Just in time for the Memorial weekend, fanboy favorite Bryan Singer announced...
No word yet on when audiences in the United States will get to see Studio Ghibli’s 2010 release Arrietty in theaters, but the movie is coming to the United Kingdom on July 29 and an English-language trailer has been released to promote it. Take a look at the trailer, courtesy [...]
Robots, children’s titles and re-issues dominate this week’s animated home video releases. Up first is Transformers — The Japanese Collection: Headmasters (Shout! Factory, $29.96), offering a unique look into the original animated series that spawned the current box-office king feature film Transformers: Dark of the Moon. And if giant robots in [...]
We might need to roll out a new definition for blockbuster and call it Transformers: Dark of the Moon. The movie, based on the Hasbro toys and classic 1980s animated TV series, had an incredible debut at the box office, taking in $116 million in domestic ticket sales over the [...]
The fleeting glimpses to date of Disney-Pixar’s Brave have stirred up tremendous interest in the movie, which is due out next summer. We fully expect the trend to continue after seeing this new image from the film: Brave is due out June 22, 2012.
Toonzone Studios’ eco-adventure children’s animated series Yoohoo & Friends has been picked up to air starting in 2012 on Cartoon Network Latin America. The series, which consists of 52 11-minute episodes, features five furry creatures who travel the world to prevent ecological disasters. Each character is inspired by a real [...]
King of the Elves, an animated adaptation of a Philip K. Dick story that has been in development for years at Disney, is apparently on again. According to a report in Variety, the studio has hired Michael Markowitz to work on the script for the film, which is being overseen [...]
The visual-effects extravaganza Transformers: Dark of the Moon debuted Wednesday to about $37 million in ticket sales, marking the best debut of the year for any film. Based on the popular Hasbro toys and classic 1980s animated series, the third film in the Transformers franchise earned about $8 million of [...]
Animation Block Party has announced the lineup for its its eighth annual edition, returning this summer to Brooklyn, N.Y. The largest animation festival on the East Coast, ABP will hold this year’s event from July 29-31. For full information on the festival, visit animationblock.com/summerfest2011. Here’s the festival’s schedule of events: July [...]
With the Independence Day holiday upon us, many animation fans in Los Angeles are going to celebrate by turning just a little bit Japanese. The city is host to a pair of anime-themed events this weekend, starting with Anime Expo, running July 1-4 at the Los Angeles Convention Center; and [...]
Cartoon Network’s revival of the classic 1980s animated series ThunderCats is set to premiere on the network July 29. The series will kick off with an hourlong premiere event starting at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The series will slide into its regular time slot of 8:30 p.m. ET/PT starting the following [...]