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North American anime and manga giant VIZ Media will be premiering the latest feature from the Bleach canon—Bleach the Movie: Hell Verse—exclusively on its 24-hour subscription channel Neon Alley on Sunday, November 25 at 8 p.m. EST / 5 p.m. PST. The film will repeat at 9 p.m. PST / [...]
How director Peter Ramsey and his brilliant team of DreamWorks artists and technicians created the majestic worlds of Rise of the Guardians. For centuries, magical characters such as Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and the Sandman have been familiar fixtures of children’s stories and their dreams. Now [...]
Fans of the acclaimed feature Grave of the Fireflies have one more reason to be grateful this Thanksgiving! New York-based powerhouse distributor GKIDS announced today that it has picked up North American theatrical rights to Isao Takahata’s 1988 masterpiece. GKIDS is planning a 25th anniversary release for the film in [...]
Just in time for Thanksgiving, animation fans have a new sneak peek at Fox/Blue Sky’s 2013 feature Epic. Directed by Chris Wedge, the film is based on William Joyce’s hugely popular book The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs. The storyline follows a teenage girl named Mary Katherine (voiced by [...]
The tallies are in and it looks like Hideaki Anno’s Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (Evangelion Shin Gekijouban: Q)—the third installment of the highly acclaimed Eva film series from Studio Khara—is officially the title holder for highest opening box office in Japan this year. The film opened November 17 [...]
The Hollywood Reporter has caught wind of a crowdfunding effort started by German comic-book author Walter Moers (Little A**hole, Captain Bluebear) to see his online sensation Hitler spoof, Adolf, turned into a feature film. An animated video, released in 2006 and featuring a nude Hitler serenading himself on the commode [...]
The vampires and werewolves of Breaking Dawn Part 2 had a field day at the box office this past weekend. The final outing of the record-breaking Twilight series brought in a estimated $141.3 million, exceeding the $138.1 million of last year’s Part 1, but falling slightly behind the series’ record [...]
Sony Animation has announced the release date for two eagerly anticipated projects. First up, Genndy Tartakovksy will be helming a new 3-D, CG-animated version of Popeye. The new pic about the spinach-chomping sailor is slated to arrive in theaters on September 26, 2014. The script for the 21st century version [...]
Throughout his amazing career, superstar Paul McCartney has had several brushes with the animation world, including the acclaimed feature Yellow Submarine (1969), and the shorts Rupert and the Frog Song (1985), Tropic Island Hum (1997) and Shadow Cycle (2000). Now we get word via Showbiz411 that the former Beatle has [...]
Katherine Heigl, Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Stephen Lang and Jeff Dunham are among the voice talent lined up for the new animated feature The Nut Job, directed by Peter Lepeniotis. Co-produced by Toronto’s ToonBox Entertainment and Korean house Redrover Co., the film is based on Lepeniotis’ 2005 comedy short Surly [...]