Jeremy Renner Joins ‘Arctic Justice’ Cast

Two-time Academy Award nominated actor Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker, The Avengers, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol) has signed on to voice the lead character “Swifty” ... Continue Reading →

Hageman Bros. Rewriting ‘Croods 2’

Kevin and Dan Hageman, the fraternal screenwriting duo who created the original story for Warner Bros.’ The LEGO Movie, have been tapped to rewrite upcoming DreamWorks Animation sequel ... Continue Reading →

NBCU Closes DWA Deal, Announces Leadership Changes

NBCUniversal’s acquisition of DreamWorks Animation has been finalized, folding the studio into the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group — joining Universal Pictures, Fandango ... Continue Reading →

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The 21st Century’s 100 Greatest Films The BBC list includes animated treasures of the last 16 years: Pixar’s Finding Nemo (#96), Ratatouille (#93), Inside Out (#41) and ... Continue Reading →

Boat Rocker’s Jam Filled Ent. Acquires Arc Assets

Jam Filled Entertainment — a full service Canadian animation company recently acquired by Boat Rocker Media — has purchased the principal assets of recently shuttered Arc ... Continue Reading →

‘My Life as a Courgette’ Is Swiss Oscar Entry

Switzerland has selected stop-motion animated feature My Life as a Courgette (Ma vie de Courgette) from director Claude Barras to represent the country in the Foreign Language Film ... Continue Reading →

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Inside a New Culver City Animation Studio, Two Locals Are Playing with Dolls Mark Cope and Carlo Moss inject their jaded worldview into Extra Credit’s The Most Popular Girls in ... Continue Reading →

‘Godzilla’ to Make Animated Feature Debut

Japanese film producer-distributor Toho is planning the first-ever feature-length animated Godzilla movie which will come rampaging into theaters next year, according to Variety. Godzilla ... Continue Reading →

eOne Takes Full Ownership of Secret Location

Having recently turned down a billion-plus dollar acquisition bid from ITV, Canada-based Entertainment One (eOne) has snapped up 100 percent control of interactive and emerging platform ... Continue Reading →

Russian Toon ‘Space Dogs 2′ Hits U.S. Screens

Epic Pictures will be bringing Space Dogs 2: Adventure to the Moon to over 50 AMC, Megaplex and Ultra Star theaters across the U.S. beginning August 26, according to Russian-language ... Continue Reading →