LAIKA Finds Space for Jack & Ben

Animation production house LAIKA has leased roughly 60,000 square feet of space in the Leland James Center in Northwest Portland, where it will produce its second CG-animated feature ... Continue Reading →

Patlabor 2 Bound for DVD

Image Ent. Inc. and Bandai Visual USA Inc. are bringing the 1993 anime favorite Patlabor 2 The Movie to DVD on July 11. The film will be available as both a single-disc release and ... Continue Reading →

Murphy to Voice Tinker Bell

Actress Brittany Murphy, best known by toon fans for her work as Luanne on FOX’s King of the Hill, has been cast as the voice of Peter Pan’s pixie pal in Tinker Bell, an ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Renewed for Third Season

Nickelodeon has ordered another 20 episodes of Avatar: The Last Airbender, insuring a third season of the popular, anime-inspired series from creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko. ... Continue Reading →

Garfield Gets Cars’ Scraps

There was nothing but leftovers for 20th Century Fox’s Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties, which had a tough time competing at the box office over the weekend. The sequel starring ... Continue Reading →

Garfield Back on the Big Screen

That lazy orange tabby with a taste for lasagna leaps from the funny pages to the silver screen for the second time in 20th Century Fox’s Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties, a sequel ... Continue Reading →

Strawberry Shortcake Ripe for Big Screen

DIC Ent. and Fox Home Entertainment will bring American Greetings Corp.’s Strawberry Shortcake to theaters with the property’s first-ever full-length movie. Titled Sweet ... Continue Reading →

DreamVision’s Animation Plans Unshakable

London-based DreamVision Motion Pictures and Television announced that it has developed a proprietary 3D animation process that will be used to make its first feature-length, animated ... Continue Reading →

LAIKA to Build Animation Campus

Up-and-coming feature animation studio LAIKA Inc. plans to build a state-of-the-art campus on 30 acres of land purchased by company owner Philip H. Knight in Tualatin, Oregon. Located ... Continue Reading →

News Corp All-In for Simpsons Movie

Slated for theatrical release on July 27, 2007, the highly anticipated Simpsons feature film will reportedly get a huge promotional push across all divisions of Fox Broadcasting’s ... Continue Reading →