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Disney Orders ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 2

Thought it has yet to air its first episode, Disney Channels has renewed for a second season its animated series Star Wars Rebels. The series — the first animated put into production ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Teases ‘Inside Out’

It’s been a long year for fans of Pixar, which is not releasing a feature film in 2014. But now there’s some light at the end of the tunnel with the release of the first ... Continue Reading →
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SoftBank Cools DreamWorks Talks, Invests in Legendary

Japanese conglomerate SoftBank’s acquisition plans DreamWorks Animation have cooled in the wake of the discussions being publicly disclosed. Now, SoftBank has announced a deal ... Continue Reading →
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Genius’ ‘Secret Millionaires Club’ Lands Multiple Sales

Genius Brands International has sealed new broadcast deals for its children’s animated series Secret Millionaires Club in multiple key markets. Among the international television ... Continue Reading →
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Channel 5 Leads Zodiak’s ‘Zack’ Deals

Zodiak Kids announced that Channel 5 in the United Kingdom has acquired all 52 x 11′ episodes of its new children’s show Zack & Quack and will debut the series on its ... Continue Reading →
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Jason Sudeikis to Lead ‘Angry Birds’ Cast

Sony’s animated feature adaptation of Rovio Entertainment’s smash-hit Angry Birds game franchise will feature the voice of Saturday Night Live alumnus Jason Sudeikis as ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Signs Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey for ‘Boss Baby’

One of television’s favorite bosses, Alec Baldwin of 30 Rock notoriety, will be utilizing his natural suave, commanding vocal presence for the DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Getting Kids’ King Kong Series

Netflix and 41 Entertainment have announced the streaming giant will be bringing a new animated kids’ series — Kong – King of the Apes — from exec producer Avi ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Launches Pre-K STEM Series ‘Blaze and the Monster Machines’

Nickelodeon will be introducing young viewers to the exciting world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) learning with an hour-long premiere episode of a new interactive ... Continue Reading →
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Stoopid Buddy Serves Up Denny’s ‘Grand Slam’ Toon

Late-night breakfast destination and American icon Denny’s has teamed up with Robot Chicken producer Stoopid Buddy Stoodios to create a new animated web series, The Grand Slams, ... Continue Reading →
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Launch Party Previews New ‘Adventure Time’ Art Book, Game in L.A.

Love Adventure Time? Enjoy pretty pictures? Have basic fine motor skills? In L.A. on Thursday? Then you have every reason to show up to the joint launch party for The Art of Ooo by ... Continue Reading →
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ILM’s Knoll, Producer Hurd Join Academy Sci-Tech Council

ILM chief creative officer John Knoll and producer Gale Anne Hurd have joined the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s Science and Technology Council. Also accepting invitations ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum Wraps Up 25th Edition

Cartoon Forum celebrated a successful 25th edition of the important European toon event, which presented 84 new projects to the local industry and enjoyed a record participation of ... Continue Reading →
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Maker Studios Picks up ‘The Beet Party’

Korea’s Redrover and Toronto’s ToonBox Entertainment’s animated comedy series The Beet Party will air in the United States on Maker Studio’s Cartoonium animation ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Lands Four New ‘Peg + Cat’ Sales

9 Story Entertainment has secured multiple sales of its award-winning animated preschool series Peg + Cat (80 x 12′). The show has been acquired by TFO (French-speaking Ontario), ... Continue Reading →
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David Prod. Seeking Out Co-Pro Deals at MIPCOM

Japan’s David Production, a subsidiary of Fuji Television Network, will be participating in this year’s MIPCOM market (October 13-16) in search of co-production opportunities ... Continue Reading →
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Rainbow Appoints U.S. Agent

Family entertainment company Rainbow aims to expand its brands across America with the appointment of a new U.S. agent, Earthbound, to represent Winx Club and Mia and Me across the ... Continue Reading →
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Going the Extra Mile

Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon talk making the home video release of their Adult Swim hit Rick and Morty as cool and essential as possible. Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon’s Adult ... Continue Reading →
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Japan Firm Reportedly Makes Offer for DreamWorks

A Japanese conglomerate has expressed interest in buying DreamWorks Animation. According to The Hollywood Reporter, SoftBank has offered $32 a share for the public company, putting ... Continue Reading →
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‘Transformers,’ ‘Thunder,’ ‘Batman’ Arrive on Disc

Robots in disguise, cats on the loose and plenty of anime releases are set to brighten up the home video scene this week. One of the summer’s biggest hits arrives with the release ... Continue Reading →