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‘Toy Story 3’ Coming Along, without Lasseter; More Disney Details Outlined

by Nobuyuki samaon February 8, 2007
Toy Story 3 is coming in 2009, but John Lasseter won’t be the director, according to a Daily Variety report. Lasseter and Disney Animation president Ed Catmull provided extensive details on their upcoming slate in a Walt Disney Feature Animation presentation at Disney’s investor conference Thursday. In addition to confirming for the first time that […]

PR: Trump Animation Project Moving Forward

by Nobuyuki samaon February 8, 2007
NEW YORK, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Premiere Publishing Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PPBL), a fully integrated consumer and custom publisher, today announced an extension of its Letter of Intent for the development of a Trump-themed animation pilot by Donald J. Trump. Michael Jacobson, CEO of Premiere Publishing Group, Inc. noted, “Donald Trump extended the […]

PR: Dora the Explorer Takes the Lead as Sales Growth Elevates Property to Megabrand

by Nobuyuki samaon February 8, 2007
Dora the Explorer Takes the Lead as Sales Growth Elevates Property to Megabrand Status as Number One Toy License in 2006 Dora Breaks New Ground in 2007 with Expanded Products and Play Patterns Nickelodeon Debuts New Product Lines for Hit Series’ Go, Diego, Go!, The Backyardigans, Avatar: The Last Airbender and SpongeBob SquarePants as CDI/Jakks, […]

"American Dad" Vol. 2 Announced

by Classic Speedyon February 8, 2007
The second volume of American Dad will be released on 5/15/07 for an MSRP of $39.98. It will contain 19 episodes: the last three remaining episodes from 2005, as well as all episodes that aired in 2006. Special features include commentaries for many episodes, deleted scenes, and featurettes. [Source: TVShowsOnDVD.com]

"What’s New Scooby Doo?" Season 2 Coming to DVD

by Lord Dalekon February 8, 2007
Warner Home Video will release What’s New Scooby Doo?: The Complete Second Season as a 2-disc set on 6/5/07. Extras and additional details are still TBA. [Source: The Digital Bits]

DC Unlimited Licenses "Afro Samurai" for Toys and Merchandise

by Ed Liuon February 8, 2007
DC Unlimited, a new brand from DC Comics, has announced that they have signed a license to produce toys and collectibles based on Afro Samurai, the new anime series produced by Studio Gonzo and starring Samuel L. Jackson as the title character. The series debuted on the Spike TV network on January 4, 2007.

"Kim Possible" Season 4 interview with Creators Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley

by Matt Hazudaon February 8, 2007
Newsarama.com’s “Animated Shorts” column has posted an interview with Kim Possible creators Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley about the upcoming premiere of the show’s fourth season, starting Saturday, February 10, at 8:00 p.m EST. The pair talk about the revival of the series, changes to some of the characters for the new season, and the […]

City Councilors Press for Criminal Charges in "ATHF" Case

by Maxie Zeuson February 8, 2007
Boston city councilors want criminal charges brought against the two marketers who placed electronic advertisements for Aqua Teen Hunger Force around the city last week, the Boston Herald reports. Discussion of last week’s events dominated the latest city council meeting, where councilors reacted in part to reports that Peter Berdovsky videotaped bomb squads detonating one […]

Nominations for Voicey Awards Opened

by Maxie Zeuson February 8, 2007
Voices.com says it has opened nominations for the 2007 Voicey Awards, which are intended to honor voice actors in the same way the Oscars and Emmies honor actors in other media. Awards will be given in five categories: Best Male Voice, Best Female Voice, Best New Voice, Best Personal Branding, and Lifetime Achievement Award. Nominations […]

"Happy Tree Friends" Volume 2 Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson February 8, 2007
BCI is releasing Volume 2 of the hit G4TV series The Happy Tree Friends on DVD April 3rd. The box set will contain 9 episodes of the show as well as storyboards, commentary, and a behind the scenes look. Read the Press release here. [Source: BCI]