300, Host Battle in Theaters

Live action and computer-generated imagery join forces to give moviegoers a unique, visceral experience in 300, Warner Bros.’ adaptation of the graphic novel from Frank Miller ... Continue Reading →

Editor’s Note: The Host Takes Hold

Most people love a good monster movie, but more often than not moviegoers find themselves sitting through a mostly unwatchable film just to see a handful of mediocre creature attacks. ... Continue Reading →

Disney Dishes on Frog Princess

Dick Cook, chairman of Walt Disney Studios, and John Lasseter, chief creative officer for Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, revealed details on upcoming animated features during Thursday’s ... Continue Reading →

Earl Meets the Chipmunks

NBC’s My Name is Earl star Jason Lee is set to star as David Seville in the CG/live-action hybrid film Alvin and the Chipmunks for Fox 2000 and Fox Animation. The script is written ... Continue Reading →

REAL D Expands Its 3D Reach

Digital 3D company REAL D has announced contracts with several theater chains to expand its global footprint, says a report in Daily Variety. REAL D manufactures and installs software ... Continue Reading →

Toons in Tarantino’s Grindhouse Fest

Ralph Bakshi’s glorious 1975 animated feature Coonskin and the X-rated 1979 animated Tarzan spoof Shame of the Jungle will be among the films screening in Quentin Tarantino’s ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Profits Flushed Away

DreamWorks Animation SKG reported operating revenue of $204.3 million and a net loss of approximately $21.3 million for its fourth quarter. The loss is largely chalked up to a pre-tax ... Continue Reading →

Handmade, Ilion Pact for Planet One

Daily Variety reports that Handmade Films Intl. and Madrid-based Ilion Animation Studios are financing and co-producing a $50 million CG-animated feature film titled Planet One. Penned ... Continue Reading →

Abrams Confirmed to Make Trek

Paramount Pictures has officially announced that the next Star Trek movie will be helmed by J.J. Abrams, director of Mission Impossible III and the creative force behind the hit TV ... Continue Reading →

Warner Hungry for Justice League

As the Nicolas Cage comic-book vehicle Ghost Rider continues to blaze a hot trail at the box office this weekend, studio suits around town are furiously trying to greenlight more live-action ... Continue Reading →