Karate Kid Ends Shrek’s Box Office Streak

The Karate Kid finally K.O.’d three-week box office champion Shrek in another soft summer weekend for movies. Karate Kid, a remake starring Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith of the ... Continue Reading →

Disney Teases Hair Tale Tangled

Disney has released a new teaser trailer for its upcoming animated feature film Tangled, which offers a new take on the traditional tale of Rapunzel. The film, directed by Nathan Greno ... Continue Reading →

Rhythm & Hues Edges 2 Projects Toward Production

Visual-effects shop Rhythm and Hues is getting into the production game, moving a pair of projects toward production, according to Variety. The first is Toad Trip, a family comedy that ... Continue Reading →

Shrek Forever After Goes 3-for-3 at Box Office

It was another weekend where it was easy to be green at the box office, with Shrek Forever After topping the charts for the third consecutive weekend. The DreamWorks Animation feature ... Continue Reading →

Marmaduke Barks Up the Box Office Tree

The big dog’s day at the movies has finally arrived with the release this weekend of Marmaduke in more than 3,200 cinemas. Based on the classic comic panel and strip by Brad ... Continue Reading →

Del Toro Drops out of The Hobbit

Guillermo del Toro has dropped out as director of the planned Hobbit movies, based on J.R.R. Tolkein’s prequel novel to The Lord of the Rings. The director cited delays in starting ... Continue Reading →

Sex, Persia Fail to Topple Shrek at Box Office

The 3D green ogre fended off the princesses of Sex and the City 2 and the big-screen debut of Prince of Persia to retain the title of box-office king for the Memorial Day weekend. DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →

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 →