BOXX Key to Making of Tower-Extending Discordia

Fans of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series have been thrilled with the chance to delve further into this world through the online Discordia game on the author’s web site. The ... Continue Reading →

Squeakquel Comes Home, Beauty and Beast Upgrade Announced

The Squeakquel is in the house. The CG animation/live-action hybrid hit Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (Fox $29.98 DVD, $39.99 Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack) arrives on home video ... Continue Reading →

PGS Spills I.N.K. Into Major Markets

France-based distributor PGS Entertainment has sold the Samka animated series I.N.K.: Invisible Network of Kids into major markets in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The series’ ... Continue Reading →

Cake, TeamTO Reunite for Ooohhhasis

Cake Entertainment and TeamTO have announced their third co-production, a 78 x 7 min. 3D animated series called Ooohhhasis. Ooohhhasis is a comedy series in the classic cartoon mold ... Continue Reading →

Up, Alvin, SpongeBob Win Kids Choice Awards

Alvin, Up and SpongeBob won top honors from young fans at Nickelodeon’s 23rd annual Kids Choice Awards, presented Saturday at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion. Alvin and the Chipmunks: ... Continue Reading →

Dragon Soars to $43 Million Opening

How to Train Your Dragon, the most-recent 3-D outing from DreamWorks Animation, soared to the top of the box office charts this weekend, grossing $43.3 million. The film handily beat ... Continue Reading →

DQ Entertainment Stock Rises on Release

India-based animation and games company DQ Entertainment officially listed its stock March 29 on the Indian capital markets, and posted surges in value as high as 75 percent its first ... Continue Reading →

TV Tokyo, Crunchyroll Solidify Partnership

Japanese anime broadcaster TV Tokyo has made a strategic investment of $750,000 in the Asian media and lifestyle website Crunchyroll. The deal expands the companies’ previous ... Continue Reading →

VIZ Sets English Voice Cast for Vampire Knight

VIZ Media is bringing the gothic romance anime series Vampire Knight to North America, and has set the cast for its English-language dub. The cast includes Mela Lee as Yuki Cross, whose ... Continue Reading →

New Cat in the Hat Series Debuts Sept. 6 on PBS Kids!

PBS Kids! and Random House’s new animated TV and web series The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! will have its premiere on the network Sept. 6. Based on the classic children’s ... Continue Reading →