Just in time for the Memorial weekend, fanboy favorite Bryan Singer announced...
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The life of celebrated children’s author Dr. Seuss (aka Theodor Geisel) is being adapted into a live-action Universal feature, produced by Illumination’s Christopher Meledandri and David Kennedy and Infinitum Nihil’s Christi Dembrowski and Johnny Depp. Keith Bunin (In Treatment) is the project’s screenwriter. Depp is attached to star as the [...]
How the French government is bolstering international animated co-productions, plus a whirlwind tour of top toon houses. As a country renowned for its artistic temperament, fans of French animation are used to marveling at the work of toon auteurs like Sylvain Chomet, Bibo Bergeron, Michel Ocelot or turn-of-the-century effects pioneer [...]
It’s a well-known fact that one of the beauties of creating an animated series for the web is that you don’t have to worry about the usual bureaucracies and demands of the traditional gatekeepers. That’s why talented Hollywood screenwriter Claire-Dee Lim, who penned the popular family feature Firehouse Dog, decided [...]
Montreal-based animation software company Toon Boom announced yesterday that it won’t be attending Annecy’s MIFA market this year due to a “fundamental disagreement with the organizers.” Since Toon Boom was planning to officially announce Harmony 9 at MIFA, the executive team will now be embarking on a Harmony Launch Tour [...]
The National Academy of TV Arts and Sciences has unveiled the nominees for the 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards. Leading the race is Nickelodeon’s Penguins of Madagascar with eight nominations, followed by The Hub’s Transformers Prime which earned six noms. The Daytime Emmy Awards will be telecast on June [...]
It’s a big week for animated TV series on DVD this week, with both new shows such as The Super Hero Squad Show and classics like The PJs arriving on disc. The PJs: Season 1 (Lionsgate, $19.98), presents the first 24 episodes of the stop-motion series, which ran two seasons [...]
A lot of classic characters are arriving in this week’s delivery of home entertainment releases. It doesn’t get more classic than Tom & Jerry: Fur Flying Adventures, Vol. 1 (Warner Bros., $14.97), collecting 14 classic cartoons — many of them directed by William Hanna and Joe Barbera themselves. Included episodes include Guided [...]