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Jeph Loeb on Marvel’s TV Plans

by Ed Liuon July 6, 2010
Jeph Loeb, recently appointed Executive Vice President, Head of Television for Marvel Entertainment, has recently given several interviews about his new position and Marvel/Disney’s plans for upcoming animated and live-action TV shows (MTV’s Splash Page weblog, Techland, Newsarama, and C21 Media). However, the interviews are long on generalities and short on substance, since Loeb does […]

Jason Isaacs on How to Play a Villain in "Batman: Under the Red Hood"

by on July 1, 2010
Jason Isaacs may be best known to American audiences as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, but he has an extensive filmography playing many character types. But he takes another turn as a villain in Batman: Under the Red Hood as long-time Batman foe Ra’s al Ghul. There’s a twist to the character this […]

Season 1 of "Dexter’s Laboratory" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson June 30, 2010
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner will release the newest member of the Cartoon Network Hall of Fame, Dexter’s Laboratory on DVD. Dexter is a boy genius who spends most of his time in his secret laboratory inside his room, but his pesky sister Dee Dee just about destroys everything, and makes his life miserable. Dexter’s Laboratory […]

Warner Home Video Announces "Superman/Batman: Apocalypse" DTV for Sept 28, 2010

by Ed Liuon June 29, 2010
Warner Home Video has issued the official press release announcing Superman/Batman: Apocalypse, the next DC Comics direct-to-video animated movie slated for release on September 28, 2010. The movie will be based on the Superman/Batman: Supergirl graphic novel by Jeph Loeb, Michael Turner, and Peter Steigerwald, and will pit the Dark Knight and the Man of […]

Glau Will Voice Supergirl in "Apocalypse"; Daly & Conroy Also Confirmed

by Dan Collinson June 28, 2010
TV Guide reports that Firefly actress Summer Glau will provide the voice of Supergirl in the new DC Universe animated film Superman/Batman: Apocalypse. Glau will provide the voice of Superman’s cousin Kara, a mysterious stranger from the planet Krypton who arrives on Earth, and finds out she has powers and abilities just like her cousin. […]

Marvel Entertainment Appoints Jeph Loeb Exec VP, Head of Television

by Ed Liuon June 28, 2010
Marvel has announced that Jeph Loeb has been appointed Executive Vice President, Head of Television. This newly created division of Marvel Entertainment will make Loeb responsible for translating Marvel’s iconic comic book characters for television in both live-action and animation. Loeb has garnered an Emmy nomination and a WGA Award for his work on NBC’s […]

Cover Art Revealed for "Superman/Batman: Apocalypse"; MPAA Gives PG-13 Rating

by Dan Collinson June 26, 2010
Superman Homepage (via the The World’s Finest) reports that Warner Brothers has released the new cover for the brand new DC Universe animated movie Superman/Batman: Apocalypse. The film is based on the Superman/Batman comic book story arc “The Supergirl from Krypton”. The new film will be out on DVD and Blu-Ray on September 28, 2010 […]

New "Batman: Under the Red Hood" Video Clip Released

by Ed Liuon June 25, 2010
Warner Home Video has released the following video clip from Batman: Under the Red Hood. The summary provided by Warner Home Video is: The 54-second clip features an encounter between Batman and Red Hood. In the film, Batman faces his ultimate challenge as the mysterious Red Hood takes Gotham City by firestorm. One part vigilante, […]

Three "Case Closed" Movies: It Would Be a Crime to Miss Them

by Weathermanon June 25, 2010
When crimes happen in America we call the police. When crimes happen in Gotham, they call Batman. But when crimes happen in Japan they call Jimmy Kudo, a.k.a. Shinichi Kudo, a.k.a. Conan Edogawa, ace high school detective. Well, formerly ace high school detective. These days Shinichi Kudo, a.k.a., Jimmy Kudo, a.k.a. Conan Edogawa, solves crimes […]

Bruce Timm Goes "Under the Red Hood"

by Ed Liuon June 23, 2010
Executive Producer Bruce Timm is the latest interview subject for the press release interviews about Batman: Under the Red Hood, the next DC direct-to-video animated movie. Timm discusses why Brandon Vietti was selected as the director for the movie, his initial concerns about adapting the original graphic novel as the first feature-length Batman-centric DTV, why […]