Universal Has Best Year with Mummy, Wanted, Hulk

The vfx-driven fantasy The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor and the comic-book adaptations Wanted and The Incredible Hulk contributed greatly to giving Universal Pictures its biggest ... Continue Reading →

Decent Bow for Despereaux

Universal’s CG-animated family feature The Tale of Despereaux earned an estimated $10.5 million over the weekend to open at No. 3 at the North American box office. Warner Bros.’ ... Continue Reading →

Spirit, Bashir Open for X-Mas

Having co-directed with Robert Rodriguez the filmed adaptation of his graphic novel Sin City, Frank Miller makes his eagerly awaited solo directorial debut with a classic comic-book ... Continue Reading →

EA Increases Layoff Figures

Video game developer/publisher Electronic Arts Inc. today announced further details on a restructuring plan, which will include consolidating facilities and reducing the work force ... Continue Reading →

Canemaker Animates South Beach Fest

The South Beach Int’l Animation Film Festival announced that Oscar-winning animation legend John Canemaker will be a guest of honor at the next annual event in Miami, Fla. The ... Continue Reading →

Disney Revs Up Kid Knievel

Walt Disney Television Animation has begun production on Kid Knievel, a 2D-animated comedy series about a 12-year-old boy who aspires to become the world’s greatest daredevil. ... Continue Reading →

Chow Exits Green Hornet

Stephen Chow, director and star of the breakout hits Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle, is no longer helming Columbia Pictures’ The Green Hornet. Daily Variety reports that he ... Continue Reading →

Clone Wars Marathon Going Online

All ten episodes of Lucasfilm Animaton’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars that have already aired on Cartoon Network will be available online over the holidays. Starting Dec. 22, the ... Continue Reading →

Mass Animation Draws Animators to Facebook

Mass Animation, Intel Corp.’s initiative to create a CG-animated short film through a virtual studio staffed by animators around the world, has received more than 270 entries ... Continue Reading →

FUNimation Counts Down New Anime for ’09

FUNimation Ent. will be announcing new anime titles for 2009 with an online event dubbed ‘New Show A-Go-Go.’ The 10-day countdown to the new year will kick off on Monday, ... Continue Reading →