Mark Hamill has signed on to judge the Nicktoons’ 2nd annual Nextoons: The Nicktoons Film Festival, the network announced today. Showcasing the work of independent animation filmmakers, the festival will air on Nicktoons as eight half-hour episodes — airing nightly from Sunday, August 21 through Saturday, August 27, culminating with the count down of finalists […]
Nickelodeon’s The Fairly OddParents celebrates the start of summer vacation with music and magic in School’s Out! The Musical, a one-hour special premiering Friday, June 10, at 8:00pm (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The special features rap stars Method Man and Redman as the rapping voice of Pixies performing two original songs, with Ben Stein supplying the […]
Abbey Gardy, LLP has filed a Class Action lawsuit on behalf of all purchasers of DreamWorks Animations SKG, Inc. securities between October 27, 2004 and May 10, 2005. The complaint alleges that DreamWorks issued a series of material misrepresentations to the market during the Class Period, thereby artificially inflating the price of DreamWorks securities. The […]
The Disney Corporation has requested that a Delaware judge dismiss the recent lawsuit brought against the company by Roy E. Disney and Stanley Gold, according to an article in the Los Angeles Times (free registration required). Disney and Gold, Disney’s most consistent critics, are alleging that shareholders were misled on the thoroughness of the search […]
An article in the New York Times discusses the lack of impact DreamWorks’ Madagascar has had on the country it is named for (free registration required). The movie is not even being screened in the country, whose capital city has only two movie theatres showing martial arts movies and evangelical films.
Writer/artist Rich Koslowski has spoken to Comicon.com’s PULSE News about his current comics projects, split between inking Archie comics and his creator-owned The King original graphic novel where an Elvis impersonator may be the God of Song. Koslowski’s early career included a stint as a storyboard artist for Sonic the Hedgehog.
Beginning Monday, June 13, Jetix kicks off “Super Summer of Heroes,” an on-air and online programming event. The Tick joins Jetix’s programming line-up on Monday, June 13 (11:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Toon Disney and Sunday, June 19 (11:00 a.m., ET/PT) on ABC Family. Created by comic book artist Ben Edlund, The Tick is a comic-based […]
The following is a list of the movies and specials scheduled to air on Toon Disney during the month of July. Please note that schedules are subject to change without notice. Aladdin and The King Of Thieves (1996) Monday, July 25 (5:00 p.m., ET/PT) Tuesday, July 26 (3:00 p.m., ET/PT) Alice In Wonderland (1951) Tuesday, […]
Wizard Entertainment has announced that attendees to their WizardWorld Philadelphia comic book convention will have a chance to see a special advance screening of Batman Begins. Special passes will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 4, at Wizard’s Special Events Ticket Booth.