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FXX has greenlit Chozen, an FX animated comedy pilot from Danny McBride and his Rough Pictures partners Jody Hill and David Gordon Green. The show is FXX’s first original series for the new cable channel, which will launch on Sept. 2. Chozen is expected to premiere in the first quarter [...]
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 has set September 27, 2013 as the release date for its much-anticipated sequel, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2. This is roughly the same weekend that the studio released its blockbuster hit Hotel Transylvania this year. Directed by Genndy Tartakovksy, the light-hearted spookfest has made over $152.3 million [...]
Hot on the heels of the official announcement that Seth MacFarlane—the busy guy behind Family Guy, American Dad, The Cleveland Show and this summer’s hit live-action comedy Ted—will be hosting the 85th Annual Academy Awards. The Hollywood Reporter snagged an interview with the toon guru as well as Oscars producers [...]
A new hybrid live-action/animated feature film written by an ex-SNL cast member is the next step for Warner Bros.’ famous Looney Tunes franchise. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio has hired Jenny Slate, a cast member from the 2009-10 season of Saturday Night Live, to write a script for [...]
After directing this summer’s sleeper hit Ted (and voicing everyone’s favorite foul-mouthed teddy-bear), Seth MacFarlane will host the 38th season opener of the late night TV show Saturday Night Live on Sept. 15. Fans expect the man behind Fox-TV’s killer primetime toons Family Guy, American Dad and The Cleveland Show of [...]
Sony Pictures Animation has reassembled the all-star, comedy voice cast of the animated hit Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs for Cloudy 2: Revenge of the Leftovers, set for release in 3D on February 7, 2014. The sequel is directed by Cody Cameron (whose story artist credits include Shrek, Madagascar, [...]
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 Ethan, according to Vulture.com. The comic centers on a very earnest police officer who uses a firefighter’s axe as a weapon and, [...]
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 for a while,” Fox president of entertainment Kevin Reilly noted during the TV Critics Assoc. press tour this past weekend. “We have real [...]
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 be written and exec produced by The Office co-exec producer/co-star Mindy Kaling, who will also be voicing one [...]