Chicken Creators Get Maximum Deal

Robot Chicken co-creators Tom Root and Matthew Senreich have sold a new stop-motion animated series titled Titan Maximum to Adult Swim. The Cartoon Network subsidiary has ordered nine ... Continue Reading →

My Big Big Friend Adopts Toon Boom Pipeline

Canadian software maker Toon Boom Animation announced that its pipeline system will be used in the making of the Brazil-Canada co-production My Big Big Friend. The deal to implement ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Orders up Deadpool, More Wolverine

With X-Men Origins: Wolverine having shredded box office expectations last week with a hefty $85 million haul, Fox is proceeding with development on a spinoff Deadpool movie and a Wolverine ... Continue Reading →

Soderbergh Animates Key Cast Member

Steven Soderbergh’s is planning to animate the star character in his upcoming live-action movie Moneyball. The film, based on Michael Lewis’ book about how Oakland A’s ... Continue Reading →

Star Trek Warps Into B.O. Orbit

The first real faceoff of the summer movie season is set for this weekend as Star Trek looks to steal the thunder of last weekend’s big opener X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Star Trek, ... Continue Reading →

JAKKS Lands Master Toy Licenses From Aardman

HIT Entertainment has picked JAKKS Pacific to be the master toy licensee in North America for the Aardman Animations series Timmy Time and Shaun the Sheep. The deal covers the United ... Continue Reading →

ANN to Stream FUNimation Series

Top-rated anime news site Anime News Network began streaming episodes of more than a dozen series from FUNimation Entertainment. The shows offered in the initial phase of the deal include ... Continue Reading →

Comic Actor DeLuise Dead at 75

Comic actor Dom DeLuise, who voiced many animated shows in addition to having a long live-action movie career, died May 4 at the age of 75. DeLuise’s extensive animation credits ... Continue Reading →

NASCAR Drives to Tinseltown for DVD Feature

NASCAR is getting into the animation business, teaming up with Tinseltown Toons to produce a direct-to-DVD feature titled NASCAR: The Secret Life of Cars. The feature is set for release ... Continue Reading →

9 Animated Films Nominated for Student Oscars

Nine films have been nominated for the best animated film category in the 26th annual Student Academy Awards competition. Animation is one of four categories in the competition ‘ ... Continue Reading →