Faced with a revenue slowdown and budget tightening, Warner Bros. Ent. plans to layoff 400 employees companywide in Burbank, AWN reports, citing Variety. All four of the studio’s divisions will be affected.
4Kids Entertainment has signed several broadcast deals for Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, C21Media reports. Fifty-two episodes are set to launch in Germany, Italy, Ireland, New Zealand, Portugal, Belgium and France, following deals at Mipcom.
Time Warner Inc. on Wednesday reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2005. For the quarter, Revenues rose 6% over the same period in 2004 to $10.5 billion, led by growth at the Cable, Networks, Filmed Entertainment, and Publishing segments. Operating Income rose 60% to $1.8 billion, due primarily to the absence […]
Superhero Hype! has posted the first picture of Blackheart (played by Wes Bentley) in the upcoming Ghost Rider film, coming to theatres on July 14, 2006. Also in the picture are Abigor (played by Mathew Wilkinson) and Wallow (played by Daniel Frederiksen) at the Old Train Station.
Nausicaa.net is reporting on three new short films which will be shown at the Studio Ghibli Museum starting January 3, 2006. The three films are: – “Yagodashi” (Looking for a Home), about a girl on the road looking for a new home – “Hoshi wo Katta Hi” (The Day I Cropped a Star), focusing on […]
Frederator Studios founder Fred Seibert has launched Channel Frederator, the world’s first cartoon video podcast created expressly for distribution of world-class content on portable video devices. Episodes released weekly will contain several shorts from original and vintage cartoons submitted by producers from around the world, packaged into 10- to 15-minute episodes by the Channel Frederator […]
Corgi, the leading name in die-cast scale models, has signed a license agreement to produce exclusive die-cast replicas featuring Wallace & Gromit, the legendary British clay characters and stars of the new film The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. The three-year deal is for the U.S., U.K., and Ireland. [Source: Corgi]