Mobile publisher MFORMA has released its latest Marvel title, Ultimate Spider-Man. The new action platformer, based on Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man comic character and Activision, Inc.’s console video game of the same title, is now available to mobile users in the U.S. and Europe and will soon be available in Asia. The game features superior graphics […]
Nelvana Home Entertainment and Criterion Pictures have announced the finalization of a five-year agreement for the non-theatrical distribution of titles from Nelvana’s library of animated programming. Under the terms of the deal, Criterion Pictures picks up distribution rights to Anatole (episodes 1 to 26), Babar (episodes 1 to 78), The Berenstain Bears (episodes 1 to […]
Sumner M. Redstone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Viacom Inc., today announced that Carl D. Folta will assume the newly created role of Executive Vice President of the Office of the Chairman in 2006, following the separation of the organization into two publicly traded companies. Mr. Folta will serve as chief representative of the […]
Nausicaa.net is reporting that the FilmFour satellite TV station in the United Kingdom will be running a Studio Ghibli film retrospective throughout the month of January. Titles and air dates are available at Nausicaa.net, which also states that most of the films will be shown in English dubbed versions.
Did you know that a ferocious giant ape would be an ideal lead for a children’s cartoon series? Neither did I, but those forward-thinking folks at BKN International seized on this idea in 2001 to create Kong: The Animated Series, which today seems to be largely forgotten. However, when BKN heard that Lord of the […]
The United States Postal Service has announced that several DC Comics superheroes will be featured on postage stamps in 2006. The sheet of 20 stamps will focus on 10 heroes (Superman, Batman and Robin, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Green Lantern, the Flash, Green Arrow, Supergirl, Plastic Man, and Hawkman) with one stamp featuring the hero and […]
The Boston Globe has posted a humorous 16-page guide to Aeon Flux, tracing its evolution from animated shorts on MTV’s Liquid Television to a half-hour show to a live-action movie starring Charlize Theron in the title role. The Complete Aeon Flux was just released on DVD, and the movie opens this Friday, December 2. (UPDATED: […]