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 →

Up Stays Atop Box Office

Disney-Pixar’s Up had enough lift this weekend to edge out the competition and retain its box office crown. The animated 3-D film, which has earned rave reviews from critics, ... Continue Reading →

Writers go on Safari for Henson

The Jim Henson Co. has hired Craig Zobel and Matt Chapman to write the script for Monster Safari, a stop-motion animation film. A trio of directors ‘ Mark Caballero, Chris Finnegan ... Continue Reading →

Cameron Signs on to Heavy Metal

James Cameron has joined director David Fincher as co-executive producer on a new Heavy Metal feature film and is also set to direct a segment. Cameron joins a distinguished lineup ... Continue Reading →

Kickstand Grows in Brooklyn

A new animation and research development company called Kickstand has opened its doors in Brooklyn, New York. Using a team of technical directors with backgrounds in DreamWorks Animation ... Continue Reading →

Fremantle to Distribute Balloonatiks Feature

Fremantle Corp. has signed on as the worldwide distributor for Animagic Entertainment’s burgeoning animated kids franchise, The Balloonatiks. The deal includes a full-length feature ... Continue Reading →

Land of Lost Looks to Upend Up

Comedy is charging the box office, with Land of the Lost hoping a mix of adventure and laughs will pop Up’s balloon and rise to the top of the heap. The Brad Silberling (10 Items ... Continue Reading →

Animation Ahead for Lemony Snicket Series?

Brad Silberling, director of the 2004 feature Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, has hinted to MTV that a stop-motion animation sequel is possible. Based on the ... Continue Reading →

Up Rises to top of Box Office

Up surprised no one by climbing to the top spot at the weekend box office. The highly anticipated Pixar-Disney 3-D animated feature took in an impressive $68 million, only slightly ... Continue Reading →

Teaser Gives First Look at Toy Story 3

The teaser trailer has hit for Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 3, offering the first look at the classic characters since 1999′s Toy Story 2. Reports are few on the film, due for ... Continue Reading →