FX Aims Archer for Fall Debut

Cable network FX has ordered six episodes of the animated series Archer, a comedy about the employees at an international spy agency. The show, whose title may change, stars Family ... Continue Reading →

Portman Tends to Thunder God in Thor

Having conquered the Star Wars universe, Natalie Portman is setting her sights on Marvel and Asgard, signing on to the comic-book studio’s upcoming Thor feature film. Portman ... Continue Reading →

Finalists Set for Cartoon d’Or Prize

The European Association of Animation Film has named five finalists for the 2009 Cartoon d’Or prize for the best European animated short film. Chosen from a field of 29 candidates ... Continue Reading →

Latin America Strikes Naruto Deals

A new wave of Naruto anime is coming to Latin America, with rights-holder VIZ media making a broadcast deal with Cartoon Network Latin America and a DVD deal in Brazil with PlayArte ... Continue Reading →

Bruno Chills Out Ice Age

Bruno cracked Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs to top this weekend’s box office. The Universal Studios comedy, in which Sacha Baron Cohen reprises the role of the gay Austrian fashion ... Continue Reading →

WB Rings Reynolds for Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds is jumping from Marvel to DC, having been cast as the lead role in Warner Bros.’ upcoming Green Lantern movie. Reynolds, who has appeared this summer as Deadpool ... Continue Reading →

Zamm to Direct Hong Kong Phooey Movie

Alex Zamm is set to direct Alcon Entertainment’s movie version of Hong Kong Phooey, a popular 1970s Saturday-morning cartoon series produced by Hanna-Barbera. Zamm’s credits ... Continue Reading →

Chorion Reps Dan Dare License

Dan Dare, the space-faring hero of classic English comic strips, is back in the game, with the Dan Dare Corp. choosing Chorion to represent the international licensing rights to the ... Continue Reading →

WB Wins Ruling in Superman Rights Case

The judge overseeing the copyright lawsuit filed by heirs of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel has ruled in favor of publisher DC Comics and its corporate parent Warner Bros. The ruling ... Continue Reading →

Hulu, iTunes Add Anime Titles

More anime is coming to fans via the internet, as Hulu expands its offerings with the additions of Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles and Kite: Liberator, while VIZ Media brings Honey ... Continue Reading →