Toon Time in Vegas

As TV execs and animation producers convene in Vegas this month to attend the NATPE Confab at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Hall (Jan. 24-26), we thought it would be a good idea to hear ... Continue Reading →

Underworld Evolves

Kate Beckinsale and Scott Speedman are back as a vampire/werewolf team battling evil and divisive forces in Underworld: Evolution. Opening in theaters today, this sequel to a 2003 ... Continue Reading →

Disney Serious About Pixar Buy

The Wall Street Journal today cited anonymous sources in reporting that The Walt Disney Co. is in serious talks to acquire Pixar Animation Studios. The stock transaction, would reportedly ... Continue Reading →

Stars Align for Butch Hartman’s Doogal

Still basking in the surprising box office success of its first animated theatrical release, Hoodwinked, The Weinstein Co. has released the cast list for its next CG feature, Doogal. ... Continue Reading →

BKN Launches Home Vid Unit

Animation company/distributor BKN has entered the home entertainment and new media distribution market with the formation of BKN Home Entertainment Ltd in the U.K. and BKN Home Entertainment ... Continue Reading →

CBS, DIC Mint Saturday Morning Block

The CBS network and brand management company DIC Ent. announced plans to partner on the launch of an all-new, Saturday morning kids programming block dubbed CBS’s Secret Saturday ... Continue Reading →

Wallace & Gromit Grabs Golden Tomato

Since Wallace and Gromit managed to save the annual giant vegetable-growing competition in their feature film debut, it’s only fitting that their movie should win Rotten Tomatoes’ ... Continue Reading →

Ghouly Boys Comic Optioned for Screen

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the comic-book series The Ghouly Boys may be brought to the big screen by Benderspink, which adapted John Wagner and Vince Locke’s graphic ... Continue Reading →

Furry Freak Bros. Gets Stop-mo Treatment

Dave Borthwick, director of the cult favorite feature The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb and the Weinstein Co.’s upcoming toon release, Doogal: The Magic Roundabout, is directing ... Continue Reading →

Hoodwinked Sequel in the Works

Though it just barely lost the box office battle to Disney’s Glory Road, the CG-animated indie Hoodwinked is set to become a franchise. Daily Variety reports that The Weinstein ... Continue Reading →