Banks Attached to Live-Action Tinker Bell Feature

Disney’s animated heroine Tinker Bell may be getting a new dimension as the studio plans to put the character in a live-action romantic comedy starring Elizabeth Banks. According ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Goes Direct to Video with Cars Spinoff Planes

Plans are percolating among the big brains at Pixar, with reports indicating the study is preparing a project called Planes, a direct-to-video spinoff of its Cars franchise. According ... Continue Reading →

New Yorker to Release My Dog Tulip

New Yorker Films has acquired the animated feature film My Dog Tulip. The film, based on the best-selling memoir by J.R. Ackerley, is directed by Paul and Sandra Fierlinger and features ... Continue Reading →

Sequel Talks Afoot for Despicable Me

It’s been out less than a week, but Universal and Illumination Entertainment already are negotiating a deal for a sequel to its hit animated feature film Despicable Me. As reported ... Continue Reading →

D23 Brings Disney Classics to ArcLight

Some of Disney’s most iconic live-action and animated films are coming back to the big screen in August through a new screening series at Los Angeles-area ArcLight Cinemas presented ... Continue Reading →

Despicable Me’s Box Office Campaign Succeeds

Despicable Me performed beyond admirably this weekend at the box office, posting a $60.1 million opening. That exceeded expectations, which ranged from $24 million on the low end to ... Continue Reading →

Despicable Me Schemes its Way Into Theaters

A new animated contender enters the box office battle this weekend with the release of Despicable Me, which is set to open in just under 3,500 theaters. The 3-D film is the first from ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Returns Only in 3-D and With Extra Footage

James Cameron’s 3-D extravaganza Avatar is returning to theaters Aug. 27 with about eight minutes of extra footage. Avatar: Special Edition will be released only in Digital 3D ... Continue Reading →

Starz Looks to Sell Film Roman, Starz Animation

Starz is looking to sell its Film Roman and Starz Animation units following an executive shakeup at the pay TV company, according to Variety. The two animation units are part of the ... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Tales from Earthsea Trailer

A trailer for the release of an English-language version of the Studio Ghibli film Tales from Earthsea has been released. The film will be released in the United States by Disney on ... Continue Reading →