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Hot Stuff Film Adaptation to Be Penned by Bob’s Burgers Writers

THR has recently reported that sibling writing duo Wendy and Lizzie Molyneux have been tapped by DreamWorks Animation in order to write a new film treatment for the classic Harvey Comics character Hot Stuff.

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Classic Media Celebrates Where’s Waldo’s 25th Anniversary

Classic Media, which is the current owner of the rights to the Where’s Waldo (Where’s Wally in some regions) property, is going to celebrate the long-running franchise’s 25th Anniversary with 25 Ways to Show Your Stripes, which is an event that includes products and partnerships across fashion, travel, media, and sports categories. Some of the […]

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DreamWorks Snags Classic Media

We recently posted about DreamWorks Animation being the lead bidder for iconic cartoon studio Classic Media, and it turns out it was only a matter of time before DreamWorks will get their way. Classic Media was acquired through a $155 million all cash deal, as per DreamWorks’ announcement, marking the studio’s first acquisition since it […]

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DreamWorks Gunning for Classic Media

The New York Times has recently reported that DreamWorks Animation is currently the lead bidder for iconic cartoon studio Classic Media, which is home to popular franchises such as Casper the Friendly Ghost, He-Man, Where’s Waldo, and others. According to the report, DreamWorks has offered $150+ million for Classic Media, which already puts other smaller […]

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ToonBarn visits Voltron Headquarters: Bob Koplar Interview, Part 2

We have finally reached the end of Voltron Week at ToonBarn! We hope some of you were able to catch the Voltron Panel at ComicCon in San Diego yesterday, entitled “Voltron: Form Blazing Fans!” If you were there, please let us know what it was like by commenting below. We are really interested in knowing […]

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ToonBarn visits Voltron Headquarters: Bob Koplar Interview, Part 1

Welcome to Day 4 of Voltron Week! Contest Reminder: World Events Productions has allowed us to give away 3 Voltron Prize Packs to 3 lucky winners. In order to be eligible to win, you must be a ToonBarn member and you must comment at the end of one of the Voltron Week stories or on […]

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Download Voltron Defender of the Universe on PSN and XBLA

When there’s a whole universe to defend, you’d better be a pretty big robot. Or, better yet, be a pretty big robot comprised of 5 pretty big lion robots. Think we’re joking around? Just ask Voltron, the start of the 1980s Classic Media cartoon as well as the recently relaunched series on Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons, Voltron […]

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Voltron Defender of the Universe on PSN and XBLA November 29

From days of long ago comes a legend — the Legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe! It’s a classic subtitle to a classic cartoon, since reborn on Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons network. Now, THQ is jumping in with the 1980s retro fun by launching Voltron: Defender of the Universe, a downloadable video game on PlayStation Network […]

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MGM Buys Movie Rights to Where’s Waldo

Classic Media has revealed that the movie rights to their book-based property Where’s Waldo? has been acquired by MGM, and there are plans to create a live action adaptation out of the classic children’s book and cartoon series. According to MGM’s president of Motion Picture Group Jonathan Glickman: “We are thrilled to be bringing the […]

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Voltron Force Producers Bob Koplar and Jeremy Corray Interview

Coming this Thursday, November 3, at 8:30 PM, only on Nicktoons (anybody else have it memorized?), you can see an all new episode of Voltron Force (Episode 14: Form Green Center). In honor of this new block of episodes, as a special treat to visitors of ToonBarn, we were extremely fortunate to have the opportunity […]

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Where’s Wally (aka Where’s Waldo) all set for a Classic Media comeback

It’s been asked since 1991, when its cartoon adaptation first aired, but we may finally have the answer to “Where’s Wally?” and the answer is: all over the world, now that Classic Media has licensed the property in Australia, Japan, and Western Europe. This is in addition to the recent agreements across the United Kingdom. […]

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Celebrate his 30th with Postman Pat The Movie: You Know You’re The One

Happy Birthday Postman Pat! As of this month, the Classic Media iconic toon becomes the longest running animated series on the BBC, hitting the ripe old age of 30. And how do most of us celebrate our birthdays? By unveiling we are going to star in our own CG, 3D Stereoscopic feature film, of course! […]