Academy Invites 26 to Join Animation; 23 VFX

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →

New ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Clip and App Launch

In anticipation of the theatrical launch of Aardman Animation’s Shaun the Sheep Movie on August 7, the flock has put together a charming new featurette introducing its littlest, most ... Continue Reading →

‘All Creatures Big and Small’ Gets Google Play Debut

Entertainment One announces that the CG animated family adventure All Creatures Big and Small — which has also made the news under the title Ooops! Noah Is Gone or Two by Two ... Continue Reading →
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Tom Holland Cast as Next Spider-Man

Nineteen-year-old English actor Tom Holland has been cast as the lead in Sony’s next Spider-Man feature film, due in theaters July 28, 2017. The new feature will be a stand-along ... Continue Reading →

‘Inside Out’ Opens to $91M, 2nd to ‘Jurassic’ Juggernaut

It’s rare that a Pixar film doesn’t open atop the weekend box office rankings, but Jurassic World is shaping up to be a rare phenomenon. Inside Out exceeded expectations ... Continue Reading →

First Trailer for DreamWorks’ ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’

The first trailer has been rolled out for DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 3. Returning voice cast members include Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth ... Continue Reading →

Culture Shocks Abound in Trailer for ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’

Drac’s back in a new trailer for Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming feature sequel Hotel Transylvania 2. Here’s how the studio describes the movie: Drac’s pack is back for ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS Grabs Felicioli/Gagnol’s ‘Phantom Boy’

GKIDS’ Annecy shopping spree continues with the New York-based distributor snapping up North American rights to Phantom Boy — the new animated feature from the Oscar nominated ... Continue Reading →

Fox Animation Adapting ‘Nimona’ with Patrick Osborne

Fox Animation has nabbed the rights to Noelle Stevenson’s New York Times best-selling graphic novel Nimona. The adaptation is set to be directed by Patrick Osborne, who won the Best ... Continue Reading →

Illumination Teases ‘Secret Life of Pets’

Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures have released a teaser trailer for the Despicable Me studio’s fifth feature project: The Secret Life of Pets. Arriving in theaters ... Continue Reading →