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Superherohype Interviews Michael Arias, Director of "Tekkonkinkreet"

by Ed Liuon July 11, 2007
Comic Book Resources Comics Reel, director of the new anime movie Tekkonkinkreet, which will be opening in select cities in the United States on July 13. Arias discusses the long period from its original publication in the 1990’s to its animated adaptation, the use of 2-D and 3-D elements in the movie, the status of […]

One-Month Free Preview of Discovery Kids Canada

by Ed Liuon July 11, 2007
Discovery Kids Canada will be offering a one-month free preview in August for Rogers, Star Choice, and Bell ExpressVu cable television customers. The preview will give customers a chance to sample the network’s offerings, including the math-oriented Cyberchase and a special sneak preview of the animated alien adventure Zula Patrol. Read the full press release […]

"Highlander: The Search for Vengeance." There Can Be Only One. This Is Not It.

by Ed Liuon July 10, 2007
The original Highlander was a thoroughly enjoyable B-movie that came up with an incredibly creative excuse to stage swordfights in New York City and break a lot of glass. The movie’s premise was that immortals live hidden among us, able to recover from the most grievous bodily harm except decapitation. One immortal killing another means […]

PR: "Catblue Dynamite" Premieres at New York Anime Festival

by Ed Liuon July 9, 2007
CATBLUE DYNAMITE PREMIERES AT NEW YORK ANIME FESTIVAL NEW YORK ANIME FESTIVAL TO HOST THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF ROMANOV HIGA’S CATBLUE DYNAMITE Norwalk, CT , July 9, 2007: The New York Anime Festival (NYAF) today announced it will host the North American Premiere of the anime film CATBLUE Dynamite at its inaugural event this December […]

PR: 31 Days of Discovery Kids Canada – Free Preview in August

by Ed Liuon July 9, 2007
31 DAYS OF DISCOVERY KIDS – FREE PREVIEW THIS AUGUST (July 9, 2007 – Toronto , Canada ) This August, Discovery Kids Canada will be available free of charge to Rogers , Star Choice and Bell ExpressVu subscribers for an entire month. This free preview will allow viewers not currently subscribing to the channel to […]

PR: DreamWorks’ "Shrek the Third" Crosses $600m Global Threshold

by Ed Liuon July 9, 2007
DREAMWORKS ANIMATION’S “SHREK THE THIRD” CROSSES $600 MILLION GLOBAL THRESHOLD Shrek Franchise Surpasses $2 Billion in Global Box Office Glendale, CA – July 9, 2007 – DreamWorks Animation’s “Shrek the Third” continued its stellar box office performance around the globe, with the cumulative worldwide gross now surpassing the $600 million mark. The history making U.S. […]

PR: SEGA Announces Bleach to Slash Its Way Onto the Wii and Nintendo DS

by Ed Liuon July 9, 2007
SEGA ANNOUNCES BLEACH™ TO SLASH ITS WAY ONTO THE WII AND NINTENDO DS Hit TV Series Delivers Intense Swordfights in Video Game Debut in North America SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON (July 6, 2007) – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today announced that Bleach™: Shattered Blade will be available on the Wii™ home […]

English Cast of "Tales from Earthsea" Announced

by Ed Liuon July 9, 2007
Nausicaa.net has posted the English voice cast of Tales from Earthsea, naming Timothy Dalton as Sparrowhawk (Ged), Willem Dafoe as Cob, Matt Levin as Arren, Cheech Marin as Hare, and Mariska Hargitay as Tenar. There is still no official North American release date for the movie in theaters or on DVD.

"Transformers" Rules Box Office; "Ratatouille" Claims Second Place

by Ed Liuon July 9, 2007
DreamWorks-Paramount’s Transformers took the top spot for the long holiday weekend box office take, raking in $152.6 million in 6.5 days of release, with $67.6 million in just the past weekend. Trailing behind it was Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille, claiming $29 million in ticket sales for a modest 38% drop from its opening weekend.

"Superman/Doomsday" Official Site Opens

by Ed Liuon July 9, 2007
The movie’s MySpace page has been unveiled, with videos, an image gallery, cast and crew information, and a sweepstakes to be animated for an upcoming DC direct-to-video animated movie. The movie’s MySpace page also has other special features and behind-the-scenes videos. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)