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"Looney Tunes: The Essential Daffy Duck" Coming in November

On 11/1/11, Warner Home Video plans to release a follow-up to the “Looney Tunes: The Essential Bugs Bunny”, with this volume focused solely on Daffy Duck cartoons. The 2-disc DVD set is priced at $26.99. The contents are currently as follows: Disc 1: * Porky’s Duck Hunt [1937, Tex Avery] (new to DVD) * Daffy […]

PR: Focus Features & Laika Reteam for Two-Picture Distribution Deal

CORALINE PARTNERS FOCUS FEATURES AND LAIKA RETEAM FOR TWO-PICTURE DISTRIBUTION DEAL; 3D STOP-MOTION ANIMATED COMEDY THRILLER PARANORMAN OPENS AUGUST 17, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK and PORTLAND, OR, May 4, 2011 – Focus Features and LAIKA, the two companies behind the Academy Award-nominated animated feature Coraline are reteaming for LAIKA’s next two projects. The […]

Foghorn Leghorn Appears in GEICO Ad

The GEICO Guy asks, Voice Actors in the News Video courtesy of GEICO’s official YouTube Channel. via Voice Actors in the News

"Looney Tunes Super-Stars": Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote: Supergenius Hijinks Coming

Updated 2/23/11 The next volume in the Looney Tunes Super-Stars line is coming sometime in Fall 2011. The single disc DVD will contain the following Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote shorts: * Whizzard of Ow (2003, Bret Haaland) * Chariots of Fur (1994, Chuck Jones) * Little Go Beep (2000, Spike Brandt) * Sugar […]

Reward Offered for Stolen Sylvester & Tweety Statue

NBC-2 News is reporting that a 24-inch Sylvester & Tweety statue has been stolen from an elderly couple’s home in Fort Meyers, FL, even though the statue was “deeply embedded into the ground, and…reinforced with steel rods.” “Sylvester and Tweety were the center of attention,” says the homeowner, who adds that the statue holds “extreme […]

"Looney Tunes Super Stars" Continues With Foghorn, Sylvester & Tweety

The next wave of “Looney Tunes Super Stars” DVDs will feature one release of Foghorn Leghorn cartoons (and others), while the other will feature Sylvester & Tweety cartoons. Both will be released on 11/30/10 for $19.98 each. At this time, the contents of the Foghorn DVD, entitled “Barnyard Bigmouth”, are as follows: (all cartoons directed […]

Academy to Screen Nine Chuck Jones Shorts

Chuck Jones’ nine Oscar-nominated animated shorts will get a screening courtesy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on August 20, Animation Magazine reports. The screening, which takes place in conjunction with the exhibit Chuck Jones: An Animator’s Life From A to Z-Z-Z-Z, will feature “For Scent-Imental Reasons”; “So Much for So Little”; […]

"Bugs Bunny" Concert Series Relaunches

Warner Bros. will launch Bugs Bunny at the Symphony, a sequel concert series to Bugs Bunny on Broadway, as part of a global Looney Tunes initiative, the studio announced yesterday. The concert series will play in 38 markets worldwide after its May 2010 debut at Australia’s Sydney Opera House, including a July 2010 performance at […]

New "Bugs" and "Daffy" DVD Sets Coming in August

Warner Bros. will release two new collections of Looney Tunes shorts to DVD on August 10, featuring newly remastered and new-to-DVD shorts, Animation Magazine reports. The two new titles, Bugs Bunny, Hare Extraordinaire and Daffy Duck, Frustrated Fowl, will appear under the umbrella title Looney Tunes Super Stars. Shorts to be released on the Bugs […]

New "Looney Tunes" Animator Profiled

The Vancouver Sun profiles Jessica Borutski, one of the animators who has done design work for the upcoming The Looney Tunes Show. Borutuski got the job after receiving a terse invitation eighteen months ago from Warner Bros. creative producer Tony Cervone, the newspaper reports. The profile gives Borutski the responsibility for Bugs’ enlarged feet and […]

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