Disney Completes Pixar Acquisition

The Walt Disney Co. announced Friday evening that it has completed its acquisition of computer animation juggernaut Pixar Animation Studios. The announcement was made by head Mouseketeer ... Continue Reading →

Shrek 2 Federal Probe Cools

Execs at DreamWorks Animation are breathing a bit easier since the Los Angeles office of the Securities and Exchange Commission recommended the termination of a federal probe of the ... Continue Reading →

Short to Take Flight with Hedge

Moviegoers catching Over the Hedge at select theaters will be treated to a new DreamWorks Animation short. Titled First Flight, the seven-minute film from studio veterans Cameron Hood ... Continue Reading →

Ice Age a Mammoth Hit in Mexico

As Mexico celebrates Cinco de Mayo today, Twentieth Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios are toasting the south-of-the-border success of their latest animated feature. Ice Age: The Meltdown ... Continue Reading →

Wild Things Get Voices

The Hollywood Reporter offers some casting news regarding Warner Bros.’ long-gestating live-action adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s book, Where the ... Continue Reading →

Short to Take Flight with Hedge

Moviegoers catching Over the Hedge at select theaters will be treated to a new DreamWorks Animation short. Titled First Flight, the seven-minute film from studio veterans Cameron Hood ... Continue Reading →

Jetsons Movie Back on the Sprockets

Warner Bros. is apparently taking another whack at a live-action feature based on Hanna-Barbera’s classic Jetsons cartoon series. According to Daily Variety, Scribe Adam F. Goldberg ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Animation Profits Down

Despite the success of the hit CG movie, Madagascar, DreamWorks Animation SKG reported a 73% drop in profits for the first quarter of 2006. Revenues total $60.1 million, compared to ... Continue Reading →

Disney Sends Pics to Vietnam

Buena Vista International (BVI) will distribute the upcoming Pixar toon, Cars, and other highly anticipated motion pictures in Vietnam through MegaStar Joint Venture Company Ltd., a ... Continue Reading →

Nightmare to Get 3-D Revival

Perennial animated holiday favorite Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas is being re-mastered in stereoscopic 3-D for a Halloween theatrical run, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →