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Among the films screening at this year’s Cannes Film Market is a 3D-animated family feature titled Hoodwinked: The True Story of Red Riding Hood. The film is the flagship project of Cinema Management Group LLC, a new distribution company founded by Edward Noeltner, who most recently served as senior VP [...]
Klasky Csupo Animation Studio is introducing the toon community to Global Tantrum, its new adult animation arm, with the launch of the website www.globaltantrum.com. The creative minds behind such popular kids’ properties as Rugrats and The Wild Thornberrys will now go after the 18-35 demographic with edgy TV series, feature [...]
Warner Bros. today takes Scholastic’s hit animated TV series Clifford the Big Red Dog to the big-screen. Following test openings in several markets, Clifford’s Really Big Movie is rolling out in 471 theaters across the U.S. with the intention of rustling some of the family audience away from Disney’s Home [...]
Independent producer Steve Bing (The Big Bounce) is pumping $80 million into Warner Bros.’ CG holiday offering, The Polar Express, according to Daily Variety. The contribution will make up approximately half of the production budget for the Robert Zemeckis/Tom Hanks adaptation of Chris Van Allsburg’s award-winning children’s book. The Polar [...]
Another live-action filmmaker is looking to the world of animation to extend his feature film franchise. Guillermo del Torro, director of the Sony/Revolution Studios boxoffice hit Hellboy, has announced plans to bring Mike Mignola’s comic book creation to anime fans. On the message board at Sony’s official Hellboy website (www.hellboymovie.com), [...]
Compliments of Universal Home Video, here’s a first glimpse of art from the upcoming direct-to-video anime release The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury. The film bridges the gap between 2000’s sci-fi sleeper hit, Pitch Black, and its big-screen sequel, The Chronicles of Riddick, which is slated for release on June [...]
Daily Variety reports that producer Tommy Pallotta and animation director Bob Sabiston have come aboard director Richard Linklater’s animated feature adaptation of the Philip K. Dick novel A Scanner Darkly. The George Clooney/Steven Soderbergh production shingle Section 8 is producing for Warner Independent Pictures and Keanu Reeves is starring. Like [...]
It was vengeance unlimited at the North American box office over the weekend as genre fans lined up to see Miramax’s Kill Bill: Vol 2 and Lions Gate’s big-screen adaptation of the Marvel comic The Punisher. When the body counts and estimated box office receipts were tallied, director Quentin Tarantino’s [...]
After debuting in fourth place two weeks ago, Disney’s animated feature Home on the Range has been enjoying a week at the top of the box office charts. The pic’s second wind is being attributed to the Easter Holiday letting kids out of school, but strong word of mouth must [...]
Will it be doling out the punishment or taking it? That’s the question as Lions Gate’s big-screen adaptation of Marvel Comic’s The Punisher shoots into theaters today. The actioner is up against some heavy competition as Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill: Vol 2 should also appeal to the majority of comic [...]