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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Walden Acquires Allende Trilogy

Fresh off the global success of its Disney collaboration, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Walden Media has snatched up rights to another young adult ... Continue Reading →

Hoodwinked Riding High at B.O.

The CG-animated Hoodwinked proved to be the little indie that could, claiming the top spot at the North American box office over the four-day holiday period, according to estimates. ... Continue Reading →