Nausicaa.net is reporting the box office results of Howl’s Moving Castle from two separate news sources, each of which interprets the results differently. BoxOfficeMojo.com interprets a $427,987 take from 36 venues as a disappointment compared to the debut of Spirited Away. However, BoxOfficeGuru.com takes a lower estimated take of $401,000 and spins it as an […]
Nick Jr. will host “Race to the Tower of Power,” a The Backyardigans musical special, on Monday, July 18, at 11:00am (ET/PT). The special will be preceded by the July 12 release of the first-ever collection of songs from The Backyardigans from Nick Records/Sony BMG Music Entertainment. The album features many songs from the series […]
Urbanworks has released an updated scheduled for the Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids DVDs scheduled for release this year. As Toon Zone previously reported — Fat Albert’s Halloween Special will be available on September 6, with Fat Albert’s Christmas Special hitting stores on October 11. Both will retail for $9.99 (SRP). Also on October […]
Robert A. Iger, set to take over Disney’s CEO position on October 1, was briefly interviewed by the New York Times about managing Disney (free registration required). Among other topics, Iger provides marginally more details about the re-opening of talks between Disney and Pixar Internet Movie Database Daily Briefing. (via Internet Movie Database Daily Briefing, […]
The 2005 Harvey Awards were handed out over the weekend at the MoCCA Festival in New York City. Writer/artist Darwyn Cooke (writer of Justice League Unlimited‘s “Task Force X” episode) won multiple awards for DC: The New Frontier. Fantagraphics won several awards for their Complete Peanuts reprint series, as did writer/artist Jeff Smith for his […]
FUNimation has acquired North American rights to Basilisk, a 24-episode anime series produced by Gonzo Digimation, AWN reports, citing ICv2.com. Set in the early 17th Century, the series mixes aspects of the ninja and horror genre with a Romeo & Juliet-like romance between the leaders of two mutant ninja clans.