Month: March 2011

Wonder Woman’s New Costume

After an outcry from the Internet, the new Wonder Woman pilot starring Adrianne Palicki has a new costume design. The first costume design resembled shiny vinyl with high-heeled boots and could be bought at any store during Halloween. Palicki’s new wardrobe has a more natural look without the heels. The Wonder Woman pilot will premiere […]

Muppet Mansion Sold!

Jim Henson’s former studio in New York recently found a new buyer. Jesse Angelo, editor of The Daily purchased the townhome dubbed the Muppet Mansion. Henson bought the house in 1977 for $600,000 to serve as a workshop for his creations. After his death, his estate sold the home to a Bank of American executive […]

The Looney Tunes Show Videos and Pictures

Cartoon Network has updated The Looney Tunes Show website with new videos. Hop on over to the site and see how the show has changed from the original classics. Character designs aside, the clips present shows that follow don’t rely only on slapstick comedy but a developed storyline as well. Keep an eye on it […]

Jabberjaw: The Complete Series

Warner Archive presents more classic 1970s Hanna-Barbera . The premise of a shark in a teen band touring underwater in the future is enough of a hook to seperate the show from other Scooby knock-offs of the era.

Another new Pirates poster

Another new poster for Disney’s upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean movie has been posted at the Internet Movie Poster Awards, as the marketing for this film continues to only get Stranger. The new ad features three of the film’s haunting mermaids, who will play a crucial role in the film’s plot. Starring Johnny Depp and […]

Are the Madagascar penguins getting their own movie?

The popular superspy penguins from DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar films have already inspired their own hit TV series, but the Hollywood Reporter reports that the studio has even bigger plans for them in the future: A spin-off movie. MegaMind writers Alan J. Schoolcraft and Brent Simons are already attached to the project, although the film has yet to […]

Monsters, Inc. 2 gets new title reports that Disney has revealed at this year’s CinemaCon convention that the official title of their upcoming Monsters, Inc. film will be Monsters University. The site also confirms reports from earlier that the film will be a prequel rather than a sequel to the 2001 hit, with John Goodman and Billy Crystal returning to voice […]

The Original Princess Mononoke And Death of Diana Wynne Jones

Before Miyazaki’s Princess Mononoke was about a girl trying to save her forest home, it was an illustrated storybook about a cat, a possessed duke, and a loyal daughter. The Ghibli Blog has the entire book scanned with an English translation for your enjoyment. While still on Miyazaki, Diana Wynne Jones, author of Howl’s Moving […]

Tangled comes to Blu-Ray & DVD today

Disney’s 50th “official” animated feature Tangled comes home today in two-disc Blu-Ray/DVD combo pack, a four-disc 3-D Blu-Ray, and a single disc DVD. Extras on the release include extended songs, deleted and alternate scenes, and more. A hit with critics and audiences, Tangled was a blockbuster for the studio, grossing $198 million in the US, making […]

The Illusionist coming to DVD and Blu-Ray in May

Nominated in the category for Best Animated Feature at this year’s Oscars, The Illusionist is set to come to DVD and Blu-Ray this May, according to DVD Active. Extras on the release will include various featurettes and animation process features. From the director of The Triplets of Belleville, The Illusionist will be released on May […]

Rango crosses $100 million mark

Paramount’s animated feature Rango crossed the $100 million mark this weekend, making it the first movie of 2011 to do so, USA Today is reporting. The critically acclaimed film is expected to take a dive next week, however, as the animated/live-action Hop comes out on Friday and is expected by many to be big. So far, […]

First look at Pixar’s Brave has a first look at some of the concept art for Pixar’s 2012 film Brave. Along with the pictures are some plot details and updates on the voice cast.

Tangled: Illustrator David Gilson’s dream come true!

Celebrating the release of Disney’s first computer animated traditional musical fairytale on Blu-ray this Tuesday, Jeremie speaks with Disney artist David Gilson!

Amy Adams is Lois Lane

Following months of speculation surrounding who would play famous reporter Lois Lane in the upcoming Superman reboot–or if the character would even be in the film at all–, Hero Complex reports that the role has gone to none other than critical darling Amy Adams. Perhaps best known for playing Giselle in Disney’s Enchanted, Adams is a […]

Cartoon Network Lines Up 13 New Shows, Including DC Block

2012 will be a hefty debut year for the Cartoon Network with thirteen new shows. How To Train Your Dragon and Green Lantern are being spun off into their own TV series. Two industries will be revived: ThunderCats and the Warner Brothers characters in The Looney Tunes Show. Ben 10 is getting another show and […]

Smurfs arriving sooner than expected

Sony Pictures has just revealed via that their live-action/animated comedy The Smurfs has been bumped up a few days, now opening on July 29th instead of on August 3rd. The old release date would’ve placed it against this summer’s Planet of the Apes reboot Rise of the Apes. Instead, it will now face of against perhaps […]

Walt Disney, The Haunted Mansion, and…Rasputin?

