‘Man of Steel’ Sequel Casts Eisenberg, Irons

Jesse Eisenberg has been cast as Lex Luthor and Jeremy Irons as Alfred the butler in Warner Bros.’ upcoming Superman-Batman feature. The pair joins returning Man of Steel cast ... Continue Reading →

Toon Nominees Announced for France’s Cesar Awards

Three films will vie for the 2014 Cesar Award – the national film award of France — for Best Animated Feature with two films up for Best Animated Short. The nominated films, announced ... Continue Reading →

‘Tiger & Bunny’ Anime Gets U.S. Screenings

Anime action film Tiger & Bunny: The Movie — The Rising will come in March to the United States via a series of special theatrical screenings courtesy of VIZ Media and Eleven ... Continue Reading →

Nick Opens 2014 Global Animated Shorts Program

Nickelodeon has put forth the call for submissions for its 2014 global Animated Shorts Program, which is designed to identify and develop new animation talent and provide a platform ... Continue Reading →

‘Stan Lee’s Mighty 7′ Recruits ABC3 Airdate for Oz

PGS Entertainment, a leading international brand management company, has secured a licensing agreement with ABC TV Australia for the animated movie trilogy Stan Lee’s Mighty 7. Created ... Continue Reading →

Superprod Developing ‘Space Dog’ for TV

The popular game Space Dog is being developed into an animated TV series by SUPERPROD, which will present its progress at Kidscreen Summit and MIPTV. Created in France by Adictiz, the ... Continue Reading →

Imageworks to Shutter India Facility

Sony Pictures Imageworks has announced plans to close its operation in India, according to a report in Variety. The trade reports that Sony will not renew its lease on its facility ... Continue Reading →

WB Fetes ‘Justice League: War’ in Beverly Hills

Having already had a premiere in New York, Warner Bros. went Hollywood Thursday night for the West Coast premiere of its new DC Universe animated original movie Justice League: War. The ... Continue Reading →
Joe Barbera

Joe Barbera’s Snow Job

As regular readers of this blog know, whenever I’m at a loss for a story idea, I turn back to the book of Joe … Barbera, that is. I knew Joe for the last several years of ... Continue Reading →
Seth Rogen

‘End’ Cast Reuniting for Toon ‘Sausage Party’

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg have recruited an all-star voice cast for the duo’s first animated feature film, Sausage Party. James Franco, Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig, ... Continue Reading →