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"The Little Mermaid" Platinum Edition DVD Coming This October

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
The Little Mermaid Platinum Edition DVD comes to stores on October 3, 2006, Reuters reports. Like other Platinum Edition releases, The Little Mermaid will be a two-disc set, with one disc reserved solely for bonus materials. Several cutting-edge features are still being developed, along with such expected extras as deleted scenes, commentaries and featurettes on […]

"Curious George" Movie Clips Available

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
Nine clips from the upcoming movie Curious George are available at Yahoo! Movies. (via Animated-News)

Boomerang Comes to Cyprus

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
Turner has completed a deal with Cyprus Telecommunications that will allow subscribers to its pay-TV arm, miVision, to tune in to Boomarang, C21Media reports. This is the first time Boomerang will be available on digital TV in the region.

Ed Wells to Head Nick Japan

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
Ed Wells has joined Nickelodeon Japan from Viacom International and will fill the newly created post of VP and general manager, World Screen reports. In his new position, Wells will be responsible for overseeing the growth of Nickelodeon’s operations in Japan, focusing on developing the brand as a multiplatform entertainment experience for kids, a source […]

"Adrenalini Brothers" Heads to CN Asia, Europe

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
The Amazing Adrenalini Brothers! has been acquired by Cartoon Network for its feeds in Europe and Asia, World Screen reports. The 2D/Flash animated series follows the antics of three daredevil brothers from the fictional country Rendoosia who set out to share their mind-boggling feats with the world.

Terry Press Named Worldwide Head of Marketing for DreamWorks Animation

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
DreamWorks Animation announced on Thursday that Terry Press has joined the company as its worldwide head of marketing. Press will oversee all marketing for DreamWorks Animation and will be the senior liaison with the marketing team at Paramount Pictures. Press, who was with DreamWorks SKG for the past 10 years as its marketing head, joins […]

SpongeBob Gets "Lost in Time" on February 20

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
SpongeBob SquarePants will embark on a time-traveling adventure when he is transported to the Middle Ages in “Lost in Time,” a special half-hour event premiering on Nickelodeon on Monday, February 20, at 8:00pm (ET/PT). After a freak jousting accident at a medieval-themed restaurant, SpongeBob and Patrick find themselves in a historic version of Bikini Bottom […]

"Hoodwinked": CG in Da Hood, G

by Dr. Daedaluson February 3, 2006
Hoodwinked, written and directed by newcomer to the world of animation Corey Edwards, comes to us courtesy of Kanbar Animation Studio and Blue Yonder Films. Not ringing any bells? It shouldn’t; this isn’t a Pixar, nor is it a Dreamworks. It isn’t even a Blue Sky. Nope, it’s all fresh talent. Does the Hoodwinked team […]

"Howl's Moving Castle," "Pokemon" Top Japan Box Office in 2005

by Ed Liuon February 2, 2006
An article about the 2005 box office results in Japan reveals that Studio Ghibli’s Howl’s Moving Castle was the top-grossing film with 19.6 billion yen (approx. US$165.4 million). The article also states that Pocket Monster Advanced Generation is taking the number 2 spot with 4.3 billion yen (approx. US$36.3 million). The statement by the Motion […]

4Kids Entertainment Announces New Setting for "TMNT" Television Series

by Zeddon February 2, 2006
4Kids Entertainment, Inc. today announced a new setting for the fifth season of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles television series scheduled to premiere this fall on 4Kids TV. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Fast Forward catapults Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael ninety-nine (99) years into the future where they emerge from the sewers and no […]