Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. Sequel, Brave Due in 2012

Disney-Pixar will release a sequel to the 2001 hit Monsters, Inc. on Nov. 16, 2012. The film will be the second of two films the studio has set for release that year, with the original ... Continue Reading →

Dragon Ekes Out Another Box Office Victory

Written off by many critics and industry veterans as a box office disappointment weeks ago, DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon has proven to have some legs. The 3-D ... Continue Reading →

Sony to Release Chomet’s Illusionist in Late 2010

Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American rights to Sylvain Chomet’s new animated feature, The Illusionist, and is planning a late 2010 release, according to IndieWire. The ... Continue Reading →

The Fine Art of Domesticating Dragons

Co-directors Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois reveal the triumphs and tribulations of bringing DreamWorks’ majestic 3-D epic How to Train Your Dragon to animated life. When British ... Continue Reading →

DC Comics’ The Losers Hunts for Box Office Win

The Losers is the most-recent comic book movie looking to win the weekend box office. The Warner Bros. release, which stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana and Chris Evans, is opening ... Continue Reading →

Archie Comics Adds Gay Character

Archie Comics will introduce the first openly gay character in its 71-year history. The character, named Kevin Keller, will join the usual Riverdale crew of Archie, Betty, Veronica, ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Canada Opens its Doors in Vancouver

Pixar’s officially opened Tuesday in Vancouver a new facility that will focus on producing shorts and TV specials based on characters from the studio’s previous films. Visitors ... Continue Reading →

Animated Anthology Set for Gibran’s The Prophet

Poet Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, a popular collection of 26 poetic essays, is being developed as a 3D animated film anthology by Hanson Inc. The digital agency has licensed the ... Continue Reading →

HIT Acquires Credit to Fund Expansion

HIT Entertainment has reached an agreement with lenders to amend and extend its credit to allow continued expansion at the company. HIT, which produces such popular animated children’s ... Continue Reading →

Shellhut, Tiny Island to Make 3D Shelldon Movie

Thailand’s Shellhut Entertainment and Singapore’s Tiny Island Productions have announced a deal to co-produce a stereoscopic 3D animated film for release in 2012. The CG ... Continue Reading →