Variety reports that Brenda Freeman has been named head of marketing for DreamWorks Animation Television. Freeman is an industry veteran, moving to the new position from her current one as chief marketing officer of Turner Animation and Cartoon Network. Prior to that position, Freeman was senior VP of integrated marketing and promotions for the Nickelodeon […]
Cartoon Network Enterprises & WeLoveFine Launch Steven Universe Design Contest Fans to Submit Designs Based on Network’s Hit Animated Series; Series Creator Rebecca Sugar, Ian Jones-Quartey & Steven Sugar To Guest Judge! Do YOU believe in Steven? Then polish your gems, take to the Internet and start designing! Cartoon Network Enterprises and WeLoveFine today […]
If you’re in the UK and haven’t seen it yet, hit animated family comedy Free Birds is now available for HD download and you can help the Turkey Freedom Front by trying out the tasty treats on these free recipe cards. Ideal fun for parents and kids.
MCM IRELAND COMIC CON – RDS DUBLIN – 12-13 APRIL Get ready for MCM Ireland Comic Con! Calling all Irish sci-fi, videogame, comics, cosplay and anime fans! The first ever MCM Ireland Comic Con comes to Dublin’s RDS on 12-13 April for a weekend jam-packed with geeky goodness. Special guests already confirmed for the show […]
VIZ MEDIA’S NEON ALLEY BEGINS A NEW ERA FOR DIGITAL ANIME AND DELIVERS THE BEST IN FREE DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING Online Anime Streaming Brand Offers New Free On-Demand Options Also Available With Hulu And Hulu Plus Including Episodes Of BLEACH, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, RANMA ½ And More! San Francisco, CA, March 31, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC […]
Actor and comedian Eddie Lawrence passed away on March 25, 2014, at the age of 95. Lawrence was best known for his “Old Philosopher” routine, where he would alternate increasingly outlandish fictional troubles with a clichéd refrain to carry on regardless. The character gave Lawrence (and numerous imitators) a framework for comedy sketches and commercials […]
The Hollywood Reporter marks the passing of Lorenzo Semple, Jr., the screenwriter who is most likely to be remembered as the scribe for the first four episodes of the 1966 Batman TV series and the author of the series “bible,” which set the tone for the iconic superhero show. Semple contributed many instantly recognizable elements […]
The Hollywood Reporter notes that The Lego Movie has become the first film of 2014 to break $400 million in ticket sales internationally, with $248.3 million in US ticket sales and $152.2 million internationally for a worldwide total of $400.5 million through Sunday. The total puts it $100 million ahead of its closest competitor in […]
Everything's Coming up "Frozen": Top Animated Box Office, Top Album, Producer Interview, & Firefighters Singing "Let It Go"
With this past weekend’s box office results, Disney’s Frozen has become the top grossing animated feature film of all time, earning $1.072 billion worldwide to top Toy Story 3‘s $1.063 billion worldwide gross. Frozen is also now the 10th highest grossing movie of all time, falling just behind Warner Bros’ The Dark Knight Rises‘ $1.084 […]
Lego Toon News: "Simpsons" Minifigures Revealed, Village Roadshow Pictures Cut Out of "Lego Movie 2"
The Lego Group has revealed the 16 Simpsons mini-figures that will go on sale in the next wave of blind bags in May 2014, which will make them available at around the time the Lego episode of The Simpsons airs on May 4, 2014, at 8:00 PM (7:00 PM Central) on Fox. In other news, […]