Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck to Play Batman in Next Superman Pic

The bat is officially out of the bag. Warner Bros. announced yesterday that Ben Affleck will portray the Dark Knight in the upcoming Batman-Superman feature. “Ben provides an ... Continue Reading →
Hayao Miyazaki

Miyazaki Recommends Anno for ‘Nausicaä’ Sequel

Animation icon Hayao Miyazaki says that’s he would like Hideaki Anno, the director of Neon Genesis Evangelion to direct the Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind sequel, per Japanese ... Continue Reading →

‘Cloudy 2′s’ Directors to Keynote Italy’s VIEW Confab

Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, the in-demand directors of Sony Animation’s much-anticipated pic Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 will deliver the closing keynote address at Italy’s ... Continue Reading →
Steven Gould

Gould to Write Four Stand-Alone ‘Avatar’ Books

Fox announced today that James Cameron has signed sci-fi author Steven Charles Gould (Jumper) to write four stand-alone novels based on and expanding the world of the director’s ... Continue Reading →

The University of DIC

Having just packed my son Brendan off to college, the subject of higher education is big on my mind this week. I’m reminded that back in the 1980s and 90s there was a leading ... Continue Reading →

Monster Entertainment to Release Martin Gates’ Library

Irish distributor and producer Monster Entertainment will distribute a new upgraded, HD catalog of Martin Gates Productions’ shows. The deal, which coincides with the Martin Gates’ ... Continue Reading →
Jill King

Jill King Tapped As Turner’s New SVP of Sponsorship

Jill King has been named senior vice president, sponsorship group for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media (AYAKM), it was announced today by ... Continue Reading →

PlayTales Launches Multilingual Sesame St. Apps

Children’s interactive bookstore app PlayTales has kicked off a newline of eBook apps featuring Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster, and many more popular characters from PBS’s ... Continue Reading →

More Details Revealed About Mickey’s ‘Get a Horse!’

One of the biggest highlights of this month’s dynamic D23 Expo in Anaheim was the U.S. premiere of the studio’s innovative new short, Get a Horse! Although the studio had ... Continue Reading →

Ten Henson Shows Join Hulu Kids Library Today

Hulu launched the official Jim Henson Family TV on Hulu Kids today (Aug. 22), which will feature 10  popular shows from the Jim Henson collection, including the beloved and timeless ... Continue Reading →