Jennifer Howell Named Development Head for DreamWorks Animation

After serving as Head of Comedy at Paramount for the last two-and-a-half years, Jennifer Howell has joined DreamWorks Animation as its new Head of Development, Deadline reports. Howell ... Continue Reading →

Jared Hess to Write and Direct ‘NickToons’ Film

Nickelodeon Films and Paramount Pictures’ bid to bring fan-favorite ‘90s animation characters to the big screen is apparently one step closer to fruition, with sources telling Variety ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim Gives ‘Dream Corp’ Greenlight

Adult Swim has greenlighted a new animated comedy series from director Daniel Stessen, Dream Corp LLC. The series is being executive produced by John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant ... Continue Reading →
Hank Azaria

Fox Casts Azaria in ‘Bordertown’

Multiple Emmy Award winner Hank Azaria has been cast as Bud Buckwald, the lead voice role on Bordertown, the new animated comedy from Family Guy‘s Mark Hentemann and Seth MacFarlane. Azaria ... Continue Reading →

Sony Confirms Stop-Mo/Live Action Hybrid Flick ‘Superbago’

Sony Pictures Animation has confirmed plans for a new stop-motion/live-action hybrid feature project titled Superbago. Superbago will be directed by Robot Chicken‘s John Harvatine ... Continue Reading →

Disney TV Animation Starts ‘Pickle & Peanut’

Disney Television Animation has begun production on Pickle & Peanut, a buddy comedy series about two unlikely friends — an emotional pickle and a freewheeling peanut — voiced ... Continue Reading →

Live-Action Breaks Into Fox Sunday Lineup

Fox’s primetime schedule for the 2014-2015 season brings some changes to the network’s long-established Sunday-night animation line up with the addition of two live-action ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Clip From ‘The Little Penguin’

Just in time for the 2014 Winter Olympics comes The Little Penguin: Pororo’s Racing Adventure, arriving Feb. 11 on DVD and digital, exclusively at Walmart, from Lionsgate Home ... Continue Reading →

Fox Kills Off ‘Murder Police’

Deadline has uncovered that Fox TV’s so-called Animation Domination has been further diminished by a decision to scrap the intended fall newcomer Murder Police from the line-up. ... Continue Reading →

CN Picks Up 2 Holiday Specials from Cake

London-based distributor Cake today has sold the holiday specials A Monsterous Holiday and The Naughty List to Cartoon Network U.S. The deal builds on last year’s sale of the ... Continue Reading →