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Producer Galen Walker has acquired the rights to animated the beloved toys The Cabbage Patch Kids for a new TV special, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The producer, who is producing a new live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie for Paramount, has a script in the works for an animated [...]
DreamWorks Animation alumnus Andrew Adamson is set to adapt the Dark Horse Comics series Beasts of Burden into a CG-animated feature film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Adamson is set to produce under his Strange Weather Films company with partner Aron Warner and Mike Richardson of Dark Horse Entertainment. Reel [...]
Ben 10 has dialed up some big-time help in his bid to jump from TV to the cineplex. Cartoon Network has signed a deal with producer Joel Silver and his Silver Pictures production company to develop a live-action movie based on the popular animated series. The movie will be produced [...]
Just coming off winning the best feature honor at Annecy for The Rabbi’s Cat, French comic-book artist turned animator Joann Sfar is set to turn his best-selling book The Little Vampire into an animated feature, Variety reports. Sfar is teaming with StudioCanal for the project, which will be a 3D [...]
Design, motion graphics and live-action production company Stardust has expanded into new Santa Monica offices to accomodate its growing roster of directors, animators, producers and designers. The 8,000 square foot studio is set up for both animation and production and boasts a host of new equipment, including two render farms, multiple edit suites [...]
The annual Licensing Show is set to open its doors Tuesday for three days of licensing (or licencing, if your British) craziness in Las Vegas. There’s always a ton of announcements related to animation properties coming out of the show, so here’s a rundown of some of the pertinent deals [...]
Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced the official title and the names of key creatives and cast members for the theatrical CG-animated adventure film, Wreck-it Ralph. The film will be about a video-game villain looking to make good, and is directed by Emmy-winner Rich Moore, whose credits include the animated [...]
It’s going to be tough to pick from this week’s relatively even batch of animation and visual-effects DVD and Blu-ray releases. The animated releases run the full gamut, from modern kid fare such as Hero 108: Season 1, Vol. 1 (VIZ, $14.97) to more nostalgic releases like Peanuts: Happiness Is … [...]
With Cars 2 now less than two weeks from arriving in theaters, the Mouse House masters have released the first look at the DisneyToon Studios feature, Planes. Announced earlier this year, Planes is set in the same world as Cars and will be released a a full-length CG animated comedy [...]
Nickelodeon’s The Penguins of Madagascar returns with all-new episodes this week, premiering one new show each day at 6 p.m. ET/PT starting today. To celebrate, we have a few clips to share with you from three of the new episodes. Monday, June 13, 6 p.m. ET/PT – “Operation: Neighbor Swap” [...]