Downey: ‘I Am Iron Man’

The Hollywood Reporter brings word today that acclaimed and embattled actor Robert Downey Jr. has been cast as the lead in Iron Man, director Jon Favreau’s adaptation of the Marvel ... Continue Reading →

GigaPix Digs Dr. Grave

Animation and vfx house GigaPix Studios announced plans to produce a feature film based on the popular underground comic book Dr. Grave. The comic’s creator, Ed Vis, wrote the ... Continue Reading →

Dimension to Adapt O.C.T. Comic

The Weinstein Co.’s Dimension Films has snatched feature film rights to Image Comics’ O.C.T.: Occult Crimes Taskforce, a comic-book series co-created and co-written by actress ... Continue Reading →

AG Properties Makes MIPCOM Debut

AG Properties, the recently formed intellectual property and outbound licensing division of American Greetings, heads to MIPCOM for the first time with a slate of familiar brands including ... Continue Reading →

Robotech Wins at Horror/Sci-Fi Fest

The new animated movie Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles took the award for Best Animated Sci-Fi Feature at the 2006 Int’l Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival. Produced by Harmony Gold ... Continue Reading →

Starz Has Play Date with Eloise

Premium cable channel Starz has acquired Eloise, an animated series based on the best-selling children’s book series authored by Kay Thompson and illustrated by Hilary Knight. ... Continue Reading →

Last Call for Animex Entries

The deadline for submissions for the 2007 Animex Student Animation Awards is Sunday, Oct. 1. Sponsored by Adobe, Animazoo, ATI, Autodesk, Corel, Softimage and Toon Boom Technologies, ... Continue Reading →

Dick Tracy, Dangermouse on Disc

The adventures of cartoonist Chester Gould’s classic gumshoe character Dick Tracy have been depicted in a number of medium over the years, including comic books, theatrical serials, ... Continue Reading →

LEGO Star Wars Exhibits Force

Released last week in conjunction with the debut of the unadulterated original Star Wars trilogy on DVD, LucasArts’ LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy has sold 1.1 million ... Continue Reading →

Sleep Lively in Limited Release

In his latest live-action feature, Idiocracy, Beavis & Butt-Head creator Mike Judge imagines a futuristic society that has been dumbed down to the point that the No. 1 movie in ... Continue Reading →