Producer Simon to Develop B.C., Wizard of Id

Animation producer Mark Simon has reached a deal with the estate of late comic strip creator Johnny Hart to develop, pitch and produce feature movies and TV series based on the strips ... Continue Reading →

Cage, Reynolds to Star in Croods

Nicolas Cage and Ryan Reynolds have signed on to provide voices for the DreamWorks Animation feature film The Croods. Cage will play Crug, a caveman who has to keep his family safe ... Continue Reading →

Logorama: The French Short That Rewrote the Rules

Of all the five shorts nominated in the Best Animated Shorts category, the 17-minute-long Logorama is perhaps the most enigmatic. A fascinating homage to American crime movies with ... Continue Reading →

Star Cast Recruited for A Monster in Paris

Adam Goldberg, Jay Harrington, Danny Huston, Bob Balaban and Catherine O’Hara are among the voice talent signed up for director Bibo Bergeron’s long-awaited period feature ... Continue Reading →

George Lopez to Voice Speedy Gonzales in New Line Movie

It looks like another Looney Tunes character will be getting his own live-action/CG hybrid movie. A story in The Hollywood Reporter announces that New Line will be making a new feature ... Continue Reading →

Getty Joins Forces with Disney Animation to Study Cel Artwork

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) and the Disney Animation Research Library (ARL) are joining forces in an effort to better understand deterioration that can occur in plastics, ... Continue Reading →

Little Prince Movie to Fly Again in 3-D

Last year, we reported that DQ Entertainment and Method Films were developing a CG-animated series based on Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s enduring 1943 children’s book The ... Continue Reading →

A Healthy Q4 for DreamWorks Animation

Only a few weeks before releasing its much-anticipated 3-D feature How to Train Your Dragon, DreamWorks Animation has posted its better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings. Although ... Continue Reading →

ACK, Animagic to Deliver Toons for Cartoon Network India

Indian comicbook creator-publisher Amar Chitra Katha Media and Animagic Studios will create two animated features and a 26-part half hour series based in classic Hindu myths for Cartoon ... Continue Reading →

Laika Set to Tell Little White Lie

Laika Entertainment, the company that produced the Oscar-nominated film Coraline, has hired Chris McCoy and Jan Pinkava to write the animated feature film Little White Lie. According ... Continue Reading →