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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 →
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’64 Zoo Lane’ Gets iOS Address

European producer/distributor Millimages is launching a new app for iPad and iPhone, 64 Zoo Lane – Let’s Read Along with Alan, based on its popular children’s series. ... Continue Reading →
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Stan Lee Returns to ‘The Simpsons’

EW scooped a hot item for comic-book fans and devotees of the yellow-skinned heroes of Springfield: Marvel legend Stan Lee will be returning for another guest star role on Fox’s ... Continue Reading →