Archive for July, 2005

Wesco started shipping WnG Toys!

Sunday, July 31st, 2005

June Toy emailed me yesterday to let me know that she just purchased a couple of Wesco products. Yes, they’re being sold now! You can check out their e-brocure by downloading it from here. It’s an .exe file, which will run in Windows and under wine in Linux, not sure about OSX compatibility. Enjoy!

Konami to publish Wallace & Gromit Game

Thursday, July 21st, 2005

Konami announced on the 20th that they would be the publishers of the Wallace & Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit video game. Developed by Frontier, this game is set for an October release. Wallace & Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit will follow the events of the movie, in which the scatterbrained tinkerer Wallace and his […]

Cover art for region 1 DVD of shorts

Wednesday, July 20th, 2005

As I mentioned in a post on July 2nd, there will be a new DVD release of the shorts, as well as the first release of Cracking Contraptions on region 1 DVD. Now we have cover art! Universal has kindly sent over official artwork for Wallace & Gromit in Three Amazing Adventures, which includes Wallace […]

WnG game to premiere at EIEF – Time Set

Sunday, July 17th, 2005

I posted a few weeks ago that they would be having a preview of the WnG video game at the Edinburgh Interactive Entertainment Festival (EIEF). Now they’ve released the schedule for game screenings. Friday 12th August 5.00pm – PREMIERE – Wallace and Gromit and the Curse of the Were-Rabbit – Presented by David Braben, Frontier […]

Action Figure Pictures up on Spawn.com

Saturday, July 9th, 2005

I kept checking back at spawn.com for pictures of the new toys, and this morning Steven dropped me an email letting me know that the images of the new toys were up! Check out the Wallace and Gromit Action Figures and Wallace and Gromit 3-Inch PVC Figures- Complete with larger images (Final Painted Sculpt Photos) […]

Nick Park Interview

Saturday, July 9th, 2005

This interview is a couple months old (from May 6th 2005), but it’s still interesting. The most interesting bit to me was: SHELDRAKE: So is Gromit EVER going to speak? NICK: Apparently he was dubbed in Finland. We had to get them to take it off. He speaks with his eyes, with his eyebrows. He […]

DVD release w/ Cracking Contraptions confirmed!

Saturday, July 2nd, 2005

Great news for those of us in the US, there will finally be a DVD release of Cracking Contraptions! Due for a September 20th release, the DVD will contain all three short movies, plus Cracking Contraptions and Special Features which will include: Never-Before-Seen Cracking Contraptions shorts and Theatrical Movie Sneak Peek and More! -source: AnimatedBliss.com […]