Warner Bros. Jumpstarts Dormant ‘Akira’ Movie

Here’s some good news for diehard fans of the seminal 1988 anime feature Akira. Variety reports that director Jaume Collet-Serra (Unknown) is in discussions to return to lead ... Continue Reading →

‘History of Pets’ Wins ABP’s Top Prize

Brooklyn’s popular Animation Block Party has announced its top prize winners. Dedicated to showcasing all genres of the world’s top indie, professional and student projects, ... Continue Reading →

CN’s ‘Uncle Grandpa’ to Spread Magic in Sept.

Get ready for the mad adventures of Cartoon Network’s spanking new animated series Uncle Grandpa, as it debuts on September 2 at 8 p.m. Created by Pete Browngardt (Secret Mountain ... Continue Reading →

Blue Guys Expected to See Major Green Worldwide

Sony’s The Smurfs 2 was the most popular movie on Wednesday with a $5.2 million opening day Stateside. Although the family pic’s numbers were slightly lower than DreamWorks’ ... Continue Reading →

FOX TV Releases Full Guest List for Sunday Toons

FOX has announced the full list of famous guest voices coming to its Animation Domination this fall on Sunday nights. The Simpsons will be showcasing the vocal talent of Bridesmaids ... Continue Reading →

Cameron Planning Three More ‘Avatar’ Movies

Fox has confirmed that James Cameron has lined up screenwriters for three sequels to his blockbuster 2009 feature Avatar. It was commonly known that the visionary director and producer ... Continue Reading →

The Prank That Tanked

Some anecdotes require the passage of time to safely relate. One such, which has always stuck in my mind out of the thousands of stories I’ve heard over the years from veteran animators, ... Continue Reading →

DHX Secures New Canadian Deals

Independent kids’ entertainment producer, distributor and licensor DHX Media has announced a raft of new deals across multiple platforms in Canada for a number of its hit animated ... Continue Reading →

Paramount Animation Getting ‘Monster Trucks’ in Gear

There’s some intriguing fresh grist for the Toon Town rumor mill this week: Deadline.com has heard hints that Paramount Animation is close to poaching Blue Sky Studios director/producer/co-founder ... Continue Reading →

John Lasseter Elected First VP of Academy

Pixar and Disney chief creative officer John Lasseter has been elected to the post of first VP of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He previously served terms as treasurer ... Continue Reading →