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Cartoon Network, FOX Dominate Animation Emmy Race

Earlier this morning (Thursday) the nominees for Outstanding Animated Program were announced by the TV Academy. Fox scored big time with three nods for American Dad (really?), Bob’s ... Continue Reading →
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Andrew Stanton to Direct ‘Finding Nemo’ Sequel

After the brutal experience of directing the live-action flop John Carter, Andrew Stanton will return to the more reliable world of animation by directing a sequel to Pixar’s Finding ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jake and the Pirates’, ‘Batman’ Help Mattel’s Bottom Line

Toy giant Mattel reported an overall entertainment product sales drop of 36 percent, but posted a profit of $96.2 million (up from $80.5 million) in the year-ago period. The company ... Continue Reading →
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Phineas and Ferb to Mix with The Avengers

As if we didn’t have our share of Marvel at the Con this weekend, Disney’s pint-size heroes Phineas and Ferb have also announced that they will be crossing over to the Avengers ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ice Age 4' Still Hot for Auds Around the Globe

Families around the world can’t get enough of the preshistoric antics of the Ice Age bunch as the fourth installment of the Blue Sky franchise rose to the No. 1 spot this weekend ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Oz’ Pics from Disney

Having unveiled the trailer for the upcoming Sam Raimi-directed take on L. Frank Baum’s fantastical world at Comic-Con, Disney has also leaked some gorgeous preview images for 2013’s ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior to Launch on DIRECTV

Disney and DIRECTV have reached an agreement to add Disney Junior—the Mouse House’s 24-hour channel for kids 2-7 and their parents—to its programming lineup starting tomorrow ... Continue Reading →
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Consider These Careers Launched!

A look at the three animated winners of this year’s Student Academy Awards. When the medalists at the 39th Annual Student Academy Awards gathered in Beverly Hills in June, their group ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Awakens ‘Sleeping Beauty’ in 70 MM

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen the 1959 Disney classic Sleeping Beauty as part of its “The Last 70mm Film Festival” series on Monday, July ... Continue Reading →
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Spidey, ‘Ted,’ ‘Brave’ Spin Box Office Gold

The high weekend temperatures translated to big box office numbers for audiences in the U.S. and all over the world this past weekend. Sony’s successful Amazing Spider-Man reboot ... Continue Reading →