Dark Side, District 9 Tempt DVD Shoppers

Last minute gift givers can do a lot worse for any fan of animation than to pickup Family Guy‘s new spoof of the classic Star Wars sequel, The Empire Strikes Back. Family Guy ... Continue Reading →

Wubbzy! Picked Up in Spain, Portugal

Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! is extending its run in Spain and Portugal. In Spain, Playhouse Disney is picking up the second season of the show, which will begin airing in 2010. The channel has ... Continue Reading →

Toy Story 3 to be Released in IMAX 3D

Toy Story 3 will be coming to IMAX when it’s released next summer, getting a simultaneous 3-D release in the giant-screen format. The movie will be digital remastered using IMAX ... Continue Reading →

Hill, Happy Feet Voice Actress Murphy Dies

Britanny Murphy, an actress who provided voices for the animated series King of the Hill (Luanne Platter) and the Oscar-winning feature film Happy Feet (Gloria), died Sunday at the ... Continue Reading →

Cameron’s Avatar Conquers the World

James Cameron’s Avatar easily won the weekend box office crowd with a $77 million take, a number hampered somewhat by severe weather on the East Coast that curtailed movie going. The ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Program Supports Pilot Production

Software maker Toon Boom Animation has announced a new service called the Pilot Production Program that provides professional animators looking to create pilots with access to the company’s ... Continue Reading →

Taylor Takes Over KnightTV

Dale Taylor is taking on the job of president of KnightTV, a cable and satellite network aimed at kids and family programming. The channel was recently acquired by Knightscove Media ... Continue Reading →

Bryan Singer Reunites with the X-Men

Bryan Singer is returning to the X-Men franchise, confirming at the Hollywood premiere of Avatar that he has signed on to develop and direct X-Men: First Class. The new film will look ... Continue Reading →

Alphanim’s Kerity Gets French Theatrical Release

The French animation production and distribution company Alphanim has issued its second theatrical relase in France with the release of Kerity, la maison des contes (Eleanor’s ... Continue Reading →

MTV Revives Animation Division

MTV has assigned senior VP of series Brent Haynes to run a new department for comedy and animation programming. The network, which in the 1990s aired such prominent animated series ... Continue Reading →