Sunday, September 23

Tag: Warner Bros.

‘Exodus’ Tops Box Office with $24.5M Debut

Top Stories, VFX
Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings easily topped the U.S. box office this weekend with a $24.5 million debut, dethroning The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1, which had held the number one spot for the past three weeks. Exodus, which cost $140 million to make after tax breaks, also opened in several international territories, earning $43.3 million around the globe for distributor 20th Century Fox for a worldwide total of $74.3 million. (more…)

Boomerang returns to Asia in a New Avataar

Animation, Channels
The popular children's network will debut its refreshed look across the territory from January 1st, 2015. Global kids brand and companion channel to Cartoon Network, Boomerang is relaunching across several markets in Asia. From January 1st, 2015, the network will offer exclusive original content for the first time, including new episodes of favourites from Warner Bros. Studios such as Tom and Jerry, Looney Tunes and Scooby Doo. (more…)

‘Boxtrolls’ Lead 42nd Annie Award Nominations

Animation, Events, Studio, Top Stories
Best Animated Features nominations include Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6,’ Bill Plympton’s ‘Cheatin,’DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2,’ Cartoon Saloon’s ‘Song of the Sea,’ Reel FX’s ‘The Book of Life,’ LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls,’ Warner Bros.’ ‘The LEGO Movie’ and Studio Ghibli’s ‘The Tale of The Princess Kaguya.’ The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 42nd Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. (more…)

Batman marks Milestone of 75th Anniversary with new Logo

Comics
To mark the milestone 75th anniversary of DC Comics’ Batman, Warner Bros. Entertainment and DC Entertainment have revealed plans for a year-long celebration befitting the world’s most popular Super Hero.  Highlights of the anniversary program, which , include a new commemorative 75th Anniversary Batman logo and an exclusive “Cape/Cowl/Create” art exhibit, featuring 20 contemporary artists’ interpretation of The Dark Knight’s iconic cowl headpiece and cape from the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight videogame. (more…)

BEWARE THE BATMAN: SHADOWS OF GOTHAM

Top Stories
The Caped Crusader continues to conquer Gotham City's villains with the release of Beware the Batman: Shadows of Gotham Season 1 Part 1 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment. Batman and his trusted friends, Alfred and Katana, band together on this 2-disc set of the first 13 episodes to face the twisted machinations of Gotham City's criminal underworld. Beware the Batman: Shadows of Gotham Season 1 Part 1 is available for the first time on DVD February 18, 2014 for a $19.97 SRP. (more…)