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Sam Simon, “Simpsons” Co-Creator, 1955 – 2015

by Dan Collinson March 10, 2015
The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Sam Simon, former writer and producer of The Simpsons, passed away on Sunday after a bout with colon cancer. He was 59. Mr. Simon, along with creator Matt Groening and producer James L. Brooks, helped turn the show into the longest running show on television. He won 9 Emmys for his […]
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Gordon Kent, R.I.P.

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2015
Several websites are marking the passing of longtime animation industry veteran Gordon Kent on Thursday, March 5, 2015, after a long bout with cancer. Mr. Kent began working in animation immediately after college on CBS Storybreak. In his long career in the industry, he worked as a writer, producer, director, storyboard artist, animation timing director, […]

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Marvel Bails From 2015 San Diego Comic Con

by Alex Beanon March 9, 2015
Marvel Studios is bailing on the 2015 Comic Con in San Diego according to “Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn. Participating in a question & answer session on his Facebook page over the weekend, Gunn was asked if he would be showing up in San Diego for this summer’s Comic Con and promptly disclosed […]
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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce April Highlights

by Grant Whiteon March 9, 2015
April is the month of Easter and the Cartoon Network family of channels have some eggs-cellent programming. Certainly better than my terrible yolks. New episodes of Uncle Grandpa (30th March-3rd April), Clarence (6th-10th April) and Steven Universe (13th-17th April) will air on Easter holiday weekend mornings, running at 8am, 8:15am and 8:30am respectively. At 6pm […]

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‘Doctor Who’ and ‘The Hobbit’ Star Sylvester McCoy To Appear At MCM London In May

by Grant Whiteon March 3, 2015
MCM Expo have announced that actor Sylvester McCoy will be appearing at their first London Comic Con for 2015, to be held 22nd-24th May. Sylvester is most famous for playing the seventh incarnation of the titular Time Lord of long running science fiction series Doctor Who, the last regular actor to hold the role in the […]
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Building a Better NeverBeast with “Tinker Bell” Director Steve Loter and Producer Michael Wigert

by Ed Liuon March 3, 2015
In an elegant proof that phobias are learned and not inherited, Steve Loter learned that his longstanding fear of large dogs was not shared by his young daughter, who would greet all the giant canines in the neighborhood with a giant hug. When he asked her about this, she told him, “all animals are my […]

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PR: Children Worldwide Inspired To Learn English With New ‘Timmy Time’ App

by Grant Whiteon March 2, 2015
Children worldwide inspired to learn English with new ‘Timmy Time’ app Children around the world can now learn English alongside woolly favourite Timmy as the British Council and Aardman Animations launch their first Learning Time with Timmy tablet app. As the latest venture in the unique partnership between the two organisations, the brand new app […]
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PR: ‘Adventure Time’ Star Hynden Walch Brings Princess Power To Belfast Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon March 2, 2015
MCM BELFAST COMIC CON – KING’S HALL – 2-3 MAY 2015  Adventure Time star brings princess power to Belfast Comic Con Mathematical! Adventure Time star Hynden Walch, who plays Princess Bubblegum on the smash hit Cartoon Network show, is the latest special guest to be revealed for May’s MCM Belfast Comic Con. As well as […]

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Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock Actor, 1931 – 2015

by Ed Liuon February 27, 2015
Actor Leonard Nimoy passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015, at the age of 83 due to end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nimoy had been hospitalized earlier in the week due to chest pains. Mr. Nimoy was best known for his role as the logical Vulcan Mr. Spock on the Star Trek television series starting […]
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Anime Limited To Release Production I.G.’s ‘Miss Hokusai’ In UK & Ireland

by Grant Whiteon February 27, 2015
Anime Limited have announced they have obtained the rights to Miss Hokusai in the UK and Ireland. Produced by the always popular Production I.G., directed by Keiichi Hara and inspired by Hinako Sugiura’s comic Sarusuberi the film focusses on O-Ei, the little known daughter of the famous and influential Japanese painter Katsushika Hokusai in 1814 […]