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London-based rights management group Target Entertainment has signed new broadcast deals for Novel Entertainment’s Horrid Henry, including a prestigious Asian deal following ATF. Cartoon Network has picked up the first two seasons of Henry for its Asia Pacific region, which includes Australia and New Zealand, China and India. Additionally, Icelandic [...]
How the wizards at Aardman joined forces with Sony Animation to deliver the poignant and funny CG-animated holiday adventure, Arthur Christmas. Santa Claus and animation have enjoyed a long, mutually rewarding relationship over the years. From classic Rankin-Bass specials like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to Chuck Jones’ How Grinch Stole [...]
Warner Bros. plans to halt shipping DVD and Blu-ray of all of the Harry Potter movies to retailers after Dec. 29, Deadline.com reports today. The studio hopes to encourage fans to buy the discs before they go back to the vault, a tactic used by Disney for home video releases [...]
Fans of the great anime feature and manga Akira got some good news courtesy of Warner Bros. today. The studio has officially greenlit a $90 million feature based on the classic with an eye toward a late February/March production date. Variety reports that Jaume Collet-Serra (Unknown) will direct the adaptation, [...]
It’s Postman Pat’s 30th birthday today (Friday, Sept. 16) and the producers of the international preschool show have announced the official cast of his big feature film debut. Classic Media, RGH Entertainment (the animation development and production unit of Rubicon Group Holding) revealed that the CG-animated 3-D stereoscopic film, Postman [...]
DreamWorks Animation will make the original Kung Fu Panda and its 2011 sequel available online in China, through the country’s biggest streaming site, Youku.com. The deal is the first time the studio’s movies will be available online in China. Consumers can watch the films on Youku’s premium on-demand service for [...]
It looks like Peyo’s little blue guys have dethroned Harry Potter from the top of the global box office chart this weekend. Sony’s live-action/CG hybrid movie delivered over $60 million from 10,285 theaters in 44 markets, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The 3-D feature was a big hit in China, [...]
The plug has been pulled on The Dark Tower. Universal Studios has passed on a previously announced ambitious plan to adapt the popular Stephen King book series into three movies and two runs of television, apparently because the studio’s new owners balked at the high cost of the project, reports [...]
Harry Potter cast a record-setting spell on the box office this weekend, with the premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 selling a stunning $168 million worth of tickets. The Warner Bros. release also did well overseas, making $307 million for a three-day worldwide total of $475 [...]
It’s a weekend for old friends as movie goers bid adieu to Harry Potter and the students of Hogwarts and welcome back a beloved old bear named Winnie the Pooh. The undisputed juggernaut is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, which opens Friday at nearly 4,400 theaters — [...]