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Rainbow Signs Brazil Deal for ‘Winx Club’

Rainbow has inked a major new agreement that will bring its hit kids property Winx Club to airwaves in Brazil on leading free-to-air channel TV Culture. The channel has acquired rights ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’ Gets New Poster

Marvel Entertainment and Walt Disney Pictures have unveiled a new poster for the summer comic-book inspired adventure Ant-Man, due out July 17. The artwork prominently features the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bugs Bunny at the Symphony’ Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Warner Bros. Consumer Products will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the film-meets-orchestra concert series Bugs Bunny at the Symphony with a special 20-city U.S. and Canada ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Greenlights ‘Legends of Chamberlain Heights’

Comedy Central has put in an order with executive producers Bento Box Entertainment for 10 episodes of its original, urban coming-of-age animated tale Legends of Chamberlain Heights. ... Continue Reading →
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EXCLUSIVE: Teaser for Plympton and Lujan’s ‘Revengeance’

Two titans of independent animation — Bill Plympton and Jim Lujan — are teaming up for the feature film Revengeance, for which the duo is raising funds on Kickstarter. The filmmakers ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Posts Strong Profit Boost for 2nd Quarter

The Walt Disney Co. exceeded expectations in reporting a very profitable second fiscal quarter of 2015. The company reported earnings of $2.1 billion for the quarter, which ended March ... Continue Reading →
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AMBI’s ‘Arctic Justice’ Signs A-List Voices

Canadian indie AMBI Pictures has starting singing on a slew of top talent to lend their voices to its 3D CG-animated family adventure feature Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad. Confirmed ... Continue Reading →
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Star Voicers Join Graverobber’s ‘Beef Sumo’ Project

Indie shingle Graverobber Productions announces that some of the most prolific actors in the voiceover business have signed on to its popular Kickstarter series project, The Beef Sumo ... Continue Reading →
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Singer Announces July 17 Release of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past — Rogue Cut’

Bryan Singer announced a July 14 home video release date for the long-awaited X-Men: Days of Future Past — Rogue Cut. The new version of last summer’s hit Fox film based on ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Renews ‘The Simpsons’ for Seasons 27, 28

The Simpsons’ record setting run just got a little bit longer and a little more record-setting-er. Fox has renewed the long running animated series for two more seasons, which ... Continue Reading →
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Star Wars Stand-Alone Film to Tell Origin of Boba Fett

Boba Fett, get ready for your closeup. The beloved bounty hunter from Star Wars lore has been confirmed as the lead character in the second Star Wars Anthology film, due for release ... Continue Reading →
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Texas Police ID Gunmen at Muhammed Cartoon Contest Attack

Police officials in Garland, Texas have identified the two men who were killed by officers Sunday after opening fire at an event where people were invited to showcase cartoons of the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fearsome Beastie’ Adaptation to Star Brian Blessed

British children’s author Giles Paley-Phillips’s popular rhyming tale The Fearsome Beastie (Maverick Arts Publishing, 2011) will be adapted into a CG animated film featuring ... Continue Reading →
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eOne Rolls Out Moetion’s ‘Two by Two’

Entertainment One (eOne) has acquired multiple territory rights to indie animated feature Two by Two from Irish studio Moetion Films and producer Moe Honan. The film will launch in ... Continue Reading →
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MCF Picks Up Both ‘Pet Pals’ Flicks for CEE

Gruppo Alcuni has inked a deal with MCF MegaCom Film for its two animated features starring its popular, plucky animal heroes: Pet Pals – Marco Polo’s Code and the more ... Continue Reading →
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Superights, Folivari Ink Three-Special Deal

French entertainment company Superights has signed its first deal with neophyte production company Folivari to distribute three TV specials adapted from hit comic books by Benjamin ... Continue Reading →
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‘Age of Ultron’ Domestic B.O. Debut Falls Short of First ‘Avengers’

To no one’s surprise, Avengers: Age of Ultron dominated the weekend box office fully and completely. What is a surprise — to some, at least — is that the movie’s $188 ... Continue Reading →
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English Trailer for ‘El Americano’ Arrives

El Americano, one of our favorite indie features of the past year has released a trailer for its English-language version. The story follows a young bird who heads to Hollywood in hopes ... Continue Reading →
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Modine Joins Bill Plympton’s ‘Revengeance’

Actor Matthew Modine has joined the voice cast of Bill Plympton’s new animated feature Revengeance, currently raising funds on Kickstarter. Best known as Private Joker in Stanley ... Continue Reading →
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Snoop Dogg Does Guest Voice on ‘Sanjay and Craig’

Music sensation Snoop Dogg guest stars as Street Dogg, a rap icon who moves in next door to Sanjay and Craig in a special half-hour episode of Nick’s Emmy nominated Sanjay and Craig ... Continue Reading →