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Two Zelda Games, Mario, Mario Kart and Other Franchises Planned for Wii U

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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata reported in today’s Wii U news in an installment of Nintendo Direct As he outlined Nintendo’s future plans for the console, Iwata revealed how the Wii U launch lineup will be bolstered by a long list of game franchises headed for the Nintendo console. Iwata also detailed a number of enhancements […]

Adele to Perform Academy Award Nominated James Bond's "Skyfall" at the Oscars

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Multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter Adele will perform the Oscar-nominated theme song from the latest James Bond movie at the 85th Academy Awards, the show’s producers announced today. “Skyfall,” from the film of the same name, was announced as a nominee for Original Song at the Academy’s Nominations Announcement on January 10. The song, written by Adele […]

PR: Aardman Create Stunning CG World For The Staves Single

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BRISTOL, UK Monday 21st January – Aardman have collaborated with Atlantic Records and British folk rock trio The Staves to create a visually stunning music promo to accompany their latest single ‘Winter Trees’ from their debut album ‘Dead & Born & Grow’. Aardman directors Karni and Saul, wanted to create a beautifully emotive film that […]

PR: Cartoon Network/Adult Swim Ratings Bullets, January 2013 Week 2

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Turner Broadcasting has released the following ratings bullets for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim for the second week in January 2013: CARTOON NETWORK * Across the second week of January 2013, Cartoon Network ranked as basic cable’s #1 network for Total Day delivery of boys 9-14, and #1 in Early Prime (7-9 p.m.) delivery of […]

Right Stuf & Nozomi Entertainment Relaunch their Website with New Acquisition Announcement

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Anime producer/distributor and retailer: Right Stuf, Inc. and its signature label: Nozomi Entertainment will make a new acquisition announcement on Tuesday through their official website in honor of their 25th year anniversary in the business. According to the retailer, the announcement will be made on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 1 p.m. ET / 12 noon […]

Warner Gets Victory in the Superman Legal Battle

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Superhero Hype reports that Warner Brothers has won their appeal case over the estate of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel.  The case ended a long time argument between the Siegels and the parent company of DC Comics over the rights to the Man of Steel. In 2008, the Siegel estate won the copyright termination case retaining […]

PR: Aardman Sign New Global Agents For Shaun The Sheep

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Bristol UK, Tuesday 8th January – With the highly anticipated third season of Shaun the Sheep starting to premiere around the world, Aardman Rights is delighted to announce exciting new partnerships with agents, across the world, which further reinforces Shaun the Sheep’s status as a truly global brand! MNC, Indonesia’s largest television network are on […]

Writer Peter David Suffers Stroke

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Writer Peter David has suffered a stroke while on vacation with his family in Florida. His wife Kathleen has been updating David’s well-trafficked blog with updates, noting the events which led up to his trip to the emergency room and diagnosis, as well as his progress so far. While there has been a non-trivial loss […]

Keiji Nakazawa, "Barefoot Gen" Creator, 1939 - 2012

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Keiji Nakazawa, the creator of the Barefoot Gen manga documenting his life in Hiroshima after the dropping of the atomic bomb in 1945, passed away on December 19, 2012, at the age of 73 due to lung cancer. A native of Hiroshima, Nakazawa was only 6 when the atomic bomb was dropped, and his father, […]

Charles Durning, Actor, 1923 - 2012

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Versatile character actor Charles Durning passed away on Monday, December 24, 2012, at his home in Manhattan at the age of 89. Durning was born in poverty (the ninth of 10 children, only 5 of whom lived to adulthood) and went through harrowing combat experiences during World War II, surviving the assualt on Omaha Beach […]

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