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No More "Astro Boy" or "Gatchaman"?

Posted: January 26th, 2009 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
No More "Astro Boy" or "Gatchaman"?Submit Comment
The leaders of The Animation Guild (TAG), Steve Hulett and Kevin Koch, have updated their blog with news that Imagi is going through some major financial difficulties that could threaten such films as "Astro Boy" and "Gatchaman."

"It appears that Imagi, maker of 'Astro Boy' and 'Gatchaman,' may currently be out of cash and temporarily shutting down operations. We've heard from one of Imagi's Los Angeles animators that he was called at home on Saturday, Jan. 24, and told that the studio was out of cash, and that he should not report to work on Monday."

The company has previously announced that they were being hurt by the global financial downturn and have attempted to secure some cash through various sources. Apparently, that wasn't enough to save themselves.

At this point, it is too early to assume the worst, so stay tuned as more news comes in.

Source: AnimationGuildBlog


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Displaying 4 comment(s) Profanity: Turn On
WV-Films writes:
on January 26th, 2009 at 7:09:09 PM

Aren't they suppose to be making TMNT2 too?
Sinestro writes:
on January 27th, 2009 at 1:02:06 AM

Why the hell did they have to give Astro Boy jeans and a sweater? it's not like he didn't wear any pants!
synthetic1985 writes:
on January 27th, 2009 at 3:57:39 AM

those guys at happy madison should make a 'Great Grandma's Boy' lol
horrorfan005 writes:
on January 27th, 2009 at 8:16:15 AM

Oh well they all suck anyway

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