A Brand-new Big Screen Gig!

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Did you hear? I told Simon, “Yes!” when he wooed me to star in the new movie he’s producing.  ”Simon, who?” you say? Oh, just Simon Cowell, one of the biggest names in entertainment!

Click to enlargeAnimal Logic Entertainment (about the hottest animation & VFX studio around, having done movies like The LEGO® Movie and Happy Feet) and Simon Cowell and his Syco Entertainment company are teaming up and I’m gonna be their big star on the big screen! You see, my people at Fleischer Studios and King Features got together with their people and CAA who reps them – and voilà! They struck the deal!
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Top Japanese Artist Has New Designs on Betty Boop

We recently caught up with the well-known Japanese graphic artist, Shinzi Katoh. In a brand-new collaboration, he is developing designs for Betty Boop, which will be licensed for products first in Japan and subsequently, in countries around the world.

Shinzi Katoh told us, “When I was a child, I saw Betty Boop for the first time on an old black-and-white TV and I thought that she was a spectacular leading star from a distant land. This collaboration is very meaningful for me. I am pleased that I can convey to people across the world that same excited feeling I felt when seeing Betty Boop for the first time.”

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Stylin’ with … Me!

Hey, friends!

So you know how it is in Hollywood, right? Out of sight, out of mind. You gotta keep boopin’ and get your name and face out there, even if you’re the biggest of stars. Ahem, like me.

So I was out in L.A. last week for the big announcement about Simon Cowell and Animal Logic producing my new movie. Well, since I always try to maximize my trip, I asked my agency to put together a special event for me while I was out there. Boy, did they put on a real shindig! They invited the press and nearly 200 media folks showed up! Just look how cool this was!

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