EA, Starz Animating Dead Space

Video-game giant Electronic Arts Inc. has teamed with Starz Media to develop an animated movie that will serve to bridge the gap between events that take place in the original comic ... Continue Reading →

Britney Blows Her Head Off on South Park

The career of everyone’s favorite troubled pop star, Britney Spears, has been getting a much-needed shot in the arm thanks to animation this week. A couple of weeks ago, Spears ... Continue Reading →

BBC Gets 3rd & Bird

BBC Worldwide has acquired global TV and merchandise distribution rights to 3rd & Bird, a new animated preschool series from Little Airplane Prods., creators of the hit animated ... Continue Reading →

Allcroft Reacquires Mumfie

Britt Allcroft, who adapted Rev. W. Awdry’s The Railway Series for television as Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends and Shining Time Station, has reacquired the underlying rights ... Continue Reading →

SCI FI Taps Comics Talent for New Shows

SCI FI Channel has unveiled a new slate of scripted series in development, two of which originate from the world of comic books. A two-hour backdoor pilot titled True Believer comes ... Continue Reading →

Nicktoons to Air Marvel Toons

Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons Network inked a deal with Marvel Ent. for the exclusive television debut of the animated series Wolverine and the X-Men and Iron Man: The Animated Series. ... Continue Reading →

DECODE’s Bo On the GO! to France 5

DECODE Enterprises, the distribution subsidiary of DHX Media Ltd., has sold both seasons of the animated preschool series Bo on the GO! to France 5, where it will join the DECODE series ... Continue Reading →

FX Gets Marvel Pics for TV

Basic cable network FX has acquired rights to five upcoming Marvel Studios superhero films incuding Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk, according to Daily Variety. The deal marks Marvel’s ... Continue Reading →

Arrested Development Creator Makes Toon

Mitch Hurwitz, who created FOX’s brilliant-but-cancelled cult hit comedy Arrested Development, is reportedly taking the plunge into animation. According to Daily Variety, he is ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Develops New Toons

Comedy Central today unveiled its 2008-2009 development slate, which includes three new animated shows that may end up joining South Park and Drawn Together. In addition to the previously ... Continue Reading →