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!
Animal 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!
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!
Last month, we told you about Victoria Mott and Sira Sous, two talented students in Melbourne, Australia’s Whitehouse Institute of Design who have won the Betty Boop™ design competition. They will see their winning concepts potentially stocked in leading lingerie fashion retailer Bras n Things Things at the end of March in 2015.
The two other finalists, Erin Haigh and Abbey Beaumont, have been in the running for the People’s Choice Award, which bestows on the winner a one-week internship with Bras n Things in Sydney and a cash prize. So… the big news is, the people have spoken and we have another winner! Continue reading
At this time of year as summer is coming to a close, moms and dads start to think about all the things they’ll need to do to get the kids ready for Back to School. Did you know that Betty Boop played the role of the teacher in two of her Fleischer cartoons?