Disney Teases Tangled to Facebook Fans

Disney’s says its upcoming animated re-imagining of the classic tale Rapunzel will go by the title of Tangled. Producer Roy Conli announced the title first to fans of Disney’s ... Continue Reading →

Olympians, Wolfman Out to Steal Box Office Hearts

The youth-oriented fantasy film Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and Universal’s remake of its classic horror franchise in The Wolfman have stepped up as prime ... Continue Reading →

Hughes Bros. in Talks for Live-Action Akira

Allen and Albert Hughes, who directed the recent hit Book of Eli, are in talks with Warner Bros. to helm a live-action version of the manga and anime classic Akira. Created by Katsuhiro ... Continue Reading →

New Trailer Previews Toy Story 3 Plot, Characters

A new trailer for Disney-Pixar’s upcoming Toy Story 3 has been released, filling in some details on the plot and new characters. The new 2 ‘ minute clip shows college-age ... Continue Reading →

Disney 1Q Profits Up 9 Percent

The Walt Disney Co. reported a 9 percent increase in profits on a slight increase in earnings for its first fiscal quarter of 2010. The report for the quarter, which ended Jan. 2, showed ... Continue Reading →

Parent Company Shuts Down Imagi Animation

Imagi International Holdings Inc. ceased Feb. 5 funding for and plans to liquidate its computer-animation operation. The compan’s subsidiary, Imagi Animation Studios, hit hard ... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man in 3D, Stan Lee’s Super Seven and Batman Developments

Superhero properties remain as hot as ever, as evidenced by a slew of new announcements for new features an animated projects. ‘ Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment has signed ... Continue Reading →

Big Idea, Entrenched Team for More VeggieTales

Big Idea Entertainment, the studio behind such faith-based children’s programming as VeggieTales, has signed a multiproduction deal with animation studio Entrenched, Inc. The ... Continue Reading →

Dear John Unseats Avatar Atop Box Office

After eight weeks as the No. 1 movie in America, Avatar finally slipped to the No. 2 slot this weekend. The romantic drama Dear John was the film that finally dethroned the James Cameron ... Continue Reading →

The Toon That Changed My Life!

To celebrate our 200th issue, we asked some of our favorite animation heavyweights to tell us about the movie/TV show or characters that made them realize they wanted to work in the ... Continue Reading →