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Sony has set September 27, 2013 as the release date for its much-anticipated sequel, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2. This is roughly the same weekend that the studio released its blockbuster hit Hotel Transylvania this year. Directed by Genndy Tartakovksy, the light-hearted spookfest has made over $152.3 million [...]
Oscar-winning director David Fincher (Social Network) has launched a new Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a new animated feature based on Blur/Dark Horse Studios’ The Goon. Finch will exec produce the project, which will be co-directed by Blur Studio’s president Tim Miller and Jeff Fowler. Based on an offbeat [...]
GKIDS, distributor of the latest award-winning feature effort from Japan’s Studio Ghibli From Up On Poppy Hill has announced the film has been nominated for the 2012 Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Animated Feature Film (Toshio Suzuki, Producer). The APS Award winners will be announced November 23 in Brisbane, [...]
In case you haven’t gotten yourself psyched for the holiday season yet, here’s something that will help: A new 90 second spot for DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians has been making the rounds online and reveals more of the revamped classic kids characters as well as some of the [...]
Japan’s toon powerhouse Toei Animation announced that the studio is releasing a new Dragon Ball Z movie in March of 2013. At MIPCOM, Toei Animation vice chairman Kozo Morishita told Animation Magazine, “This is one of our studio’s most popular brands, and we have worked hard to make sure the [...]
Warner Premiere has released the trailer for the upcoming direct-to-disc DC Universe Animated Original Movie Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2, MTV revealed. The film is slated to come out on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital in winter of 2013; check out the trailer below: Based on the graphic novel [...]
Here’s a piece of news that 2D animation purists may have a tough time to swallow. Deadline.com reports that 20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios (Ice Age, Rio) will be developing the popular Peanuts comic-strip into a CG-animated feature film franchise. Fox is ready to turn the hugely [...]
The weekend box office numbers are in and it looks like Tim Burton’s highly anticipated 3-D, black and white stop-motion feature adaptation of his cult hit short Frankenweenie came out the victim of a hit-and-run with Sony’s 3-D CG project Hotel Transylvania, directed by Genndy Tartakovsky. Hotel Transylvania has impressively [...]
Indie distributor GKIDS has announced its English language voice cast picks for the North American release of Studio Ghibli’s From Up on Poppy Hill, Variety reports. The red carpet-worthy cast will be headlined by Gillian Anderson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Bruce Dern, Christina Hendricks, Ron Howard, Chris Noth, Aubrey Plaza and [...]
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will host a special 3-D screening of the classic Chinese animated feature The Monkey King: Uproar in Heaven as part of its China Onscreen Biennial, presented with the UCLA Confucius Institute. The film will play Wednesday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. at [...]