WB Drawn to DC’s Metal Men

In the latest case of Tinsel Town pilfering the comic racks for tentpole material, Warner Bros. Pictures has picked up film rights to the 1962 DC Comics property Metal Men. According ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Picks Stiller’s Master Mind

DreamWorks Animation today announced that it has picked up Master Mind, a superhero send-up from Ben Stiller’s and Stuart Cornfeld’s Red Hour Films. The screenplay is being ... Continue Reading →

Burton’s Vincent Goes 3D

Having converted Tim Burton’s 1994 animated feature The Nightmare Before Christmas to stereoscopic 3D last year, Disney is giving the same treatment to a stop-motion short the ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Clays Up Deal with Sony

Having ended its relationship with DreamWorks Animation just months ago, Aardman Animations is reportedly sewing up a partnership with Sony Pictures. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ... Continue Reading →

Glory Guts Robinsons

The DreamWorks/Paramount release Blades of Glory earned an estimated $33 million over the weekend to claim the box office gold medal. The ice skating comedy starring Will Ferrell and ... Continue Reading →

Director Hitched to Hoodwinked Sequel

Daily Variety reports that Disney animator Mike Disa has been hired to direct Hoodwinked 2: Hood vs. Evil for the Weinstein Co. and Kanbar Ent. The sequel was put into the pipeline ... Continue Reading →

Robinsons Meet the Turtles

Offering the first toon box-office showdown in a while, Disney’s Meet the Robinsons arrives in theaters to challenge box office champ TMNT. Threatening to skate past both of them ... Continue Reading →

China Gets Spider-Man 3 Before U.S.

In its efforts to curb piracy, Sony will release the eagerly awaited Spider-Man 3 in China before rolling it out in North American theaters, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Chinese ... Continue Reading →

Sanders Gets Crood at DreamWorks

After being pushed off of American Dog at Disney, Lilo & Stitch director Chris Sanders has moved to DreamWorks Animation to helm the cavemen comedy Crood Awakening. DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →

Cowabunga! Turtles Rule

With six new wide releases to pick from, moviegoers chose to shell out for Warner Bros.’ CG-animated TMNT, the latest incarnation of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles property. ... Continue Reading →