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Seuss Headline News

Charlie Brown Christmas, Grinch Stole Christmas! Headed for Blu-ray

Press Release from Warner Home Video

BURBANK, CA (July 14, 2009) -- This holiday season, consumers will have an opportunity to enjoy some of their all-time favorite animated Christmas television specials in a whole new way when Warner Home Video (WHV) unveils A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS, DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! and DR. SEUSS' HORTON HEARS A WHO! on Blu-ray hi-def format for the first time. Each special has been re-mastered for dazzling picture/audio quality and outfitted in beautiful, foil embossed packaging.

Animation Headline News

Fox/Blue Sky Set for ‘Horton Hears a Who’

Twentieth Century Fox Animation/Blue Sky Studios have begun prepping the 3D-animated HORTON HEARS A WHO, with ROBOTS story consultant and former Pixar animator Jimmy Hayward co-directing with ROBOTS art director Steve Martino, VARIETY reports. A spring 2008 release is set.

Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul have finished the script, and storyboarding has begun under the supervision of Fox Animation president Chris Meledandri and Blue Skys Chris Wedge, both of whom are producing.

Seuss Headline News

Fox Animation, Blue Sky to Make CGI Horton Film

20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios are adapting Dr. Seuss' HORTON HEARS A WHO into a CG-animated movie, according to THE HOLLLYWOOD REPORTER. The disclosure on Wednesday was timed perfectly in consort with the launch of ROBOTS, directed by Blue Skys Chris Wedge, on Friday, March 11, 2005.

Books Headline News

New Books In The Book Corner for May 27, 2004

In 2003, AWN launched its newest resource site, the AWN Book Corner. Looking for books related to animation, then the Book Corner is the best place for you to visit. Readers can search through tomes dealing with 2D & 3D graphics, animation, applications, cinematography, digital video, entertainment, gaming, history & theory, post-production, programming & scripting and Web & multimedia. You can also browse books by title, author or publisher.

Seuss Headline News

Grinch Week At Cartoon Network

That conniving Grinch has stolen four consecutive nights of airtime on Cartoon Network for the annual "Grinch Week." The perennial animated holiday special DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS airs at 8:00 pm Monday-Thursday, Dec. 1-4, 2003. Dr. Seuss' classic fable portrays the mean old Grinch and his efforts to muzzle the holiday spirits of the happy-go-lucky citizens of Whoville.

Live-action Headline News

Animation Goes Live-Action!

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, September 19, 1998 at 12:00am

Recycling is alive and well in Hollywood. An astounding number of animation properties are being optioned for adaptation as live-action films, such as "Inspector Gadget" and "Sailor Moon." This week, two more such deals have been announced. "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," a book by Dr. Seuss and then an animated feature directed by Chuck Jones at MGM, will have its next reincarnation as a live-action feature starring Jim Carrey. Universal, which already owns the theme park rights to Dr. Seuss properties, and Ron Howard's Imagine Films paid Dr. Seuss' widow Audrey Geisel nearly U.S.