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Nickelodeon is serving up a Thanksgiving week menu packed with new episodes of favorite toons, specials, movies and marathons. The programming feast kicks off Wednesday, Nov. 23 with the hour-long premiere of The Fairly OddParents “Timmy’s Secret Wish” at 8:00 p.m. followed by a marathon of Nickelodeon movies on Thanksgiving [...]
Iconic comic-book and animation creator Stan Lee will be receiving the Producers Guild’s 2012 Vanguard Award this January. The award is designed to recognized achievements in new media, an area which Lee has continued to explore over the years. Previous recipients include George Lucas, John Lasseter and last year’s recipient [...]
Entrepreneurial comic-book legend Stan Lee has been selected by the Visual Effects Society’s board of directors as the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Lee will be honored at the 10th Annual VES Awards to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on February 7, 2012. The Award [...]
India’s animation powerhouse DQ Entertainment has announced its impressive list of post-MIPCOM market co-pro and distribution deals. JCCTV and Nickelodeon India have acquired the broadcasting rights for its new 3-D CG-animated children’s series 5 and It. The 52 x 11 series will be co-produced by ZDF Enterprises, Germany, Canada’s Yowza Digital [...]
It seems that fans can’t get enough of Joss Whedon’s 2012 features adaptation of The Avengers. Today’s big buzzy item was the web release of a promo art for the superhero-packed extravaganza. The Marvel movie features Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Cobie Smulders, Scarlett [...]
Industrial Light & Magic helps intergalactic creatures invade the Wild West in Universal’s Cowboys & Aliens. The latest ripple in the tidal wave of comic-book-based films hitting theaters this year may be light on spandex, but it’s big on originality (and opportunities for mind blowing effects work). Based on the [...]
A federal judge has ruled the heirs of comic book artist Jack Kirby cannot reclaim copyrights to such well-known Marvel characters as the Fantastic Four, Hulk and the X-Men. Kirby’s heirs had filed in 2009 notices of copyright termination with Marvel for dozens of characters the artist had created or [...]
The fighting prowess of Marvel’s star-spangled superhero lead a strong charge at the weekend box office, handily deflecting the magic of Harry Potter to second place. Captain America: The First Avenger finished first at the box office its opening weekend with an estimated $65 million in ticket sales. The visual-effects-loaded [...]
Comic-Con started with comic books, and now that movies have gotten in on the act it is no surprise that the show features sneak peeks at comic-book movies. Up first is a teaser trailer from Warner Bros. for The Dark Knight Rises, the third and final film in Christopher Nolan’s [...]
Thor has proven mighty enough at the box office for Marvel Studios to give the green light to a sequel. Set for release July 26, 2013, Thor 2 is in search of a director now that Kenneth Branagh has opted out of returning for the sequel. Deadline.com reports Branagh likely [...]