Disney XD to Air Kung Fu Magoo

Disney Channel has acquired broadcast rights from Classic Media to the animated feature Kung Fu Magoo and will debut the feature on its Disney XD outlets in the United States, Germany ... Continue Reading →

Fox Orders Napoleon Dynamite, Allen Gregory Toons

Fox is ramping up its animated offerings by giving orders to an animated Napoleon Dynamite series and an original idea called Allen Gregory, reports Variety. The network has ordered ... Continue Reading →

Starz Sells Film Roman to Former Exec Greenberg

Starz Media has agreed to sell the Film Roman Animation Studio to a group of investors headed up by former Film Roman president Scott Greenberg. Starz president and CEO Chris Albrecht ... Continue Reading →

Video Viewers To Train a Dragon, Hunt Wabbits

Dragons will be trained and a wascally wabbit’s greatest hits come this week to home video. The major release of the week is How to Train Your Dragon (DreamWorks, $30.99 two-disc ... Continue Reading →

Oscar Winner Stetson Joins Zoic Studios

Oscar-winning visual effects artist Mark Stetson has joined Zoic Studios as the head of its feature film division. Stetson was drawn to the studio by his connections and friendships ... Continue Reading →

Warner Archive to release the Censored Eleven

Eleven vintage Warner Bros. shorts known as the “Censored Eleven” that have sat on the shelves for more than 40 years due to their controversial depiction of race will get a DVD ... Continue Reading →

A New Poster for Disney’s Tangled

Disney is entering the final stretch for the promotion of its upcoming animated feature film Tangled, releasing a new poster for the film. Here’s a look at the poster: The film, ... Continue Reading →

Ape to Publish New Richie Rich, Strawberry Shortcake Comics

A pair of classic characters are getting a new life in comic books, with Ape Entertainment acquiring rights to create new stories for Richie Rich and Strawberry Shortcake. The publisher ... Continue Reading →
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

WB Drops 3D for Part 1 of Harry Potter Finale

Warner Bros. has canceled its plans to release Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 in stereoscopic 3D because the process was unable to be completed in time. The film, due ... Continue Reading →

Dora Voice Actress Sues Show’s Producers

Caitlin Sanchez, the teen-age actress who provided the voice of the title character in Nickelodeon’s popular Dora the Explorer series, has filed a lawsuit against the producers of ... Continue Reading →

Myers Attached to Possible Pepe LePew Pic

Pepe LePew, the lovelorn and French-accented skunk of Looney Tunes fame, is being considered for a live-action/CG-animation hybrid feature film with Shrek star Mike Myers attached to ... Continue Reading →

VICON Animates NHL-Stan Lee Project

Legendary comic-book creator Stan Lee has teamed up with the National Hockey League to create a new superhero franchise that will feature animated content developed by motion-capture ... Continue Reading →

Premieres set for Cars Toon, Adventure Time, Dino Dan, The Hub

Set your DVRs: Airdates have been set for the second-season premiere of Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time, the debut of Nick Jr.’s Dino Dan and a new Disney-Pixar Cars Toon short ... Continue Reading →

CN Premieres Robotomy on Oct. 25

Robotomy, a new animated series created by Michael Buckley and Joe Deasy, is set to premier Oct. 25 on Cartoon Network. The series tells the tale of two lonely teenage droids entering ... Continue Reading →

Festival to Bestow First Student Annies

The ASIFA-Hollywood Animator Educators Forum will present its first Student Annie Awards at its second annual student animation festival, set for Nov. 6 on the campus of CSU Long Beach. ... Continue Reading →

Academy Digs into Monster Tech

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pay tribute to the monsters of the silver screen in a program titled Monsters in the Movies set for Oct. 21. Presented by the Academy’s ... Continue Reading →

Nick Orders More Olivia from Chorion

Nickelodeon has ordered a second season of the preschooler animated series Olivia from Chorion. Based on the book series by Ian Falconer, the second season series of 26 11-minute episodes ... Continue Reading →

Global Group Starts Production on Ask Lara

Scotland’s Red Kite Animations, Spanish animation company Tomavistas, Dutch production company Submarine and Spanish broadcaster Televisio de Catalunya have announced the start of ... Continue Reading →

Technicolor Develops Atomic Puppet Series

Technicolor has optioned Atomic Puppet, a new animated series for ages 6-11 to be produced by Technicolor Digital Productions. Technicolor Digital Productions will produce the series ... Continue Reading →

Mia and Me is MIP Jr.’s Most-Requested Show

Mia and Me, a show that mixes animation and live-action co-produced by Lucky Punch, Rainbow and March Entertainment, was the most-requested show at the recently concluded MIP Jr. The ... Continue Reading →