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Cartoon Network Launches First Original Digital Series, Mighty Magiswords, on AnythingApp

Cartoon Network has recently announced the launch of the animated comedy adventure series Mighty Magiswords via their Cartoon Network Anything app. The series is the studio’s first ever original digital series, and serves as the launching point for an extensive multiplatform content strategy that will span mobile micro-content, animated shorts, videogames, and more. Mighty Magiswords is a ...

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Comedy Central Orders 10 Episodes of Legends of Chamberlain Heights

Comedy Central has recently greenlighted 10 episodes of Bento Box’s original, urban coming of age animated series Legends of Chamberlain Heights. The news came via an announcement from Comedy Central’s President of original programming, Kent Alterman. Set to debut in 2016, Legends of Chamberlain Heights focuses on the misadventures of three highschool freshmen; Jamal, Grover, and Mil. The ...

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Star Wars Standalone Film to Focus on Boba Fett

It’s already common knowledge among fandom that Star Wars will have at least one standalone film, and it’s also well-known where Boba Fett came from (as per Star Wars Episode II,) but a recent confirmation seems to tie the two together in order to come up with something exciting: the cult-followed bounty hunter will be the star of the second Star Wars anthology film, which is scheduled for ...

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15 years too late? Warner Brothers and DC to create a DCAGU

Beginning in Fall 2015, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Mattel are joining forces to launch DC Super Hero Girls, an exciting new universe of Super Heroic storytelling that helps build character and confidence, and empowers girls to discover their true potential. Featuring DC Comics’ most powerful and diverse line-up of female characters as ...

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Green Eggs and Ham – to become a TV Series

Streaming network Netflix is developing a new animated series based on the Dr. Seuss children’s book, “Green Eggs and Ham.” In the 13-episode series, standoffish inventor Guy and the worldwide-renowned Sam-I-Am embark on a cross-country trip that tests the limits of their friendship, finding adventure as they learn to try new things. Based on the classic global best-selling book by Dr. ...

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The Prophet Trailer has been released:

A brand-new trailer for Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, the animated feature based on one of the most popular volumes of poetry ever written, has been released. Produced and spearheaded by Salma Hayek, The Prophet is based on the classic, internationally acclaimed and best-selling book by celebrated Lebanese author, Kahlil Gibran. The movie is set on the imaginary island of Orphalese, where ...

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English Trailer for El Americano Released

An English-language trailer has just been released for last year’s hit indie CG animated feature, El Americano. The film is a co-production between Animex, Olmos Productions, and Phil Roman Entertainment, featuring the voices of Modern Family’s Rico Rodriguez as Cuco, as well as Cheech Marin, Kate del Castillo, Paul Rodriguez, Edward James Olmos, Erik Estrada and Lisa Kudrow. Arnaiz wrote the ...

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Obama Thanks Japan for Its Anime and Manga – but has distanced himself from Modern NA Animation.

A strange thing happened after Washington Geek Week (also known as the Correspondents Dinner). The President met Shinzo Abe – Prime Minister of Japan – who as of this writing has finished his trip – promoting the trans pacific alliance trade agreement in Washington. During a speech which got eyeballs raised – he thanked Mr Abe for all the anime and manga. For me as an ...

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Annecy International Animated Film Festival Starting Soon and here is their Feature Film Selections

The Annecy International Animated Film Festival, which has already announced its shorts and TV competition lineup, has revealed its 2015 feature film selections. Annecy received a record 73 feature film submissions—a testament to the thriving state of feature filmmaking internationally. Seventeen feature films were selected overall, eight of which will screen in competition and nine out of ...

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I dont really know what Fox wants to do with Animation Domination HD, but they do have a new series out:

New half-hour animated comedy series Golan the Insatiable’ will premiere on FOX on Sunday, May 31. The comedy follows a mighty godlord (Rob Riggle, 22 Jump Street) from an alternate dimension who arrives in Oak Grove, MN, where his only friend is a macabre, nine-year-old girl named Dylan (Aubrey Plaza, Parks and Recreation), who constantly urges him to wreak havoc on her town. The new ...

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Adventure Time Nominated for a Peabody Award: And some reasons on why-

Disney Junior’s preschooler series, “Doc McStuffins,” was cited for its disarming, inspiring storytelling about a female, African-American doctor’s daughter who “treats” other kids’ broken toys, while Cartoon Network’s “Adventure Time” was praised for its uniquely imagined, truly odd fantasy world and for stories about exploration and adventure to help kids work through their ...

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Star Wars Rebels Returns in June 20

On June 20, the hit CG animated action series Star Wars Rebels will be making its grand return with a one hour second season premiere episode on Disney XD. Titled ‘The Siege of Lothal,’ the episode aims to give the second season a rolling start. Star Wars Rebels’ second season promises to be the biggest one yet, as it will feature appearances from the Star Wars mythos’ most recognizable ...

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