PR: Alfred Molina Discusses His Role as Ares in "Wonder Woman"

by Ed Liuon December 10, 2008
ALFRED MOLINA DISCUSSES HIS ROLE AS ARES, THE GOD OF WAR, IN “WONDER WOMAN,” THE NEXT DC UNIVERSE ANIMATED ORIGINAL MOVIE COMING TO DVD AND BLU-RAY ON MARCH 3, 2009 (click on any image to enlarge to full 1920×1080 high-definition resolution) Alfred Molina makes villainy a suave, ruthless affair as the voice of Ares, the […]

"Batman: Black and White" Gets Motion Comic Treatment

by Ed Liuon December 10, 2008
Warner Premiere and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution have announced that Batman: Black and White is the latest DC Comic to be converted into the “Motion Comics” format, which adapts a comic book in semi-animated form through subtle movement, voice overs, and music. Comic stories to be adapted will include works by Darwyn Cooke, Bruce Timm, […]

"Wonder Woman" DTV to Premiere at New York Comic Con on Feb 6, 2009

by Ed Liuon December 9, 2008
The Wonder Woman direct-to-video movie will get its worldwide debut at the 2009 New York Comic Con on February 6, 2009 at 8:30 PM. The premiere will be followed by a panel discussion with the film’s cast and crew. In addition, producer Bruce Timm has been named as one of the con’s guests of honor, […]

PR: DC Animated Original Movie "Wonder Woman" to Premiere Feb 6, 2009 @ NY Comic Con

by Ed Liuon December 9, 2008
DC UNIVERSE ANIMATED ORIGINAL MOVIE Wonder Woman TO PREMIERE FEBRUARY 6, 2009 AT NEW YORK COMIC CON Big Screen Debut Precedes March 3, 2009 Street Date for Availability on DVD, Blu-ray, OnDemand, Pay-Per-View & Digital Download (click images to enlarge) BURBANK, CA, (December 9, 2008) – Wonder Woman, the highly-anticipated fourth entry in the DC […]

James Tucker: "Batman: The Brave and the Bold" Meant as "Pure Fun"

by Ed Liuon December 8, 2008’s PULSE News has interviewed James Tucker, producer of the new series Batman: The Brave and the Bold, about his approach to the show and the episodes that have aired so far, including last Friday’s “Evil Under the Sea!” which featured the debut of Aquaman. Tucker states that, “I take my inspiration from Bob Haney’s […]

"Wolverine and the X-Men" Gets Second Season

by Ed Liuon December 5, 2008
Marvel Animation and Toonz Entertainment have greenlit a second season of the animated series Wolverine and the X-Men, which has been airing in Canada, Latin America, and Italy, and will debut on the Nicktoons Network and the BBC in January 2009. The Marvel Animation Age has also been informed by YTV that the series will […]

"Haruka: Beyond The Stream Of Time" and Point Of Caring

by Chad Boninon December 4, 2008
Akane and her friends have been whisked away to Japan’s past and swept up in the legend of the Priestess Of The Dragon God. Akane is believed to be the Priestess, and eight guardians will rise to defend her. As students from the 21st century, she and her companions must figure out how to act […]

Andrea Romano Discusses the Voices Behind "Wonder Woman" DTV

by Ed Liuon December 3, 2008
The World’s Finest has posted an interview provided by Warner Brothers Animation with voice director Andrea Romano, discussing her work on the Wonder Woman direct-to-video movie. In addition to discussing the vocal performances of the Wonder Woman cast, Romano discusses the diverse projects she gets involved in, what actors she’d love to work with, what […]

PR: 36th Annual Annie Award Nominations Announced

by Ed Liuon December 1, 2008
36th ANNUAL ANNIE AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED “Kung Fu Panda” Leads Nominations – 27 for DreamWorks Animation BURBANK, CA (December 1, 2008) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 36th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best animated features, television productions, commercials, video games and short subjects. DreamWorks Animation’s “Kung Fu […]

Briefly: Sony Lands Marvel Anime Dist. Rights; The Influence of Tezuka

by Ed Liuon November 24, 2008
* Sony’s newly formed Intl. Product Expansion Group will be distributing the Marvel anime series produced by Madhouse Entertainment. [Variety] * The Japan Times looks at the legacy of Osamu Tezuka’s manga and its influence on Japanese pop culture and culture worldwide.