Wizarding World of Harry Potter Set for Universal Orlando

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is getting ready to cast a spell over Florida. The one-of-a-kind experience, which will recreate the world the boy wizard inhabits in both the books ... Continue Reading →

Gruppo Alcuni Brings Galileo to Cartoon Forum

Gruppo Alcuni, the Italian producers of such hit children’s animated series as Pet Pals and Leonardo, will present the new series And Yet It Moves ‘ Galileo at the Cartoon ... Continue Reading →

Wolverine, X-Men Claw Their Way Onto DVD, Blu-Ray

Marvel’s merry mutants are coming home on video this week, with the release of the live-action film X-Men Origins: Wolverine and two more sets of the classic 1990s animated X-Men ... Continue Reading →

D23: Depp On Pirates 4, Zemeckis Remakes Yellow Sub

Johnny Depp has signed on to star in a fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, delivering the news directly to Disney fans at the studio’s first ever D23 fan event in Anaheim, ... Continue Reading →

D23: Lasseter Promises More Hand-drawn Animation

Pixar and Disney animation chief John Lasseter has built the studio’s sterling reputation on cutting-edge CG animation, but says Disney fans can expect to see a lot more hand-drawn ... Continue Reading →

Panelists Set for VES Production Summit 09

The Visual Effects Society has announced its lineup of speakers for its daylong Production Summit 09, set to take place Oct. 24 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Marina Del Rey. The event ... Continue Reading →

Rocket Monkeys Prepped for Blast-off at MIPCOM

4Kids Entertainment is ready to offer 20 half-hour episodes of its animated comedy series Rocket Monkeys at the upcoming MIPCOM market. The HD series, produced by 4Kids and Verve Boomstar, ... Continue Reading →

Portfolio To Unveil Cat in the Hat Series at MIPCOM

Portfolio Entertainment has secured the international distribution rights to The Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot About That!, the first animated TV series to star the famous children’s ... Continue Reading →

Princess and Frog Gets Ultimate Disney Experience

Disney is going all out to welcome its latest princess into the family. The studio plans to host special screenings in Burbank and New York of its upcoming animated musical feature ... Continue Reading →

Gillis, McLaughlin, Iscove form Skywriter Media

A trio of top TV industry executives has formed Skywriter Media and Entertainment Group, which is financing, developing, producing, acquiring and distributing a broad range of children’s, ... Continue Reading →