Shutter Tops Weekend, but VFX, Animation Have Legs

The Martin Scorsese-directed thriller Shutter Island lead the box office this weekend, grossing $40 million in domestic markets. But the real story continues to be the strong performance ... Continue Reading →

Shutter Island Snaps Into Box Office Picture

Martin Scorsese’s most recent film, Shutter Island, is the sold major movie release of the week. The Paramount release, which stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo and Ben Kingsley, ... Continue Reading →

Lee, DiDio, Johns to Top DC Entertainment

Warner Bros.’ DC Entertainment has promoted largely from within as new president Diane Nelson announces her management team for the newly reorganized comic book company. In a ... Continue Reading →

Animators Adapt Sendak’s Higglety Pigglety Pop! into Short

The National Film Board of Canada, Warner Home Video and the producers of the Oscar-nominated animated short film Madame Tutli-Putli have produced a new short film adapting author Maurice ... Continue Reading →

3-D Beauty and the Beast Pushed Back to 2011

The 3-D update of the animated Disney classic Beauty and the Beast has been pushed back to sometime in 2011. Disney-Pixar animation chief John Lasseter told MTV that no date had been ... Continue Reading →

Lady and the Reaper Director Talks About Acclaimed Short and Oscars

One of the Oscar frontrunners in the Best Animated Shorts category is Javier Recio Gracia’s clever, fast-moving and hilarious toon The Lady and the Reaper, which also took home ... Continue Reading →

Studiocanal Teams Up with nWave

Studiocanal has signed an exclusive, long-term deal to develop, co-finance and distribute nWave’s films in France, the United Kingdom and Germany, according to The Hollywood Reporter. France-based ... Continue Reading →

Valentine’s Day Conquers Wolfman, Olympians

Beauty vanquished the beast at the box office this Valentine’s Day weekend. The Warner Bros. comedy Valentine’s Day jumped to the head of the pack to earn an estimated $56.4 ... Continue Reading →

Disney Teases Tangled to Facebook Fans

Disney’s says its upcoming animated re-imagining of the classic tale Rapunzel will go by the title of Tangled. Producer Roy Conli announced the title first to fans of Disney’s ... Continue Reading →

Olympians, Wolfman Out to Steal Box Office Hearts

The youth-oriented fantasy film Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and Universal’s remake of its classic horror franchise in The Wolfman have stepped up as prime ... Continue Reading →