Sony Cracks Open Popeye in 3D

Sony Pictures Animation is set to bring the classic cartoon series Popeye back to the big screen as a CG-animated 3D feature. Former Marvel Studios topper Avi Arad is producing the ... Continue Reading →

Chris Evans to Sling Captain America’s Shield

Actor Chris Evans has signed on to play Captain America. Evans, who played another Marvel icon, the Human Torch, in two Fantastic Four films, will play the shield-slinging hero in three ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive: Waking Sleeping Beauty Clip, Q&A News

Animation is capable of telling fantastic fictions that no medium can match. But sometimes, the fact behind the fiction is an amazing story in and of itself. That’s the case with ... Continue Reading →

Alice Keeps Its Head Start at the Box Office

Tim Burton’s 3-D reimagining of the classic Alice in Wonderland topped the box office for the third weekend in a row. The Disney movie grossed a strong $34.5 million over the ... Continue Reading →

WB, Segal Aim to Adapt Bleach

Warner Bros. is negotiating a deal with VIZ Media to obtain the feature film rights to the popular manga and anime series Bleach, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Peter Segal, whose ... Continue Reading →

Skarsgards, Stormare to Voice 3D Moomins

Stellan and Alexander Skarsgard and Peter Stormare have been cast as the lead voice actors in the stereoscopic 3-D animated adaptation of Moomins and the Comet Chase. The film is being ... Continue Reading →

Burton to Animate Addams Cartoons

Tim Burton plans to make a stop-motion, 3-D film out of the original Addams Family cartoons, reports Deadline Hollywood. The cartoons, drawn by Charles Addams and originally published ... Continue Reading →

Glee Star, Azaria Join Smurfs Cast

Glee actress Jayma Mays has been cast as the female human lead in Sony’s upcoming hybrid CGI-live action updating of the Smurfs, while Simpsons voice actor Hank Azaria has been ... Continue Reading →

The Heart-Breaking Happiness Machine

Polish director Tomek Bagiński discusses the making of his beautifully animated CG short The Kinematograph. Polish director Tomek Bagiński’s name is familiar to those ... Continue Reading →

Cranky Storytime

A curmudgeonly grandmother offers her view of a classic story in Brown Bag Films’ brilliant Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty. The talented animators at Dublin-based ... Continue Reading →