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PR: Rob Sorcher and Mike Lazzo Elevated at Cartoon Network and Adult Swim

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2013
Turner Broadcasting’s Young Adults & Kids Media Group Align Content, Digital And Gaming  Mike Lazzo Named Executive Vice President/Creative Director, Adult Swim Rob Sorcher Named Executive Vice President/Chief Content Officer, Cartoon Network   Rob Sorcher and Mike Lazzo have been named Executive Vice President/Chief Content Officer for Cartoon Network and Executive Vice President/Creative Director, Adult […]
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"Despicable Me 2" Rules Box Office in Premiere Weekend with $82.518M in Ticket Sales

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2013
Universal/Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 easily conquered the box office in its debut weekend, taking in an estimated $82.518 million in ticket sales to put it comfortably ahead of Disney’s remake of The Lone Ranger, which came in a distant second with an estimated $29.432 million in ticket sales. The premiere was also much larger […]

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Review: "The Legend of Korra - Welcome to Republic City" UK Premiere

by Grant Whiteon July 5, 2013
The prospect of making a sequel for a creator must be equal parts ecstatic and terrifying. People love that first story you told so much that both they and your sponsors have allowed you to have a chance to expand on it, to revisit the world you envisioned and extend it with new ideas. At […]
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New York Voiceover Intensive with Debi Derryberry on July 27, 2013

by Ed Liuon July 3, 2013
The Lau Lapides Studio will be hosting voice actor Debi Derryberry (Jimmy Neutron, Zatch Bell, and Draculaura in Monster High, among others) for two voiceover intensive workshops on Saturday, July 27, 2013. Session 1 will run from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM and session 2 will run from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at B-11 […]

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PR: Nickelodeon Animation Promotes Megan Casey and Claudia Spinelli

by spidey4545on July 2, 2013
Nickelodeon Animation Promotes Megan Casey and Claudia Spinelli Megan Casey Named Vice President, Current Series, Nickelodeon Animation Claudia Spinelli Named Vice President, Current Series, Nickelodeon Animation NEW YORK – July 2, 2013 – Megan Casey and Claudia Spinelli have been promoted to Vice President, Current Series, Nickelodeon Animation.  The announcements were made by Rich Magallanes, […]
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Boom! Goes The Merger…

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2013
In a merging of independent comic minds, Boom! Studios has enveloped Archaia and the two will be as one from this point onward. The marriage of the comic minds will make Archaia titles an imprint of Boom! Studios. Archaia is perhaps most noted for “Mouse Guard” and Jim Henson’s “A Tale of Sand” while Boom! […]

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PR: Nickelodeon UK brings the Shellraiser to life for the first time

by Grant Whiteon July 1, 2013
New Shellraiser Tour, in association with Sky Go, will visit ten Asda locations across the country throughout July London, 1st July 2013 – Nickelodeon is bringing the iconic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ vehicle to life, as it announces the first nationwide consumer event with the Turtles brand.  The Shellraiser Tour will give thousands of children […]
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Pixar President Ed Catmull on Sequels and Grooming New Talent

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2013
Buzzfeed.com has spoken with Pixar President Ed Catmull, who stated the studio’s strategy of releasing “one and a half” films per year, with one original film per year and a follow-up to an earlier film every other year (including the upcoming Finding Dory, the sequel to Finding Nemo). While Pixar’s first 10 films were all […]

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"Monsters University" Tops Box Office Again in Second Week with $46.18M Take

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2013
Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University has taken the top spot at the box office in its second week of release with an estimated $46.18 million in ticket sales, representing a 44% dip from its opening weekend debut. The drop is better than the second week drops for Toy Story 3 (46%), Brave (49%), or Cars 2 (60%), […]
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PR: The Hub Network Gets Looney With Latest Acquired Series "Tiny Toon Adventures" Beginning Monday, July 1

by spidey4545on June 28, 2013
THE HUB NETWORK GETS LOONEY WITH LATEST ACQUIRED SERIES “TINY TOON ADVENTURES” BEGINNING MONDAY, JULY 1 The Hub Network, a destination for kids and their families, continues to add to its summer lineup by presenting the hilariously funny animated series from Steven Spielberg “Tiny Toon Adventures,” Monday, July 1, 6 p.m. PT. The series will air […]