Star Wars Resistance

Disney Channels Orders Anime-Inspired ‘Star Wars Resistance’

Production has begun on another exciting animated extension of the Lucasfilm universe, Star Wars Resistance. Exploring the uncharted timeframe prior to The Force Awakens, the new anime-inspired ... Continue Reading →
Drawn: The Story of Animation

Cartoon Network, HowStuffWorks Partner on ‘Drawn’ Animation Podcast

Cartoon Network and HowStuffWorks, the biggest for-profit podcasting network, have partnered for a new ‘cast titled Drawn: The Story of Animation. Launching Tuesday, May 1, the 11-episode ... Continue Reading →
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle

DreamWorks Creates ‘Rocky & Bullwinkle,’ ‘Kung Fu Panda’ Toons for Amazon

DreamWorks Animation Television is bringing two original kids’ series starring beloved characters to Amazon Prime Video. First up, the studio is creating an all-new The Adventures ... Continue Reading →
Roger Ramjet

‘Roger Ramjet’ Creator Fred Crippen Dies Age 90

Fred Crippen, the prolific animator, writer, producer, director and founder of Pantomime Pictures who created the famous 1960s series Roger Ramjet, passed away March 22 at the age of ... Continue Reading →
Lu Over the Wall

Trailer: Masaaki Yuasa’s ‘Lu Over the Wall’ Gets US Release May 11

GKIDS has announced that the award-winning, energetic modern fairytale Lu Over the Wall will get its US nationwide release in its English-dubbed version on May 11. This eagerly awaited ... Continue Reading →
2018 Kids' Choice Awards

Nick Kids’ Choice Awards: 8 Animated Features, 6 TV Toons Nominated

Nickelodeon has announced the nominees who will vie for the coveted orange blimps at the 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards, with eight animated features and six animated TV series in competition ... Continue Reading →
SpongeBob SquarePants

Nickelodeon Plans Celeb-Filled ‘SpongeBob’ Celebration

A weeklong Valentine to everyone’s favorite Bikini Bottom-dweller will kick off Monday, February 12 when Nickelodeon launches “I ❤ SpongeBob.” The programming event will celebrate ... Continue Reading →
Usagi Yojimbo

Gaumont Options Stan Sakai’s ‘Usagi Yojimbo’ Comics

Gaumont has optioned the iconic samurai rabbit comic-book series Usagi Yojimbo from creator, writer and illustrator Stan Sakai, for development into an animated TV series. The project ... Continue Reading →
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

First Look: Nickelodeon’s ‘Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’

Nickelodeon has revealed the first glimpse of the latest iteration of the world-famous Heroes in a Half Shell: Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The 26-episode, 2D animated ... Continue Reading →
Blaze and the Monster Machines

Nickelodeon Teams with Wise Toys for Tooned-Up AR & Apps

Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products and Wise Toys, Ltd. announced Friday a new global, multi-property merchandise agreement (excluding US territories) for three of the latter’s ... Continue Reading →