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"The Invincible Iron Man": Hero of Iron, Movie of Tin

by Chris Woodon January 20, 2007
My favorite superheroes have always relied on advanced technology or physical skills rather than magic superpowers; maybe it’s just because I love elaborate weaponry. And no one does that like Iron Man. Recent comic developments notwithstanding, old shellhead has often been stuck in supporting roles over his long career, so I was thrilled that Marvel […]

Disney Dali Film to Screen at London’s Tate Modern

by Ed Liuon January 19, 2007
Several news outlets are reporting that London’s Tate Modern gallery will be screening Destino, the animated short film that was a collaboration between surrealist artist Salvador Dali and Walt Disney. The film was in production between 1945 and 1946 before running out of money. It was completed in 2003 by Roy Disney and was nominated […]

Geneon Announces New March-July Titles + Changes/Delays

by Classic Speedyon January 19, 2007
Numerous series are getting complete box set treatment from Geneon. On March 13th, Human Crossing will be released for $39.98, and Stellvia will be released for $99.98. March 27th brings us Ai Yori Aoshi/Ai Yori Aoshi Enishi, which will be released for $59.98, as well as Gatekeepers/Gatekeepers 21 for $79.98. In terms of single volumes, […]

"She-Ra" Season 1, Volume 2 Coming in April 2007 from BCI

by Ed Liuon January 19, 2007
BCI Eclipse has issued a press release with details about the She-Ra Season 1 Volume 2 DVD set, currently scheduled for release on April 3, 2007. The six-disc set will include 33 digitally remastered episodes of the show along with a documentary, commentary tracks, storyboard-to-episode comparisons, and more. Suggested retail price is $49.98. Read the […]

VIZ Announces First Quarter 2007 DVD Releases

by Ed Liuon January 19, 2007
VIZ Media has issued a press release detailing their new DVD releases for the first quarter of 2007, including two volumes of Bleach, a season 1 boxed set for Ranma 1/2, two new Inu Yasha DVDs, a Flame of Recca release, and the next volume of Zatch Bell! Read the full press release for details, […]

PR: Navarre’s BCI To Release 33 Digitally Remastered Episodes Of "She-Ra" S1, V2

by Ed Liuon January 19, 2007
NAVARRE’S BCI TO RELEASE 33 DIGITALLY REMASTERED EPISODES OF “She-Ra: Princess of Power®” SEASON ONE, VOLUME TWO Six DVD Set in a Six-Panel DigiPak Available April 3rd for $49.98 Los Angeles, CA – Animation’s greatest adventure heroine continues her fight for freedom as BCI Eclipse, a Navarre Corporation Company, and leading UK media company and […]

PR: Viz Media Announces New DVD Releases For First Quarter 2007

by Ed Liuon January 19, 2007
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES NEW DVD RELEASES FOR FIRST QUARTER 2007 New Installments Of BLEACH, RANMA ½, INUYASHA Anime And Critically Acclaimed Live Action Feature Film – TRAIN MAN: DENSHA OTOKO San Francisco, CA, JANUARY 17, 2007 — VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing […]

Meledandri Moves to Universal

by Maxie Zeuson January 19, 2007
Christopher Meledandri has signed a five-year production deal to make both animated and live-action films for Universal Pictures, The New York Times reports. Meledandri will leave Twentieth Century Fox Animation, where he is currently president, to take the new position in April.

Gwyneth Paltrow added to "Iron Man"

by La Parkaon January 18, 2007
Superhero Hype! reports that Gwyneth Paltrow has been added to the cast of the Marvel comic adaptation of Iron Man as Tony Stark’s secretary and confidant, Virginia “Pepper” Potts. The film is scheduled to hit theaters May 2, 2008.

Nickelodeon Latin America Announces New Animated Works

by Grant Whiteon January 18, 2007
Nickelodeon LA has announced a number of new animated series/licenses, World Screen reports. Included are Mr. Meaty, Barnyard (a spin off of the recent animated film), and Mexican inspired El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera–which focuses on a teenage boy deciding on following the path to superhero or supervillain.