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Paramount Animation Getting ‘Monster Trucks’ in Gear

There’s some intriguing fresh grist for the Toon Town rumor mill this week: Deadline.com has heard hints that Paramount Animation is close to poaching Blue Sky Studios director/producer/co-founder ... Continue Reading →
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Hasbro and Madman Renew Home Ent. Deal

Hasbro Studios has renewed its Australian and New Zealand home entertainment partnership with Melbourne-based Madman Entertainment for the second seasons of Transformers Prime and My ... Continue Reading →
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Cinema 4D Aids Futuristic Vision of ‘Oblivion’

VFX and animation tech house Maxon has announced that the designers and animators charged with visualizing the complex in-camera and on-screen motion graphics sequences of Universal ... Continue Reading →
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Hasbro Announces Production Partners for ‘Rescue Bots’

Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based entertainment division of Hasbro has signed a deal with Malaysia’s Vision Animation and Australia’s Moody Street Kids to produce 26 half-hour ... Continue Reading →
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A Fresh Order of Heroes in a Half-Shell

Nick launches a brand new CG take on an ‘80s classic with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This month, fans of the classic ‘80s comic and toon property (and a whole new generation ... Continue Reading →
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Wooding’s Kid Glove Brings ‘Viking Kong’ to MIPCOM

Entertainment industry veteran Brenda Wooding will launch Kid Glove, her new boutique production, distribution and rights management company at MIPCOM this year. The first project under ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Animation Brings ‘Mazinger Z’ to Latin America

Mazinger Z the popular anime series from Toei Animation Co., Ltd., is making its official Latin American debut, with all 92 episodes now available to both television broadcasters and ... Continue Reading →
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Compassionate Creatures Rule on The Hub’s ‘Kaijudo’

Kaijudo, The Hub’s new incarnation of Duel Masters, brings a sense of emotional maturity and artistic integrity to the classic property. It certainly looks like The Hub has quickly ... Continue Reading →
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Producer Roger Slifer in Intensive Care After Accident

Roger Slifer, the 57-year-old producer of Jem and the Holograms and G.I. Joe was taken to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center this Saturday after being struck by a car in an alleged ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Tackles Hasbro’s ‘Tonka’

Now that the Battleship hype-fest has wound down, a new addition to the unfolding onslaught of Hasbro toy and game properties coming to the big screen is underway at Sony Pictures, ... Continue Reading →