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Trailer for Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths released

IGN Video has the trailer for the upcoming Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths direct-to-video animated movie. It is scheduled for release in Spring 2010.

American Dad renewed for Sixth Season!

IGN reports Seth Macfarlan’s American Dad has been renewed for a sixth season on Fox. This means all three MacFarlane series – including Family Guy, and the Cleveland Show – will be returning next year.

Three Warner animated classics coming to Blu-ray

Blu-ray.com reports Warner has announced three animated titles to be released on Blu-ray October 6, 2009. The animated Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas, (not to confused with its theatrical counterpart) Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!, and lastly A Charlie Brown Christmas. All three titles will be released as “Deluxe Editions” and arrive […]

Dallas McKennon 1919-2009

Cartoon Brew reports Dallas Mckennon, the lengendary voice of the iconic claymation Gumby, died this past Tuesday, July 14th. Mckennon was also known as the voice of Archie Andrew in the Archie cartoons, as well as a voice actor for many Disney films, including Sleeping Beauty and Lady & the Tramp. He was 89.

New Up interviews

The Washington Post speaks briefly with Up writer, co-director and voice of Dug the dog, Bob Peterson. Concurrently USA Today talks with Pixar’s “lucky charm” John Ratzenberger, who’s contributed a performance in all 10 of Pixar’s movies, starting with Ham the piggy bank in Toy Story.

Heathcliff to make comeback

Variety reports Magic Lantern Entertainment has entered into a joint agreement with FitzRoy Media to develop a range of properties, from direct-to-DVD toons to a potential live-action theatrical feature, around the flabby tabby, updating the popular comicstrip character for the 21st century.

Spectacular Spider-Man season 1 DVD box art

TV Shows on DVD has the finalized front and rear box art for The Spectacular Spider-Man – The Complete First Season. The DVD is scheduled for a July 28th release date.

Penguins of Madagascar interview

Animation World Magazine speaks with Robert Schooley and Mark McCorkle, co-creators of Disney Channel’s Kim Possible and now current executive producers for The Penguins of Madagascar series on Nickelodeon. The article goes in-depth on what changes were required for the series, how replacement voice actors were found for some characters, such as Sacha Baron Cohen […]

Toy Story 3 plot details revealed

According to The Associated Press, during the premiere of Disney/Pixar’s Up at the the Cannes Film Festival, early rumors were confirmed that Toy Story 3 would show what happens after Andy grows up and goes to college. Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter stated “The thing they worry about the most is all the things in […]

Pixar's Up wins first award at Cannes

The BBC News reports the talking dog named Dug from the animated Disney/Pixar film Up has won the Palm Dog, a comic alternative to the Cannes Film Festival’s main prize, the Palme d’Or. This is the film’s first award after its debut at the Cannes Film Festival.

Nickelodeon orders pilot for Monsters vs. Aliens

The Hollywood Reporter reports Nickelodeon has ordered a pilot for a new series based on Dreamworks Monsters vs. Aliens, DWA CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg said Tuesday. Katzenberg mentioned the pilot order at the 37th Annual J. P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in Boston in an appearance that was Webcast. The announcement comes at the […]

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel teaser!

The teaser trailer for the upcoming Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel has appeared online at Worstpreviews. Details on the plot are still unknown, the new movie will introduce the Chipmunks’ female counterparts, the Chipettes. Christina Applegate and Anna Faris are rumored to voice two of the chipettes. “Squeakuel” arrives at theaters Christmas day, December […]