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"Dragon Ball Z" Season Two DVD Set Coming in May

by Maxie Zeuson February 24, 2007
FUNimation will release the Dragon Ball Z Season Two set to DVD on May 22, the company said yesterday. The set, which includes the Namek and Captain Ginyu Sagas, will retail for $49.98. [Source: FUNimation]

"Yin Yang Yo!" Gets Second Season Order

by Maxie Zeuson February 24, 2007
Jetix has ordered another 26 half-hour episodes of Yin Yang Yo!, World Screen reports.

Nelvana Gets "Horrid Henry" Rights

by Maxie Zeuson February 24, 2007
Nelvana Enterprises has picked up worldwide sales and distribution rights to Horrid Henry, c21 Media reports. The agreement excludes the United Kingdom and Germany, where local broadcasters have already secured rights to the Novel Entertainment show.

Time Warner Pays $405 Million to Settle Sharehold Suits

by Maxie Zeuson February 24, 2007
Time Warner will pay $405 million to settle certain shareholder lawsuits over accounting problems at its AOL subsidiary, Reuters reports. The company still faces lawsuits seeking $3 billion in damages.

BKN Gets $15 Million in Bank Funding

by Maxie Zeuson February 24, 2007
BKN International has secured a further $15 million in funding from Germany’s HSBC Dusseldorf bank, c21 Media says. The distributor will use the funds to produce Zorro: Generation Z, Legend of the Dragon, and Robin Hood: Quest for the King.

"Robotech: Shadow Chronicles" Sequel In The Works

by Chad Boninon February 23, 2007
The award winning Robotech: Shadow Chronicles, recently released by FUNimation, has been selling well, with a sequel greenlighted. The announcement was made by Tommy Yune at the NYCC. (via Anime News Network)

"Dilbert" Comic Strip Licensed for Live-Action Movie

by Weathermanon February 23, 2007
The Dilbert comic strip has been licensed by director/producer/screen writer Christopher Columbus for the production of a live-action movie. No further information on dates or potential casting has been released at this time. [Source: MovieHole.com via ICv2.com]

Graphic Novels Estimated To Have Outsold Comics in 2006

by Weathermanon February 23, 2007
According to estimates released today by ICv2.com at the New York Comic Con, the graphic novel outsold the traditional periodical form of comics by over 20 million dollars. ICv2 credits the increased popularity of graphic novels with younger readers and the buying of graphic novels by library systems for much of the increase. [Source: ICv2.com]

Warners Announces "JLA" Feature Film Project

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
Warner Bros. is planning to bring the Justice League of America to the big screen in a feature film adaptation of the long-running DC Comics franchise, Variety reports. The studio has tapped Kieran and Michel Mulroney, who are best known for a rewrite of Mr. & Mrs. Smith, to pen a script. The studio has […]

Clooney, Blanchett Set to Get "Fox"-y

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
George Clooney and Cate Blanchett are negotiating to lend their voices to the stop-motion feature The Fantastic Mr. Fox, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film, an adaptation of a Roald Dahl children’s story, would cast Clooney in the title role and Blanchett would play his wife. Wes Anderson is set to direct, and Twentieth […]