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Monthly Archives: March 2012
After two weeks leading the box office, Universal Studios’ “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” was moved to second place by the live-action remake 21 Jump Street.
CotD: Toward the end of Famous Studios, “Funderful Suburbia” was a Modern Madcap directed by Seymour Kneitel.
“Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in May, making the DreamWorks Animation film the first major summer release to be on the fest’s schedule.
“Modern Family” star Ty Burrell is the new voice of Mr. Peabody in DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming feature film Mr. Peabody & Sherman, replacing Robert Downey Jr.
Oh, the places you’ll go when you’re Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat In The Hat”!
Universal Pictures is ready to start developing a 3D CG-animated feature based on Dr. Seuss’ immortal story The Cat in the Hat. Although no release date has been announced, Rob Lieber has just been named to write the script.
CotD: Hugh Harmon and Rudolph Ising left Warner Bros. and took their character Bosko with them when they made “Bosko’s Easter Eggs” at MGM in 1937.
Duffle coat-wearing Paddington Bear, an import from darkest Peru, has been voted Britain’s favorite animated character.
Josie DeCarlo, the inspiration for singer-guitarist Josie McCoy of the 1970 Hanna-Barbera series Josie and the Pussycats and its successors, has died in her sleep, cartoon and comics historian Mark Evanier said Wednesday. Her age was not immediately available.
CotD: Peg-Leg Pete’s peg leg switches sides in “Mickey’s Service Station” Watch for that, and two appearing/disappearing fingers on the video.
French actor Michel Duchaussoy, the voice of Aramis in John Halas’ 1974 cartoon movie The Glorious Musketeers, died Monday from a heart attack. He was 73.
Award-winning television creator, writer and producer Chuck Lorre will receive the 2012 Sir Peter Ustinov Comedy Award on Tuesday, June 12 at Alberta’s Banff World Media Festival.
CotD: Released on the DVD of The Incredibles, “Jack-Jack Attack” is a great alternate slice of time from Brad Bird’s 2005 film.
The much-anticipated Disney-Pixar animated film “Brave” will receive a glittering European premiere on the closing night of the 66th Edinburgh International Film Festival, Scottish First Minister First Minister Alex Salmond and festival artistic director Chris Fujiwara announced Tuesday.
Special effects painter and final checker Kristine “Casey” Clayton, whose career lasted from 1972 until 2003, died December 2. Her age was unavailable.