Sony Checks into Hotel Transylvaina

As Warner Bros.’ Monster House, holds its own at the box office, Daily Variety reports Sony will create its own monster abode with its third toon feature, Hotel Transylvania. ... Continue Reading →

No Picnic for Ant Bully

Warner Bros.’ big-screen CG cartoon, The Ant Bully, was bested over the weekend by fellow openers Miami Vice from Universal and John Tucker Must Die from 20th Century Fox. According ... Continue Reading →

Editor’s Note: Meeting Santa & Rudolph

One of those childhood favorites that got me interested in animation at an early age was the Rankin & Bass stop-motion holiday classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. When I was ... Continue Reading →

Ant Bully Floods Theaters

Warner Bros. hopes to sink Disney’s Pirates sequel and shutter Sony’s Monster House with its latest CG-animated feature, The Ant Bully. Opening across North America today, ... Continue Reading →

Romano Upped at Nick, MTVN Kids, Family Group

Marianne Romano has been promoted to senior VP of corporate communications for Nickelodeon, MTVN Kids and Family Group. Reporting to Dan Martinsen, exec VP of corporate communications, ... Continue Reading →

Magnolia Grabs Exodus’ The Hero of Color City

Magnolia Pictures has picked up North America distribution rights to Exodus Film Group’s The Hero of Color City, a CG-animated feature that delves into the secret lives of crayons. ... Continue Reading →

Diesel, BET Animate Hannibal

Having made a name for himself in feature films and video games, action star Vin Diesel is out to conquer television with an animated series about storied African military leader Hannibal ... Continue Reading →

Monster House No Match for Pirates

Sony’s animated Monster House put up a good fight but couldn’t manage to sink Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest at the box office. Pirates ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons Movie Peeks at Comic-Con

During the annual Comic-Con Simpsons panel, creator/exec producer Matt Groening and fellow exec producers James L. Brooks and Al Jean thrilled the crowd with some first glimpses at ... Continue Reading →

Monster Takes On Pirates

The reign of Disney’s pirates may come to an end this weekend as competing studios release a quartet of new competitors, led by Sony’s animated Monster House. Also hitting ... Continue Reading →