There are Disney myths (i.e. Walt Disney being cryogenically frozen) and there are Disney facts, such as Walt Disney and Grigori Rasputin. When Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion was built in the 1960s, Disney thought about using Rasputin’s image (“holy man” and advisor to Czarina Alexandria–wife of Russia’s last czar Nicholas II and mother of the famous […]

Dorothy of Oz poster revealed

The first poster for next year’s animated Dorothy of Oz has just been revealed over at Yahoo! Movies. The film–one of several Wizard of Oz spin-offs currently in the works–seems very much inspired by Tim Burton’s recent Alice in Wonderland film, with the story involving Dorothy being called back to the land of Oz to […]

Classic Nick Toons Coming To Blu-Ray

Nickelodeon has announced its commitment to bring its classic Nick Toons and live-action series to Blu-Ray and airwaves. Nick Toons are the animated series that aired in the 1990s and later on Nickelodeon’s Noggin channel. For many people growing up in that decade, these cartoons were an integral part of their youth. On May 17, […]

Yogi Bear comes to Blu-Ray and DVD today

Warner Bros.’ live-action/animated family comedy Yogi Bear comes to DVD and Blu-Ray today. Although a dud with critics, the movie proved to be a reasonable commercial success for the studio, earning nearly $100 million against a production budget of $80 million. Extras on the release include a featurette, a game and more.

Pixar sued over “stolen” Cars

A British screenwriter has sued Disney and Pixar, claiming that they stole an idea that he submitted to them and used it to make Cars. According to him, the pitch that he gave to them and other studios in the 90s involved a world inhabited by talking cars and even had the same title. The writer in question wants to […]

American Dad! Volume 6 coming to America in April

Fox’s Emmy-nominated animated series American Dad! will come to DVD in its 6th volume on April 19th, according to Unlike previous volumes for this series, which featured just a few episodes of the show, this one will contain an entire season, including all 18 episodes of the fifth season. Extras on the DVD will include […]

Nausicaa Of The Valley Of The Wind

Miyazaki’s early masterpiece comes to Blu-ray. The upgrade may not be worth it to some, but anyone who doesn’t already own it needs to consider a purchase.

New Cars 2 poster

Moviefone has a first look at the brand new poster for Disney & Pixar’s upcoming Cars 2. The poster features returning Cars stars Lightning McQueen and Mater, as well as new characters Finn McMissile and Holley Shiftwell. The sequel hits theaters and IMAX this June.

The Hobbit finally begins production

After years of delays, Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit has finally begun production, E! Online is reporting. The director of the Lord of the Rings trilogy marked the occassion by posting some photos of himself on the film’s set on his Facebook page. A highly anticipated project to say the least, the first Hobbit film is set to […]

New image from The Lorax

One of the first images from next year’s The Lorax has been posted online over at the Internet Movie Database. The still features a young woman who might possibly be Taylor Swift’s character in the film. From the creators of Despicable Me, the Dr. Seuss story is set to come to theaters on March 2nd, 2012.

Final Hop trailer hits the internet

Less than two weeks before it’s set to come to theaters, Universal Pictures has just revealed the final trailer for Hop on YouTube. As one would expect, the preview reveals much more about the film’s plot than previous ads for the movie did. The Easter comedy comes to the big screen next month.

Paul not quite out of this world

Opening slightly below some expectations, the live-action/animated Paul opened to a decent $13.2 million, according to Box Office Mojo. The R-rated comedy–which features Seth Rogen as the voice of an animated alien who meets up with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost after escaping from Area 51–carried a reported price tag of $40 million, something that […]

Behind the scenes of Hop’s villain

Yahoo! Movies has an exclusive featurette that goes behind the scenes of Hop, in which the stars discuss the movie’s bad guy: An evil chick voiced by Hank Azaria. The character, Carlos, wants to take over the holiday of Easter and become the next Easter Bunny. The PG-rated live-action/animated comedy–which also features Russell Brand and James […]

Robot Chicken: Star Wars III coming home this July

Robot Chicken: Star Wars III, the third Star Wars special from Cartoon Network’s popular sketch comedy show, comes to DVD and Blu-Ray this summer, DVD Active is reporting. Extras on the release will include commentary, deleted scenes and more. Featuring the voices of Seth MacFarlene as Emperor Palpatine and Zac Efron as Anakin Skywalker, the critically […]