4Kids Brings Tai Chi Chasers to MIP

4Kids Entertainment will unveil its new animated adventure series Tai Chi Chasers at MIP-TV. Tai Chi Chasers is an original, anime-style series that 4Kids will adapt and launch worldwide ... Continue Reading →

Sony Cracks Open Popeye in 3D

Sony Pictures Animation is set to bring the classic cartoon series Popeye back to the big screen as a CG-animated 3D feature. Former Marvel Studios topper Avi Arad is producing the ... Continue Reading →

Chris Evans to Sling Captain America’s Shield

Actor Chris Evans has signed on to play Captain America. Evans, who played another Marvel icon, the Human Torch, in two Fantastic Four films, will play the shield-slinging hero in three ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks’ Dragon Goes Exclusive With Wal-Mart

DreamWorks Animation and Wal-Mart launched a new joint promotional plan for the upcoming 3-D feature How to Train Your Dragon that will see the national retailer carry a large selection ... Continue Reading →

Mr. Fox Comes Home Loaded with Fantastic Features

It’s a Foxy kind of week for home video aficionados. Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox (Fox, $29.98 DVD, $39.99 Blu-ray/DVD combo pack) arrives at home loaded with special ... Continue Reading →

Preschool Animated Star Wars Series Rumored

Lucasfilm is reportedly in very early development on a new animated Star Wars series aimed at preschoolers. A report on the web site IESB.net reports the series will be based on the ... Continue Reading →

Aardman, Vooz Club, BRB Team on Canimals

A trio of animation houses from around the world ‘ U.K.’s Aardman; Korea’s Vooz Club; and Spanish house BRB’s creative boutique, Screen 21 ‘ will co-produce ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive: Waking Sleeping Beauty Clip, Q&A News

Animation is capable of telling fantastic fictions that no medium can match. But sometimes, the fact behind the fiction is an amazing story in and of itself. That’s the case with ... Continue Reading →

Alice Keeps Its Head Start at the Box Office

Tim Burton’s 3-D reimagining of the classic Alice in Wonderland topped the box office for the third weekend in a row. The Disney movie grossed a strong $34.5 million over the ... Continue Reading →

WB, Segal Aim to Adapt Bleach

Warner Bros. is negotiating a deal with VIZ Media to obtain the feature film rights to the popular manga and anime series Bleach, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Peter Segal, whose ... Continue Reading →