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by Dan
July 15th, 2009, 1:51 am
Forum: Outside the Lines
Topic: Comic-Con Discussion
Replies: 136
Views: 44811

Forgot to mention that the times of the panels are not set in stone. Heck, just now, a couple have already been moved about. A good example is on Thursday. The Drawn to Life panel with Glen Keane and Don Hahn got moved from noon to 3pm. Hall H on Thursday is the one that's on constant change watch g...
by Dan
July 13th, 2009, 5:39 pm
Forum: Outside the Lines
Topic: Comic-Con Discussion
Replies: 136
Views: 44811

Will there be any more copies of Rocket Johnson on sale at the booth? I missed it the first time last year and would like to pick that up along with Torch Tiger.
by Dan
July 13th, 2009, 2:34 pm
Forum: At the Movies
Topic: Thor
Replies: 27
Views: 7385

Thor

Courtesy of Marvel Marvel Studios announced today that Academy Award® nominated actress Natalie Portman has been cast to star as Jane Foster in the studio's highly anticipated movie Thor. In the early "Thor" comics, Jane Foster was a nurse who became Thor's first love. The character will be updated ...
by Dan
July 13th, 2009, 3:18 am
Forum: Outside the Lines
Topic: Comic-Con Discussion
Replies: 136
Views: 44811

Animation schedule for Comic Con

This is the animated-related programs and panels announced for this year's San Diego Comic Con. Thursday 10:15-11:15 Summit Entertainment: Astro Boy— A superhero origin story set in a futuristic world, Astro Boy is an all-new CG-animated feature film based on the classic manga about a young robot wi...
by Dan
July 9th, 2009, 3:23 am
Forum: Outside the Lines
Topic: Comic-Con Discussion
Replies: 136
Views: 44811

Disney pulling out all the stops for Comic Con

From Buisness Wire BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Animation greats Hayao Miyazaki and John Lasseter and directors Robert Zemeckis and Tim Burton will take part in their first ever Comic-Con at the San Diego Convention Center July 23-24. The filmmakers will be on hand to help Walt Disney Studios M...
by Dan
June 4th, 2009, 1:44 pm
Forum: In the Headlines
Topic: Animated Views Celebrity Obituary Thread
Replies: 534
Views: 76430

David Carradine found dead

Courtney of Yahoo Actor David Carradine, star of the 1970s TV series "Kung Fu" who also had a wide-ranging career in the movies, has been found dead in the Thai capital, Bangkok. A news report said he was found hanged in his hotel room and was believed to have committed suicide. A spokesman for the ...
by Dan
May 29th, 2009, 2:14 am
Forum: At the Movies
Topic: The Last Airbender
Replies: 16
Views: 3951

First pics of Aang and Zuko in "Last Airbender"

Paramount Pictures recently released three photos with a first look of Aang and Zuko in M. Night Shyamalan's live-action adaption of "Avatar: The Last Airbender". Aang is being played by newcomer Noah Ringer and Zuko is played by "Slumdog Millionaire" star Dev Patel. Release date for the film is sla...
by Dan
August 24th, 2008, 6:58 pm
Forum: On Television
Topic: Stitch anime series
Replies: 23
Views: 10303

Stitch anime series

Disney and Madhouse have teamed up to create an anime series using the popular Disney character Stitch. The series takes place on a fictional Japanese island where Stitch is now paired up with a new girl named Yuna. Jumba and Pleakley are with him and the original TV series villains Dr. Jacques von ...
by Dan
August 10th, 2008, 7:00 pm
Forum: In the Headlines
Topic: Animated Views Celebrity Obituary Thread
Replies: 534
Views: 76430

Voice of Chef gone for good; Isaac Hayes dies at 65

Courtesy of Yahoo Isaac Hayes, the baldheaded, baritone-voiced soul crooner who laid the groundwork for disco and whose "Theme From Shaft" won both Academy and Grammy awards, died Sunday afternoon after he collapsed near a treadmill, authorities said. He was 65. Hayes was pronounced dead at Baptist ...
by Dan
April 15th, 2008, 12:03 am
Forum: In the Headlines
Topic: Animated Views Celebrity Obituary Thread
Replies: 534
Views: 76430

Ollie Johnston (1912-2008) - RIP

Jim Hill Media just announced that Ollie Johnston passed away at the age of 95 while in Sequim, Washington. Ollie was the last of the fabled Nine Old Men.

jimhillmedia.com/blogs/jim_hill/archive/2008/04/14/remembering-ollie-johnston-1912-2008.aspx
by Dan
April 8th, 2008, 10:33 pm
Forum: Outside the Lines
Topic: Disney & Pixar announce future features
Replies: 33
Views: 38159

Excited about The Bear and the Bow as well as King of the Elves. Some very intriguing projects there.
by Dan
April 6th, 2008, 10:50 pm
Forum: Outside the Lines
Topic: Comic-Con Discussion
Replies: 136
Views: 44811

Lou didn't explain too much. Pixar has been experimenting with developing video games, but they're not having the kind of success they want.
by Dan
April 6th, 2008, 8:01 pm
Forum: Outside the Lines
Topic: Comic-Con Discussion
Replies: 136
Views: 44811

When Lou first went there, Pixar made attempts in-house at developing video games. Most, if not, all attempts have remained shelved. My guess is that the projects never really took off in a way that would make them confident about seeing them published. Fortunately for those who worked on these proj...
by Dan
April 5th, 2008, 1:58 am
Forum: Outside the Lines
Topic: Comic-Con Discussion
Replies: 136
Views: 44811

Report of Lou Romano presentation in San Diego

Lou Romano was kind enough to drop by Platt College in San Diego to spend the day speaking with students and visitors alike. Lou is a native of San Diego, so this was quite a homecoming for him as it was his first time doing a presentation of this sort. I attended the last of the day, so he had a be...
by Dan
March 27th, 2008, 3:06 pm
Forum: At the Movies
Topic: Toy Story 3
Replies: 618
Views: 122674

Lou Romano dropping by my alma matar

Lou Romano of Pixar will be dropping by my alma matar of Platt College in San Diego, California for a few discussion sessions about his experience in animation. Romano is best known as the voice of Alfredo Linguini in Ratatouille. He has also voiced Bernie Kropp, Dash's teacher, in The Incredibles a...