DreamWorks Animation Profits Down

Despite the success of the hit CG movie, Madagascar, DreamWorks Animation SKG reported a 73% drop in profits for the first quarter of 2006. Revenues total $60.1 million, compared to ... Continue Reading →

Nightmare to Get 3-D Revival

Perennial animated holiday favorite Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas is being re-mastered in stereoscopic 3-D for a Halloween theatrical run, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →

Disney Sends Pics to Vietnam

Buena Vista International (BVI) will distribute the upcoming Pixar toon, Cars, and other highly anticipated motion pictures in Vietnam through MegaStar Joint Venture Company Ltd., a ... Continue Reading →

Ice Age Still Hot Overseas

Ice Age: The Meltdown from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Animation ruled the overseas box office for the fifth straight weekend, earning an estimated $25.3 million in 61 territories, ... Continue Reading →

Kidtoon Films Program Expands

Motion picture exhibitor National Amusements Inc. has come aboard the Kidtoon Films program, which features a G-rated film every Saturday and Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. in select ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Taps Elf, Shaun Directors

As Marvel Studios continues to line up talent to bring its aggressive slate of independently produced comic book-based feature films to the big screen, the company has hired director/actor/writer ... Continue Reading →

TV’s Earl is Underdog

The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Jason Lee, star of hit NBC comedy My Name is Earl, has been cast as the voice of bumbling canine superhero Underdog in Spyglass Ent. and Walt ... Continue Reading →

Silent But Deadly at Box Office

Sony Pictures video game-based horror flick, Silent Hill, slayed the competition at the North American box office over the weekend, scaring up an estimated $20.2 million to claim No. ... Continue Reading →

Moviegoers Game for Silent Hill?

Horror has been on a roll at the box office lately, but fright flicks based on video games don’t have such a good track record, considering the performance of director Uwe Boll’s ... Continue Reading →

Asterix Scores in France

M6, the animation company behind the new animated feature Asterix and the Vikings, informs us that the film has enjoyed a successful theatrical debut in its native France. So far, the ... Continue Reading →