Breakthrough Makes BiG BiG Friend

Breakthrough Animation announced that it has closed a production deal for My BiG BiG Friend, a new series that will be produced in association with Canadian preschool network Treehouse. ... Continue Reading →

Sony, Paramount Circle Tintin

Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson may be able to continue with their plan to make a trilogy of films based on Georges Remi’s (a.k.a. Herg’) classic Belgian comic strip ... Continue Reading →

Madagascar 2 Sets Records in Russia, Ukraine

DreamWorks Animation announced that Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa made box office history in both Russia and the Ukraine over the weekend. The animated sequel bowed Friday in Russia to ... Continue Reading →

Nick Serves Toons for Thanksgiving

Nickelodeon is cooking up a heaping helping of animation for Thanksgiving. The ‘Superstuffed Nicktoons Weekend’ will kick off on Wednesday, Nov. 26, offering kids and their ... Continue Reading →

Fear(s) Grips L.A., Other Cities

Following last week’s opening in New York, the new French animated feature Fear(s) of the Dark (Peur(s) du noir) opens a bit wider today, just in time for Halloween. Distributed ... Continue Reading →

Coraline Set Photos

The good folks at LAIKA have hooked us up with some behind-the-scenes photos from the set of Coraline a stop-motion animated feature film that will be released in stereoscopic 3-D by ... Continue Reading →

Mendes Hot for Preacher Comic

As Hollywood continues to mine comic-book stores for material, more high-profile filmmakers are getting in on the act. According to The Hollywood Reporter, director Sam Mendes (American ... Continue Reading →

Downey to Suit Up for Avengers

Robert Downey Jr. is committed to being billionaire genius Tony Stark and his iron-clad alter-ego for years to come. Daily Variety reports that the Oscar-nominated actor will not only ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. to Make Ninja Scroll Pic

In Feburary of this year, we reported that Warner Bros. and actor Leonardo DiCaprio had joined forces to make a live-action feature based on the anime classic Akira. Now Daily Variety ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Gets Total Drama Action

Stateside fans of the animated ‘tween comedy series Total Drama Island can look forward to the seeing the spinoff in 2009. Cake Distribution has sold FRESH TV’s Total Drama ... Continue Reading →