Stone Newman

Genius Brands Appoints Stone Newman Consumer Products Prez

Genius Brands International has appointed industry veteran Stone Newman to the newly created position of President, Global Consumer Products. The announcement was made by Genius Brands ... Continue Reading →

Netflix Canada Strikes Disney Deal

Netflix streaming service in Canada has reached a multiyear exclusive agreement with Walt Disney Studios that will bring first-run live-action and animated feature titles to subscribers ... Continue Reading →

Disney Announces ‘Haunted Mansion’ Special, Toon Pilots

Disneyphiles may have noted that this August marks the 45th anniversary of one of Disneyland’s most iconic attractions: The Haunted Mansion. Yes, it was back in 1969 that visitors ... Continue Reading →

Fox, del Toro, Gutierrez Preview ‘Book of Life’

The Book of Life is looking like a must-read. The movie’s director, Jorge Gutierrez, and producer, Guillermo del Toro, presented this week an early look at the CG-animated film ... Continue Reading →

‘Momo’ Gets Theatrical Release

Production I.G’s strange and touching supernatural coming-of-age story A Letter to Momo will finally see a U.S. theatrical release, thanks to GKIDS. The film will initially open ... Continue Reading →
Christina Miller

Christina Miller Named Prez of Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang

Turner Broadcasting has tapped Christina Miller as the new President and General Manager for Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, as well as their digital brand extensions including ... Continue Reading →

Chuck Jones Exhibit Opens July 19 in NYC

We wrote previously about a new traveling exhibition of the art of animation great Chuck Jones, which is slated for a four year, 13-city tour of the nation through 2019. But we wanted ... Continue Reading →

‘Sanjay and Craig’ Season 2 Kicks Off July 19

Season two of Nickelodeon’s Emmy-nominated toon Sanjay and Craig will launch on the channel this Saturday, July 19 at 10:30 a.m. (ET/PT) with a new two-parter episode “Hot ... Continue Reading →

Middle East’s MBC3 Picks Up More Zodiak Shows

Zodiak Kids has inked a new deal with MBC3 for an additional 150 hours of programming from their kids’ entertainment catalog. The deal covers shows from Zodiak’s France-based ... Continue Reading →

Trailer, Cast Set for ‘Big Hero 6′

Disney has released a full trailer and more cast details for its animated superhero movie Big Hero 6, due in theaters Nov. 7. Here’s the trailer: Here’s how Disney describes ... Continue Reading →