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Filmmaker Kevin Smith (Clerks, Chasing Amy) is putting staple characters Jay and Silent Bob to the side to focus on a completely different dynamic duo. The self-professed comic fan-boy has been tapped by Miramax to write and direct The Green Hornet, a feature film update of classic comic book, TV [...]
Mickey Mouse’s ears may resemble satellite dishes, but it looks like his home isn’t going to be sold to the nation’s largest cable company. Walt Disney Co.’s board of directors has unanimously rejected Comcast Corp.’s $54 billion takeover offer. Disney released a statement saying that the interests of Disney shareholders [...]
Yes, oh yes! Whooooo Hoooooo! For years fans of Fox’s animated series The Simpsons have been wondering if and when Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie would make their feature film debut. Now it seems to be happening. According to Daily Variety, series creator Matt Groening and exec. producer James [...]
MGA Ent.’s BRATZ recently burst onto the fashion doll scene to give Barbie a run for her money. Now it looks like the "girls with a passion for fashion" will be strutting their stuff in theaters and on home video. Twentieth Century Fox has acquired rights to produce a live-action/animated [...]
Disney and Pixar may be parting ways, but will the Mouse House be forming an alliance to become part of a whole new company? Comcast Corp. hopes so. The broadband cable network giant today announced that it has made a proposal to The Walt Disney Co. to merge the two [...]
In October, we brought word that Montréal-based toon producer H2V Ent. was gearing up to burst onto the scene with three feature films–Monica Made in America, Piñatas and Manga Latina: Killer on the Loose– intended for adult audiences. Now the company’s Manga Latina Prods. and financing co-producer UKFS are teaming [...]
Opening in limited release today is The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra, TriStar Pictures’ comic send up of classic B-movies by the likes of Roger Corman and Ed Wood. The feature is accompanied by the technicolor Ub Iwerks animated short Skeleton Frolic. Appropriately filmed in black and white and set in [...]
During a conference call Wednesday evening, Pixar CEO Steve Jobs reported that Pixar has had its most profitable quarter and full year in the company’s history. He also took the opportunity to address questions about Pixar’s decision to end talks with Disney and expressed his disappointment with its outgoing partner. [...]
Roy E. Disney continues his campaign to oust Mouse House CEO Michael Eisner and restore former glory to the company that bears his family name.’ On Tuesday, Disney filed a document with the U.S. Securities and Exchange, blaming Eisner and other execs for company failures including EuroDisney, Disney’s California Adventure, [...]
According to reports in The New York Post and Forbes.com, DreamWorks may move its animation unit out of house by spinning it off to another major studio. Under the speculated deal, DreamWorks would likely retain use of the unit while benefiting financially from the sale and the reduction in overhead [...]