Noodlesoup Expands with New Unit

Venture Brothers-producer Noodlesoup Productions will form Noodlesoup Entertainment, a new division that will develop original animated feature films and TV shows, AWN reports.

Cartoon Network Promotes Lisa Weger to New Post

JAKKS Pacific, Nickelodeon Expand Licensing Pact

JAKKS Pacific and Nickelodeon have expanded a licensing agreement, allowing JAKKS Pacific to offer brand-new Game Key expansion pacts based on Nickelodeon titles for its TV Games brand. [Source: PR Newswire]

Video Games Attract Voice Actors

Video game developers are seeking out higher quality voice acting for their products, and voiceover actors are benefiting, Backstage.com reports. (via Craig Crumpton)

"Ice Age 2" Teaser Debuting with "Robots"

USA Today reports that a 1 1/2 minute teaser trailer for Ice Age 2 will debut in front of Robots, scheduled for release on March 11.

Stellvia Foundation II - Great Show, Weak Disc.

Last time on Stellvia, the Earth had rebounded from the greatest natural disaster in the history of man, a massive energy bombardment unleashed by a supernova (a.k.a. the First Wave), and our heroine Shima Katase was still sort of struggling with her piloting skills. She’s managed to find a good group of friends, but she […]

"Moeyo Ken": And The Point of That Was ...?

Welcome to Mediocre, population: Moeyo Ken. Petite, food-obsessed spell caster Okita Kaoru; stoic ice elemental Hijikata Toshie; and bossy Kondou Yuuko make up the Mobile Shinsengumi (whatever that means) and protect ancient Kyoto from monsters and the supernatural, just as their fathers did in the past. Someone should protect viewers from this disc. This four-episode […]

CORRECTED: "Barbie Fairytopia" Due in March

Lion’s Gate Family Home Entertainment will release Barbie Fairytopia, a feature-length animated film based on Mattel’s Fairytopia toyline, to DVD on March 8, AWN reports. The film was co-produced by Mattel and Mainframe Entertainment. Correction: The earlier version of this article described Barbie Fairytopia as “3D.” Mattel tells us this is incorrect. Our apologies for […]

Devil's Due & "G.I. Joe" on NBC's "Today" Show on Feb 25

A press release from Devil’s Due Publishing notes that they will appear on NBC’s Today show on Friday, February 25. The segment’s subject “covers why heroes don’t seem to have the lasting impact that they used to.” Filming supposedly covered the current Devil’s Due G.I. Joe comic book.

Hartman Signs Multi-Year Deal with Nickelodeon

Fairly OddParents-creator Butch Hartman has signed a multi-year deal with Nickelodeon to create original animated and live-action programming for the channel and for Noggin, the company announced yesterday. [Source: PR Newswire]

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