Video Interview with Alan Burnett on "The Batman" and the Justice League

by Ed Liuon September 21, 2007
Supervising producer/story editor Alan Burnett has been interviewed by the website about the upcoming season of The Batman and the new Justice League that is set to appear on the show. The video is posted in Flash format. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)

"The Comics Journal" Interviews Darwyn Cooke

by Ed Liuon September 21, 2007
The Comics Journal has posted an excerpt of their interview with Darwyn Cooke, writer/artist on Catwoman, The Spirit, and DC: The New Frontier. The excerpt includes a segment on The New Frontier and the direct-to-video animated adaptation coming soon. The full interview is available in the October 2007 issue of The Comics Journal, which is […]

Paul Dini Hired as Screenwriter for Upcoming "Gatchaman" Animated Movie

by Matt Hazudaon September 21, 2007
Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series) has been added as a screenwriter for Imagi Animation Studios’ CG-animated version of anime series Gatchaman. He joins director Kevin Munroe (TMNT) in this new take on the popular anime series that has been previously been shown in the US as the series Battle of the Planets and G-Force. […]

PR: Paul Dini on Board Imagi Animation Studios’ “Gatchaman”

by Matt Hazudaon September 21, 2007
Hong Kong (September 21, 2007)- Paul Dini has been signed to collaborate on the screenplay for Imagi Animation Studios’ upcoming CG-animated motion picture, Gatchaman. Announcement was made by Francis Kao, Co-CEO & Chief Creative Officer. “We are excited to have Paul on our talented Gatchaman team,” said Kao. “His extensive background in animation and superhero […]

JLA Movie Finds a Director

by Weathermanon September 21, 2007
The Justice League of America live action movie has found a director in the person of George Miller, the director behind the recent hit Happy Feet. Warner Brothers hopes to have the film ready for summer 2009 and will feature many of the most well known DC Comics super heroes including Batman and Superman. Warner […]

Geneon’s deal with ADV collapses

by Weathermanon September 21, 2007
The recently announced deal that Geneon USA signed with ADV to handle their distribution has collapsed for unknown reasons. It is not currently known what will happen to Geneon now that they have no way to distribute their products due to the laying off of their sales staff after the ADV deal was announced. It […]

Manga/Anime Property Airs on AZN Television as Live-action Movie

by Gary L Thompsonon September 21, 2007
AZN Television will begin the fall season with a line-up of action-packed thrillers, including Initial D. Premiering Sept. 20 at 7pm & 12am ET, this award-winning 2005 box office hit delves into the world of street car racing, known as drifting. In the early hours of the night, 18 year-old Takumi delivers tofu orders for […]

"Avatar the Last Airbender: The Awakening" Gets Season 3 Off to a Rough Start

by Ed Liuon September 21, 2007
If a serialized television show attempts to build a larger continuous narrative, sooner or later it will pass a point when the writers stop writing for new audience members and start writing for the existing fanbase. This is not necessarily an obstacle to acquiring new viewers, since a quality television series will be good enough […]

"The Adventures of Tweeny Witches" Licensed By Media Blasters

by Classic Speedyon September 20, 2007
The Adventures of Tweeny Witches, a fantasy anime series from Studio 4°C about a young aspiring magician who finds herself transported to a land of witches, has been licensed by Media Blasters. Also known as Mahou Shoujo Tai Arusu, the 40-episode series debuted ran from 2004 to 2005, and each episode ran nine minutes. It […]

"Wayside the Movie" Coming to DVD on September 25, 2007

by Ed Liuon September 20, 2007
Paramount Home Entertainment has announced details about the Wayside the Movie DVD, scheduled for release on September 25, 2007. The movie is based on the Sideways Stories from Wayside School book series by Louis Sachar (Holes), and follows a new student named Todd as he fumbles his way through the strange school. The single-disc DVD […]