Josh Weinstein is the co-creator and show runner of Strange Hill High, an interesting case of an American industry veteran steering a British production. Many will remember Weinstein working with Bill Oakley to run what is seen by many as the final leg of the ‘golden age’ of The Simpsons. Airing on CBBC (who seem to […]
Focus Features and LAIKA Animation Studios are set to roll out a special “Eat Like the Boxtrolls” experience at San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 as a special promotion for the upcoming stop-motion feature film The Boxtrolls. Numerous events have been announced, and new character posters were revealed: The following events were revealed, along with news […]
CLIP: Cartoon Network Premieres for Week of July 21, 2014: "Clarence," "Gumball," "Adventure Time," "Regular Show"
Walt Disney Television Animation has announced several new projects in development, including a special based on the Haunted Mansion theme park attraction (which has also been the subject of a 2003 feature film and is reportedly still under development as a second feature with Guillermo del Toro). The other pilots under production are Billy Dilley’s […]
My head can rattle off numerous problems with Planes: Fire and Rescue. It’s storyline and character twists just recycle the first Planes movie. Several of the plot twists that aren’t recycled are still predictable from a mile off. It relies a bit too heavily on paper-thin stock characters, if not extremely stale ethnic stereotypes. It […]
50 HOUR VIEWING EVENT!: FIRST EVER MY LITTLE PONY MEGA MARE-ATHON FEATURING EVERY SINGLE EPISODE OF ALL FOUR SEASONS OF MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC BACK-TO-BACK, STARTS AUGUST 4, ON THE HUB NETWORK Mare-athon to Include Three MY LITTLE PONY Specials Never-Before-Seen on the Hub Network LOS ANGELES – The fun, magical adventures of […]
The rebooted live-action/CG hybrid version of “The Jungle Book” being directed by Jon Favreau has cast screen virgin Neel Seethi as Mowgli the Man Cub – the 10-year-old’s first acting gig. Seethi’s role as Mowgli will be the only live-action character while the remainder of the cast will be CG with Scarlett Johansson [Kaa], Idris […]
Without a catchy Pharrell Williams tune and coming a little too late to take advantage of any possible World Cup bump, the Brazilian-flavored “Rio 2”, the sequel to the wildly popular “Rio”, is out on Blu-ray and DVD, finding Blu traveling to the Amazonian rain forests to search for macaws. DVD extras include three featurettes […]