NBA’s Yao Voices Magic Aster

NBA star Yao Ming is turning his talents to the microphone, taking a voice role in a Chinese animated feature called The Magic Aster. Yao plays the character of Old Daddy in the film, ... Continue Reading →

Hangover Lingers Atop the Box Office

The hot comedy film The Hangover appears to not yet have overstayed its welcome with moviegoers, topping the box office for the second week in a row. The Warner Bros. comedy took in ... Continue Reading →

Weaving, McKellan and Serkis Confirmed for The Hobbit

Hugo Weaving, Ian McKellan and Andy Serkis will reprise their roles as Elrond, Gandalf and Gollum in The Hobbit, according to director Guillermo del Toro. The buy director told the ... Continue Reading →

Lima to Lead Mr. Limpet

Enchanted director Kevin Lima will be helming the upcoming remake of the classic 1964 Don Knott feature The Incredible Mr. Limpet, says The Hollywood Reporter. The live-action/animation ... Continue Reading →

Applegate, Faris & Poehler to Voice the Chipettes

The holiday 2009 feature, Alvin and the Chipmunks Squeakuel has found its Chipettes. MTV’s movie blog reports that Christina Applegate, Anna Faris and Amy Poehler will be voicing ... Continue Reading →

Murphy to Woo Up’s Family Auds

Eddie Murphy and the duo of Denzel Washington and John Travolta enter the box-office battle this week, tackling both the expected powerhouse of Up and the unexpectedly triumphant The ... Continue Reading →

Raimi Talking to Sony About Animated Familiars

Looks like Sony Pictures Animation is getting familiar with Spider-Man director Sam Raimi. The studio is in discussions with Raimi and partner Josh Donen to produce a film based on ... Continue Reading →

French Prep 3-D Versions of Cinderella, Dark Comic Novel

French animators are going 3-D, announcing a pair of stereoscopic animated feature projects at the Annecy festival ‘ including a new version of Cinderella. According to Variety, ... Continue Reading →

Hangover Topples Up in Final Tally

The Hangover woke up to good news Monday, as final reports from the weekend box office put it ahead of Up and atop the charts. Returns for The Hangover were better than expected on ... Continue Reading →

Chow to Animate CJ-7 Sequel

Hong Kong actor, writer and director Stephen Chow has announced plans to make an animated feature film sequel to the 2008 Chinese sci-fi comedy film CJ-7. Chow’s Star Overseas ... Continue Reading →