Posts Tagged ‘Fox’

Updated: "Alvin" Getting Blu-ray, Digital Releases

by Maxie Zeuson February 8, 2008
Alvin and the Chipmunks will get both a DVD and Blu-Ray Disc release, Video Business Online reports. In addition, distributor Twentieth Century Fox will also use Apples digital rights management technology to allow consumers to transfer copies to their iPods. Single-disc versions of the release will retail for $29.98; special edition discs for $34.98; and […]

Pink Panther and Friends Vol. 6: "The Inspector" Announced

by Classic Speedyon January 22, 2008
The sixth volume of The Pink Panther and Friends: Classic Cartoon Collection will feature 17 “The Inspector” cartoons. The shorts included, with years and directors, are: -The Great DeGaulle Stone Operation (Freleng, 1965) -Reaux, Reaux, Reaux Your Boat (Chiniquy, 1966) -Napoleon Blown-Aparte (Chiniquy, 1966) -Cirrhosis of the Louvre (Chiniquy, 1966) -Plastered in Paris (Chiniquy, 1966) […]

"American Dad" Vol. 3 Coming in April

by Classic Speedyon January 10, 2008
Fox has announced that the third volume of American Dad will be released on 4/15/08 for $39.98. Episodes included: -Bush Comes to Dinner -American Dream Factory -A.T. The Abusive Terrestrial -Black Mystery Month -An Apocalypse to Remember -Four Little Words -When a Stan Loves a Woman -I Can’t Stan You -The Magnificent Steven -Joint Custody […]

FX Acquires "Simpsons Movie" for Broadcast

by Ed Liuon January 7, 2008
Variety is reporting that the FX cable network has paid $55 million to broadcast five movies from 20th Century Fox, including The Simpsons Movie. The other movies in the deal include Live Free or Die Hard, Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Hitman, and Death Sentence. All movies will air on FX in the […]

Painting the Town Yellow at "The Simpsons Movie" DVD Release (UPDATED)

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2007
To commemorate the release of The Simpsons Movie on DVD and Blu-ray disc, 20th Century Fox painted midtown Manhattan yellow, using Bryant Park’s skating rink as the centerpiece of a massive Simpsons-themed wonderland, with giveaways, a one-day-only Ben and Jerry’s ice cream flavor, and free skating all day for visitors, with the chance to skate […]

"The Simpsons" Take Manhattan for DVD Release Event

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2007
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment will be host to numerous special events in Manhattan to promote the release of The Simpsons Movie on DVD and Blu-ray on December 18, 2007 with special events and giveaways occurring in Bryant Park, Times Square, and the Empire State Building. In a first, the Empire State Building will be […]

"Simpsons Movie" DVD and Blu-Ray on Dec 18

by Ed Liuon December 16, 2007
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced details of the upcoming DVD and Blu-ray disc of The Simpsons Movie. The single-disc DVD will be available in both full-screen and widescreen editions, with a variety of special features including two separate commentary tracks, deleted scenes, an alternate ending, and assorted promotional materials such as Homer’s monologue […]

"Avatar" Pushed Back to December

by Maxie Zeuson December 12, 2007
James Cameron’s Avatar is having its release date pushed back to December 18 in order to give its director more time for post-production work, Variety reports. The live-action/CGI film was originally slated for a Memorial Day release. Distributor Twentieth Century Fox has also announced that it will produce Ice Age 3 in digital 3-D. Carlos […]

Comic Sues "Family Guy" for Stealing His Act

by Maxie Zeuson December 7, 2007
Magician/comedian Art Metrano is suing Fox’s Family Guy for $2 million, saying the series stole part of his routine and used it in the animated movie Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, reports. Metrano claims the routine in the movie is “identical in music, sound and action” to portions of his act.’s report includes […]

"NY Times" and Newsarama on the Return of "Futurama" to DVD (UPDATED Nov 30, 2007)

by Ed Liuon November 30, 2007
The New York Times has FuturamaFuturama via the direct-to-DVD movie Bender’s Big Score (free registration required). The pair discuss how the DVD came to be after years of campaigning from the show staff and fans, how the economics of direct-to-DVD and the success of Futurama DVD boxed sets affected the decision, and how they exploited […]