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‘Dragon Ball Z’ Movie Set for 2015 From Original Creator, Akira Toriyama

‘Dragon Ball Z’ Movie Set for 2015 From Original Creator, Akira Toriyama

In the September issue of Shueisha’s V Jump Magazine announcing that a new Dragon Ball Z movie is set for a 2015 release, the new film credits the original creator of the franchise, Akira Toriyama, with the concept, story, and character designs for the movie. The new movie will open during the “Golden Week” string of holidays next […]

‘Attack on Titan’ Is the ‘Game of Thrones’ of Anime

‘Attack on Titan’ Is the ‘Game of Thrones’ of Anime

Attack on Titan is the latest craze in the world of anime and its success could be contributed to its similarities to Game of Thrones. Both take place in a fantasy world that still contains many recognizable elements and revolves around a theme of nihilism. Perhaps most importantly both are shows based on written works where no […]

Pixar’s 2015 Film ‘Inside Out’ Promises to Be Something Entirely Different

Pixar’s 2015 Film ‘Inside Out’ Promises to Be Something Entirely Different

NPR’s Linda Holmes posted an article in 2009 that requested on the behalf of the “girls with band-aids on their knees,” for the major animation studio to make a film about a girl who is not a princess. At that point, Pixar had not made a movie featuring a female in the lead role (that […]

‘How to Train Your Dragon 2′ is Coming to Theaters June 13 [Video]

‘How to Train Your Dragon 2′ is Coming to Theaters June 13 [Video]

How to Train Your Dragon 2 is coming to theaters on June 13, 2014. This is the long awaiting sequel to the 2010 DreamWorks animation film, and fans are excited to see Hiccup and his trusted dragon steed back in action. The second film introduces several new dragon species, as well as a mysterious new […]

Casey Kasem the Voice of Shaggy

Casey Kasem the Voice of Shaggy

Casey Kasem, of course, is associated with his internationally syndicated American Top 40 radio countdown program, but he is also behind another American icon, the voice of the beloved cartoon character “Shaggy.” The cartoon series Scooby Do Where Are You! ran on American television in the late 60s and early 70s, and the Lebanese-American Kasem […]

Peppa Pig Could Soon Be Crispy Bacon Down Under

Peppa Pig Could Soon Be Crispy Bacon Down Under

Those who are parents of, or aquainted with, a toddler, will doubtless know Peppa Pig, who could soon be crispy bacon Down Under.  Introduced into the US market in 2011, the precocious pink cartoon character went straight into Toys R Us stores with merchandising sales well above expectation, and a deal with Fisher Price saw […]

Pixar Juggling Three Films

Pixar Juggling Three Films

Pixar Animation is a creative powerhouse in Hollywood. They have consistently released imaginative stories told through mind-blowing high-tech animation techniques. Currently, Pixar is juggling three feature films and, as it turns out, that may be more than the creative forces behind Toy Story and Finding Nemo can handle. Pixar is known for telling stories that […]

Apple and Pixar

Apple and Pixar

Apple is renowned for being the front runner of technological innovation in computers, but not many know that Apple is directly responsible for the inception of the beloved animation studio, Pixar. Steve Jobs, at 44, was simultaneously the Pixar chairman and CEO of Apple; effectively being the head of two of the most profitable and popular […]

‘The Flintstones’ Return: Yaba Daba Doo

‘The Flintstones’ Return: Yaba Daba Doo

In yet another return to yesteryear, Will Ferrell and Adam McKay announced they will produce a Flintstones animated movie, with all of Hollywood no doubt yelling Yaba Daba Doo. The former 1960’s era Hanna Barbera series was previously made into a movie starring John Goodman and Elizabeth Perkins as Fred and Wilma Flintstone in 1994. […]

Will Farrell Will Be an Executive Producer of The Flintstones

Will Farrell Will Be an Executive Producer of The Flintstones

The animated big screen movie version of The Flintstones has received the go-ahead from Warner Brothers Animation, and comedian Will Farrell will be involved in the project. Will Ferrell and Adam McKay will be the Executive Producers of the film, while Chris Henchy (The Campaign and Entourage) will write the screenplay. One thing’s for sure […]

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