Four Frog Tunes Leap into Oscar Race

Four songs from Disney’s The Princess and the Frog are among the 63 that have qualified for the Best Original Song Oscar race. The four songs from the animated feature are: ‘Almost ... Continue Reading →

Borrowers Adaptation Next for Studio Ghibli

Studio Ghibli will be borrowing the classic book The Borrowers to be the basis for its next feature film. Hiromasa Yonebayashi will direct Karigurashi no Arrietty (Arrietty Borrows ... Continue Reading →

Panda Writers to Snack on Gil’s All Fright Diner

DreamWorks Animation has hired Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris to adapt the novel Gil’s All Fright Diner for director Barry Sonenfeld. The novel, written by A. Lee Martinez, features ... Continue Reading →

Mia and the Migoo wins 1st EFA Animated Feature Award

Mia and the Migoo has won the inaugural Best Animated Feature Film honor at the European Film Awards. The film, directed by Jacques-Remy Girerd, is a co-production between France (Folimage, ... Continue Reading →

Five Animated Features Up for Golden Globe Nominations

The Hollywood Foreign Press announced the nominees for the 67th Golden Globe Awards early this morning (Tuesday, January 15). The nominees in the Best Animated Feature category are ... Continue Reading →

Princess Earns B.O. Crown, Good Word of Mouth

Disney’s return to traditional 2D animation yielded a solid but not spectacular opening weekend at the box office as The Princess and the Frog won the weekend with an estimated ... Continue Reading →

Princess and the Frog Opens Nationwide

Having completed its limited, debutante run, Disney’s long-awaited return to 2D animation, The Princess and the Frog, is about to run wide. The studio’s return to its fairy-tales ... Continue Reading →

Murphy Locks Up Role of Rapunzel’s Jailer

Actress Donna Murphy has signed to provide the voice to Mother Gothel, who imprisons the title character in Disney’s upcoming animated version of Rapunzel. Murphy joins a cast ... Continue Reading →

Daly Rounds Out Yogi Bear Cast

Andy Daly will play Mayor Brown in Warner Bros.’ new movie version of Yogi Bear. The addition of Daly completes the cast for the film, which has begun shooting in New Zealand, ... Continue Reading →

Williams, Wood Up for Happy Feet 2

Actors Robin Williams and Elijah Wood are in talks to reprise their roles in a sequel to the Oscar-winning animated film Happy Feet. The sequel will be written by and again directed ... Continue Reading →