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‘Rango’ Rides Home with Top Annie Prize

In what may be a bellwether for Oscar night, Paramount/Nickelodeon’s quirky CG-animated feature Rango won the prize for Best Picture at the Annie Awards this Saturday (Feb.4). The ... Continue Reading →
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Chucking the Competition

In any discussion of the legendary Leon Schlesinger/Warner Bros. cartoon studio, you often hear the words “friendly competition” used to describe the relationships between the various ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Readies Diverse Toy Fair Slate

Warner Bros. Consumer Products is getting ready to unveil new tie-in toys for The Dark Knight Rises, The Green Lantern, Young Justice, Looney Tunes, ThunderCats and The Hobbit at this ... Continue Reading →
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WB Releases New ‘Doom’ Clip

Warner Bros. Animation has released a new clip for its upcoming home entertainment release, Justice League: Doom—the latest in the ongoing DC Universe Animated Original Movies series. ... Continue Reading →
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Torres Tapped to Write ‘Ben 10' Movie

It looks like the live-action Ben 10 feature is getting closer to becoming a reality. The Joel Silver-produced project has hired Albert Torres to write the movie. Variety reports that ... Continue Reading →
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New Daffy Short to Debut with ‘Journey 2′

The new Looney Tunes 3-D toon Daffy’s Rhapsody will premiere before screenings of Warner Bros.’ Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. Directed by Matthew O’Callaghan (Coyote ... Continue Reading →
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Smith, Hogan Advance ‘Bone’ Comic Adaptation

Few comics have made as much impact in the past 20 years — or been as difficult to get going in Hollywood — as Jeff Smith’s Bone. But now the self-published success story ... Continue Reading →
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More ‘MAD,’ ‘Thomas’ Spin Out on DVD

There’s no week that can’t be brightened up with a DVD release from the Usual Gang of Idiots. Leading this week’s home entertainment releases is MAD: Season 1, Part ... Continue Reading →
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You’re Goin’ to the Moon, June?

If there is anyone in the animation field who truly needs no introduction, it is June Foray. The First Lady of Animation has accomplished so much in her long and varied career—which ... Continue Reading →
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Anything But Elementary!

VFX supe Chas Jarrett ups the visual ante for the second Guy Ritchie/Sherlock Holmes thrill ride. It was a no-brainer for Chas Jarrett to return to the world of the world’s greatest ... Continue Reading →