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CN Upfront: "Ben 10: Hero Generation" Announced

by Dukeon February 16, 2007
Cartoon Network will be launching a sequel series to its hit action cartoon Ben 10, which will be entitled Ben 10: Hero Generation. This new series will focus on a slightly older Ben and Gwen as they team up and mentor a group of children who have powers similar to Ben’s. The age shift will […]

CN Upfront: New Online Initiatives Include MMO for 2008

by Benon February 16, 2007
In Spring 2008, Cartoon Network will launch a massively multiplayer online game in what they call “one of our largest new media investments ever.” Other online initiatives include CN Clipbook, an online cartoon maker that will also allow users to share their creations and rate others; CN Minimatch, a service starting this summer that allows […]

CN Upfront: Three "Billy & Mandy" Movies, More Specials & Crossovers Planned-UPDATED

by Benon February 16, 2007
Cartoon Network plans major crossover events and TV movies for its series in 2007, the network said today at its Upfront presentation. According to CN’s senior vice president of development and creative direction Michael Ouweleen, “We feel like we make some of the best animated half hour TV shows out there, but it’s just not […]

CN Upfront: "Ben 10" Live Action and Animated Movies In Production-UPDATED

by Benon February 16, 2007
Cartoon Network will produce two movies based on its series Ben 10, the network says. Alex Winter, star of Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure and a voice actor on Saul of the Mole Men will direct a live-action Ben 10 feature that will premiere in December. Winter stated at the 2007 Upfront presentation that he […]

CN Upfront: "Flapjack," "Chowder," "Re-Animated" Series Among New Shows for ’07

by Benon February 16, 2007
Flapjack, Chowder, Santo, The Secret Saturdays and a series spin-off of last year’s Re-Animated movie are among the new series coming to Cartoon Network in 2007. The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack is about a falsetto-voiced boy raised by a talking whale whose tranquil life is upended when he rescues an old pirate, Captain K’Nuckles, from […]

CN Upfront: New Afterschool Block and Fridays Block in 2007-UPDATED

by Benon February 16, 2007
Cartoon Network in September 2007 will launch a new after-school block to be called Master Control, the network says. The block’s web site will include a game, and players can choose one of four teams. Each week the team with the most voters will be able to manipulate the schedule for that week by choosing […]

"The Powerpuff Girls" Season 1 Set Announced

by Dukeon February 16, 2007
Warner Bros. Home Video has announced that the first season, consisting of the series’ first 13 episodes, of Cartoon Network’s hit series The Powerpuff Girls will be released in a DVD Boxset on June 19th. Special features include never before seen footage, commentaries, and the original pilot pitch. This 2-disc set will retail for a […]

"Blood+" Debuts on Adult Swim March 10th

by Matt Hazudaon February 16, 2007
The official Adult Swim Message Board is reporting that the anime series Blood+ will debut on the programming bloc on March 10, 2007, at 12:30 AM. The posting summarizes the show as follows: A continuation of the anime movie Blood: The Last Vampire, Blood+ is about a high school girl named Saya with no memory […]

"Witchblade" Website Launches

by Classic Speedyon February 16, 2007
FUNimation has launched the official website for Witchblade, a 2006 GONZO anime series based on the Top Cow comic book. So far the site has a trailer and one wallpaper. According to the trailer, the first DVD volume will be released in the fall. [Source: FUNimation]

"Azur and Asmar" to be Distributed by Weinstein Company

by Ed Liuon February 16, 2007
TwitchFilm is reporting that the Weinstein Company has bought Michel Ocelot’s Azur and Asmar, which debuted at the Cannes Film Festival last year to rave reviews. There was no further news at press time whether the film would receive a theatrical run or just a DVD release. (via Cartoon Brew)