Litton Leaves as Head of Nick U.K.

Howard Litton is stepping down as senior VP and managing director of Nickelodeon U.K., ending a tenure of 15 years at the company. Litton is leaving the company to pursue personal projects ... Continue Reading →

Voice of Top Cat Arnold Stang Dies

Actor Arnold Stang, whose memorable voice work as Top Cat on the 1960s animated series stands out amid a career that began in the 1940s, has died at the age of 91. Stang, who died of ... Continue Reading →

Hill, Happy Feet Voice Actress Murphy Dies

Britanny Murphy, an actress who provided voices for the animated series King of the Hill (Luanne Platter) and the Oscar-winning feature film Happy Feet (Gloria), died Sunday at the ... Continue Reading →

Taylor Takes Over KnightTV

Dale Taylor is taking on the job of president of KnightTV, a cable and satellite network aimed at kids and family programming. The channel was recently acquired by Knightscove Media ... Continue Reading →

Toshiyuki Kanno, Director, ‘The Babysitter,’ Halo Legends

Warner Bros. Animation will release Halo Legends, a new seven-story anthology of animated stories based on the world of the popular video game Halo on February 16. Rising anime star ... Continue Reading →

O’Connor Takes Over DreamWorks’ Books

Heather O’Connor has been promoted to the position of chief accounting officer of DreamWorks Animation, replacing Phil Cross who is stepping down. O’Connor will take over ... Continue Reading →

Roy Disney, Known as ‘Soul’ of the Studio, Dies at 79

Roy E. Disney, Walt’s nephew and longtime exec producer and senior exec at the Disney Studio passed away today (Wednesday, Dec. 16) in Newport beach, Calif. after a year-long ... Continue Reading →

Henry Selick on This Morning’s Golden Globe Nomination for Coraline:

On Being Nominated: This is such a nice validation. This award season experience has been nothing like I’ve experienced before. I am thrilled that our movie wasn’t forgotten. ... Continue Reading →

Cloudy Directors Chat About Golden Globe Nomination:

Chris Miller and Phil Lord had just finished breakfast at the S&W diner in Culver City when we reached them to get their reactions to their Golden Globe nomination for Cloudy with ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Chief Maisel Steps Aside

David Maisel will step down as chairman of Marvel Studios when the company’s acquisition by Disney is completed at the end of the month. Maisel joined the studio in 2004 and was ... Continue Reading →