Planet Hulk Arrives in Video Orbit

The Hulk smashes his way back into original animation this week with the release of the original DVD feature Planet Hulk (Lionsgate, $19.98 DVD, $24.98 two-disc special edition DVD, ... Continue Reading →

Disney Starts on Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Disney Television Animation is going back to Never Land, beginning production on the animated series Jake and the Never Land Pirates. The series will feature classic Peter Pan characters ... Continue Reading →

Conchords’ Bobin to Direct Muppets Movie

James Bobin has signed on to direct a new Muppets movie for Disney from a script co-written by How I Met Your Mother star Jason Segel, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Bobin is ... Continue Reading →

Up Leads Toon Oscar Nominees; Kells Surprises

It was a morning of expectations and surprises for animation at the Academy Awards nominations this morning, with front-runner Up earning a nomination for both Best Picture and Best ... Continue Reading →

Pearlie Scores Major Market Sales

Animated series Pearlie is coming to several of the world’s major TV markets, including New Zealand and the United Kingdom under several new deals struck by Mango Distribution ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Wins Again; Princess Crosses $100 Million Mark

Avatar did it again. The new holder of the all-time world record for box office earnings took the domestic weekend prize for the seventh weekend in a row, taking in an estimated $30 ... Continue Reading →

Oscar-Nominated Shorts Get Feb. 19 Release

This year’s Oscar-nominated animated and live-action short films will once again get a theatrical run from Shorts International and Magnolia Pictures starting Feb. 19. This is ... Continue Reading →

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony Debuts in Mid-2010

That wascally wabbit is orchestrating a new live act. Warner Bros. animation icon Bugs Bunny will be featured in a new concert event titled Bugs Bunny at the Symphony. The mix of animated ... Continue Reading →

Spade Deals for Animated Joe Dirt

TBS has struck a deal with actor David Spade to develop an animated version of the 2001 comedy feature Joe Dirt. The Hollywood Reporter writes that the deal is for a pilot script, with ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Shoots for Seven; Panic Opens in L.A.

Will weekend No. 7 be lucky enough for Avatar to hang onto its crown yet again? Avatar enters the weekend having claimed the crown of the world’s highest-grossing movie of all ... Continue Reading →