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‘Monkey King: Hero Is Back’ Sets Chinese Animation Record

An epic animated adventure based on local mythology — directed by a first-time helmer — has just become the most financially successful Chinese animated film in history, ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Bringing ‘Boruto’ Stateside

VIZ Media has partnered with L.A.-based distribution company Eleven Arts to present Boruto: Naruto the Movie in a series of exclusive theatrical engagements across the U.S. starting ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ant-Man’ Earns Extra Life Atop B.O. From ‘Pixels’

Ant-Man remained the king of the box office this weekend, managing to edge out the newly released Adam Sandler video game comedy Pixels. The Marvel Studios release earned a reported ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Glendale Campus Sells for $215m

DreamWorks Animation’s financial forecast improved today with the sale of its Glendale campus to Griffin Capital. The $215 million price tag’s profits will be split between DWA ... Continue Reading →
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Light Chaser’s First Feature ‘Little Door Gods’ Arrives January

Beijing-based studio Light Chaser Animation has announced that its first feature film, Little Door Gods, will arrive in Chinese theaters on January 1, 2016. The CG film features music ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Wins Bid War Over Emoji Project

Sony Pictures Animation has triumphed in a three-studio auction for an animated feature pitch inspired by those lovable 21st century pictographs: the Emoji. SPA has signed a deal with ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Digs Up New ‘Good Dinosaur’ Trailer

A brand new trailer and image for Disney-Pixar’s upcoming holiday release The Good Dinosaur have launched, shedding light on director Peter Sohn’s incredible vision of a ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ant-Man’ Proves Small Heroes Can Earn Big Bucks

Ant-Man proved anything but diminutive at the box office this weekend, opening with a $58 million weekend opening gross that was only slightly under expectations. The Marvel Studios ... Continue Reading →
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Pixeldust Animates Journey to Pluto

Bethesda, Maryland-based Pixeldust Studios is the shop behind many animated sequences featured in the new NASA documentary film The Year of Pluto from writer, director and producer ... Continue Reading →
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Live ‘Aladdin’ Prequel in the Works

Disney has revealed yet another live-action spin on one of its animated classics, giving heads-up to Hollywood Reporter that a prequel to Aladdin is in development at the studio. Working-titled ... Continue Reading →