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‘Voltron Force’ Debuts June 16 on Nicktoons

Nicktoons has set the date for Voltron’s return to television. The network has announced it will premiere June 16 the all-new animated series Voltron Force at 8:3o p.m. ET/PT ... Continue Reading →
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Schwarzenegger’s Confession Halts ‘Governator’ Series

It looks like there’s one foe The Governator can’t defeat: bad publicity. In light of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s recent revelation that he fathered a child with a member ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pirates’ 4 Finds Huge Treasure in Foreign Ports

The tide was high for the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie this weekend, though perhaps not as high as the Walt Disney Co. would have liked — at least domestically. Pirates of ... Continue Reading →
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Animate OPEN Call for Entries

Animate Projects, the U.K.-based promoter of experimental animation, has announced a call for submissions for its first ever online exhibition, Animate OPEN. Submissions will be accepted ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Sneaks New Toons at N.Y. Upfront

Adult Swim announced its new slate of programming for the 2011-12 season recently during its annual Upfront event in New York City. While many of the new series are offbeat live-action ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Announces Animation Panels

The Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market (MIFA), taking place in France June 6-11, has completed its lineup of animation industry panels. Highlights include making-of ... Continue Reading →
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The Hub Plans Special Summer Lineup

The Hub TV network will introduce its Saturday Mashup scheduling beginning on Saturday, May 28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The special themed lineup that will highlight the network’s game ... Continue Reading →
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Stephen Fry Joins ‘Hobbit’ Cast

Director and producer Peter Jackson announced on his Facebook page Thursday that loquacious British actor, comedian, television host, writer and avid Tweeter Stephen Fry has been tagged ... Continue Reading →
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Academy’s Digital Panel Features ‘Dragon’ Directors

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will explore “Cinematography in the Digital Age” on Tuesday, May 24, at 8 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly ... Continue Reading →
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Universal to Ride with ‘Despicable Me’ Minions

Get ready to experience life as yellow Minions. Variety reports that Universal Studios will offer a ride based on Despicable Me at its Orlando theme park in 2012. The park will also ... Continue Reading →
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Inoue’s Art to Aid Japan Disaster Recovery

VIZ Media will help raise funds for Japanese disaster relief using Takehiko Inoeu’s Smile: Pray of Japan illustrations on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad in North America. The famous ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Unveils New Muppets Movie Poster

Another day, another hot new movie poster is unveiled! Today, it’s Disney’s official poster for the highly anticipated feature The Muppets that has fans all excited. Slated for ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Nixes MIFA, Launches Harmony Tour

Montreal-based animation software company Toon Boom announced yesterday that it won’t be attending Annecy’s MIFA market this year due to a “fundamental disagreement with the organizers.” ... Continue Reading →
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Henry Rollins Talks About Green Lantern Role

Henry Rollins, Voice of Kilowog in DC’s Animated Feature Green Lantern: Emerald Knights Singer/actor/spoken-word artist Henry Rollins talks about voicing Kilowog, the hardcore trainer ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces Student Oscar Winners

Twelve students from nine U.S. colleges and universities and three students from outside the U.S. have been selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ ... Continue Reading →
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Geronimo Stilton Wiggles Whiskers in India

Scholastic India, the exclusive distributor of Atlantyca Entertainment’s popular Geronimo Stilton books, will host Italy’s most famous mouse on a five-city tour of India this May ... Continue Reading →
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Anchor Bay Revs Up ‘Redline’

Anchor Bay Films has announced its acquisition of the animated Japanese film Redline. The deal includes all rights in North America, the U.K., Australia and New Zealand and will be ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tintin’ Teaser and Poster Arrive

Paramount has released the first teaser trailer and poster for Steven Spielberg’s upcoming 3-D CG performance capture feature, The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn. This ... Continue Reading →
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FOX Debuts Trailers for New Sunday Toons

This week, Fox-TV unveiled the latest plans for its Sunday Night Animation Domination block. In September, the cabler will premiere Allen Gregory at 8:30 p.m., right after The Simpsons. ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Domain’s Parent Co. Seeks to Raise $115M

Vfx studio Digital Domain’s parent company is hoping to raise up to $115 million through an initial public offering to take place this summer. Digital Domain Media Group Inc. ... Continue Reading →