Posts Tagged ‘animation’

France Wants To Make A Bewitched Cartoon

by Peter Paltridgeon February 7, 2018
Heard about the surprising announcement from France-based GO-N Productions this morning? They plan on resurrecting something that hasn’t been seen since the early 70’s….new adventures for Darrin and Samantha Stephens? Bewitched is one of the most influential TV programs of all time. It popularized the notion of a pretty witch, which replaced the old green […]

The Original Creators Of Animaniacs Were Not Told About The Revival

by Peter Paltridgeon January 8, 2018
Remember last week when the amazing news came out of nowhere that Animaniacs was coming back? Did you notice something missing from that announcement? Two new seasons of Animaniacs have been greenlit by Hulu and will appear sometime in 2020. Confirmed is the return of executive producer Steven Spielberg. Semi-confirmed is voice actor Maurice LaMarche, […]

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Heather North, Voice of Daphne, Dies At 71

by Peter Paltridgeon December 20, 2017
Heather North, the actress who lent her voice to Scooby Doo’s Daphne Blake for over thirty years, has passed away at the age of 71. North’s career mostly consisted of fluffy family roles — she made guest appearances on shows like My Three Sons, Gidget, and The Monkees, and she co-starred in Disney’s The Barefoot […]

All-Star Voice Actors Unite For Animated Project

by Peter Paltridgeon November 30, 2017
How much would you pay for a new cartoon starring some of the nineties’ most talented voice actors? Would you believe it has a good chance of happening? THR reports Rob Paulsen is assembling a team of close friends — all voice-acting veterans, like himself — to produce a proposed new animated series called The […]

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Solo Harley Quinn Cartoon Series In Development At WB

by Peter Paltridgeon November 21, 2017
Has Harley gotten huge enough to support her own series? And where will it be shown? 25 years after Paul Dini and Bruce Timm thought on a whim “let’s make one of the Joker’s minions a woman,” Harley Quinn has taken over the world. Her comic book is one of DC’s top-selling titles, she’s sold […]

Animation Abroad – Recap & Follow Ups

by Joshua Baileyon November 14, 2017
I’ve had the privilege to write about a number of fascinating foreign cartoons this year. These animated programs, from small but talented studios around the world, deserve to be recognized for what they are bringing to the industry. I have been following them for quite some time, and with news on multiple fronts, I felt […]


Women Of Animation Release Open Letter Denouncing Harassment

by Peter Paltridgeon October 20, 2017
The fallout from the Weinstein scandal has inspired women across the entertainment industry to go public with their stories of men abusing their positions of power to get away with sexual harassment. This week multiple women came forward with harassment stories involving animation veteran Chris Savino, who has now been fired from Nickelodeon. The problem […]

NYCC 2017: Watch The Trailer For Animated Constantine

by Peter Paltridgeon October 9, 2017
Remember when we assumed The CW had no plans to put out a trailer for their Constantine cartoon yet? We were thankfully wrong. Care to check it out? This is just terrific. The artists behind these CW Seed shorts got to work to the full limits of their talent here — a lot more is […]

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NYCC 2017: More Hey Arnold! Is Possible After The Jungle Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon October 6, 2017
Today the release date for Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie was revealed by Nickelodeon, but will that be the final time we see Arnold? Are Craig Bartlett and his crew interested in doing more? Bartlett told the crowd today at New York Comic-Con that they’re all hoping they get to. Olivia Hack stated The Jungle […]
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Bob’s Burgers Coming To The Big Screen In 2020

by Peter Paltridgeon October 4, 2017
Hold onto your grills — is that a Bob’s Burgers feature film we spot on Fox’s movie calendar? Can we really expect it in just three years? It’s true, friend — Bob, Linda, Tina, Louise and Gene, and possibly Jimmy Jr, are coming to theaters. The show’s creative team is working on a Bob’s Burgers […]