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FX and Danny McBride Develop New Toon Pilot

FX has placed a new pilot order for the animated comedy Chosen, from Danny McBride and his partners Jody Hill and David Gordon Green, reports Deadline.com. Chosen was written by Grant ... Continue Reading →
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‘One Piece Film Z’ Rises to the Top in Japan

Toei Animation’s 11th One Piece animated feature tilted subtitled Film Z, landed at the No. 1 spot at the Japanese box office with a 1.3 billion yen (approximately $16.2 million) ... Continue Reading →
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Motus Celebrates Holidays with Herby the Elf

Motus Digital, a motion capture studio in Plano TX,
 has created a live animated Christmas show that allows the viewer to Skype with a live, interactive animated Christmas
 elf. ... Continue Reading →
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Sorkin Signs Up for ‘Simpsons’ Guest Work

Get ready for long, smarty-pants monologues during the 25th Season of The Simpsons, as Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin (The Newsroom, Social Network) has signed on to guest voice ... Continue Reading →
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‘Roger Rabbit’, ‘Mulan’, ‘Hunchback’ and More BR Dates

Disney will be unleashing a disc-borne tidal wave of titles on March 12 of 2013 with the debut Blu-ray releases of Who Framed Roger Rabbit: 25th Anniversary Edition, Mulan & Mulan ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy, Dailymotion Launch Web Contest

Dailymotion and the Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2013 have joined forces to launch the + de courts! – Feet in the Lake, Head in the Movies online animation contest. ... Continue Reading →
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Remembering Richard Stone

Some eighty years ago, after it was decided that cartoons should be heard as well as seen, the song scores in many cases became the driving forces for the shorts. An entire crop of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ultimate Spider-Man’ Returns with Primetime Special

Disney XD/Marvel’s animated series Ultimate Spider-Man will be back for its second season with a special one-hour primetime premiere on Monday, Jan. 21st at 7-9 p.m. on Disney XD. ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Studios Greenlights Six Original Pilots

Amazon Studios has announced that it plans to produce pilots for six original comedy series. The series come from a diverse set of writers including newcomers to Hollywood and industry ... Continue Reading →
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Videogame Company THQ Files for Bankruptcy

Agoura Hills, Calif.-based videogame company THQ filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday and said it will sell its business. The news sent THQ’s stock 74 percent lower on volume that ... Continue Reading →