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BCI Announces "Defenders of the Earth" Vol. 2 and "New He-Man" Vol. 2

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
BCI/Eclipse has issued two press releases announcing the second volumes of classic late 80’s/early 90’s animated television series. The New Adventures of He-Man Volume 2 will include the last 32 episodes of the 1990’s spin-off from the original He-Man cartoon. The six-DVD set will be available on March 27 for a suggested retail price of […]

"Cinderella III: A Twist in Time" Arrives on DVD Feb 6, 2007; 8 Min. Clip Available

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
Buena Vista Home Entertainment has issued a press release announcing a street date of February 6, 2007, for Cinderella III: A Twist in Time, the second sequel to Disney’s classic animated feature film. The direct-to-video movie begins with the Fairy Godmother’s magic wand falling into the hands of Lady Tremaine, the evil Stepmother, who uses […]

Super Cyberchase Science Goes Daily Jan 29 – Feb 23

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
A press release from PBS Kids announces the launch of Super CYBERCHASE Science, a daily event running from January 29 to February 23, 2007, where the award-winning math mystery cartoon showcases episodes that focus on how math is used to explore science. The episodes will also link up to educational web resources for more information. […]

PR: BCI to Release "New Adventures of He-Man" Vol. 2 March 27

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
BCI ECLIPSE TO RELEASE FINAL 32 DIGITALLY REMASTERED EPISODES OF “THE NEW ADVENTURES OF HE-MAN®” VOLUME TWO Six DVDs in a Six-Panel DigiPak Available March 27th for $49.98 Los Angeles, CA – After the tremendous success of “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe®,” BCI Eclipse, a Navarre Corporation Company, and leading UK media company […]

PR: Defenders of the Earth Vol. 2 5-Disc Set Available April 3

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
NAVARRE’S BCI INTRODUCES THE LAST 32 EPISODES OF THE CLASSIC ANIMATED SERIES “DEFENDERS OF THE EARTH” Volume Two Available in Five-Disc Set on April 3rd For $34.98 Los Angeles, CA – Experience the climactic conclusion of the iconic “Defenders of the Earth,” the animated series originally created by Marvel Productions. BCI Eclipse, A Navarre Corporation […]

PR: Cinderella III: A Twist in Time Street Date Feb 6

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
Cinderella III: A Twist In Time (Street Date: 02/06) Available for a limited time only! CINDERELLA III: A Twist In Time – Disney’s original classic continues in the all-new, animated motion picture, Cinderella III: A Twist In Time, premiering only on Disney DVD. Featuring all the magic and wondrous spirit of Walt’s original “Cinderella,” this […]

PR: CYBERCHASE launches Super CYBERCHASE Science Jan 29 – Feb 23, 2007

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
CYBERCHASE launches Super CYBERCHASE Science, a TV/web event happening daily January 29 through February 23 2007, on PBS KIDS GO! (check local listings). The month-long event links 20 encore episodes of the award-winning math-mystery cartoon to online resources that show kids how math can be used to explore science. The episodes will be supported online […]

Tad Stones on Animated Hellboy; "Screw-on Head" Coming from Starz

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
Director Tad Stones has been interviewed about the two animated Hellboy direct-to-video movies by Newsarama.com’s Animated Shorts column. The interview covers the reaction to Hellboy: Sword of Storms, why certain character design decisions were made, how Hellboy creator Mike Mignola reacted to the DTVs, and what’s coming next in the Hellboy: Blood and Iron DTV. […]

Marjane Satrapi on Animating Her Life for "Persepolis"

by Ed Liuon January 22, 2007
The New York Times takes an early look at Persepolis, the black-and-white animated feature film coming later this year (registration required). The film is based on the graphic novel memoir of Marjane Satrapi, telling her coming-of-age story in Iran after the overthrow of the Shah. The article discusses the path the graphic novel took from […]

Fanboy Planet Interviews Marc Worden on Voicing "Iron Man"

by Ed Liuon January 22, 2007
The Fanboy Planet website has posted an interview with Marc Worden, the voice actor for Tony Stark/Iron Man in the upcoming direct-to-video movie The Invincible Iron Man. Topics discussed include Worden’s history with the new Mickey Mouse Club, the creative decisions made with the Iron Man DVD, the difference between working for Disney and for […]