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Disney Taking Kirby Buckets Out For Pilot Run

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Disney XD – Disney’s network targeting pre-teen boys – has signed up Jacob Bertrand [“Bubble Guppies”] to play the lead character in a pair of pilot episodes of “Kirby Buckets”, an animated/live action hybrid show about a young boy who dreams of being an animator and creates a world filled with friends derived from his […]

Disney Releases "The Jungle Book" Diamond Edition Blu-ray/DVD

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The 1967 Disney animation classic The Jungle Book was digitally restored and enjoys its Diamond Edition release on Blu-ray and DVD today. The famous Rudyard Kipling yarn about Indian boy Mowgli growing up with the jungle animals was the final animated film worked on by Walt Disney [who passed away before its release], featured the […]

"Khumba" Gets Its Blu-ray And DVD Stripes

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“Khumba” the second effort from South African animation studio Triggerfish was initially released to limited markets in December 2013 and is now out on Blu-ray and DVD. The film voice-stars Jake T. Austin in the title role as a zebra who is only born with half his stripes and is subsequently teased by the other […]

We Are About To Enter A World Of Speed

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The racing-themed video game industry mostly consists of three highly recognizable franchises [Gran Turismo, Forza Motorsports and Need For Speed] but a new contender has entered the fray – “World of Speed”. The racing MMO is the creation of a former “Need For Speed” game developer and will make its debut on PC later this […]

2014 Winter Olympics Gets NMA-ized

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As expected now with any big sporting event, Taiwanese animation studio NMA will have its say on the matter and the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia are no exception…

Gotham Gets Young Commish Gordon

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The upcoming new Batman-themed origin series, “Gotham”, on Fox has cast the role of the young Commissioner Gordon. Ben Mackenzie [“The O.C.”] will play Detective James Gordon, who goes on later to become Gotham’s Commissioner Gordon in Batman lore. “Gotham” is expected to debut later in 2014.

Rejected Sochi Mascots Form Gay Union

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A contest was held in Russia for non-gay artists to submit their creations to Vladimir Putin and the Russia Olympic Committee for which three mascots would ultimately be chosen as the representatives of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia beginning today. Ultimately, a polar bear, hare and a leopard [Putin’s favorite] were selected out […]

Canada Has Pride And Joy For 2014 Winter Olympics In Sochi

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The Canadian affiliate of the gigantic food conglomerate Mondelez [think Oreo, Ritz, Cadbury, etc…you get the picture] has partnered with the Canadian Olympic Committee to create animated characters named Pride and Joy for a special app that will result in Pride and/or Joy doing backflips or catapults or other expressions of pride or joy whenever […]

The Age Of Ultron Has A Vision

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The upcoming Avengers sequel “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” now has a Vision and his name is Paul Bettany. Bettany is already familiar with the Avengers, having been the voice of Jarvis from the “Iron Man” films. The Vision is an android initially created as a henchman for Ultron but who eventually turns against him. […]

"Walking With Dinosaurs" Walking Out On Blu-ray And DVD In March

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“Walking With Dinosaurs” with a voice cast starring John Leguizamo, Justin Long and Karl Urban has been given a release date for Blu-ray and DVD. Bonus material for the Blu-ray/DVD Combo include an Ultimate Dino Guide, a test to match the dinosaur calls, an interactive map showing where dinosaurs roamed the Earth, a Brainosaurus trivia […]

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