Netflix continues to bolster its animated library, with their fall streaming lineup getting the new animated series Green Eggs & Ham. Created by Jared Stern (screenplay, various LEGO Movies), Green Eggs & Ham takes its cue from classic Dr. Seuss storybooks and is produced by Warner Bros. The series follows opposites Guy and Sam while […]
Illumination Entertainment may be known mostly for The Minions and Despicable Me franchises, but they are adding a new heavyweight to their catalog of CG animated blockbusters: an adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (which effectively serves as a follow-up to 2012’s CG animated adaptation of The Lorax.) While the release of […]
In a surprise move, Dr. Seuss Enterprises Lp is now partnering up with Warner Animation Group to produce a series of movies based on the author’s literary works. To start with, the duo are currently developing a new animated The Cat in the Hat feature film. The deal with Warner is a change of pace […]
International distributor Portfolio Entertainment has recently secured a raft of new sales for the successful animated preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! With new and existing partners all over the globe. The new broadcast partners that have joined include Ultra Kids (ex-Yugoslavia) and Sony Pictures Television Networks (UK & […]
The first international sales for three new The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Movies have been secured by Portfolio Entertainment. The production of the movies is already in its final stages and has been acquired by KiKa (Germany), Discovery Kids (Latin America), SVT Barnkanalen (Sweden), HOP (Israel) and Minimini+ (Poland). The […]
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 […]
Portfolio Entertainment has recently struck four new deals for their preschool cartoon The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! with companies based around Southeast Asia and Latin America. The new deals bring the Dr. Seuss-inspired toons to over 110 countries all over the globe. Other Dr. Seuss-related deals include Mexico’s En Pantalla, […]
PBS Kids is set to premiere the first Cat in the Hat Christmas special, titled The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas, on Wednesday, November 21. The hour long special will feature the Cat, Nick, and Sally as they go on an adventure around the world in order to help a lost […]
Oceanhouse Media has recently released a new Dr. Seuss Bookshelf app, which provides access to Dr. Seuss books along with a host of games and a custom camera. The app is available free of charge for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices (there’s no Android port at the moment), and is designed to make it […]
According to a recent Deadline.com report, Universal’s Illumination Entertainment is currently developing a new 3D CG animated feature based on Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat. Rob Lieber will write the script, with Chris Meledandri (Illumination’s President) and Audrey Giesel (Seuss’ widow) at the helm as executive producers.
It would seem that Edgar Rice Burroughs’ highjumping warlord of mars is no match for Dr. Seuss’ grumpy yet adorable orange creature when it comes to the box office. In their debut ticket takes, Disney’s John Carter proved to be disappointing, with a measly $30.6 million at the box office. Only half of what the […]
A fairly extensive marketing campaign coupled with the popularity of the Dr. Seuss’ brand seems to have pushed Universal and Illumination’s The Lorax to the top of the box office charts on its opening, with a record breaking $70.7 million take.