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“Mr. Peabody & Sherman” Places Second at Box Office in Premiere Weekend

by Ed Liuon March 10, 2014
Mr. Peabody & Sherman, the latest animated feature film from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc, opened in second place at the box office in its premiere weekend, with an estimated $32.5 million in ticket sales. In comparison, DreamWorks’ last two March releases (2010’s How to Train Your Dragon and 2013’s The Croods) both cleared $40 million […]

Review: “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” Probably Won’t Stand the Test of Time

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison March 10, 2014
DreamWorks Animation’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman marks the studio’s first attempt at updating the now 50+ year old material of The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show, drawing on the variety program’s “Peabody’s Improbable History” segments where a young boy and his adoptive parent, an exceedingly intellectual talking dog, travel back in time and interact with notable […]

The Boxtrolls Trailer #3 Is So Square [But I Don’t Care]

by Alex Beanon March 7, 2014
Cee-Lo Green provides the vocals for the third released trailer for the upcoming movie “The Boxtrolls” [release date: September 26, 2014]…

Cartoon Network Goes Over The Garden Wall

by Alex Beanon March 7, 2014
“Tome of the Unkown” won the best animation short film last month at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and now Cartoon Network is making it into a mini-series called “Over the Garden Wall”, about two brothers named Wirt and Greg who get lost in a mysterious land and are befriended by a wise old […]

FX Renews “Archer” Through Season 7

by Ed Liuon March 7, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter states that FX has renewed the animated comedy Archer for a sixth and seventh season, ensuring the show will be on the air through 2016 and opening the way for cable and broadcast syndication. Each new season will be 13 episodes, with a possibility of further renewals afterwards. The series is the […]

Stu Snyder Stepping Down from Turner Animation

by Ed Liuon March 7, 2014
The Los Angeles Times reports that Stu Snyder is stepping down as president and chief operating officer of Time Warner’s Turner Animation unit at the end of this month. Snyder held the position for six years and oversaw Turner’s animation efforts, most prominently Cartoon Network, in that time frame. Former Time Warner CFO John Martin […]