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Billy & Mandy’s Feature-Length Movie Debuts on March 30

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
Cartoon Network has announced the first feature-length movie based on The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy. Titled Big Boogey Adventure, the movie will follow Billy, Mandy, Grim, and Irwin as they race the Boogey Man to the Hand of Horror to restore Grim to his rightful place as the Grim Reaper. The two-hour movie […]

She-Ra Season 1 Vol. 2 Coming April 3, 2007

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
BCI Eclipse has announced that She-Ra Season 1 Volume 2 will be arriving in a six-DVD set on April 3, 2007. It will be the second of three volumes containing the complete adventures of the Princess of Power and He-Man spinoff show. The set will include 33 digitally remastered episodes of the show and will […]

Jackson Publick on "Venture Bros" Season 3

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
Venture Bros creator Jackson Publick has posted a lengthy entry on his weblog confirming that the show has been picked up by Adult Swim for seasons 3 and 4, and also explained where the crew is in season 3’s production and why it will not air until 2008. He also shares several pieces of rejected […]

Springfields Across America Compete for "Simpsons Movie" Premiere

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
Sixteen different towns named Springfield have been selected by Fox to compete to host the premiere of the Simpsons Movie in July. The towns will be judged based on short-film entries that profile each town and its links to the animated Simpsons’ home town. (via Internet Movie Database Daily Briefing)

PR: Premiere of The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy’s 1st Full-Length Feature Movie

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
Horrors! It’s “Billy & Mandy’s Big Boogey Adventure” Premiere of The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy’s First Full-Length Television Movie Friday, March 30, at 7 p.m. (ET, PT) “Big Boogey Adventure” DVD with Special Features In Stores April 3 Break-dancing monster pirates, assorted cheese jokes and time-traveling robots are just some of the stuff […]

PR: She-Ra Season 1 Volume 2 to be Released

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
Los Angeles, CA – Animation’s greatest adventure heroine continues her fight for freedom as BCI Eclipse, a Navarre Corporation Company, and leading UK media company and underlying rights owner, Entertainment Rights Plc (“ER”), introduce the next installment of “She-Ra: Princess of Power®.” Season One, Volume Two will be available April 3rd at a suggested retail […]

Greg Weisman on New "Spider-Man" Toon and "Gargoyles" Spin-Off Comic

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
Comic Book Resources has posted an interview with Greg Weisman about his work on the recently announced Spider-Man animated series, which will premiere on the Kids WB next year, and also about his Gargoyles and Gargoyles: Bad Guys spin-off comics from Slave Labor Graphics. Weisman discusses the approach he will take to the famous web-spinner, […]

Geena Davis Pushes Entertainment Gender Equality with "See Jane" Organization

by Ed Liuon March 8, 2007
Oscar-winning actress Geena Davis spoke at the National Conference for Media Reform about her new organization “See Jane,” dedicated to increase female cast members and reduce gender stereotyping in media aimed at children. The Democracy Now! website has posted a transcript and streaming video of her address, where she takes many classic cartoons to task […]

Joe D’Ambrosia and Tom Teves on "Blood+"

by Ed Liuon March 8, 2007
Newsarama.com’s Animated Shorts has posted a brief interview with Joe D’Ambrosia and Tom Teves, the US story editors for Blood+. The pair discuss how the new series differs from the prequel movie Blood, the Last Vampire and who the supporting cast will be in the series. Other news in the column includes an appearance by […]

Matt Groening Interviewed by "The Wave" on "Simpsons" on Big- and Small-Screen

by Ed Liuon March 8, 2007
The Wave magazine has interviewed Matt Groening about The Simpsons, both the weekly TV show and the big-screen movie coming this summer. Groening tackles questions on whether the show’s best days are behind it and how the crew avoided making the movie “three episodes strung together.” (via Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat)