Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner Brothers is releasing the sad, but lovable basset hound in Tex Avery’s Droopy: The Complete Theatrical Collection. Its a 2-disc box set containing 24 remastered and unedited theatrical shorts from 1943-1958. It also containsa documentary as well as a gag reel. The box will be in store on May 15th.
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures today announced that they have found the actor who will portray the title role in its upcoming live-action adaptation of Speed Racer. Emile Hirsch (The Lords of Dogtown, Alpha Dog, Into the Wild) has been cast as the Mach 5 driver. A YouTube video of Hirsch talking about his […]
EMILE HIRSCH TAKES THE LEAD IN WARNER BROS. PICTURES‘ AND VILLAGE ROADSHOW PICTURES’ “SPEED RACER” To See a Video Interview with Emile Hirsch Talking About Being Cast in the Title Role of “Speed Racer,” Go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KacOkTDTi-g Emile Hirsch has been set to star in the title role of Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow […]
Cartoon Brew’s Amid Amidi is reporting the passing of Elbert Tuganov, the father of Estonian animation, on March 22, 2007 at the age of 87. Tuganov’s career in animation began during World War II, producing most of his output for Estonia’s Tallinnfilm state film studio under its Nukufilm puppet animation division.
The Los Angeles Times takes a look at this week’s TMNT, which will attempt to bring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles back to the forefront of American pop culture. Director Kevin Munroe is quoted extensively throughout the article, which also takes a look back at the three earlier, live-action outings. Read Toon Zone News’ review […]
Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko have spoken to SciFi Wire about season 3 of Avatar the Last Airbender, promising that the season will culminate with a big climactic fight between the title character and the Fire Lord. DiMartino stated that, “Book three is all mapped out, and much of it is written.” DiMartino also discusses […]
Comicon.com’s PULSE News has interviewed four Pixar artists about The Ancient Book of Myth and War, an art book that revolves around the two themes in the title. Organized by Scott Morse, the book’s contributors also include Lou Romano, Don Shank, and Nate Wragg. The book will be the subject of a gallery exhibition at […]
Forget re-makes and re-packaging. TMNT does open with a brief backstory about the turtles and how they were mutated by a strange goo and trained as ninjas by their rodent mentor, Splinter. But for the most part the movie just assumes its audience will know all about them. In fact, key items shown at the […]
At a press conference at the Tokyo Anime Fair for their upcoming series Seirei no Moribito (Guardians of the Sacred Spirit) yesterday, Production I.G. announced English translations of the novels on which the series is based will be released in the United States in 2008 by Arthur A. Levine Books, the imprint of Scholastic that […]
One of the most mocked and reviled superhero cartoons is Challenge of the Super Friends, and no characters received more scorn than the politically correct superhero additions. Apache Chief, the Samurai, and El Dorado may have been created with good intentions, but any goodwill they generated was far outweighed by their propagation of exactly those […]