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Astro Boy is in talks to go local. Tezuka, the anime studio that owns the famous manga and anime character, has entered talks to create localized versions of the character in markets all over the world, reports Variety. The studio is in talks to create and air a re-version of the [...]
Marza Animation Planet, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sega Sammy Holdings Inc. in Japan, has started pre-production on its first original CG-animated feature, Robodog. The news was announced by the studio’s new CEO Masanao Maeda, who recently joined the company after spending 20 years as president and COO of Sega. [...]
Entertainment One has acquired the worldwide rights to a TV show based on the popular Japanese manga Black Jack, created by Osamu Tezuka. The LA/Toronto-based indie studio is hoping to produce a live action series based on the of the classic 1970s comic by Tezuka, the master manga creator behind [...]
Indian powerhouse studio DQ Entertainment has launched a dedicated feature division division which plans to produce a steady slate of motion pictures in the coming years based on iconic, universally loved characters and stories. The first movie green lit from this new division is a $45 million stereoscopic 3D animated [...]
Portland’s acclaimed animation studio LAIKA has unveiled a new poster for its 2012 stop-motion movie ParaNorman. Slated for an August 17 release date, the movie is directed by Sam Fell (Flushed Away, Astro Boy) and Chris Butler (storyboard supervisor on Coraline, Corpse Bride and Tarzan II), who also wrote the [...]