group has picked up distribution rights for the Korean hit animated feature Leafie: A Hen Into the Wild for Canada, U.S., Australia, U.K. and New Zealand from ... Continue Reading →
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It’s an ‘Arthur Christmas/Muppets/Hugo’ 5-Day Weekend

In what is shaping up to be the “battle of the family movies” Thanksgiving weekend, Sony/Aardman’s Arthur Christmas, Disney’s The Muppets and Paramount’s Hugo will ... Continue Reading →
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Syfy Takes a Shine to DC’s ‘Booster Gold’

It looks like another superhero character is ready to make the jump from comic-book page to the TV screen. Syfy has ordered a pilot script for a one-hour series based on DC Comics’ ... Continue Reading →
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Hybrid ‘Snow Flake’ Lands on Festival Circuit

The Spanish live-action/CG hybrid feature Copito de Nieve (Snow Flake the White Gorilla) is beginning to receive attention on the festival circuit before its official opening on December ... Continue Reading →
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Moonscoop to Launch ‘Code Lyoko’ Social Online Game

Brand management and entertainment studio Moonscoop and French producer 3D Duo will launch a new social online game based on the animated series Code Lyoko in the spring of next year. ... Continue Reading →
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NBC to Produce New Henson Co. Sitcom

Now that audiences are eating up everything Muppet-relate in anticipation of this week’s movie opening, The Hollywood Reporter announces that NBC has ordered a script for The New ... Continue Reading →
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Hot New Discs: ‘Adventures of Tintin,’ ‘Ice Age Special’

If the upcoming Steven Spielberg upcoming feature The Adventures of Tintin has whetted your appetite for other versions of Herge’s comicbook character, we’ve got just the DVD for ... Continue Reading →
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Happy Feet Sequel Not as Popular As First Pic

The second time is too much of a charm for the dancing penguins of Happy Feet Two, which opened to a $22 million box-office total domestically. The first outing of George Miller’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Persepolis’ Screening Continues to Rattle Tunisians

The Tunisian trial over Nessma TV’s broadcast of Marjane Satrapi’s controversial 2007 animated feature Persepolis was cut short after the lawyers from the two sides shouted and ... Continue Reading →
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Film Independent Offers Miyazaki Program at LACMA

Film Independent has planned a special night of programing devoted to the films of Japanese master Hayao Miyazaki on Saturday, Nov. 26 at the L.A. County Museum of Art. The program ... Continue Reading →