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FX Okays ‘Cassius & Clay’ Pilot

FX has ordered an animated action-comedy pilot from Megan Ganz (Modern Family, Community) and Archer creator Adam Reed (Floyd County Prod.), which puts a new twist on the Western (with ... Continue Reading →
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Watch Now: Disney XD Launches ‘Future-Worm!’ Shorts

Disney XD has kicked off the roll-out of Future-Worm! shorts on the Disney XD YouTube channel. The debut adventure, titled “No Anchovies!”, will be followed by new video premieres ... Continue Reading →
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Charter Acquiring Time Warner Cable

Charter Communications will be acquiring Time Warner Cable in a massive deal valued at $78.7 billion. Combining companies will make Charter a formidable cable and broadband rival to ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim, WEVR Launch ‘Virtual Brainload’

Adult Swim is reaching beyond the small screen by offering fans an immersive, bodiless journey of the mind in its first-ever virtual reality experience, The Virtual Brainload. Developed ... Continue Reading →
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Robert Rodriguez Tapped to Direct Live-Action ‘Jonny Quest’

Warner Bros. has brought on action helmer Robert Rodriguez to co-write and direct its live-action feature adaptation of the cult hit Hanna-Barbera adventure toon Jonny Quest. Rodriguez ... Continue Reading →
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‘DBZ: Resurrection F’ Coming to NorAm Theaters

FUNimation Entertainment will be unleashing Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F in theaters across the U.S. and Canada in a limited release from August 4-12. The film, directed by Akira Toriyama, ... Continue Reading →
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Musical ‘Looney Tunes’ Encore and More on Disc

The entree of this week’s DVD and Blu-ray releases is a new collection of cartoon classics, Looney Tunes: Musical Masterpieces (Warner Home, SRP $19.97). Feast your senses on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Masha and the Bear’ Pursues Expansion in Americas

Russia’s Animaccord Animation Studios will be bringing its hit CG property Masha and the Bear to the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas (June 9-11) for the third year. Having recently ... Continue Reading →
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Animated ‘Waves ’98′ Wins Short Film Palme D’Or at Cannes

The animated short film Waves ’98 by Lebanese director Ely Dagher has won the Palme D’Or for best short film at the Cannes Film Festival. Waves ’98 is an artistic ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tomorrowland’s’ Opening a Bit Soft at $41 Million

Tomorrowland handily topped the Memorial Day weekend box office even as it fell short of expectations for the live-action Disney feature directed by sometime-animator Brad Bird. Tomorrowland ... Continue Reading →