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- May 11, 2001
Testing Better than Toy Story in Screenings!
"Our studio's next feature film, Monsters, Inc., is turning out to be fantastic," says Pixar CEO Steve Jobs. "It's scoring higher than any of our prior films in test screenings, and will be released domestically in theaters on November 2nd, 2001.''
Pixar is confident
enough in Monsters, Inc. and current earnings, that it has announced
it is raising its stock projections for 2001 from the previous range of
$0.30 to $0.50 per share, to a new range of $0.40 to $0.55 per share.
to Air Cast Party: Shrek on Monday
New PEANUTS Cartoon
Produced and animated by the same team as past PEANUTS specials, Lee Mendelson and Bill Melendez, the story is taken directly from Charles M. Schulz's famed strip.
The PEANUTS Valentine's
Day special is the first newly created television programming from the
PEANUTS team in over eight years. Since 1965, Schulz, Mendelson, and Melendez
created a library of over 63 primetime and direct-to-video specials and
series. The Valentine's Day special marks the first new programming created
since Schulz's death in 2000. Taken directly from the vast amount of archived
strips that Schulz themed to the popular February holiday, Lee Mendelson
will executive produce and Bill Melendez will produce and direct.
News Link of the
Day - Alien Attack
"Jhonen Vasquez says he was created in a laboratory. Who are we to argue? He resembles a science project that didn't turn out quite right: shocking hair, black clothing, sneakers that look like space-age climbing boots.
But Vasquez isn't
a chemically-created mutant. He's a cartoonist, and at age 26 the youngest
cartoonist hired by Nickelodeon to create an animated series
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