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"Legion of Superheroes," "The Batman," "Foster’s," "Camp Lazlo" Renewed

by Ed Liuon February 5, 2007
According to a post at the Animation Guild weblog, several Warner Brothers animated shows have been greenlit for new seasons. On Cartoon Network, Ben 10, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, and Camp Lazlo have all been renewed, although the TAG blog states that Camp Lazlo may be facing its final season with this renewal. On […]

"Cinderella III" Makes Real Movie Magic

by Ed Liuon February 5, 2007
Even before seeing it, Disney fans are citing many reasons to dislike Cinderella III. It’s another direct-to-video sequel from the Disney studios, joining a crowded field of sequels that range from the pretty good to the nearly unwatchable. It’s also a sequel to one of the studio’s most beloved animated classics, even though the original’s […]

"Batman: Harley and Ivy" TPB Coming in July 2007 (UPDATED: Ninja Scroll TPB in Aug)

by Ed Liuon February 2, 2007
DC Comics has released a list of trade paperbacks and hardcovers coming from June to August 2007. Bruce Timm and Paul Dini’s Batman: Harley and Ivy three-issue mini-series will be collected for a July 2007 release, along with a backup story originally published in Batman: Gotham Knights #14. Other books of interest include Batman: Ego […]

PvP Launches Online Animated Series

by Ed Liuon February 2, 2007
A press release from Blind Ferret Entertainment is announcing the release of the first episode of PVP: The Animated Series, available to subscribers at www.pvponline.com. The first season will run 12 episodes, with a DVD to follow.

New "Garfield" Animated Series on the Way

by Ed Liuon February 2, 2007
Writer Mark Evanier has posted a release from Paws, Inc., announcing that a new Garfield animated series is in the works. Evanier confirmed the release’s statement that he will write the series, and further stated that he will be voice directing as well. There is no information at this time about when the series will […]

New Wallace and Gromit Project in the Works

by Ed Liuon February 1, 2007
A day after the announcement that DreamWorks Animation and Aardman Studios would be ending their partnership, Aardman spokesperson Aaron Sheriff has stated that, “There is a project on the table right now” for Wallace and Gromit, the studio’s most famous stars. The characters will be done in Aardman’s trademark claymation rather than the CGI used […]

Frank Welker Hints at New "Transformers" Series

by Ed Liuon February 1, 2007
On his official website, voice actor Frank Welker stated that he is not going to be voicing any characters in the upcoming live-action Transformers movie. However, he did state that, “They are doing a new series based on our old shows which neither Peter nor I were cast.” He further states that Corey Burton will […]

"Camp Lazlo" Feature Movie Premieres Feb 18, 2007

by Ed Liuon January 30, 2007
Cartoon Network has issued a press release announcing the February 18 debut of Where’s Lazlo, the first original one-hour Camp Lazlo movie. The movie will reveal the past history of the campers and how drastically the arrival of Lazlo the monkey changed life at Camp Kidney Bean. Read the full press release here.

Corus Sends Tony Hawk, Jimmy/Timmy, Rugrats, Avatar and More to Canada in March

by Ed Liuon January 30, 2007
A press release from Corus Kids Television contains programming highlights for March 2007, including the debuts on YTV of Tony Hawk: Boom Boom Sabotage, two Rugrats specials, and the season 2 finale to Avatar the Last Airbender. Strawberry Shortcake will get the spotlight on companion channel Treehouse. Read the full press release here.

Jules Feiffer to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Animation Writers Caucus

by Ed Liuon January 30, 2007
Writer and cartoonist Jules Feiffer will be receiving this year’s Animation Writing Award for lifetime achievement from the Animation Writers Caucus of the Writers Guild of America, West, according to animation writer Mark Evanier. Feiffer has written in a variety of media, including comics, prose, and animation. A profile of Feiffer by Evanier is appearing […]