Eddie Redmayne, John Hurt Board ‘Thomas’ Feature

Academy Award-winner Eddie Redmayne, along with prolific actor John Hurt and Jamie Campbell Bower, are all aboard the cast list for the latest Thomas the Tank Engine movie: Thomas & ... Continue Reading →

BBC Plans Four-Part ‘Watership Down’ Toon

Richard Adams’ classic fantasy-adventure novel Watership Down will be introduced to a new generation thanks to a planned four-part CG animated mini series for the BBC. “I’m really ... Continue Reading →

Oscar Winner Eddie Redmayne on Board for ‘Thomas’ Film

Mattel subsidiary HIT Entertainment has announced a new CG-animated home entertainment feature for the Thomas & Friends franchise: Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure, set for ... Continue Reading →

John Hurt Stars in ‘Alchemist’s Letter’ Short

Pixel Veil Productions has debuted the trailer for its latest animated short, The Alchemist’s Letter — a visually rich, darkly inventive fairy tale directed by Carlos Andre ... Continue Reading →

‘Doctor Who’ Rings in 50th Anniversary with Special Screening

BBC America will be celebrating Doctor Who‘s 50th anniversary in style, with two special theatrical screenings of the planned milestone special Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor, ... Continue Reading →

‘The Gruffalo’s Child’ Gets U.S. Premiere on Sprout

Preschool television channel Sprout will offer the U.S. premiere of The Gruffalo’s Child on December 22nd. Based on the classic children’s picture book written by Julia Donaldson ... Continue Reading →

NCircle to Bear ‘Gruffalo’s Child’

Dallas-based home ent. distributor NCircle Entertainment has acquired DVD distribution rights for The Gruffalo’s Child, the follow up to Magic Light Pictures’ Oscar-nominated short ... Continue Reading →

Michael Rose Discusses ‘The Gruffalo’s Child,’ ‘Chico & Rita’

Producer Michael Rose discusses his well-received animated projects, The Gruffalo’s Child and Chico & Rita About seven years ago, Aardman veteran Michael Rose set up Magic Light ... Continue Reading →

DVD Rush: ‘Idiots & Angels,’ ‘The Gruffalo’

The dog days of summer may be ruling on TV, but there are plenty of new, exciting toons debuting on DVD and Blu-ray this week. First up, Bill Plympton’s wonderful  movie Idiots & ... Continue Reading →