An official representative from Warner Bros. Animation has confirmed that despite the current spreading rumors, The Batman is currently in no danger of being cancelled. Rumors of the show’s demise began to spread earlier this week when a simple comment posted on the Legions of Gotham fansite concerning the show’s current post-production status was misunderstood, […]
EM.TV, the recovering German kids TV giant, is debating whether or not to sell off its children’s entertainment unit, according to C21Media. The firm is thought to be in negotiations with Classic Media.
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.