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Guardians, Turtles Remain Unchallenged

Guardians of the Galaxy and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles again topped the weekend box office charts having completely ruled the month of August. Guardians was again tops over the ... Continue Reading →
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R.I.P. Lou Scheimer (1929-2013)

We are sad to report that TV animation giant Lou Scheimer has passed away at the age of 85. The Emmy and Grammy award-winning producer, was one of the original founders of Filmation ... Continue Reading →
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Columbia Picks Columbus to Direct ‘Pixels’ Pic

Director Chris Columbus (Home Alone, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone) is being courted by Columbia and Happy Madison productions to direct a feature adaptation of Patrick Jean’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dan Vs.’ Returns to Hub with a Vengeance

Fast-growing TV network The Hub will premiere the third season of half-hour 2D animated comedy series Dan Vs. on Saturday, November 17 at 4 p.m. ET. The season premiere will be part ... Continue Reading →
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‘Real Ghostbusters,’ ‘Cryptkeeper’ Return on FEARnet

Two animated blasts from the past are arriving on an unlikely cable destination—FEARnet. The horror-themed channel will begin airing The Real Ghostbusters and Tales from the Cryptkeeper ... Continue Reading →
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‘ParaNorman’ Helmers Craft a Zombie Pic for Kids

A few months ago, we had the great opportunity to visit the talented team of artists and technicians at Portland studio LAIKA, who are putting the finishing touches on their much-anticipated ... Continue Reading →
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TV Animation Veteran Jim Duffy Dies from Cancer

We are sad to report the passing of TV animation veteran Jim Duffy this weekend after a long battle with cancer. He passed peacefully at home in his sleep surrounded by his family at ... Continue Reading →
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WGAW Honors Animation Writers McDuffie and Kress

Dwayne McDuffie and Earl Kress will be the recipients of the Writers Guild of America’s 14th Annual Animation Writing Award posthumously at the Animation Writers Caucus Awards tonight ... Continue Reading →
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Gang of Seven to Use $100M China Fund for ‘Biker Mice’ Movie

Gang of Seven Animation has announced a new $100 million Animation Film Fund in partnership with the Chinese Government. One of the first films slated to be financed through the fund ... Continue Reading →
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Take ‘Rango,’ Third ‘Robot Chicken: Star Wars’ For a Spin

Lizards, toys and classic toons come home on video this week, highlighted by the release of the hit feature film Rango. Directed by Gore Verbinski and starring the voice of Johnny Depp, ... Continue Reading →