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Fox Business Network host Lou Dobbs is accusing animated movies such as Disney/Ghibli’s The Secret World of Arrietty and Universal/Illumination’s Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax of trying to indoctrinate children with liberal messages. The conservative commentator called the two animated features “insidious nonsense from Hollywood” and proclaimed that “Hollywood is once [...]
Universal/Illumination’s sequel to Despicable Me just added more star power to its voice lineup. Deadline reported that master thespian Al Pacino has signed to play the new villain in Despicable Me 2. The film, which is slated to come out on July 3, 2013, will feature Pacino as the Gru’s [...]
PBS KIDS will be honoring the 108th birthday of Theodor Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss) on March 2 with a two-hour marathon of its popular preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!. Kids can engage the beloved characters through online/mobile games and video content, while parents can [...]
On the heels of the MIPCOM market in France, Portfolio International has announced the sale of the second season and holiday special of their hit preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! To Disney Junior’s Australia and Italy channels. Along with Treehouse (Canada), PBS (U.S.) [...]
Retro toon channel Boomerang is getting a jump start on the Thanksgiving Holiday with a week long family programming event including specials, mini-marathons and holiday classics that will be topped off by the network premiere of Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! The Chuck Jones-directed 1970 animated special will air on Wednesday, [...]
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 [...]
Illumination Entertainment is adding to its executive ranks in preparation for an increase in its output of animated features, reports Deadline.com. The studio behind last year’s animated hit Despicable Me and the upcoming animation/live-action hybrid comedy Hop has added Ashley Kramer as executive VP of production and Gail Harrison as [...]
Illumination Entertainment is firming up the voice cast for its animated adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. According to Variety, the studio that made Despicable Me has announced that singer Taylor Swift has joined the cast as Audrey. The cast so far includes Danny DeVito as the title character, with The [...]