‘Kingsman,’ ‘SpongeBob’ Hold Up Under ‘Grey’

You might think from all the hubbub that Fifty Shades of Grey was the only movie to do well at the box office this weekend. But it was also a strong weekend for the indie comic-book ... Continue Reading →

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Dragon 2’ Q&A with Arnold, Hounsou and Ferrera

The best part about seeing movies in Hollywood this time of year is the post-screening Q&A with cast and crew members, and we’ve got one here for you from DreamWorks Animation’s ... Continue Reading →

VIZ Plans Film Version of Sayuri Ueda Horror Story

Los Angeles-based VIZ Productions is developing a feature film adaptation of The Street of Fruiting Bodies by famed Japanese author Sayuri Ueda. The short horror story appeared in the ... Continue Reading →

Spidey Gets Reboot, Joins Marvel Cinematic Universe

The rumors are true: Spider-Man is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sony will continue to control the feature film rights to the wall crawler but will work in partnership with ... Continue Reading →

EFM Deals Send Wizart’s ‘Snow Queen 2′ Worldwide

Russia’s Wizart Animation has closed several new deals for its latest feature production and distribution project during the European Film Market (EFM) event this year. The Snow ... Continue Reading →

‘Kingsman’ Trailer Gets Animated

To help promote its soon to be released comic-book inspired feature Kingsman: The Secret Service, 20th Century Fox has tapped animator/illustrator Rachel Ryle to create a stop-motion ... Continue Reading →

‘SpongeBob’ Topples ‘Sniper’ at Box Office

It took a guy living in a pineapple at the bottom of the sea to knock out long-running champ American Sniper from the top spot at the box office this weekend. Opening wide on Friday, ... Continue Reading →

TWC Sets ‘Underdogs’ for Aug. 14

Underdogs — the English-language version of the Argentinian animated featuare Metegol — has had its release date reset for Aug. 14. Distributed by The Weinstein Company, the film ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS Acquires ‘The Prophet’ for NA

GKIDS has picked up the North American rights to Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, the animated passion project of actress Salma Hayek-Pinault based on the classic book by the acclaimed ... Continue Reading →

‘Minions’ on the Move in New Trailer

Universal has offered up a smidge more of Minions, the Despicable Me spin-off starring everyone’s favorite squat yellow henchmen. The main Minion trio of Kevin, Stuart and Bob hitchhike ... Continue Reading →