PGA Nominates Bolt, Panda, WALL’E

The Producers Guild of America has announced nominations for its 2009 awards, singling out the producers of Disney’s Bolt, DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda and Disney/Pixar’s ... Continue Reading →

Iron Man Up For USC Libraries Scripter Award

Marvel Ent.’s smash hit superhero flick Iron Man is among the finalists for the 21st annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. The CG-laden actioner is up against fellow Paramount ... Continue Reading →

Monsters vs. Aliens Goes Long for Super Bowl

DreamWorks Animation and Paramount Pictures hope to score big with a 90-second Super Bowl spot for the upcoming animated feature Monsters vs. Aliens. According to Daily Variety, the ... Continue Reading →

Pegg, Frost Join TinTin Cast

British comedic actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, who appeared together in the cult hits Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, have reportedly signed onto the cast of Steven Spielberg’s ... Continue Reading →

Fisher-Price Toys with HIT’s Thomas

Children’s entertainment producer and rights owner HIT Ent. has appointed Fisher-Price Inc. as the global master toy licensee for the leading preschool property Thomas & ... Continue Reading →

Critics Choose to Waltz with Bashir

As Israel continues its controversial push into Gaza, Waltz with Bashir, Ari Folman’s animated documentary about a previous Israeli invasion, has been named Best Picture by the ... Continue Reading →

Gromit Special Scores Big for BBC

Aardman Animation’s new television special Wallace and Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death brought The BBC a merry Christmas. According to Daily Variety, the stop-motion adventure ... Continue Reading →

Airdate for Afro Samurai: Resurrection

Spike TV will premiere the new two-hour animated movie Afro Samurai: Resurrection on Sunday, Jan. 25 at 10 p.m. (ET/PT). Produced by Japanese studio GONZO in association with GDH K.K. ... Continue Reading →

9 Trailer Emerges

Having attracted the attention of filmmaker Tim Burton, director Shane Acker’s award-winning CG-animated short film, 9, is coming to the big screen this year. Set in a post-apocalyptic ... Continue Reading →

Madagascar Holds Overseas B.O. Lead

DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa had a great holiday run, leading the foreign box office for a third consecutive week. The sequel has now taken in roughly $340 ... Continue Reading →