Disney "Timeless Tales" Coming in August

Disney will release Walt Disney’s Timeless Tales Volumes One and Two to DVD on August 16, each with a $19.99 price tag, Animated Bliss reports. Volume One contents will include “The Prince And The Pauper,” “Three Little Pigs,” and “The Tortoise And The Hare,” while Volume Two will include “Ugly Duckling,” “The Country Cousin,” and […]

"Steamboy" Gets July DVD Date

A director’s cut DVD of Steamboy and giftset will be released on July 26, Animated Bliss reports. The DVD will retail for $26.96 and the giftset (which includes postcards, booklet and mini-comicbook) will retail for $49.99.

Gumby Marks Fifty Years with Exhibits

Gumby will mark his fiftieth anniversary this year with a series of exhibitions, the Associated Press reports. A month-long exhibit has just opened in Antioch, California, and the Museum of Moving Image in New York City will host a six-month exhibit starting in mid-June.

Bardel Preps "Dragons" Sequel for Fall Premiere

Mega Bloks and Bardel Entertainment will produce Dragons: Metal Ages, a sequel to last year’s Dragons: Fire & Ice, World Screen reports. YTV will broadcast the film this fall.

Celluloid Dreams Signs Multiple Distribution Deals

Distributor Celluloid Dreams will handle sales for Grass Roots: The Movie and The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers under a series of deals announced by the company, AWN reports, citing Variety. The company will also represent various Aardman titles, including three Wallace and Gromit shorts.

Revenues, Profits Soar at BKN

Kid programmer BKN International earned 1.02 million euros in its latest six month fiscal period, a 250% increase over the same period last year, World Screen reports. Revenues doubled to 5.54 million euros.

"Jakers" Goes to Scandinavia

Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks has been picked up by Denmark’s DR and Finland’s YLE for broadcast later this year, c21 Media reports.

Pileggi Brings Gordon to Life in "The Batman"

Mitch Pileggi will provide the voice of Commissioner James Gordon in the second season of The Batman. The character, introduced in episode #26 “Night and The City,” will provide tension among the ranks of the Gotham City Police Department for his support of The Batman. Not only does this episode introduce Gordon to the supporting […]

Official "The Batman" DVD Site Online

The official website for The Batman – Volume One, Season One: Training for Power is now online. This rather plain website includes information on the DVD, including episodes and specs. Discuss This News on The DC Animation Forum

'Batman Begins' Soundtrack Cover Art and Release Date

On April 20, Warner announced the soundtrack to the upcoming Batman Begins. Today the front and back cover art was added to the roster of information. The score, by award winning composers James Newton Howard (The Village, The Fugitive) and Hans Zimmer (Gladiator, The Lion King), is set for release on June 14, one day […]

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