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Santa Barbara-based Foothill Entertainment’s upcoming animated series G.U.N.K. Aliens has landed on Network 10 Australia. The irreverent, 26 x half-hour toon, which is a co-pro between Moody Street Kids and Gallus Entertainment, is based on the best-selling book series by Jonny Moon (HarperCollins), with visuals designs by Donnie Anderson and scripts [...]
Management-production company The Gotham Group, which reps a lion’s share of animation professionals, and talent management outfit Principal Entertainment Los Angeles have launched a joint venture. The companies will continue to operate at Gotham’s offices on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles says The Hollywood Reporter. The announcement was made by [...]
L.A.’s Jim Henson Company has picked up the film and consumer products rights to 1970s classic children’s book series Frog and Toad, written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel. An animated film featuring the comic adventures of the reptile pals is in development, while a licensing program based on the series’ [...]
Is the world ready for yet another take on animated fairy tales? Fox Animation certainly thinks so as it has just acquired the rights to children’s book The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by first-time author Christopher Healy, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Chernin Entertainment (Rise of the Planet [...]
Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Foothill Entertainment has announced new toons and development updates just in time for the April MIPTV market in France. These include second series production for Spike Team, the broadcast launch of Iconicles, upcoming new animation for Raz & Benny and Boy and the Dinosaur and new script [...]
Portland-based animation house Laika has optioned the rights to Wildwood, the new young adult fantasy by Colin Meloy, the frontman of alt music group The Decemberists. Set in an alternate version of Portland, the book tells the story of Prue McKneel, a young girl who must confront a world of [...]
Wales-based media company Calon has licensed from HarperCollins the rights to develop an animated series based on Mandy Stanley’s series of best-selling children’s books. The TV series will focus on a rabbit named Lettice, star of the million-selling book series. The deal was facilitated by Merchantwise, an Australian branding and [...]