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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 […]

"Magi-Nation" Lands on North American Schedules

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
Kids WB and the CBC have licensed the first 26 episodes of Magi-Nation, World Screen reports. The series, based on the Magi-Nation game and produced by Cookie Jar Entertainment and Daiwon, is about a 15-year-old boy who is transported to a magical world where he helps fight evil Shadow Magi.

"Departed" Bumps "Cinderella III" From Top Sales Spot

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
The DVD debut of The Departed pushed Cinderella III out of the top slot among DVD sellers for the week ending February 18, Video Business Online says. The title took the second slot as Open Season crept back up to number three. Cars and Barnyard were the sixteenth and eighteenth best-sellers on the list. Open […]

Man Charged for Uploading "Flushed Away" to the Internet

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
A man who put Flushed Away online may himself go up the river, the Associated Press reports. Salvador Nunez Jr. has been charged with copyright infringement after uploading an Oscar screener of the animated film to the internet.

Renegade Opens Portland Studio

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
Renegade Animation has opened a satellite studio in Portland, Animation Artist reports. The studio cites the city’s proximity to advertising agencies and Silicon Valley as reasons for opening an office there.

Toonami India Adding "Justiriser" to Schedule

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
Cartoon Network of India will add Justiriser to its Toonami block for a 6:00pm to 6:30pm airing, Indian Television reports. The show will premiere on March 7 with Shankar Mahadevan singing its title track.

Copley Gets Post at Hot Animation

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
Andi Copley will be the new executive producer for Hit Entertainment’s Hot Animation studio, c21 Media reports. Copley will take over operating management of Hot’s production slate.

"Le Chevalier," "Paniponi Dash" Get April Release Dates

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
ADV Films will release Le Chevalier D’Eon Volume 2 and Paniponi Dash! Volume 3 to DVD on April 17, the company said yesterday. Le Chevalier D’Eon: Agent Provocateur, a fictionalization of the life of Charles D’Eon de Beaumont, will be an anamorphic DVD-only release that presents episodes five through eight in both English 5.1 and […]

Press Release: ADV Announces April 17 Releases

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
HOUSTON, March 22, 2007 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to bring you the continuation of two titles, including the second volume of Le Chevalier D’Eon, and the third volume of the crazy comedy Paniponi Dash! Both titles are slated to arrive on stores shelves on April 17. […]