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When The Three Stooges Got Animated

While the late Edward Bernds (1905-2000) was not a toiler in the toon trenches himself, he was on the periphery of the television cartoon industry in the 1960s. Chiefly known as a writer ... Continue Reading →
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New Animated Band PusherJones Makes Some Noise

Mover over, Gorillaz. There is a new animated rock band in town. Rollingstone.com reports that Velvet Revolver guitarist Dave Kushner has launched an “animated” rock band ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Serves Up Deluxe ‘Green Eggs & Ham’

Warner Home Video is preparing a hearty helping from the Dr. Seuss library with the release of Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham and Other Stories Deluxe Edition—a collection of favorite ... Continue Reading →
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Dushku is She-Hulk in New Disney XD Show

The upcoming Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. set to join Disney XD’s Marvel block next year will feature the voice talents of actress Eliza Dushku (Dollhouse, Buffy the Vampire ... Continue Reading →
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Burton Judging ‘Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ Art

As part of the ramp-up to the June 22 release of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, 20th Century Fox is offering an artistic challenge to fans, and the top five entries as voted by the ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Announces Live Streaming at L.A. Upfront

Cartoon Network announced during its L.A. upfront today (April 18) that it will soon begin streaming its content live across multiple platforms, including on-line at CartoonNetwork.com, ... Continue Reading →
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Guru’s ‘Justin Time’ to Debut on Sprout

Guru Studio’s charming, 2D-animated show Justin Time will premiere on  24-hour preschool channel Sprout this Sunday (April 22). Sprout has already acquired two seasons of the show ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA to Animate New Stop-Motion Pic About Goblins

Portland’s stop-motion studio LAIKA has announced that it will produce a stop-motion animated movie based on a children’s book by Philip Reeve titled Goblins. The pic will be directed ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Scores Ratings Bender with ‘Korra’

Nickelodeon’s highly anticipated premiere of The Legend of Korra (Saturday, April 14, 11 a.m. ET/PT) scored a strong 4.5 million total viewers, ranking as basic cable’s number-one ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg Is CinemaCon’s Pioneer of the Year

DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg will receive the 2012 Pioneer of the Year Award at the CinemaCon event in Las Vegas (April 23-26). The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers ... Continue Reading →
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The Sublime Madness of J.G. Quintel

The last time we chatted with J.G. Quintel, he was getting ready to launch his wonderful animated show Regular Show on Cartoon Network. Although the series has only been on the air ... Continue Reading →
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Free ‘Family Guy’ MMO in Open Beta

Billed as the world’s first MMLOL (Massively Multiplayer Laugh-Out-Loud) game, Family Guy Online from Twentieth Century Fox and Roadhouse Interactive has moved into open beta! The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bambi,’ ‘Beauty’ Return to Disney Vault

Time is running out to grab your Diamond Edition DVD/Blu-ray sets of the Disney classics Bambi and Beauty and the Beast, which will return to the Disney Vault on April 30, 2012. Building ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Joins Wal-Mart’s Disc-to-Digital Service

DreamWorks Animation (Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon) has signed up with Wal-Mart Stores’ plan to help home audiences convert their DVD collections to online film ... Continue Reading →
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‘Postman Pat’ Film Gets Release Date

Iconic children’s character Postman Pat will make his big screen debut in the U.K. on May 24, 2013. The stereoscopic 3-D CG-animated Postman Pat: The Movie will hit theaters thanks ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Sets Three Ghibli Flicks for Blu-ray

Walt Disney Studios will be releasing three hit traditionally animated features from Japanese toon house Studio Ghibli on Blu-ray May 22—The Secret World of Arrietty, Castle in the ... Continue Reading →
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New DVDs: ‘American Dad 7,’ ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ ‘Ben 10'

Get ready for the invasion of three animated TV favorites on the DVD and Blu-ray front this Tuesday (April 17). American Dad: Volume 7 (Fox, $39.98). This three-disc collection offers ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk Presents Smoke 2013 at NAB

Autodesk introduced Smoke 2013, a redesigned version of its all-in-one video editing and VFX tool for the Mac (priced at $3,495) at the NAB event in Vegas yesterday. “Autodesk ... Continue Reading →
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ET Offers Sneak peek at ‘Dorothy of Oz’

Although the upcoming CG-animated feature Dorothy of Oz is slated to open in theaters this year, we’ve seen very little news coverage about the pic, which is directed by Disney veteran ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk Unveils New Animation Store

Autodesk has introduced a new animation store for 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design 2013, which began shipping last week. The store can be accessed from the 3ds Max products to provide a simplified ... Continue Reading →