Steve Fritz’s “Animated Shorts” column at Newsarama.com talks to Over the Hedge creators Mike Fry and T. Lewis about the upcoming CGI animated film coming from DreamWorks on May 19. Other topics in the column include the Nickelodeon Fairly OddParents special debuting on May 19 and the addition of teen music stars on the Friday’s […]
According to TVShowsOnDVD, the eighth season of The Simpsons is expected on DVD on August 15th, for a price of $49.98 (SRP). The practice of modeling the boxes after Simpson heads continues; this time, it’s Maggie. All 25 episodes will be included, along with commentaries on each episode by cast and crew, deleted scenes, illustrated […]
The sixth season of The Flintstones will be released on to DVD September 5, Warner Home Video announced yesterday. The four-disc set will retail for $44.98. Episodes to be released will include the first appearance of The Great Gazoo as well as such pop-culture referencing spoofs as “Samantha,” in which Elizabeth Montgomery and Dick York […]
Gundam creator and famed anime director Yoshiyuki Tomino will speak at a special US premiere of his recent Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam: A New Translation movie trilogy, Gunota Headlines reports via Gundam fan HEDGESMFG. The event will take place on Saturday, October 7, at the Chicago International Film Festival.
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Disney and McDonald’s are not renewing their cross-promotional pact (free registration required). The upcoming Cars and Pirates of the Caribbean 2 will be the last two Disney films to be promoted by the fast food chain. Sources in Disney have stated that concerns over McDonald’s culpability in the […]
Cartoon Network has renewed IGPX for a second season. New episodes of the series starring the voices of Michelle Rodriguez, Haley Joel Osment, Lance Hennriksen, and Mark Hamill will return on Saturday, May 20, at 10:30pm (ET/PT) during Toonami. [Source: Cartoon Network]
All new music from Danger Mouse and DOOM as DANGERDOOM is coming to AdultSwim.com. The nine-track EP will feature special guest Madlib and character voices and skits from Adult Swim’s original shows such as Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Squidbillies, and Minoriteam. The first track, titled “Corn Dogs,” will be available for download at www.adultswim.com beginning […]
Fueled by original series and key acquisition series hitting their stride in the prime time Monday-Thursday strip, Cartoon Network earned powerful across-the-board delivery and ratings growth vs. the same time period last year among its target kid and tween demos, according to preliminary data from Nielsen Media Research. Kids 6-11 and tweens 9-14 delivery and […]
David Sproxton, co-founder of Aardman Animation, will give a lecture on Aardman’s work at the Science Museum in London on June 2, 2006. Reservations can be made by calling 0870 870 4868 or by visiting www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/exhibitions/pixar/specialevents.asp.
In a sudden reversal of company policy, Warner Brothers’ video unit announced plans to release television shows and movies officially through the BitTorrent file-sharing service. In the past, Warner Brothers and most other studios considered such services to be liabilities, resulting in lost revenue due to piracy. The new service is scheduled to start this […]