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Fox Hears "Whos" in Its Future

Twentieth Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios will follow up Robots with a CG-animated version of Dr. Seuss’s Horton Hears a Who, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio will write the screenplay; Audrey Geisel will executive produce and retain certain creative approvals. The film is expected to be ready for release […]

WB Rivals Skeptical About "Loonatics"

Disney Channel president Rich Ross and Cartoon Network’s Michael Ouweleen are among those expressing bafflement about Warner Bros. Animation’s recently announced Loonatics action series, today’s USA Today reports. The article quotes Ouweleen calling it “odd to use the wiseacre personality of Bugs” in an action series and Ross warning that classic characters “cannot be genetically […]

"Star Ocean Ex" Coming to DVD

Geneon will release Star Ocean Ex, Volume Three: Magical Moonlit Flowers to home video on May 24, the company announced yesterday. The DVD release will feature Japanese and English Stereo Dolby Digital Audio with optional English subtitles, character profiles, the original Japanese opening, and textless opening animation. It will retail for $29.98. [Source: Geneon Entertainment]

"Danger Mouse" To DVD on May 31

The first two seasons of Dangermouse will arrive on DVD on May 31, Animated Bliss reports. The two-disk set will include the “lost” pilot episode “The Mystery of the Lost Chord” and will retail for $29.95.

Turner UK Names Dearsley to Marketing Post

Nibs Dearsley has been named marketing director of the Turner UK channels Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Toonami, Media Bulletin reports. Dearsley joins the company from Jetix.

"Nausicaa" In Theaters This Summer

Nausicaa.net is reporting that the English-language version of Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind will receive a “small-scale” theatrical release this summer. No further details are yet available.

Marlon Brando is Jor-El in "Superman"

Latino Review reports that Marlon Brando will once again play Jor-El, Superman’s father, in Superman Returns through the use of stock footage originally filmed by director Richard Donner in Superman.

New Linklater Film Trailer

A trailer for A Scanner Darkly, the new film adapted and directed by Richard Linklater (Waking Life), has been posted at Apple.com and Yahoo Movies. The film, based on the novel by Philip K. Dick, stars Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr. and Woody Harrelson and features Linklater’s signature rotoscoped animation. Scanner is currently […]

"Samurai X: Reflection Director's Cut" Back To The Cutting Room... Please!

A wandering samurai, Kenshin Himura, uses his reverse blade sword to defend those wronged, atoning for the sins he committed as “Battousai the Manslayer.” With a wife and child, the desire to make things right is too strong; Kenshin leaves home to ensure a better future for others. As Kenshin and Kaoru’s health begins to […]

"Samurai X": Trust That This Disc Won't Betray You

Most of the people reading this have seen the television series Rurouni Kenshin on Cartoon Network’s Toonami block sometime in the past two years. The series was about a wandering swordsman, atoning for his past. Once known as the Hitokiri Battousai, Kenshin Himura has vowed not to kill in order to allow himself peace after […]

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