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Greetings, programs! Time to fire up your DVD and Blu-ray players and get ready for the return of the classic Tron and the home video debut of the sequel, Tron: Legacy. Fans have their choice of formats when it comes to Tron: Legacy (Disney, $29.99 DVD, $39.99 Blu-ray and DVD [...]
WonderCon has come and gone — but not without offering up some amazing highlights from the return of ThunderCats and the big-screen debut of Green Lantern. First among them is a new trailer for the return of the ThunderCats as a new animated series that will air on Cartoon Network. Based [...]
Arnold Schwarzenegger is returning to showbiz with a new animated property called The Governator. Unveiled at MIP-TV in Cannes, The Governator will include an an animated TV series, comic books, games and a movie. It is being developed a partnership between the former governor of California, Andy Heyward’s A Squared [...]
The fairies of Winx Club are becoming more popular every day in Russia, leading to a major new deal between the series’ owners at Rainbow and broadcaster CTC. The deal builds on the show’s long-term ratings success in Russia, where it is the most popular girls property, and will see [...]
Hop put some bounce in the box office, handily winning an otherwise weak weekend for movies. The second film from the Universal-affliliated Illumination Entertainment grossed an estimated $38 million, easily exceeding expectations for an opening in the mid-20s. Hop — a hybrid film featuring both live-action and CG-animated characters — [...]
Find out what’s on the minds of those bustling animation executives racing around the Palais at MIPTV with our annual run down of their musings on the industry, new media and their (not so fond) market memories. Eric Rollman – Rollman Entertainment Inc. President On toon trends: “I am now [...]
After many years of cluttering the market with cheaply produced, nasty-looking animated shows about robots, aliens, baby dolls who look like tiny Parisian hookers and yellow Japanese gremlins, veteran TV exec Joe Elberweist decided to bring absolutely nothing to the MIPTV market in France this year. “I am thinking about [...]
The Peanuts gang is back in a new stand-alone DVD special in Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown. It’s not every day that an animator chooses to quit his day job at Pixar for a better offer, but that’s exactly what director Andy Beall decided to about a year [...]
Sony Pictures Animation has acquired the motion picture rights to Janet Foxley’s prize-winning book Muncle Trogg. The deal was announced by Bob Osher, president of Sony Pictures Digital Productions—who describes the story as “one of the most original” he’s come across—and Michelle Raimo-Kouyate, president of production for Sony Pictures Animation. [...]
Shout! Factory and FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) have announced a deal to bring popular ‘80s animated series M.A.S.K. to the home entertainment market. Under the multi-year agreement with FME, Shout! will be the exclusive home entertainment distributor with digital rights to the first 65 episodes of the action-packed series in North [...]