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DreamWorks Animation’s feature adaptation of Jay Ward’s beloved series Mr. Peabody & Sherman has found its leads in Ty Burrell (Modern Family) and Max Charles (The Amazing Spider-Man). Set for a March 14, 2014 release, the 3-D movie will be directed by Rob Minkoff (The Lion King). With a script by [...]
Classic Media has completed deals across Central and Eastern Europe that place more than 350 hours of programming — including such hit shows as Tinga Tinga Tales, Postman Pat, Guess With Jess, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and Voltron: Defender of the Universe — with terrestrial broadcasters, pay-TV outlets, home [...]
Ape Entertainment and leading family entertainment company Classic Media have announced the digital comic debut of Richie Rich in the Apple App store. The app will feature the digitally restored and color corrected original master copies of the comic as well as new adventures titled Rich Rescue for the iPad, [...]
Classic Media has announced that MGM will be making a live-action feature based on its book-based property Where’s Waldo? According to MGM’s president of Motion Picture Group Jonathan Glickman, the studio has snapped up the rights to bring Martin Handford’s best-selling property to the big screen a live-action family movie. [...]
Classic Media is adding another top brand to its family entertainment portfolio by announcing a new relationship with Hallmark that will launch with a new holiday special: hoops&yoyo Ruin Christmas (1 x 30). Classic Media will oversee worldwide distribution (excluding U.S. and Canada DVD) and plan to unveil the special [...]
It’s Postman Pat’s 30th birthday today (Friday, Sept. 16) and the producers of the international preschool show have announced the official cast of his big feature film debut. Classic Media, RGH Entertainment (the animation development and production unit of Rubicon Group Holding) revealed that the CG-animated 3-D stereoscopic film, Postman [...]
Singapore’s leading stereoscopic 3D CG animation house Tiny Island Productions has been tapped to produce the animation for Cartoon Network’s upcoming Ben 10: Destroy All Aliens movie. Directed by Victor Cook and Silas Hickey and based on a script by Marty Isenberg, the 66-minute movie will premiere on CN in [...]
The annual Licensing Show is set to open its doors Tuesday for three days of licensing (or licencing, if your British) craziness in Las Vegas. There’s always a ton of announcements related to animation properties coming out of the show, so here’s a rundown of some of the pertinent deals [...]
Our annual run-down of what to expect from top toon and vfx blockbuster franchises at this year’s Licensing International Expo held in Las Vegas, June 14-16. Old Pals and New Faves Rave at DCP This year at the show, Disney Consumer Products, the world’s largest licensor, will be focused on [...]
Luken Communications has partnered with Classic Media to launch PBJ, a new TV channel offering favorite shows from the ’50s thru the ‘80s. Luken, which also owns Retro TV and TUFF TV, will premiere the new 24-hour retro channel this summer. Classic Media’s classic portfolio of shows include The Archies, [...]