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Nick Park to Direct ‘Early Man’

Aardman and StudioCanal have teamed up to produce Early Man, a stop-motion feature film to be directed by Wallace & Gromit creator Nick Park. The feature will be Park’s first ... Continue Reading →
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Gnosis Teams with Toonz, Will Produce Will Vinton Content

Los Angeles-based Gnosis Moving Pictures and India-based animation powerhouse Toonz Media Group have announced a long-term co-financing and animation partnership on a slate of CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Phineas and Ferb’ creators Prep ‘Mikey Murphy’s Law’ at Disney XD

Phineas and Ferb creators Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh will produce a new series titled Mikey Murphy’s Law for Disney XD. The show is scheduled to premiere in ... Continue Reading →
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EXCLUSIVE: Teaser for Plympton and Lujan’s ‘Revengeance’

Two titans of independent animation — Bill Plympton and Jim Lujan — are teaming up for the feature film Revengeance, for which the duo is raising funds on Kickstarter. The filmmakers ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Posts Strong Profit Boost for 2nd Quarter

The Walt Disney Co. exceeded expectations in reporting a very profitable second fiscal quarter of 2015. The company reported earnings of $2.1 billion for the quarter, which ended March ... Continue Reading →
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Singer Announces July 17 Release of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past — Rogue Cut’

Bryan Singer announced a July 14 home video release date for the long-awaited X-Men: Days of Future Past — Rogue Cut. The new version of last summer’s hit Fox film based on ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Renews ‘The Simpsons’ for Seasons 27, 28

The Simpsons’ record setting run just got a little bit longer and a little more record-setting-er. Fox has renewed the long running animated series for two more seasons, which ... Continue Reading →
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Star Wars Stand-Alone Film to Tell Origin of Boba Fett

Boba Fett, get ready for your closeup. The beloved bounty hunter from Star Wars lore has been confirmed as the lead character in the second Star Wars Anthology film, due for release ... Continue Reading →
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‘Age of Ultron’ Domestic B.O. Debut Falls Short of First ‘Avengers’

To no one’s surprise, Avengers: Age of Ultron dominated the weekend box office fully and completely. What is a surprise — to some, at least — is that the movie’s $188 ... Continue Reading →
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English Trailer for ‘El Americano’ Arrives

El Americano, one of our favorite indie features of the past year has released a trailer for its English-language version. The story follows a young bird who heads to Hollywood in hopes ... Continue Reading →