Bandai, Cartoon Network Roll D.I.C.E.

Bandai Ent. and Cartoon Network have acquired the new anime action/adventure series, D.I.C.E. Created by Bandai and animated by Xebec, a subsidiary of Production I.G., the series is ... Continue Reading →

DIC Makes AFM Debut with Gadget, Shortcake, Trollz

Taking place this week in Santa Monica, Calif., the American Film Market (AFM), is traditionally populated with lower-budget, live-action fare and independent genre flicks. This year, ... Continue Reading →

Turner Pays Big for Van Helsing, Riddick, Others

Daily Variety reports that Turner Broadcasting cable outlets TNT and TBS will shell out as much as $40 million to acquire broadcast rights to six Universal pics, including the effects-filled ... Continue Reading →

Imageworks Exec Joins Producers Guild Panel

The PGA New Media Council has announced that Debbie Denise, senior VP and production infrastructure exec producer for Sony Pictures Imageworks, has joined the panelists for its latest ... Continue Reading →

mental ray Illuminates Happily N’Ever After

To aid in the production of its CG feature film, Happily N’Ever After, BFC Berliner Film Companie GmbH has entered into a custom development and support agreement with mental ... Continue Reading →

Entertainment Rights Nabs New Transformers, Duel Masters, B-Daman

U.K.-based independent media group Entertainment Rights Plc. (ER) has acquired international television distribution rights to the animated series Transformers Cybertron and Duel Masters, ... Continue Reading →

SLR Prods.’ Gets Deadly with Aussie Kid Lit

Sydney, Australia-based newcomer SLR Prods. is set to begin production on an animated series based on the best-selling Deadly children’s book series by Morris Gleitzman and Paul ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Net Boosts Atomic Program

Better-than-expected ratings have prompted Cartoon Network in the U.S. to order an additional 26 half-hour episodes of Breakthrough Animation’s new action/comedy series, Atomic ... Continue Reading →

Peacock’s Pride Shelved

DreamWork’s new animated primetime comedy series, Father of the Pride, is being put on the back burner at NBC. The expensive CG show has not been canceled, but will reportedly ... Continue Reading →

POW! Bangs Out Superhero X-mas Special

Stan Lee’s POW! Ent. Inc. is developing an animated TV Christmas special based on the popular new children’s book,. The book is published by Harper Collins and is now available ... Continue Reading →