Diesel, BET Animate Hannibal

Having made a name for himself in feature films and video games, action star Vin Diesel is out to conquer television with an animated series about storied African military leader Hannibal ... Continue Reading →

Monster House No Match for Pirates

Sony’s animated Monster House put up a good fight but couldn’t manage to sink Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest at the box office. Pirates ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons Movie Peeks at Comic-Con

During the annual Comic-Con Simpsons panel, creator/exec producer Matt Groening and fellow exec producers James L. Brooks and Al Jean thrilled the crowd with some first glimpses at ... Continue Reading →

Monster Takes On Pirates

The reign of Disney’s pirates may come to an end this weekend as competing studios release a quartet of new competitors, led by Sony’s animated Monster House. Also hitting ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. On Doom Patrol

Among the many comic-related developments announced in conjunction with this week’s San Diego Comic-Con Int’l is Warner Bros. plan to make a feature film based on the 40-year-old ... Continue Reading →

Hulk Gets Director

Marvel Studios is moving forward with plans to make a new movie based on its classic comic book series about a scientist who transforms into a massive, green candidate for anger management. ... Continue Reading →

Igor Cast Firmed Up

Independent production entity Exodus Film Group confirmed that Christian Slater, Steve Buscemi and John Cleese will head up the voice cast of its first animated feature, Igor. The actors ... Continue Reading →

Mainframe Bought by Rainmaker

Purchased by IDT Ent. in late 2003, Canadian CG animation house Mainframe is again changing hands. The 62% of outstanding shares held by IDT and its affiliates will be bought out by ... Continue Reading →

Frank Miller Adapts Eisner’s Spirit

Frank Miller, creator of Sin City, 300 and other popular graphic novels, is turning to the works of another famous comic artist for his third feature film effort. After co-directed ... Continue Reading →

200 Theaters Become 3D Monster Houses

REAL D has announced that Columbia Pictures’ animated feature Monster House will screen in stereoscopic 3D in 200 venues as it opens in North America on Friday. The company previously ... Continue Reading →