Discovery, Hasbro Name New Kids Channel The Hub

The Hub is the name of the new children’s and family oriented network being created by Discovery and Hasbro to launch this fall. The name and launch date were confirmed at the ... Continue Reading →

Pitt, Damon Sign On to Happy Feet 2

Actors Brad Pitt and Matt Damon have agreed to provide voices for George Miller’s animated sequel Happy Feet 2, according to Movieline. The duo joins the returning Miller, who ... Continue Reading →

Up, Avatar Win Golden Globes

CG animation was very much in vogue at the 67th Golden Globe Awards, with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association giving top honors to the Disney-Pixar animated film Up and James Cameron’s ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Adds $43 Million More to Its Total

Avatar again held on to its crown, topping the box office for the fifth consecutive weekend with an estimated three-day gross of $41.3 million. That brings the James Cameron feature ... Continue Reading →

Stanton Starts Shooting John Carter for Disney

Disney’s feature film adaptation John Carter of Mars, based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs books and marking the live-action directing debut of Finding Nemo and WALL’E helmer ... Continue Reading →

WGA Nominates Five Games for Writing Honor

The Writers Guild of America has nominated five titles for its outstanding writing in a videogame award. The nominees, chosen from a record field of submissions that more than doubled ... Continue Reading →

Disney Hires Bailey as Film Production Chief

The Walt Disney Studios has hired Tron: Legacy producer Sean Bailey as its new president of film production. Bailey will oversee all aspects of live-action development, film production ... Continue Reading →

Meatballs Debuts Atop Trio of Home Video Charts

Sony Pictures’ animated Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs has soared to the top of the menu on three separate home entertainment charts, carrying over its success at the box office ... Continue Reading →

4Kids CEO Takes Pay Cut

Al Kahn, the CEO of struggling children’s entertainment distributor 4Kids Entertainment, is taking a pay cut of 15 percent. According to ICv2.com, Kahn’s cut brings his ... Continue Reading →

Eli, Chan and Bones Stack Up Against Avatar

Three more films are lining up to enter the box office battle with James Cameron’s Avatar for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, as January proves to be anything but ... Continue Reading →