Pork and Beans Productions’ animated short The Laws Of Gravity has been selected to appear in Nextoons: The Nicktoons Film Festival, AWN reports. The short will air during the seventh episode on August 27, 2005, and will also be simulcast on www.nicktoons.com.
Sony Online Entertainment’s Platform Publishing and Disney Online on Friday announced an agreement that is scheduled to bring “Disney’s Toontown Online” to retail stores this fall. The family friendly online title will carry an MSRP of $19.99, which includes a two-month subscription to the game service. Additionally, Platform Publishing has secured a license to also […]
FOX News has a lengthy article on anime and manga within the U.S. (hat tip: Feslmogh)
Pixar Animation Studios reports receiving an “informal request for information” from the Securities and Exchange Commission, which it has complied with fully. A report in the Wall Street Journal states that the inquiry is related to their second quarter earnings results, which fell short of estimates due to lower-than-expected sales of The Incredibles DVD. DreamWorks […]
The Walt Disney Company has given Wal-Mart exclusive sales rights to The 3 Wise Men on DVD. Scheduled for release on November 1, the disc will retell the Biblical story with a voice cast including Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Eddy Martin, Jaci Velasquez, and Marcos Witt. Wal-Mart will provide promotional and marketing support as part […]
Writer Gail Simone has spoken to Newsarama about Birds of Prey #85, which ended with a potentially major change for Barbara Gordon, a.k.a. Oracle. The article contains major spoilers for the issue. Birds of Prey #86, due out on September 21, 2005, will be a self-contained story with artwork by Bruce Timm.
Nausicaa.net is reporting that a region 2 DVD containing several short films by Studio Ghibli has been scheduled for release this fall in Japan. The disc will include the films “On Your Mark,” “Sorairo no Tane,” “Portable Airport,” and “Space Station No. 5.”
The Clark County Public Library in Ohio has announced its lineup for its Speaker Series for 2005-6, which includes Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee and Prairie Home Companion host Garrison Keillor. Sadly, the two will not be appearing together.
Update (8/26): Single Disc Cover Art updated; Single Disc Back Cover Art added. WHV has officially announced three different versions of Batman Begins, all set to hit on October 18th. A fullscreen, widescreen and a 2-disc Deluxe edition will see release. Full specs and images are below. Synopsis: Batman Begins explores the origins of the […]
Deko Boko Friends will begin airing on Treehouse in Canada this September, Viz Media says. Treehouse will air 61 episodes of the Japanese animation property. [Source: Viz Media]