An article on the Anime News Network states that Tokyopop will be going public in 2005, according to a list published by Nikkei Kinyu Shimbun. Currently privately held, Tokyopop would be traded on the Japanese stock exchange even though its major area of business is selling Japanese anime and manga in North America. (via Comics […]
Stan Lee is entitled to 10% of certain profits that Marvel Enterprises has made off of movies based on its characters, a court has ruled. Lee sued Marvel, claiming he was due a cut of profits that Marvel made off the Spider-Man movies and other film and TV projects that use Marvel characters. The United […]
Julia Roberts will voice the title role in Paramount’s upcoming live-action/CGI feature film adaptation of Charlotte’s Web, says The Hollywood Reporter. Other voice cast members announced include Oprah Winfrey (Gussy), Cedric the Entertainer (Golly), John Cleese (Samuel the sheep), Steve Buscemi (Rat Templeton), Thomas Haden Church and Andre 3000 (Brooks and Elwyn), and Kathy Bates […]
Bandai Enterainment has announced three new releases for May, including Gundam Seed (Vol.10): Day of Destiny, Wolf’s Rain: Final Encounters, and Please Twins!: Twins Forever. Animated Bliss has all the details. Animated Bliss also has details on six ADV releases coming on February 8: Neon Genesis Evangelion Platinum: 05; Getbackers: Battles with the Past; Mezzo: […]
Buena Vista will stop distributing all DVD and VHS versions of The Lion King, The Lion King 1 1/2, and The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride on January 31, DVDExclusive reports. The moratorium, which will last for an undisclosed number of years, will also include all special editions and trilogy sets. (via Animated-News)
Chapters 21 through 25 of Star Wars: Clone Wars will get a big-screen presentation at the Celebration III convention in April, StarWars.com reports. Members of the Official Star Wars Fan Club who attend will also be able to attend a private screening and get a chance to win Clone Wars posters autographed by the creators. […]
The official websites for the Superman: The Animated Series – Volume One and Batman: The Animated Series – Volume Two DVD collections are now online. Both mutli-disc sets will be released on January 25, 2005. Discuss this news here on The DC Animation Forum. Stay tuned for more updates on these DVD sets very soon.