Oobermind Signs Up Ferrell, Pitt and Hill

Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill have signed up to voice three of the main characters in DreamWorks Animation’s fall 2010 movie Oobermind. Ferrell replaces Robert Downey ... Continue Reading →

Fourth Season of Winx Takes Flight

Italian animation producer Rainbow has sold the fourth season of its hit show Winx Club to almost every one of the 100 countries that aired the previous three series. Cartoon Network ... Continue Reading →

Calon Takes Full Raft to MIPCOM

U.K. indie shop Calon will be taking six animated projects to the international content market MIPCOM this October. The company recently regained the rights to its back catalogue from ... Continue Reading →

District 9 Aliens Invade Box Office

After garnering rave reviews and winning over fanboys at Comic-Con, Sony’s thrilling sci-fi epic District 9 delivered the goods with a $37 million opening weekend in 3,049 theaters ... Continue Reading →

Singer to Direct Battlestar Galactica Movie

After trying his hand at 20th century history with the ho-hum Valkyrie, director Bryan Singer is returning to his sci-fi roots with an upcoming feature adaptation of the popular TV ... Continue Reading →

Disney Unveils Rapunzel Concept Art

While everyone is anticipating Disney’s return to 2D form this holiday season with The Princess and the Frog, there’s an equal amount of interest in the studio’s upcoming ... Continue Reading →

MacFarlane: Yup, Stewie’s Gay

After suspecting it all along, we now have confirmation from Family Guy creator that the show’s breakout character Stewart Gilligan ‘Stewie’ Griffin is gay. MacFarlane, ... Continue Reading →

Vanguard’s Space Chimps 2 3-D Goes into Production

Los Angeles-based Vanguard Animation is producing a sequel to its 2008 CG-animated feature, Space Chimps. Overseen by animation veteran John Williams (Shrek, Valiant, Happily N’Ever ... Continue Reading →

Fabrice O. JoubertDirector, French Roast

Fabrice O. Joubert’s charming CG-animated short French Roast has been receiving numerous festival awards and critical attention over the past few months. In August, the short ... Continue Reading →

Books We Love

God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga By Natsu Onoda Power [Univ. of Mississippi Press, $25] For those of us who love to devour anything written ... Continue Reading →