Madagascar Holds Overseas B.O. Lead

DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa had a great holiday run, leading the foreign box office for a third consecutive week. The sequel has now taken in roughly $340 ... Continue Reading →

Universal Has Best Year with Mummy, Wanted, Hulk

The vfx-driven fantasy The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor and the comic-book adaptations Wanted and The Incredible Hulk contributed greatly to giving Universal Pictures its biggest ... Continue Reading →

Decent Bow for Despereaux

Universal’s CG-animated family feature The Tale of Despereaux earned an estimated $10.5 million over the weekend to open at No. 3 at the North American box office. Warner Bros.’ ... Continue Reading →

Spirit, Bashir Open for X-Mas

Having co-directed with Robert Rodriguez the filmed adaptation of his graphic novel Sin City, Frank Miller makes his eagerly awaited solo directorial debut with a classic comic-book ... Continue Reading →

Chow Exits Green Hornet

Stephen Chow, director and star of the breakout hits Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle, is no longer helming Columbia Pictures’ The Green Hornet. Daily Variety reports that he ... Continue Reading →

Despereaux’s Tale Told in Theaters

Kate DiCamillo’s Newberry Medal-winning children’s book The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread comes to life on ... Continue Reading →

WALL’E Wins Over Chicago Critics

Disney/Pixar’s WALL’E has been honored by yet another group of movie reviewers as end-of-the year picks continue to roll in from around the country. The film garnered four ... Continue Reading →

Director Sets Sails for Sinbad

After trolling the waters of development hell for a few years, Columbia Pictures’ new Sinbad movie appears closer to actually being made. The studio is in talks with Adam Shankman ... Continue Reading →

Tron Sequel Goes 3-D

Disney’s return to the video game world known as Tron will be a three-dimensional journey, according to Ain’t It Cool News. The fanboy web destination cites a trusted source ... Continue Reading →

Cheech and Chong Make Smokin’ Animated Debut

Bob and Doug McKenzie aren’t the only classic comedy duo getting animated. Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong, who built an empire on pot humor in the ’70s and ’80s, will ... Continue Reading →