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PR: Advance Tickets for "Naruto the Movie" On Sale Now at Select Cineplex Theatres

by Ed Liuon May 27, 2007
ADVANCE TICKETS FOR NARUTOâ„¢ THE MOVIE: NINJA CLASH IN THE LAND OF SNOW ON SALE TODAY AT SELECT CINEPLEX ENTERTAINMENT THEATRES Advance tickets on sale now at participating box offices or www.cineplex.com Toronto, ON (CGX.UN) and San Francisco, CA, May 25, 2007 — Cineplex Entertainment and VIZ Media, one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative […]

Sander Schwartz Leaves WB Animation Studios

by Ed Liuon May 25, 2007
Variety is reporting that Sander Schwartz is leaving his position as President of Warner Brothers’ Animation to develop animated projects for Warner Brotehrs for Internet and new media outlets. In his six-year tenure with WB Animation, Schwartz developed a number of shows, especially for the KidsWB! programming block, such as The Batman, Legion of Superheroes, […]

New "Naruto" DVDs for "Lost Story" and "Uncut Boxed Set" Vol. 3

by Ed Liuon May 25, 2007
VIZ Media has issued a press release announcing two new Naruto DVDs. Naruto the Lost Story – Mission: Protect the Waterfall Village! was released to stores on May 22, 2007; it contains a self-contained story that has never been released on home video in America until now. The Naruto Uncut Boxed Set Vol. 3 will […]

"Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Heroes" Returns to Cartoon Network June 9, 2007

by Ed Liuon May 25, 2007
A press release is announcing that Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Heroes will air on Cartoon Network on June 9, 2007, at 9:30 PM during the Toonami programming block. The show will debut a week before the theatrical release of Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, the sequel to the 2005 feature film. The release […]

PR: VIZ Expands Naruto Momentum with New DVD Releases

by Ed Liuon May 25, 2007
VIZ MEDIA EXPANDS NARUTOâ„¢ MOMENTUM WITH NEW DVD RELEASES OF NARUTO THE LOST STORY AND LATEST NARUTO UNCUT BOX SET Latest Releases Continue To Drive Tremendous Momentum Behind The Hottest Anime And Manga Property In North America San Francisco, CA, May 24, 2007 — VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most […]

PR: Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Heroes Debuts June 9, 2007

by Ed Liuon May 25, 2007
SOMETHING FANTASTIC IS COMING TO THE CARTOON NETWORK WITH FANTASTIC FOUR: WORLD’S GREATEST HEROES Based on Marvel’s Legendary Super Hero Team, Series Debuts Worldwide on June 9, 2007 During Popular Toonami Block NEW YORK – Marvel’s fantastic first family of Super Heroes storms to television this summer as the eagerly anticipated action-packed animated series Fantastic […]

Rico Hill Named VP of Acquisitions at Cartoon Network

by Ed Liuon May 24, 2007
Rico Hill has been named the vice president of programming and acquisitions for Cartoon Network and Boomerang. Hill will be coming from Nickelodeon, where he was executive director, production and development for Nickelodeon Animation. Read the full press release here.

Marv Wolfman Interviewed on "The Condor" and "Teen Titans: The Judas Contract"

by Ed Liuon May 24, 2007
Newsarama.com has interviewed comics and animation writer Marv Wolfman about his script for Stan Lee’s The Condor and the progress of the new animated direct-to-video movie Teen Titans: The Judas Contract, based on the comic book story arc written by Wolfman with artwork by George Perez.

"Bee Movie" Trailer and Cannes Film Festival Footage On-Line

by Ed Liuon May 24, 2007
DreamWorks Animation has posted the final Bee Movie trailer on-line in a variety of formats and file sizes: Windows Media: High Quality | Medium Quality | Low Quality Quick Time: High Quality | Medium Quality | High Quality Real Media: High Quality | Medium Quality | Low Quality Also available is a brief featurette taken […]

PR: Rico Hill Named VP of Programming & Acquisitions at Cartoon Network U.S.

by Ed Liuon May 24, 2007
Rico Hill Named Vice President of Programming and Acquisitions at Cartoon Network U.S. Rico Hill has been named vice president of programming and acquisitions for Cartoon Network and Boomerang, it was announced today by Bob Higgins, senior vice president, programming and development for Cartoon Network U.S’ kids businesses. In his new role, Hill will direct […]