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Warner Picks Up Mortadelo and Filemon

Warner Picks Up Mortadelo and Filemon

Warner Bros. Pictures Spain has recently acquired the rights for the upcoming 3D animated feature Mortadelo and Filemon, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Directed by Javier Fesser and produced by Zeta Cinema and Peliculas Pendelton, Mortadelo and Filemon is said to have a 10-million euro budget, and is based on a popular Spanish comic book called Mortadelo Y Filemon (aka Mort and Phil)

Blowhole Strikes Back on Nickelodeon’s Penguins of Madagascar tonight

Blowhole Strikes Back on Nickelodeon's Penguins of Madagascar tonight

Tonight, Friday September 9th, the hour-long special Penguins event we’ve all been waiting for is finally here, Penguins of Madagascar: Blowhole Strikes Back. After months of frustration, Blowhole is back — and he wants some Penguin payback! His evil knows no boundaries, and his villainous scummery knows no ends… if only his singing voice wasn’t so lovely! Be sure to TOON into Nickelodeon tonight at 8pm for the DreamWorks Animation special, featuring all of your favorite charactesr from the Penguins of Madagascar animated series, as well as a special guest appearance of Alex the Lion from the original Madagascar film franchise.

Madagascar’s Alex the Lion joins the Penguins in Blowhole Strikes Back

Madagascar's Alex the Lion joins the Penguins in Blowhole Strikes Back

It’s been over a year since the Penguins last did battle with the evil Dr. Blowhole, and now he’s looking for some Penguin Payback. On Friday, September 9th, Neil Patrick Harris returns as Dr. Blowhole to get just that in Nickelodeon’s one-hour special, Penguins Movie Event called The Penguins of Madagascar Blowhole Strikes Back. More evil than ever, the Penguins have their work cut out for them, which is why they’re thankful (or, at least, will be) when they get a little help from a friend; Alex the Lion from DreamWorks Madagascar films. Insert applause here! …or… here! In any event, be sure to TOON in to Nickelodeon on Friday to see how the whole thing turns out. And check out this latest sneak peek teaser trailer in the meantime.

The Penguins of Madagascar Blowhole Strikes Back on Nickelodeon Sept 9

The Penguins of Madagascar Blowhole Strikes Back on Nickelodeon Sept 9

Next Friday, the malevolent Dr. Blowhole returns to battle the Penguins, as Nickelodeon kicks off a new hour-long animated special The Penguins of Madagascar: Blowhole Strikes Back. Featuring the voice of Neil Patrick Harris, the Penguins versus Dr. Blowhole special will kick off at 8pm on Friday, September 9th, only on Nickelodeon. NPH will perform four new songs in the Penguins Movie Event, for even the penguins will note that he does have a surprisingly nice voice …for villainous scum. The special will also feature the voices of Andy Richter and Tom McGrath as Mort and Skipper. Want more? Check out these screen shots!

DreamWorks adds Frances McDormand to Madagascar 3

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 third film (and possibly an eventually fourth!) is on the way. Madagascar 3 is underway, ready for theaters on May 18th, 2012. The general plot will revolve around Alex, Marty, Gloria, and Melman still trying to get home, working their way through Europe’s traveling circus along with King Julien, Maurice, Mort, and the Penguins, amongst others (like a sea lion, a jaguar, a tiger, and more!). Frances McDormand will do her best to stand between the friends and success, starring as the villainous animal control officer. You ready to dance?

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