Lucas the Spider

‘Lucas the Spider’ Snares Fresh TV in Its Adorable Web

Fresh TV Inc. (creator of the Total Drama franchise) has joined forces with animator Joshua Slice and snagged exclusive rights to “web” phenomenon Lucas the Spider. The company ... Continue Reading →
Nick Weidenfeld

Hulu Inks First-Look Deal with Former Adult Swim Exec Nick Weidenfeld

Hulu is looking to step up its adult-targeted toon offerings, having signed a first-look deal with Nick Weidenfeld, to develop and executive produce new animated projects for the platform. ... Continue Reading →
1001 Nights

Big Bad Boo’s ‘1001 Nights’ Hops a Magic Carpet to GAS Region

Big Bad Boo Studios and BWO TV and Licensing announced that hit animated series 1001 Nights will be streaming on German-language online platform, the Kixi App and Kixi ... Continue Reading →

VIZ & Verizon Strike Anime Content Deal for go90

VIZ Media and Verizon Communications have forged a content distribution agreement that will bring some of the anime/manga powerhouse’s titles to streaming platform go90. The VOD app ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars Forces of Destiny

Pics: 8 New ‘Star Wars Forces of Destiny’ Adventures Debut Monday

On Monday, March 19, Star Wars Forces of Destiny returns with eight all-new animated adventures, launching at 10 a.m. PT on Disney’s YouTube channel. A can’t-miss TV special will ... Continue Reading →
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele [photo: Michael Buckner/Variety/REX/Shutterstock]

Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key to Star in Henry Selick’s ‘Wendell and Wild’

Great news for fans of lovingly crafted stop-motion animation and incredible comedy talent: Jordan Peele is reuniting with his former collaborator and real-life friend Keegan-Michael ... Continue Reading →

Italian Toon Hit ‘Winx Club’ Getting Live-Action Makeover at Netflix

Netflix is adapting Italian studio Rainbow Group’s popular animation franchise Winx Club into a live-action series for young adults, turning the six fashionista fairies into flesh ... Continue Reading →
Big Robot Little Problem

Watch: Marvel Funko Presents ‘Big Robot Little Problem’

There’s a big of a pest control problem at Avengers headquarters in the latest Marvel Funko animated short, Big Robot Little Problem — the sixth installment of eight planned ... Continue Reading →

Pink Kong Debuts First Original Irish VR Animation ‘Aurora’ at ADIFF

Dublin-based Pink Kong Studios is spreading the news about its experiential ode to nature AURORA– the first original animated virtual reality short to be produced in Ireland, ... Continue Reading →
Kid Arthur

The Once and Future Toon? Sony, Frederator’s ‘Kid Arthur’ Crowns Cartoon Hangover

The latest short to hatch from the GO! Cartoons incubator program, titled Kid Arthur, has launched on the Cartoon Hangover YouTube channel, putting a modern and youthful spin on the ... Continue Reading →