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Just in time for the Academy Awards ramp-up, the acclaimed team of Oregon’s LAIKA Studios is offering an interactive, all-digital look behind the scenes of their Oscar nominated 3-D stop-motion film ParaNorman (Focus Features), directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler. The film, which follows a young boy named Norman [...]
After Disney dropped the ball on Henry Selick’s much-anticipated feature The Shadow King, the movie has found a new life, thanks to producer Josh Penn (Beasts of the Southern Wild) and the German/U.K. sales and distribution outfit K5 International. The Hollywood Reporter says the stop-motion animated feature is well into [...]
Cinema Management Group (CMG)’s new 3D animated feature, The Legend of Sarila, will open in theatres in Quebec on February 22nd and in English-speaking Canada in April. CMG will screen the completed film for the first time to buyers in Berlin on Saturday February 9th at 2:45pm and Monday February 11th at 2:45pm at [...]
Italy’s Gruppo Alcuni has announced three new deals which will take key TV properties Pet Pals and Symo & Rose as well as their feature length toon Pet Pals: Marco Polo’s Code to all new territories around the world. Alcuni’s hit series Pet Pals will now be available on AMEBA, the [...]
Disney’s crack team behind the 2011 Muppets movie are back in action as they kick off production for the upcoming sequel The Muppets…Again! in London. The all new global Muppet adventure brings in new stars Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell and Tina Fey, who will join Kermit, Miss Piggy, Walter and the [...]
The Simpsons creator and long-time director/producer discuss crafting the property’s first theatrical short. Last summer, family audiences settling down in theaters to enjoy Fox/Blue Sky’s 3-D CG blockbuster Ice Age: Continental Drift got an extra treat to enjoy with their $12 popcorn: the first-ever Simpsons theatrical short, The Longest Daycare, [...]
While the news was leaked on Thursday, Lucasfilm and Disney both confirmed that J.J. Abrams (Lost, Star Trek) will direct the next episode of the beloved sci-fi franchise Star Wars: Episode VII. Star Wars creator George Lucas, who is retiring and passing the franchise on, released a statement endorsing the [...]
Oscar-nominated Italian animator Bruno Bozzetto (Allegro non Troppo, Grasshoppers) is back in a big way this year with a new animated short titled Rapsodeus and a new merchandise line inspired by his most popular characters. Rapsodeus, which has already debuted at several festivals including Annecy and Hiroshima, is now viewable [...]
Warner Bros. has signed commercials director Nic Mathieu to direct its much-anticipated live-action movie of Robotech. The film will be produced by Akiva Goldsman and Tobey Maguire, along with Matthew Plouffe, Joby Harold and Tory Tunnell, says The Hollywood Reporter. The 1980s-era Robotech series is an intergalactic mecha drama that [...]
Oscar-nominated writer Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile) has offered some details on Gareth Edwards’ upcoming reboot of the Godzilla franchise for the big screen. The screenwriter has come on board to deliver a final draft of a script by Max Bornstein. Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass) is reportedly in [...]