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Emmy-winning writer Jon Vitti, who has worked on hit toons The Simpsons and King of the Hill in addition to live-action series like The Office, The Larry Sanders Show and Saturday Night Live, has been tapped to pen the script for Rovio Entertainment’s upcoming 3D feature adaptation of its smash [...]
Sony Pictures Entertainment has nabbed the worldwide distribution rights for Rovio’s upcoming CG-animate feature based on its Angry Birds franchise. The 3D film is being developed, produced, and financed by Rovio Entertainment and will be released worldwide by Sony on July 1, 2016. Michael Lynton, Chairman & CEO of Sony [...]
Those Angry Birds have must have less stress in their lives now that Finnish videogame developer Rovio has posted a 57% growth in net profits to $71 million in 2012, with revenues doubling last year to $195 million. According Rovio, Angry Birds games attracted over 263 million active players in [...]
Canadian cartoon cable channel Teletoon has acquired Angry Birds Toons from Finnish producer Rovio Entertainment for its Saturday morning schedule. The animated birds will land on the cabler every Saturday at 9:57 a.m. Teletoon acquired all 52 initial animated episodes based on the popular game. The broadcaster, which debuted Angry [...]
DreamWorks Animation has teamed up with Angry Birds powerhouse Rovio Entertainment to deliver a new mobile game based on its upcoming pic The Croods. The game finds the family breaking out of the Stone Age with the use of a new revolutionary tool: the IDEA! The Croods will hunt and [...]
Nickelodeon has revealed the nominees for the 2013 Kids’ Choice Awards, taking place March 23, airing live on the channel (and online at nick.com/KCA13) at 8 p.m./7 p.m. CT. The awards, hosted by Fanboy and Chum Chum‘s Josh Duhamel, cover all aspects of the entertainment landscape. Below is an abbreviated [...]
According to a just-released study, Rovio’s Angry Birds Star Wars is the most played children’s game since its release. The study was made by start-up Kytephone which offers tools that turn Android phones into kid-safe devices with parental controls. Kytephone pulled this data from a sample size of 13,000 children, [...]
This past week, representatives from 140 European and Canadian animation companies gathered in the capital city of Quebec for the third edition of Cartoon Connection Canada. Created by Brussels-based, non-profit European association known as Cartoon, which also sponsors the popular Cartoon Movie and Cartoon Forum events in France, this year’s [...]
The hottest mobile gaming (and now merchandising/licensing) sensation of late is on track to take movie theaters by storm with the Angry Birds flick set to take flight summer of 2016. The latest step, according to The Hollywood Reporter, has been game developer Rovio Entertainment tapping Despicable Me producer John [...]
Aardman and Chillingo have launched the latest episode in the Home Sheep Home 2 suite, the award-winning game which has registered 75 million plays to date. The release of the new episode coincides with the launch of an exclusive new Mac OS version, on which the new adventure will be [...]