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LOVEFiLM Secures WBA Deals

Amazon-owned streaming service LOVEFiLM.com has signed a deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution to bring a number of the studio’s animated series to U.K. ... Continue Reading →
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WB Developing Animated ‘Scooby-Doo’ Film

Variety.com broke the news today that Warner Bros. is developing a new feature-length animated adventure for Scooby-Doo and the rest of the perennial mystery-solving team. While it ... Continue Reading →
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Ben Affleck to Play Batman in Next Superman Pic

The bat is officially out of the bag. Warner Bros. announced yesterday that Ben Affleck will portray the Dark Knight in the upcoming Batman-Superman feature. “Ben provides an ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix to Offer Scholastic Kids’ Shows

Streaming-video service Netflix will four seasons of The Magic School Bus and other Scholastic Media titles as it continues to beef up its children’s content. The company announced ... Continue Reading →
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Clotiaux and Flier Upped at Digital Domain 3.0

Venice-based vfx studio Digital Domain 3.0 (formerly known as just Digital Domain) has promoted veteran exec Terry Clotiaux to president of its feature film production division and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Muppet Movie’ Blu-Ray Arrives on Tuesday

It’s (nearly) the 35th anniversary of James Frawley’s hugely popular feature The Muppet Movie, you know the one in which we find out how Kermit and the rest of the gang ... Continue Reading →
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Moves Like Jaegers

Led by John Knoll and Hal Hickel, the brilliant team at ILM helps create Pacific Rim‘s epic battle between giant robots and sea creatures. Pacific Rim is both something of a throwback ... Continue Reading →
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Taubin Tapped as DreamWorks’ New Marketing Head

Dawn Taubin has been hired as the new Chief Marketing Officer at DreamWorks Animation, Deadline reveals. Taubin’s appointment follows the departure of the studio’s veteran marketing ... Continue Reading →
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Second Time’s Not a Charm for ‘The Smurfs’

Sony’s big summer sequel Smurfs 2 failed to draw big numbers at the American box office this past weekend. The live-action/CG-animated hybrid landed in the third spot Stateside, ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Jumpstarts Dormant ‘Akira’ Movie

Here’s some good news for diehard fans of the seminal 1988 anime feature Akira. Variety reports that director Jaume Collet-Serra (Unknown) is in discussions to return to lead ... Continue Reading →