Seth Rogen has fulfilled a dream by becoming only the second visiting celebrity to write and act in THE SIMPSONS since Ricky Gervais appeared in 2006, Variety reports.
Tony Parker, a professional basketball player with the San Antonio Spurs, has signed on to a new French cartoon production called BASKETBALL ADVENTURES, Variety reports.
VOOZ, the creator of PUCCA and BRB International are teaming up to breathe life into CANIMAL, an original television series aimed a pre-school target audience.
Press Release from 4Kids Entertainment
4Kids Entertainment Inc. and Chaotic USA Entertainment Group Inc. have reached an agreement with Penguin Young Readers Group, one of the world’s leading consumer publishers, to serve as global licensing partner in the publishing category for the Chaotic trading card game (TCG) and TV series-based property.
Turner Broadcasting is delighted to announce that it has greenlit its first UK-produced full length animation series out of its dedicated original production hub, the Cartoon Network Development Studio Europe.
As the evil geniuses at Nerd Corps Entertainment prepare to create a second season of their villainous original property, THE LEAGUE OF SUPER EVIL, the League comes ever closer to its bid for world domination.
DreamWorks are in talks to adapt animated web series XOMBIE into a feature, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
FX Prods. has inked an agreement with Shine Int'l to license the forthcoming FX series ARCHER around the world, reports VARIETY.
Entertainment branding/consulting company ThinkTank Emporium has teamed with Charlesbridge Publishing and author David Biedrzycki to identify and develop licensing and media opportunities based on the ACE LACEWING, BUG DETECTIVE series.
Hasbro-Discovery Communications Joint Venture President and CEO Margaret Loesch today announced the appointment of children's and family entertainment programming veteran Donna Ebbs as senior vice president, programming, for the joint venture television network expected to launch in late 2010.
Seasoned development and sales executive Maggie Murphy has joined Cookie Jar Entertainment as SVP of Development.
This week (9/22/09) offers the DVD/Blu-ray release of BATTLE FOR TERRA (Lionsgate, $12.99 and $19.99); THE HAUNTED WORLD OF EL SUPERBEASTO (Anchor Bay, $12.99 and $19.99); HOT FUZZ (Universal Home Ent., $18.99); SCOOBY-DOO! THE MYSTERY BEGINS (Warner Home Video, $19.99, $24.99); TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES -- THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON (Warner Home Video,$36.49, $44.99); and WALLACE & GROMIT: A MATTER OF LOAF AND DEATH (Lionsgate, $9.99) and WALLACE & GROMIT: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION (Lionsgate/HIT, $21.99, 19.99).
Rick DeMott talks with producer Tom Klein about the challenges of creating the R-rated, 2D animated film, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto, directed by Rob Zombie.
In a shocking announcement, Dick Cook has stepped down as chairman at the Walt Disney Co. This follows his recent unveiling of Disney upcoming projects at the D23 Conference.
Statement from Dick Cook
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces its 'Call for Entries' for this year's 37th Annual Annie Awards.
Fans can immerse themselves inside the world of DC Super Heroes and villains in the next DC Universe Animated Original Movie by participating in the Superman/Batman: Public Enemies Virtual Collector Card Sweepstakes.
MTV Networks International's Emerging Markets group is launching a Nickelodeon branded program block on leading commercial broadcaster TV2 in Hungary.
With the DC Comics sale firmly in place, WB has created a new company known as DC Entertainment, notes the Hollywood Reporter.
In celebration of Disney’s newest animated musical THE PRICESS AND THE FROG, Walt Disney Studios is opening its Burbank gates to the public for a once-in-a-lifetime advance special engagement, welcoming Disney fans to experience its newest animated musical comedy Nov. 25- Dec. 13, 2009.
Variety announced Cartoon Network has already picked-up 5 juried awards in the Primetime Emmy race.
The TV Academy announced winners in two categories -- costumes for a variety/music program or special and individual achievement in animation -- both of which will be handed out during the Creative Arts Awards Ceremony Sept. 12.
In both juried categories, there are no nominations; anyone Emmy-worthy is recognized.