Owners Put FUNimation On the Block

Navarre Corp. has announced it is seeking offers to acquire its anime subsidiary FUNimation. The company has retained Houlihan Lokey to assist in the transaction. In a press release, ... Continue Reading →

Prince of Persia, Sex and the City Seek Shrek’s Crown

It’s gals vs. gamers at the box office as the Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer movie season in style. On the gamer side of things is Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, ... Continue Reading →

New Trailer for DreamWorks’ Megamind

DreamWorks Animation has released the trailer for its forthcoming superhero vs supervillain comedy feature Megamind, due out in stereoscopic 3D on Nov. 5. The film is directed by Tom ... Continue Reading →

Le Bureau Produces Low-budget 3D Feature Star

Le Bureau, a London-based production house that to date has focused mostly on director-driven independent films, is producing a low-budget stereoscopic 3-D animation project called ... Continue Reading →

Shrek Forever After’s $71 million Debut a Series Low

It was good news and bad news for Shrek Forever After, the fourth film in the Shrek franchise: The good news is the film handily topped the weekend box office with an estimated $71.2 ... Continue Reading →

DQE, Onyx, Fidelite Team on 3D Prodigies Feature

DQ Entertainment, Onyx Films and Fidelite Films have begun production on the stereoscopic 3D animated feature film The Prodigies. The movie is being made with motion capture technology ... Continue Reading →

Oldman Signs on to Kung Fu Panda Sequel

Actor Gary Oldman has signed on to voice a character in DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda sequel, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The actor will play Peacock, a character ... Continue Reading →

Shrek: The Final Frontier

Mike Mitchell and the DreamWorks Animation team deliver Shrek Forever After, the green machine’s final bow, in 3-D. The infallible rule of fairy tales is that they must end with ... Continue Reading →

Shrek Goes After the Green

Shrek Forever After, the fourth and reportedly final film in the popular DreamWorks Animation series, arrives today in theaters to a big grab for the green. The film, directed by Mike ... Continue Reading →

Tokyopop, Odin’s Eye Team on Dreaming Movie

Los Angeles-based manga publisher Tokyopop has agreed with Sydney-based production company Odin’s Eye to produce a film based on The Dreaming graphic novel series. The live-action ... Continue Reading →