Scott, Toon Scribe Tapped for Monopoly

Hasbro and Universal have found a director and screenwriter for their upcoming movie based on the enduring board game Monopoly. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ridley Scott (Blade ... Continue Reading →

Johnston to Direct Captain America

Having directed rampaging dinosaurs in Jurassic Park III and a snarling Benicio Del Toro in the upcoming remake of The Wolfman, Joe Johnston has signed on to bring one of Marvel’s ... Continue Reading →

Santa Toon Coming from Hyde Park, Toonz, Gang of 7

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, a book by Wizard of Oz author L. Frank Baum, is being made into CG-animated feature by Hyde Park Ent., Toonz Ent. and Gang of 7 Animation. According ... Continue Reading →

Imagi Inks Astro Boy Licensing Deals

Imagi Studios announced today that it has signed worldwide licensing agreements with American Greetings, Penguin Group (USA) Inc., Jazwares Inc., D3Publisher and IDW Publishing for ... Continue Reading →

New Up Trailer Floated Online

Pixar devotees eager to get a look at more footage from director Pete Docter’s upcoming buddy adventure toon can catch the new trailer for Up. Slated to soar into theaters on ... Continue Reading →

Madagascar is King of B.O. Jungle

DreamWorks Animations’s Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa debuted as the top movie in North America, raking in an estimated $63.5 million domestically and another $40 million overseas ... Continue Reading →

Madagascar Escapes 2 Theaters

The DreamWorks Animation sequel Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa opens in more than 4,000 theaters in North America today, kicking off what is sure to be a lucrative weekend and a profitable ... Continue Reading →

Boorman to Helm Animated Oz

Digital wizards are bringing L. Frank Baum’s Oz back to the screen with a major director set to make his animation debut. Daily Variety reports that John Boorman (The Tailor of ... Continue Reading →

Toon Talent Travels with Gulliver for Fox

Shark Tale director Rob Letterman is attached to direct a new version of Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels from a script by Shrek writer Joe Stillman. The Hollywood Reporter ... Continue Reading →

Gods, Titans Clash Heats Up

Ancient mythology returns to the big screen in two major motion pictures set to battle for moviegoer moolah. Relativity’s War of the Gods and Warner Bros.’ remake of the ... Continue Reading →