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New Scooby Doo Movie Coming To Theaters, This One Animated

by Peter Paltridgeon August 18, 2015
Forget all about that embarrassing live-action half-parody that called itself Scooby Doo back in 2002. This time they’re going to do it right. The Hollywood Reporter revealed this morning that the Scooby Gang is returning to theaters in an animated feature. Dan Povenmire, co-creator of Phineas and Ferb, will executive produce the new film. Tony […]

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"Sin City" Director Set to Direct Live-Action "Jonny Quest" Movie

by Dan Collinson May 27, 2015
Superhero Hype has reported that Robert Rodriguez, director of such films as Sin City, Spy Kids, and Machete, will direct the live-action version of the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon Jonny Quest for Warner Bros. The film will be based on the cartoon that aired on ABC back in 1964 dealing with Jonny, the son of research scientist […]
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John Stephenson, Voice Actor, 1923 - 2015

by Ed Liuon May 18, 2015
Writer Mark Evanier reports the passing of veteran voice actor John Stephenson on Friday, May 15, 2015, at the age of 91. While the cause of death was not stated, Mr. Stephenson had suffered from Alzheimer’s disease for some time and had been living in a nursing home. Mr. Stephenson’s career began in 1948, when […]

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Gordon Kent, R.I.P.

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2015
Several websites are marking the passing of longtime animation industry veteran Gordon Kent on Thursday, March 5, 2015, after a long bout with cancer. Mr. Kent began working in animation immediately after college on CBS Storybreak. In his long career in the industry, he worked as a writer, producer, director, storyboard artist, animation timing director, […]
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NYCC 2014: Animator Tom Cook On His Career and the Era of Saturday Morning Cartoons

by Todd DuBoison October 21, 2014
Challenge of the Superfriends, Thundarr the Barbarian, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Bravestarr. Those are just some of the cartoons worked on by animator Tom Cook, whose animation career started in at Hanna-Barbera Studios in 1979 and stretched through the heyday of Saturday morning animation and beyond. At New York Comic Con Mr. […]

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Warner Bros Prepping "Flintstones" Animated Feature Film

by Ed Liuon May 8, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter states that Warner Bros. is planning an animated feature film to revive The Flintstones, naming Chris Henchy (The Campaign) as the screenwriter and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay as co-executive producers. The Flintstones were a sensation during their initial TV run from 1960 to 1966 and then for decades in syndication, where […]
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Birdman Droppings Released In October

by Alex Beanon April 12, 2014
The latest superhero-themed film – “Birdman” – will be released this autumn, according to Fox Searchlight. The film is directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu [“Biutiful”] and is not the typical superhero fare. Instead, Michael Keaton plays an actor who has gained fame playing an iconic superhero but then struggles to start a Broadway play. The […]

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Peanuts, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Steve Jobs Planned as U.S. Postage Stamps

by Ed Liuon February 21, 2014
The Washington Post has uncovered a list of planned designs for upcoming U.S. postage stamps for 2014-2015, which includes Charles Schulz’s Peanuts, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and Apple co-founder and seminal Pixar figure Steve Jobs. Rudolph is listed as “Design Approved” for release in 2014 (alongside stamps commemorating events of the Civil War, the War […]
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"Space Stars" Coming to DVD from Warner Archives

by Dan Collinson September 27, 2013
Tvshowsondvd,com reports that Warner Archives will bring the 80s cartoon series Space Stars on DVD October 8 with Space Stars: The Complete Series. The series brings back the classic heroes Space Ghost and the Herculoids in a series of new adventures and also introduce us to the Teen Force and Astro (Yes, the same Astro […]