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Modern Family’s Ty Burrell has joined the cast of Disney’s upcoming sequel to 2011’s The Muppets movie. Oscar-winning Austrian actor Christoph Waltz (Inglorious Basterds) was originally in talks to play the role, but schedule conflicts prevented him from going through with the deal. The November 2013 release is directed and [...]
Santa, Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and the rest of the gang had a great weekend at the box office as DreamWorks’ Rise of the Guardians became the number one international feature, taking in $26 million from 58 territories, bringing its overall cume to $90.5 million after four weeks. Helmed [...]
Multi-platform entertainment company Shout! Factory has acquired U.S. distribution rights for Bibo Bergeron’s CG-animated feature A Monster in Paris as well as Luc Besson’s epic live-action adaptation of the Jacques Tardi graphic novel The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec from EuropaCorp, which was a producer on both films. The announcement [...]
Universal Cable Productions and the much lauded producing team behind hit sci-fi series Battlestar Galactica will offer home audiences a new franchise spin-off feature titled Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome Unrated Edition on DVD and Blu-ray next year. The film is packed with vfx and CGI magic and stars Luke [...]
DreamWorks holiday feature Rise of the Guardians landed on the number-four spot at the U.S. box office this weekend, bringing in $13.5 million and bringing its two week-total to $48.9 million. DreamWorks and Paramount are counting on the Christmas family audience rush to bring up the numbers through the end [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 85th Academy Awards. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: All members of the Visual Effects Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from [...]
Jennifer Lee will co-direct Disney’s 2013 animated feature Frozen with Chris Buck, the studio announced today. Billed as Disney’s 53rd full-length animated feature, Frozen is slated for a Nov. 27, 2013 release date. Lee, who has contributed to the film’s screenplay, is one of the writers of Disney’s animated hit [...]
Digital Domain Media Group’s assets are up for auction today in New York City. Any sales are to be finalized at 1 p.m. on Dec 4th by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Brendan L. Shannon in Wilmington, Del., where the bankruptcy proceedings are being held. Among the auction items is the studio’s [...]
DreamWorks Animation shares dropped 3.1% to $17.49 in the pre-market trading on Monday morning after Rise Of The Guardians’ $32.6M domestic box office. Janney Capital Markets’ Tony Wible has called the much-buzzed about title “one of the most disappointing releases in the company’s history.” If the pre-market stock price holds, then [...]
Twelve animated features are on the shortlist for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Best Animated Feature Golden Globe category. The HFPA can choose up to five films for the final nominee list. The list is very close to the familiar titles up for an Oscar nod, with the exception of [...]