Disney’s Cook Talks Toon Slate

Speaking a the Walt Disney Studios Showcase event on Thursday, Walt Disney Studios chairman Richard Cook revealed details of animated features in the Mouse House pipeline beyond this ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Toon Slate Takes Shape

DreamWorks Animation spilled the beans on some of the computer-animated features in development to Daily Variety. It was also announced today that actor Jack Black has signed on to ... Continue Reading →

Grave Romance Rules Weekend

Tim Burton’s latest animated tour de force, Corpse Bride, proved to be the film to beat in limited release over the weekend, earning an estimated $411,000 in only 5 theaters. ... Continue Reading →

Corpse Bride Haunts N.Y., L.A.

Tim Burton’s stop-motion animated romantic musical comedy, Corpse Bride, opens today in a handful of theaters in New York and Los Angeles. Co-directed by Mike Johnson, the film ... Continue Reading →

Art to Imitate Wildlife with Tortoise and Hippo

Daily Variety reports that Shrek co-writer Roger S.H. Schulman has been attached to script a film based on the unlikely, real-life relationship between a 100-year-old tortoise and a ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Adapting The Losers Comics

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. has tapped writer/director Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights, Very Bad Things) to script and possibly direct an adaptation of the DC-Vertigo ... Continue Reading →

Editor’s Note: Warmed Over by Corpse Bride

Anyone who knows me is well aware of the fact that I love stop-motion animation. As someone who grew up on Rankin & Bass holiday specials and such iconic films as the original ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Making Madagascar 2

DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg announced today that the studio will produce a sequel to the hit CG-animated feature, Madagascar. Stars Ben Stiller, Chris Rock and Jada ... Continue Reading →

Exorcism Casts Out Competition

Sony Screen Gems’ The Exorcism of Emily Rose brought the supernatural genre out of its slump over the weekend, scaring up an estimated $30.2 million to claim the top spot at the ... Continue Reading →

Theaters Possessed by Exorcism

Visual effects have come a long way since William Friedkin’s seminal 1973 demonic possession classic, The Exorcist, so it will be interesting to see what vfx house Captive Audience ... Continue Reading →