Animated Terminator Project in Rights Dispute

Plans for a 3D animated movie based on the hit Terminator movie series has hit a legal snag related to ownership of certain rights to the franchise. The project was announced last week ... Continue Reading →

Toy Story 3 Gross Tops All Toons; Expendables Tops Weekend

While big-name stars were either blowing things up or traveling the world in search of enlightenment at the box office this weekend, the most significant milestone came from Toy Story ... Continue Reading →

Warner Plans Hybrid Bugs Bunny Movie

Having resurrected the Looney Tunes characters for new short films, the next step in Warner Bros.’ plan to revitalize the beloved franchise is a live-action Bugs Bunny film. Deadline.com ... Continue Reading →

Scott Pilgrim, Earthsea Enter Late-Summer B.O. Race

It’s an all-out battle of the genres this weekend at the box office, with action and romance taking on an adaptation of an indie comic-book darling and a limited release for a ... Continue Reading →

Toy Story 3, ESPN Boost Disney in Q3

Strong performance from studio entertainment projects such as Toy Story 3 and media networks such as ESPN helped the Walt Disney Co. report a boost in the bottom line for the third ... Continue Reading →

Constantin Plans new 3D Tarzan Toon

Constantin Films has acquired the rights to develop a 3D animated feature based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic Tarzan novels, Variety reports. The Germany company will produce ... Continue Reading →

Toons Hold Up Well as Other Guys Topples Inception

The Other Guys ended Inception’s reign atop the box office rankings, while animated fare Despicable Me and Toy Story 3 remained top-ten films weeks into their theatrical runs. Other ... Continue Reading →

Shuffle Delays 3D Beauty, Moves Up Monsters, Inc. 2

Several animated films have had their holiday 2012 release dates shuffled by the conclusion of The Twilight Saga, while Disney’s 3D upgrade of Beauty and the Beast has been delayed ... Continue Reading →

New Flicks Set Sights on Inception, Despicable Me

Universal-Illumination’s animated feature Despicable Me and Warner Bros.’ three-time champ Inception both look to hold up against a pair of major studio releases at the ... Continue Reading →

Twilight Producers Plan Babar Movie

Temple Hill, producers of The Twilight Saga films, have acquired the movie rights to the beloved children’s book character Babar, according to Deadline. The deal, struck between ... Continue Reading →