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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King premiered in director Peter Jackson’s homeland of New Zealand over the weekend and our own Rita Street was there to share with you all the fanfare that is sure to spread around the world as the movie (which she says [...]
Ewan McGregor, perhaps best known for playing a young Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequels, has signed on to voice the title character in upcoming computer-animated feature film Valiant from Vanguard Animation and Disney. The Scotland-born actor will lead a star-studded cast including Sir Ben Kingsley (Sexy Beast, House [...]
Universal’s big-screen adaptation of Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat pulled out a second consecutive weekend win at the North American box office over the five-day Thanksgiving holiday period. According to estimates, the comedy starring Mike Meyers clawed up another $25.6 million, just barely topping newcomer The Haunted Mansion. [...]
French director Sylvain Chomet’s animated masterpiece The Triplets of Belleville makes its eagerly awaited U.S. debut today, but the limited release will no doubt be overshadowed by Disney’s second theme park ride-based movie since Pirates of the Caribbean. The Mouse House hopes The Haunted Mansion will scare up laughs and [...]
At $70 million and counting, Disney’s Brother Bear is helping to stuff the studio’s turkey this holiday season. Still, the team of animators that created it, and the hit Lilo & Stitch before it, is being dismantled. Walt Disney Feature Animation Florida in Orlando has been ordered to stop production [...]
With the big-screen success of Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie, Artisan’s FHE Pictures and Big Idea Prods. have announced that they will continue their relationship with The Bob And Larry Movie, slated for release in 2005. Big Idea is in pre-production on next theatrical outing for the hugely popular home video [...]
Universal’s big-screen adaptation of the classic Dr. Seuss children’s book The Cat in the Hat had some box office magic under its red-and-white striped cap. Moviegoers coughed up an estimated $40 million to make the whimsical comedy No. 1 over the weekend. A built-in audience, the star power of Mike [...]
Warner Bros., which went south of the border to find beloved cartoon star Speedy Gonzales, is again looking to Mexico as it prepares a new slate of animated shorts. According to Daily Variety, the studio will be testing new toons on our neighbors to the south before exhibiting them in [...]
A chilly period in history provided material for the hit CG feature Ice Age. Now Twentieth Century Fox Animation, Blue Sky Studios and director Chris Wedge are apparently looking to cool children’s literature for their next 3D feature. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fox Animation has optioned rights to Wainscott [...]
New Line Cinema got an early Christmas present when its Will Ferrell comedy Elf shot up to No. 1 at the box office last weekend. But can the North Pole survive another siege by Ted Geisel? We’ll see this weekend as Universal releases the EFX-heavy Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the [...]