Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming sci-fi action adventure Pacific Rim has...
Variety reports that Disney suffered a 31% 3rd quarter drop in profit, citing poor TV revenue and a slump in movie and theme park attendance since Sept. 11. Yesterday’s posting of $364 million in net income was down from last year’s $523 million. Total revenue took a 3% dive to [...]
Black Logic Executive Producer Ivan Molomut announced that Visual Effects Artist Kate O’Neill has joined the creative team. After freelancing with the company since 1995, O’Neill has now become a fixture in the effects/CGI department, joining Effects Artist Brian Benson, CG Director Doug Johnson, Director/Designer Alessandro Swainston and Art Director [...]
Vivendi Universal Publishing games division studio Sierra Ent. Inc. announced that it is banding with Intel Corporation and iGames to co-sponsor a worldwide Empire Earth tournament this September. The Empire Earth World Championships will begin with regional competitions held in more than a dozen different countries across the globe, culminating [...]
Reviving an ‘80s animated phenomenon, Cartoon Network will add the all-new Transformers Armada to its Toonami lineup, which will also include G Gundam. Transformers Armada, produced by Eaon, will kick off on Friday, Aug. 23 at 4 p.m. with a 90-minute movie special, and will join the daily Toonami schedule [...]
Lucas Film Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment have pegged Nov. 12, 2002 as the North American release date for Star Wars: Episode II: Attack Of The Clones on DVD and VHS. The Episode II two-disc features more than six hours of additional material, including feature-length commentary from George [...]
Kids’ WB! is bringing an icon of anime to a new generation of kids in the United States. Astro Boy is set to debut with 26 episodes on the network’s Saturday morning schedule in the 2003-2004 season. The series is produced by Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan and Tezuka Prods., and [...]
DIC Ent. recently inked deals with top networks for international distribution of popular animated shows. Properties such as Super Duper Sumos, Madeline, Mary-Kate and Ashley: In Action and Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century have been picked up by broadcasters like Nickelodeon Asia, Fox Kids Italy, Cartoon Network Japan and [...]