The Hollywood Reporter reports that the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., in a deal that would value the animation studio at $3.4 billion, according to an anonymous source. The same source stated that current CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg would sign a five-year contract to stay with the studio, and […]
As promised, “The Simpsons” killed off a character on their season-opening episode over the weekend and after hinting that it might be Krusty the Clown with the episode title of “Clown in the Dumps”, it actually wound up being Krusty’s father, Rabbi Hyman Krustofski, who was voiced by 83-year-old comedian Jackie Mason. The Rabbi died […]
CLIP: Cartoon Network Premieres for October 2, 2014: "Teen Titans Go!", "Clarence," "Steven Universe," "Gumball," "Uncle Grandpa"
The New York Times has taken a look at Star Wars Rebels, the first Star Wars-related release from Lucasfilm after its acquisition by the Walt Disney Company. Among other topics, the article discusses how heavily the original trilogy of films will be this series’ touchstone, from designs to sound effects to lighting and artificially added […]
The Belgian animation duo of Stephane Aubier and Vincent Patar – responsible for the popular 2009 feature film “A Town Called Panic” – walked away with the Cartoon d’Or award for their latest creation, “A Town Called Panic: The Christmas Log”, at the 2014 Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France, this week. In “A Town Called […]