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Fox to Adapt Viral Comic ‘Axe Cop’

Fox has given the go-ahead to an animated series version of Axe Cop, the comic-book franchise created by seven-year-old Malachai Nicolle and his older brother and chief illustrator ... Continue Reading →
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Qubo Reveals Ambitious New Kids’ Slate

Qubo Channel has announced the launch of 16 new animated and live action series that will join the network starting this quarter. Targeting young viewers and their families, the five-year-old ... Continue Reading →
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NBC’s ‘Community’ Gets Animated Online

While the live-action of the NBC’s Thursday night sitcom Community won’t be back until March 15, a clever three-part animated version of the show will debut on nbc.com and hulu ... Continue Reading →
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Berenstain Bears Creator Passes Away

Jan Berenstain, who wrote and illustrated the popular books The Berenstain Bears with her husband Stan, passed away on Friday in Solesbury, Penn, after suffering from a severe stroke. ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Greenlights ‘Bleach’ Live-Action Movie

Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired the live-action feature film rights to Viz Media’s hit manga and anime property Bleach. Peter Segal (Get Smart, The Longest Yard) of Callahan Filmworks ... Continue Reading →
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Fox TV to Launch Latenight Animation Block

Fox TV is expanding its animation domination plans to late Saturday nights by launching a 90-minute block in Jan. 2013. “It’s something that we’ve been working on ... Continue Reading →
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The Scoop on ‘Frankenhole’s’ Second Season

Animated People Dino Stamatopoulos, Creator Moral Orel, Mary Shelley’s Frankenhole We couldn’t resist the chance to catch up with the talented and always-quotable Dino Stamatopoulos ... Continue Reading →
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Daniels to Oversee Two New NBC Toons

Greg Daniels, the prolific TV veteran behind shows such as King of the Hill and Parks & Recreation, will be exec producing two new animated comedies for NBC. The first toon will ... Continue Reading →
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‘X-Men’ Director Singer on Board for ‘Munsters’

The TV world has already been furrowing its brows in puzzlement over how NBC’s planned one-hour-drama reboot of 1960s slapstick The Munsters is going to turn out, but now The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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A Postcard from Ottawa Int. Festival of Animation

A deadpan keynote speech about the rewards of staying true to one’s vision by Moral Orel creator Dino Stamatopoulos kicked off the second day of the Ottawa Intl. Festival of Animation ... Continue Reading →