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Roger S. Baum’s further adventures of his great-grandfather’s beloved characters are given a new animated life in Summertime’s Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return. In the world’s supply of film-worthy fairy tales, the attempts of American authors make up but a tiny fraction. Whether the United States’ relative youth or its [...]
Box office analysts are noting that Disney/Marvel’s early summer blockbuster Iron Man 3 is set to cross the $1 billion mark on Thursday (May 16). According to Box Office Mojo, the film had hit the $294.7 million mark and $685.6 million. It’s also estimated that the pic will finish as [...]
Oscar-nominated director Ari Folman’s new pic The Congress opens the 45th Director’s Fortnight sidebar during the Cannes Film Festival on May 16. The sci-fi movie mixes live-action with animation and stars Robin Wright, Paul Giamatti, Jon Hamm, Harvey Keitel, Danny Huston and Frances Fisher. The much-anticipated feature by the gifted [...]
Sony Pictures Entertainment has nabbed the worldwide distribution rights for Rovio’s upcoming CG-animate feature based on its Angry Birds franchise. The 3D film is being developed, produced, and financed by Rovio Entertainment and will be released worldwide by Sony on July 1, 2016. Michael Lynton, Chairman & CEO of Sony [...]
The latest entry in the popular Ghost in The Shell series arrives in Japanese theaters on June 22nd. Titled Ghost in the Shell Arise: Ghost Pain, the pic is directed by Kise Kazuchika. The prequel explores the career of series protagonist Major Motoko Kusanagi before her involvement with Public Security [...]
The FBI in Los Angeles is conducting an investigation involving investments made with Gigapix Studios and OZ3D LLC between 2002 and the present for a scam to remake The Wizard Of Oz as a CG-animated feature. Deadline.com reports that feds are seeking victims of financial fraud in the private offerings and is trying to [...]
Hasbro’s new full-length animated movie Equestria Girls will have its world premiere at the L.A. Film Festival in June, followed by a 200-theater rollout nationwide. Directed by Jayson Thiessen and produced by Sarah Wall, the new movie follows the adventures of the popular My Little Pony characters, reconceived as teenagers [...]
The folks at Russia’s busy animation studio Wizart have let us know that they have unveiled posters and new trailers for their two big productions online today. The studio will be bringing the two movies to the Cannes festival and market this week for worldwide sales. The upcoming features are [...]
Japanese director and animator Anno Hideaki (Neon Genesis Evangelion) will voice the lead character Horikoshi Jiro in this summer’s Miyazaki movie Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises). According to Twitch.com, the announcement was recently made on the film’s official website. Hideaki will portray the man who designed the zero fighter plane [...]
Lucasfilm announced on Friday that production of Star Wars: Episode VII will take place in the United Kingdom. All of the six previous live-action Star Wars movies have included U.K. production at Elstree, Shepperton, Leavesden, Ealing and Pinewood Studios. “We’ve devoted serious time and attention to revisiting the origins of Star Wars as inspiration [...]