An article in the New York Times covers the deal between Nickelodeon and THQ to co-develop Tak the jungle boy as a videogame and animated television property (registration required). The recently released Tak: The Great Juju Challenge is the third in the videogame series, while an animated pilot for a TV show is currently in […]
In what may arguably be the best superhero film of 2005 (then again, with Fantastic Four being the only other real “superhero” movie, that’s not saying much), Batman Begins thrilled critics, wowed audiences and gave fans of the big, bad Bat what they wanted in a film. As it turns out, what the fans wanted […]
Trivandrum-based Toonz Animation India and California-based First Serve Ent. will form a joint venture, First Serve Toonz (FST), which will produce and distribute animation programming for the international marketplace as well as operate a consumer products licensing business, AWN reports. Ed Borgerding, a 20-years veteran of The Walt Disney Company, has been named CEO of […]
Happy Feet, Warner Bros.’ animated musical comedy about a tap-dancing Emperor Penguin and his adventures in the Antarctic, will be released domestically in IMAX 3D simultaneous with the film’s 2D premiere in conventional theaters on November 17, 2006. AWN has more.
Fox has officially announced the seventh season of The Simpsons on DVD, confirming rumors that it would get a release before the 2005 holiday season. Though a list of commentaries and box art are not yet available, they will likely be revealed soon. TVShowsOnDVD has more.
The Monday 10.03.05 episode of G4’s Attack of the Show will feature a segment on the premiere party for the new Family Guy DVD: Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, with creator/voice actor Seth MacFarlane and guest celebrities. Episode airs at 7:00pm, and repeats Tuesday, October 4, at 1:00am and 12:00pm. [All times EST.]
Writer Mark Evanier is noting the passing of actor Hamilton Camp from a heart attack at the age of 71. Camp played a time-traveling H.G. Wells in Lois & Clark and voiced numerous characters in animated movies and TV shows including Darkwing Duck, The Little Mermaid, and several Scooby-Doo programs.
Shout! Factory and DIC Entertainment are bringing the complete animated series The Legend Of Zelda to DVD on October 18. The three-disc set will include all thirteen episodes of the series spawned from the 1980s Nintendo video game. Bonus features will include two games, a downloadable character sketch gallery, and selected original live-action segments from […]