French Studio Plans Krostons Features

A trio of ugly and malicious Belgian comic book creatures is set to star in a CG/live action 3-D hybrid movie called The Krostons in 3-D. The film is being made by France’s Le ... Continue Reading →

Fitz Roy, Magic Lantern Partner for Daktari Park

Fitz Roy Media and Magic Lantern Entertainment are teaming up to create a slate of new entertainment projects inspired by African animal stories and wildlife veterinarian Dr. Sue Hart’s ... Continue Reading →

Zombieland Eats up Meatballs, Toys

The walking dead of Zombieland may have taken the weekend box office gold medal, but 3-D animated features took the silver and bronze. Zombieland lead the weekend by a comfortable margin, ... Continue Reading →

Spore Grows into Blue Sky Feature Film

Video-game giant Electronic Arts is teaming up with Fox, Blue Sky Studios and director Chris Wedge for a computer-animated feature adaptation of Will Wright’s Spore. Wedge, who ... Continue Reading →

Report: Canada, U.S., France Tops in Animation Output

A new report on global animation output ranks Canada, the United States and France as the most prolific animation nations. The report, titled The Global Animation Industry and put ... Continue Reading →

Thomas Pulls into Movie Town

Popular preschooler series Thomas & Friends is on track for a feature film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. HIT Entertainment, which makes the TV version of the property, ... Continue Reading →

Studio Ghibli Announces Bamboo Cutter

Acclaimed anime maker Studio Ghibli’s next film will be Taketori Monogatari (The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter), an adaptation of the classic Japanese fairy tale to be directed by ... Continue Reading →

Toy Story Movies Return in 3-D

The Toys are back in town. The re-release of Pixar’s Toy Story and Toy Story 2 as a 3-D double feature arrives this week for its two-week limited run in 1,745 theaters. The special ... Continue Reading →

Astro Boy Breaks into China With Day and Date Opening

Imagi Entertainment’s new CG adaptation of Astro Boy is set to bow Oct. 23 in China ‘ the same date as its U.S. release. The move is notable for breaking into the October ... Continue Reading →

Classic, Timeless to Deliver Postman Pat Movie

Classic Media has teamed up with Timeless Films to make a 3-D animated Postman Pat feature film for 2011. The film will be produced as stop-motion, with CG and 3-D effects, with Timeless ... Continue Reading →