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Guru Studio has tapped Knockout Licensing and Super RTL Merchandising to handle the licensing for its Daytime Emmy-nominated show Justin Time in North America and Germany, respectively. Knockout (Downtown Abbey, Boo – The World’s Cutest Dog, Lil’ Panda) has acquired the consumer product rights to the preschool property in the [...]
Emmy-winning writer Jon Vitti, who has worked on hit toons The Simpsons and King of the Hill in addition to live-action series like The Office, The Larry Sanders Show and Saturday Night Live, has been tapped to pen the script for Rovio Entertainment’s upcoming 3D feature adaptation of its smash [...]
Sony Pictures Entertainment has nabbed the worldwide distribution rights for Rovio’s upcoming CG-animate feature based on its Angry Birds franchise. The 3D film is being developed, produced, and financed by Rovio Entertainment and will be released worldwide by Sony on July 1, 2016. Michael Lynton, Chairman & CEO of Sony [...]
Canadian cartoon cable channel Teletoon has acquired Angry Birds Toons from Finnish producer Rovio Entertainment for its Saturday morning schedule. The animated birds will land on the cabler every Saturday at 9:57 a.m. Teletoon acquired all 52 initial animated episodes based on the popular game. The broadcaster, which debuted Angry [...]
Finally, there’s some good news for the folks at DreamWorks Animation, who had a rough period after Rise of the Guardians didn’t perform as projected at the box office and the upcoming Me & My Shadow had to be pushed back to 2014 instead of the original 2013 opening date. [...]
DreamWorks Animation has teamed up with Angry Birds powerhouse Rovio Entertainment to deliver a new mobile game based on its upcoming pic The Croods. The game finds the family breaking out of the Stone Age with the use of a new revolutionary tool: the IDEA! The Croods will hunt and [...]
This past week, representatives from 140 European and Canadian animation companies gathered in the capital city of Quebec for the third edition of Cartoon Connection Canada. Created by Brussels-based, non-profit European association known as Cartoon, which also sponsors the popular Cartoon Movie and Cartoon Forum events in France, this year’s [...]
The hottest mobile gaming (and now merchandising/licensing) sensation of late is on track to take movie theaters by storm with the Angry Birds flick set to take flight summer of 2016. The latest step, according to The Hollywood Reporter, has been game developer Rovio Entertainment tapping Despicable Me producer John [...]
After dashing from meeting to meeting around the Palais des Festivals at Cannes’ MIPCOM market this week, there’s going to be a lot of tired TV professionals looking for an entertaining time waster. Good news for them: Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd. have announced a new collaboration: Angry Birds Star [...]
Rovio Entertainment’s terribly addictive game Angry Birds won the Best Licensed Program of the Year award at this week’s Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. The game, which has spawned a new animated series coming this fall, also won the Best Character/Toy Brand Program of the year and the Best Character [...]