Conan.com reports that principal production has begun on the animated feature film, Conan: Red Nails, based on the classic story by best-selling fantasy author Robert E. Howard. This 2D/3D animated feature film is targeting a 2006 release on video/DVD. New Line Home Entertainment has acquired all North American distribution rights to the animated feature film. […]
In the wake of the passing of Paul Winchell and John Fiedler, the voices of Tigger and Piglet in Disney’s Winnie the Pooh cartoons, Salon.com has published an article examining what happens when a cartoon character’s voice actor dies. (via Mark Evanier’s weblog)
The United States Postal Service will begin selling “Art of Disney: Celebration” postage stamps starting tomorrow, June 30, 2005. The series of 4 stamps uses classic Disney animated characters to express celebration via music, food, parties, and dance. A First Day of Issue Ceremony is scheduled to occur on June 30 at Disneyland Park at […]
Actress Lara Jill Miller has spoken to Comicon.com’s PULSE News about her role as the title character in Cartoon Network’s The Adventures of Juniper Lee. The article details her acting career to date and how she landed the role of Juniper Lee almost by accident.
Twentieth Century Fox has purchased the film rights to Rob Reger’s “Emily the Strange” and will produce a live-action/animated film based on the property, INSOMNIAC mania reports.
Shout! Factory and DIC Entertainment will release the four-disc collection Heathcliff & The Catillac Cats to DVD on September 20, TV Shows On DVD reports. The release will be the first in a series of collectors’ DVD sets drawing on the DIC library under an agreement between the two companies. Future series slated for release […]
PBS Kids will broadcast “Hacker’s Transformatron,” a four-episode Cyberchase miniseries, beginning July 25, the network says. The story will feature Tony Hawk playing slider’s long-lost father, Coop. In addition, Cyberchase will launch new interactive games in July at its website. [Source: Business Wire]
Teletoon’s The Detour will mark Canada Day with a special broadcast of the Oscar-winning short “Ryan,” an animated tribute to Canadian animator Ryan Larkin, the network says. The short will be broadcast on Friday, July 1, at 11:45pm. [Source: Teletoon]
* France’s TPS Jeunesse has licensed Just a Minute for broadcast on Eureka. The series will premiere in November. (World Screen) * Dougie in Disguise will join the schedules of networks in Canada, France, Italy, Israel, and other countries under deals announced by producer Neptuno Films. (World Screen) * India’s Cartoon Network will hold a […]
Discovery Kids will unveil a new schedule on July 4, AWN reports. The network will air six back-to-back episodes of a different series Mondays through Fridays. The schedule will include Hi-5 (Mondays); Peep (Tuesdays); Save-ums! (Wednesdays); Magic School Bus (Thursdays); Toddworld (Fridays).