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Picture Box Finds New Homes for ‘Annedroids’

Canada’s Picture Box Distribution has secured key broadcast partners for its new kids’ series Annedroids. Produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment in association with TVOKids in Canada, ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Greenlights ‘Scalia & Snagglepuss’ Movie

Jumping on the recent spotlight on Judge Antonin Scalia, Warner Bros. has announced that it’s going ahead with a new live-action/animated hybrid feature titled Scalia & Snagglepuss: ... Continue Reading →
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‘G.I. Joe’ Knocks ‘The Croods’ Off the Top Spot

Hasbro’s durable action figure, first introduced to consumers in 1964, proved to be force to reckon with this Easter weekend. The new feature G.I. Joe: Retaliation made an estimated ... Continue Reading →
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Bruce Timm Steps Down from DC Duties

One of the most celebrated figures in the animated comic-heroes universe is putting away his cape as DC animated universe guiding light Bruce Timm has stepped down from his position ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel to Offer Two Versions of ‘Iron Man 3'

Audiences in China will be treated to a special Chinese version of Marvel’s Iron Man the studio announced today. This special version will include a special appearance by China’s ... Continue Reading →
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Prana Wins Auction to Acquire Rhythm & Hues

A holding company associated with Prana Studios has won the bid to acquire bankrupt vfx studio Rhythm & Hues. A court hearing on confirmation of the winning bidder is scheduled ... Continue Reading →
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The Mill Shuts Down TV VFX Department

Another day, another troubling news item about the beleaguered vfx industry. This time it’s London-based studio The Mill which revealed that it will close its TV visual effects unit, ... Continue Reading →
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KISS and ‘Hello Kitty’ Collaborate on Hub Toon

Hub has optioned the rights to KISS Hello Kitty (working title), a new animated series  based on the unlikely, yet successful KISS x Hello Kitty line of products from Sanrio. KISS, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ EP Don Payne Dies at 48

Don Payne, a co-executive producer of The Simpsons and screenwriter of comic-book blockbuster Thor passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 48 due to cancer. He is survived by his wife ... Continue Reading →
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DQE Swings New ‘Jungle Book’ L&M Deals

Producer-distributor DQ Entertainment has announced a slew of new licensing and merchandising partners for its CG reimagining of classic adventure property The Jungle Book. The most ... Continue Reading →