Hedge Takes On Da Vinci

Over the Hedge, the latest computer-generated critter comedy from DreamWorks Animation, arrives in theaters today, just in time to compete with director Ron Howard’s adaptation ... Continue Reading →

Corpse Bride Director on to Despereaux

Mike Johnson, co-director of the Oscar-nominated animated feature Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride, is replacing Triplets of Belleville helmer Sylvain Chomet as director of Universal ... Continue Reading →

IDT Gets Sheepish

IDT Ent. has announced that its West Coast headquarters in Burbank, Calif. has begun production on a new CG-animated feature film titled Sheepish. Putting a comic twist on the old ‘wolf ... Continue Reading →

Full Flushed Away Trailer Online

As its latest CG-animated feature, Over the Hedge, gets set to debut in theaters on Friday, DreamWorks Animation has released the compete trailer for the upcoming toon Flushed Away. ... Continue Reading →

Editor’s Note: Hedge Your Bets on DreamWorks

Like others I’ve talked to, I was a bit leery going into the advance screening of Over the Hedge. While I’m generally a big fan of the work done by Katzenberg and crew, ... Continue Reading →

Selick’s Coraline in Focus

Daily Variety reports that Focus Features has inked a deal with Laika Ent. to distribute Coraline, the flagship feature film from the company formerly known as Vinton Studio. Based ... Continue Reading →

Narnia, Fantastic Four Sequels Pushed

In the latest round of release-date musical chairs, Disney and Walden Media have pushed back the theatrical bow of their next Chronicles of Narnia movie, while 20th Century Fox jockeys ... Continue Reading →

Liberty Media Acquiring IDT Ent.

Since its inception in 2003, IDT Ent. has been on a shopping spree, buying everything from animation studio Mainframe to home video distributor Anchor Bay, vfx studio DKP Effects and ... Continue Reading →

BRATZ Going Big-Screen

Having conquered the world of animation with a 4 KidsTV series and a line of direct-to-DVD features, MGA Ent.’s best-selling girls’ lifestyle brand, BRATZ, is being adapted ... Continue Reading →

Poseidon Christened in Theaters

The next wave of summer effects films officially kicks off today with the release of Warner Bros.’s Poseidon, a remake of the 1972 seafaring disaster flick, The Poseidon Adventure. ... Continue Reading →