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Rainmaker Launches TV Division

Vancouver-based animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment reboots the Mainframe Entertainment brand with the launch of a new TV division; two new series in development include an all-new version of the popular ReBoot franchise, and Tiger’s Apprentice, a CGI animated series based on the trilogy of young adult novels written by award-winning author Laurence Yep.

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Whedon Turned Down Buffy Reboot

Last week it was announced that Warner Bros. was moving ahead with a BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER reboot without franchise creator Joss Whedon. Now The Hollywood Reporter writes that despite Whedon's snarky online comments against the project, he was approached and turned it down.

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The Descent Director on Predators reports that THE DESCENT's Neil Marshall is in negotiations with 20th Century Fox to direct the PREDATOR prequel, PREDATORS. Robert Rodriguez is producing the franchise reboot via his Trouble Maker Studios. Fox wants to have the film in theaters on July 9, 2010.

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Fox Thinking Alien Reboot broke the news last night that 20th Century Fox is rumored to be working on a reboot of the ALIEN franchise, perhaps an origins story rather than a remake.

Michael Costigan, Ridley Scott and Tony Scott are producing with Carl Rinsch to direct. Rinsch is a commercials and music video director who has worked with Scott Free Productions.

-- By News Editor Annemarie Moody

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ReBoot Storyline, Writers Chosen by Fans

Zeros 2 Heroes, in conjunction with Rainmaker Animation, announced a first for social networking when it revealed that fans of REBOOT have chosen who will reshape the storyline of the classic animated TV property that originally aired on ABC, YTV and Cartoon Network. In an unprecedented competition, REBOOT fans selected the plotline that they want to see developed into a web comic book property. This marks the first step in re-launching the property in advance of Rainmaker's upcoming trilogy of REBOOT theatrical feature films.

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Rainmaker Ready For ReBoot Features

Rainmaker Animation has plans to transform Mainframe Ent.'s seminal CG television series, REBOOT, into a trio of feature films. REBOOT became Rainmaker's property after it acquired Mainframe last year and renamed it Rainmaker Animation. Rainmaker Animation evp Paul Gertz will shepherd the production.

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TV-Loonland Reboots MIP-TV 2002

Kids animation producer-distributor TV-Loonland will present a new slate of animation programming at MIP-TV 2002. Leading the Loonland catalogue is the launch of REBOOT - SEASON IV. Animated by Mainframe Entertainment, Inc. REBOOT was the first ever half-hour computer animated TV series produced. Originally seen on North American television in September 1994 on YTV (Canada) and on ABC Television (USA), the series remains one of YTV's top-rated programs and can be seen in the daily Toonami block on the Cartoon Network.

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Infogrames Wins Global License To Develop Reboot Games

Mainframe Entertainment, Inc. has licensed its popular REBOOT animation series to Infogrames, Inc., for development on various interactive game platforms. The multi-year licensing agreement was negotiated by licensing and merchandising veteran Joy Tashjian, president of Joy Tashjian Marketing Group, the exclusive representative for Mainframe's properties, who is also contributing to Mainframe's expansion into the consumer products area through a recently formed strategic alliance.