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DreamWorks adds Frances McDormand to Madagascar 3
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DreamWorks adds Frances McDormand to Madagascar 3

In 2005, DreamWorks Animation brought Madagascar to the world. The sequel, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, hit a few years later in 2008. Sure, there’s been an awesome animated series, The Penguins of Madagascar, but if my math is correct, and it almost never is, we’re due for the third piece in the theatrical trilogy. Jeffrey Katzenberg, DreamWorks CEO, agrees, confirming that a ...

Captain Planet saves the Earth Day
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Captain Planet saves the (Earth) Day

The environment might not be in the best shape ever, but with folks like Captain Planet around, there’s reason to hope for the best! With that in mind, Cartoon Network Enterprises and Shout! Factory will bring the Captain Planet animated series home to DVD this April 19th, just in time for the Earth Day holiday. The 4-DVD box set, titled Captain Planet and the Planeteers: Season One, ...

Phineas and Ferb hit Netflix via Disney deal
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Phineas and Ferb hit Netflix via Disney deal

Did you or your family happen to get a new Netflix-ready device for the holiday season? Or have you been bored after exhausting every instant-stream movie and episode you could get your hands on, through the Netflix package you got last year? Well, Disney-ABC Television Group has just worked an agreement with Netflix that will send hundreds of episodes and movies from the Disney Channel, ABC, ...

AOL animates Gisele & the Green Team
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AOL animates Gisele & the Green Team

America OnLine has recently launched a new Flash animated web series called Gisele & the Green Team. The Squared Entertainment production stars Gisele Bundchen, and features environmental themes, similar to the Captain Planet cartoon from years back. The Girl Power team promotes diversity and sisterhood through their unique abilities; Earth Memory, Telepathy, Telekinesis, Remote Viewing, ...

Disney unveils Kingdom Hearts 3D for Nintendo 3DS
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Disney unveils Kingdom Hearts 3D for Nintendo 3DS

The latest edition in the Kingdom Hearts saga, Kingdom Hearts Re:coded, is still selling like hotcakes on the Nintendo DS platform, but that hasn’t stopped Disney or Square Enix from prepping the next chapter! And this time, we’re looking at a whole new dimension – the third! …dimension! While no release date has yet been set, Disney has confirmed Kingdom Hearts 3D ...

Rainbow brings Pop Pixie to MTV3
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Rainbow brings Pop Pixie to MTV3

Pop Pixie, Winx Club’s amazingly popular spin-off series, has had quite the charmed life! Since debuting on France 3’s Mon Ludo block with strong ratings, the franchise has had its eyes set on global domination! In the continued quest for ever-expanding popularity, Rainbow is bringing the series to yet a new collection of regions: MTV3 in Finland, Canal Panda in Portugal, Kanal D ...

Disney Channel adds Gravity Falls and Fish Hooks
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Disney Channel adds Gravity Falls and Fish Hooks

After an amazingly successful first season of Fish Hooks, Disney made the only logical decision it could regarding the series — it renewed it for a full second season! Disney Channel recently announced that the Disney Television Animation toon will swim along to the channel in the spring of 2012. And Disney didn’t just catch a single show this time, but an additional cartoon called ...

Teletoon Retro's classic toons sets subscriber record
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Teletoon Retro’s classic toons sets subscriber record

With over 8 million fans and counting, Teletoon Retro has become a mighty force! Teletoon Retro, the younger cousin to Teletoon (think Cartoon Network and Boomerang) is known for being home to some of animation’s most classic tales; Spider-man, Inspector Gadget, He-Man, She-Ra, G.I. Joe, Tom & Jerry, Scooby-Doo, Bugs Bunny, The Smurfs, The Jetsons, Batman: The Animated Series, the ...

DreamWorks sings Monkeys of Bollywood
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DreamWorks sings Monkeys of Bollywood

Hear no evil, see no evil… animated no evil? DreamWorks Animation’s latest project to be announced isn’t Shrek 15 or a Megamind holiday special, its the companies first ever CG animated feature musical, Monkeys of Bollywood. Working with Stephen Schwartz, A.R. Rahman, Gurinder Chadha, and Paul Berges at the helm, Monkeys of Bollywood takes inspiration from the epic Indian ...

Shaun the Sheep: Spring Shenanigans on DVD January 25th
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Shaun the Sheep: Spring Shenanigans on DVD January 25th

On January 25th, Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment will team to release Shaun the Sheep: Spring Shenanigans on DVD. The disc contains seven full length episodes of the Aardman Animation toon, including two that star Timmy. There’s also a large chunk of bonus content, like a Sheep-shearing game, a look into the Timmy Time animated series, and Timmy’s Tune #2. The claymation ...

Cartoon Network to start Firebreather series
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Cartoon Network to start Firebreather series

About two months ago, Cartoon Network premiered a 90 minute CG animated movie called Firebreather. The tale, originally created by Phil Hester and Andy Kuhn in comic book form, was a roaring success with viewers who couldn’t get enough of Duncan, the half-dragon, half-human hybrid, and the pending war between people and Kaiju. In fact, when the special aired on November 24th, it was the ...

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