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- November 13, 2001
Traffic to WB for Chuck Jones Timber Wolf
A new episode airs each week and is 3-5 minutes in length. These are the first original animated characters created by Chuck Jones for Warner Bros. in more than 40 years.
Traffic to Warner Bros. Website doubled after the debut of the online cartoon series.
Timber Wolf" was created by Jones, then developed by Executive Producer, Co-Writer and Supervising Director Stephen Fossati, producers Philip Vaughn and Jeff DeGrandis and director Steven Dovas
here to access the WB Timber Wolf page.
Continues for Harry Potter
Already set to break nearly every box office record there is, the two and a half hour movie will gain additional benefit from the wide and near unanimous praise it is receiving from critics and the press. The addition of a new Star Wars: Attack of the Clones trailer won't hurt either.
"...Harry Potter vividly imagines the world of wizards, magic school and mystical creatures found in J.K. Rowling's series of children's adventure books," says Kirk Honeycutt in his mostly praise filled review of the movie for The Hollywood Reporter. "Clearly, the sky's the limit, not only for worldwide box-office but video, DVD, television and merchandising."
Meanwhile, the Daily Variety calls the movie "smartly produced and elaborately manufactured."
Harry Potter and
the Sorcerer's Stone opens this Friday. Some theater showings are
already sold out due to very strong advanced ticket sales. Box office
analysts agree that the movie will easily surpass Shrek as the
number 1 grossing movie of the year.
Box Office Numbers - FX & Animation Films
Cats & Dogs concluded its box office run with a final box office tally of $93.5 million.
The gain/loss represents
the movie's performance when compared to last weekend.
News Link of the
Day - Ex-Wichitan Enjoys Monstrous Success
Onstott joined the staff at Pixar Animation Studios, he was put to work
on Toy Story 2. Now you can see the former Wichitan's work in Monsters,
Inc. As a technical director, he was responsible for putting the texture
and surface properties on the characters in the film, including the big,
blue hairy star, Sulley, seen behind Onstott at Pixar in Emeryville, Calif..."
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