Thomas the Tank Engine-producer HIT Entertainment will be purchased by venture capital firm Apax Partners in a $934 million deal, according to AWN. Talpa Media, HIT’s second-largest shareholder, is reportedly supporting the deal but also seeking an agreement that would give it distribution rights to HIT brands in the Benelux countries. HIT recently reported a […]
Joe Kelly and Ariel Olivetti have spoken to Comicon.com’s PULSE News about their Space Ghost comic book mini-series being published by DC Comics. The creative team is already talking about a Space Ghost sequel, and writer Kelly is at work on two more Hanna-Barbera properties in addition to an original show for Cartoon Network.
The WizardWorld Los Angeles comic book convention was held last weekend, resulting in a deluge of comic-book related news. – DC Comics’ panel revealed details about DC Countdown to Infinite Crisis and its many tie-in books, Grant Morrison’s Seven Soldiers of Victory maxi-series, the return of Donna Troy to the DC Universe, a new Teen […]
Lions Gate Family Entertainment will co-produce and distribute Foodfight!, a CG-animated film about the after hours world of a supermarket, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “Foodfight!” from Larry Kasanoff’s Threshold Animation Studios. The film, which will be produced by Threshold Animation, will feature the voices of Hilary and Haylie Duff and is slated for a […]
Such Pixar characters as Mr. Incredible and Buzz Lightyear will be featured in McDonald’s Happy Meals in a promotional tie-in running through April 14, the restaurant chain said today. With the purchase of a Happy Meal or a Mighty Kids Meal, guests will receive one of eight retail-size action figures from a Pixar movie. Figures […]
ADV Films will release a ThinPak box set of Full Metal Panic! on April 19, the company says. The seven-disc DVD-only release will feature the entire 24-episode series in English 5.1, English 2.0 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras will include production sketches, clean opening and closing animation, Japanese piracy warning, and previews. It […]