Disney Lets Bolt Off the Leash

Disney today unleashes its latest animated feature in theaters nationwide, hoping to snatch family audiences away from DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. While ... Continue Reading →

Stars Visit Exodus’ Color City

Exodus Film Group, the company behind Igor, has tapped some star power for it upcoming CG-animated family feature, The Hero of Color City. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rosie ... Continue Reading →

Disney Cinemagic Goes HD on U.K.’s Sky

Disney Cinemagic, a premium family movie channel, has signed a multi-year deal with Sky to be the first Disney-branded channel broadcast in high definition (HD) format in the U.K. The ... Continue Reading →

Watch the Coraline Trailer

Those following the production of LAIKA’s first animated feature can now take a gander at the trailer for Coraline, a stop-motion film shot in stereoscopic 3-D. The pic is directed ... Continue Reading →

3-D Makeover for Beauty and the Beast

Do traditionally animated classics have a future as 3-D releases? Disney seems to think so. According to Daily Variety, the studio is planning to add some dimension to the 1991 Oscar-nominated ... Continue Reading →

Disney, IMAX Ink Five-Pic Deal

Disney and IMAX Corp. are partnering for a slate of five upcoming films, starting the 2009 debut of Robert Zemeckis stereoscopic 3-D, performance-capture retelling of Charles Dickens’ ... Continue Reading →

Verbinski Remaking The Host

Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski has teamed with Universal Pictures to produce a remake the 2006 Korean creature feature The Host (Gwoemul), according to Daily Variety. ... Continue Reading →

Boys to X-Men

You know Hollywood is youth-obsessed when Hugh Jackman and James Marsden are considered old men. Daily Variety reports that Twentieth Century Fox is developing a new X-Men movie featuring ... Continue Reading →

Sparx Closes Paris Toon Shop

Sparx, the animation company behind Exodus Films’ recently distributed animated feature film Igor, is streamlining its operations as a result of the global economic crisis. Daily ... Continue Reading →

Intel Kicks off Mass Animation Project

Intel Corp. announced the start of Mass Animation, a collaborative, worldwide effort to produce a computer-generated animated short film for theatrical release. Artists around the world ... Continue Reading →
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