Deal Propels Dark Crystal Sequel Forward

The 1982 classic Jim Henson film The Dark Crystal is getting a sequel. The film, Power of the Dark Crystal, will be a stereoscopic 3-D film made by Australia-based Omnilab Media in ... Continue Reading →

Nightmare’s Box Office Dreams Come True; Dragon Still Strong

The remade Nightmare on Elm Street slashed its way to the top of the box office rankings, but the real story remains the continuing strong performance of the No. 2 film, DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →

Rainmaker Announces Two Animated Features

Vancouver-based Rainmaker Entertainment has announced it will make two original animated feature films. According to Variety, Rainmaker will first make a movie called OGO, about a young ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Announces Dragon Sequel, 1Q Results

DreamWorks Animation announced it plans a sequel to How to Train Your Dragon in its quarterly results announcements. Financially, the studio reported a profits were down 65 percent ... Continue Reading →

Dragon Ekes Out Another Box Office Victory

Written off by many critics and industry veterans as a box office disappointment weeks ago, DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon has proven to have some legs. The 3-D ... Continue Reading →

Sony to Release Chomet’s Illusionist in Late 2010

Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American rights to Sylvain Chomet’s new animated feature, The Illusionist, and is planning a late 2010 release, according to IndieWire. The ... Continue Reading →

Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. Sequel, Brave Due in 2012

Disney-Pixar will release a sequel to the 2001 hit Monsters, Inc. on Nov. 16, 2012. The film will be the second of two films the studio has set for release that year, with the original ... Continue Reading →

The Fine Art of Domesticating Dragons

Co-directors Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois reveal the triumphs and tribulations of bringing DreamWorks’ majestic 3-D epic How to Train Your Dragon to animated life. When British ... Continue Reading →

DC Comics’ The Losers Hunts for Box Office Win

The Losers is the most-recent comic book movie looking to win the weekend box office. The Warner Bros. release, which stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana and Chris Evans, is opening ... Continue Reading →

Archie Comics Adds Gay Character

Archie Comics will introduce the first openly gay character in its 71-year history. The character, named Kevin Keller, will join the usual Riverdale crew of Archie, Betty, Veronica, ... Continue Reading →