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 →

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 →

Dark Horse to Unleash War Monkeys

Kevin Munroe, director of TMNT and Imagi’s upcoming Gatchaman CG feature, may be wrangling blood-thirsty simians for his next job. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the filmmaker ... 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 →

Del Toro, Henson Co. Cobbling Pinocchio

There’s a new animated version of the Pinocchio story in development. Daily Variety reports that Hellboy director Guillermo del Toro and the Jim Henson Co. are mounting a stop-motion ... Continue Reading →

Bond Boots Madagascar

Sony’s Quantum of Solace, the latest James Bond thriller starring Daniel Craig, debuted as the No. 1 movie in North America over the weekend. With no other new wide releases to ... Continue Reading →

New Watchmen Trailer

Warner Bros. continues to feed fanboys new footage of Watchmen, the highly anticipated feature film based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. A new trailer has hit ... Continue Reading →