According to a recent Variety report, Universal Pictures, Media Rights Capital, and Seth MacFarlane are currently being sued for allegedly infringing the copyrights of Bengal Mangle Productions’ web series Charlie the Abusive Teddy and Acting School Academy, citing that MacFarlane’s CG animated bear Ted bear similarities to Charlie, with regard to appearance and behavior.
One of the most controversial parts of the recent Oscar ceremony, at least with regard to the animation industry, is Seth MacFarlane’s mealy-mouthed Teddy Bear character, Ted, managing to offend the Jewish Anti-Defamation Group as he rambled on about how Jewish people controlled Hollywood. Of course, everybody knows who Seth MacFarlane is, and they have […]
It can’t be denied that the success of Seth MacFarlane’s recent live action/CG buddy comedy TED can be attributed to the titular cute, foul-mouthed living teddy bear. And it’s not surprising if a lot of people now want their very own Teds, and they’re in luck. Because according to The Hollywood Reporter, Media Rights Capital […]
This past weekend saw the triumvirate of The Amazing-Spiderman, Ted, and Brave dominate the box office, bringing huge blockbuster numbers that no doubt brought a smile to the studio execs and shareholders’ faces. First, Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man reboot proved to be as successful as everyone expected, with the comic book movie landing on the […]
Seth MacFarlane’s adult CG/live action comedy Ted managed to pull in big numbers at the US box office this past weekend, ending up as the number one release of the weekend due to its estimated $52.5 million opening in a span of three days. The Mark Wahlberg starrer managed to unseat Disney/Pixar’s Brave out of […]
There’s a new trailer out for Seth MacFarlane’s “Ted”. The new full-length feature from the Family Guy creator is a dark comedy using a mix of live action and CG animation, starring Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, and a potty-mouthed little teddy bear voiced by MacFarlane himself.
If the first official trailer for Universal’s 2012 feature Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax left you curious and interested in more details, then the new Australian trailer may give you exactly what you want; the newly released trailer for The Lorax offers more details about the highly anticipated adaptation of the Children’s book.
Four months from today, the world gets Seussed. No no, it’s a good thing! Dr. Seuss, one of the most famously vivid and creative authors of our time, would be celebrating a 108th birthday on March 2nd, 2012. To properly pay homage to his legend, Illumination Entertainment is teaming with Universal Pictures to bring the […]
“Let’s get lunar!” Lunar Jim stars Jim and his team; Rover the Robot Dog, Ripple the Super Space Mechanic, Eco the Farmer, and TED, the Technical Equipment Device, live on Blue Moon L22, the second-to-last moon on the edge of the Milky Way. Focusing on exploration and inquiry, Lunar Jim intends to promote such life […]