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‘Sausage Party’ Animators Claim Wurst Practices

R-rated CG comedy Sausage Party proved a surprise hit over its first weekend in release, boasting strong box office numbers well over the film’s reported $19 million budget. But ... Continue Reading →
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Tegan and Sara Meet BoJack Style Animation in Hang on to the Night Acclaimed musical duo’s new music video is designed and directed by animated series artist Lisa Hanawalt, and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sausage Party’ Earns Sizzling No. 2 Opening

Moviegoers apparently had an appetite for irreverent, adult animation over the weekend, as Sausage Party managed to score the No. 2 box office slot for its opening run, beating low ... Continue Reading →
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“Fan Owned” Legion M Closes Record Wefunder Round

Legion M, the world’s first fan-owned entertainment company, has raised $1 million through its Title III crowdfunding round on Wefunder, reaching this milestone in less than three ... Continue Reading →
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Why Matthew McConaughey Chose Kubo and the Two Strings as His First Animated Film The voice of insect samurai Beetle cites the appeal of “Laika’s quality” during red ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Sets U.S. Release for ‘Long Way North’

Shout! Factory Films will be bringing Annecy Audience Award-winning animated feature Long Way North to theaters on September 30. The film, which also won the Grand Prize and Governor ... Continue Reading →
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Dave Franco, Justin Theroux & Jackie Chan Join ‘Ninjago’ Cast

Warner Bros.’ The LEGO Ninjago Movie has lined up raft of voice stars, just over a year before the film’s slated September 22, 2017 release. Filmmakers have cast Dave Franco, ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Rogue One’ Trailer Takes Flight

Disney’s Lucasfilm released a new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story during Wednesday night’s Olympics coverage. The spot gives more screen time to some of the new-to-screen ... Continue Reading →
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Adults Need Animated Movies, Too The Week contributor Greg Cwik holds Seth Rogen’s “animated bacchanal” Sausage Party up against the grandfather of raunchy American animation, ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Rogue One’ Trailer Takes Flight

Disney’s Lucasfilm released a new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story during Wednesday night’s Olympics coverage. The spot gives more screen time to some of the new-to-screen ... Continue Reading →