Audiences Still Hungry for Meatballs

Sony’s Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs was the special of the day for moviegoers the second weekend in a row. The CG-animated 3-D movie was tops again at the box office, taking ... Continue Reading →

Surrogates, Fame Challenge Meatballs, Plus Special L.A. Releases

How well will Meatballs stand up to Fame? We’ll find out this weekend, with the remake of the dance classic is one of three major new releases looking to dethrone last weekend’s ... Continue Reading →

Wedge’s Leaf Men Staying With Fox, Blue Sky

Fox and Blue Sky Studios have given Ice Age and Robots director Chris Wedge the green light for an animated feature film titled Leaf Men. Based on a William Joyce children’s book, ... Continue Reading →

Columbia Set to Play with He-Man

The He-Man and the Masters of the Universe movie has found a new home at Columbia. The feature film project based on the 1980s toy line and animated series had been in development at ... Continue Reading →

Kirby Heirs Plan to Terminate Marvel Copyrights

The heirs of comic book artist Jack Kirby have served 45 notices of transfer of copyright to Marvel, Disney, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Universal Pictures ... Continue Reading →

Hasbro Studios Hires Executives

Stephen J. Davis, president of Hasbro Studios, has announced the new entertainment operation’s management team. Joining the toy company’s studio effort are: ‘ Bob ... Continue Reading →

Meatballs Tops Tasty Box Office Weekend

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, the most recent 3-D animated feature from Sony Pictures Animation, topped the box office with an opening weekend gross of $30.1 million. The film ... Continue Reading →

Laika Lays Off 63 in CG Dept.

Portland-based Laika, the animation studio behind the stop-motion hit Coraline, has laid off 63 people in its computer animation department The move is a result of the studio’s ... Continue Reading →

Wide Release Forecast for Cloudy

The 3-D animation trend opens a new chapter this weekend with the release of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. Adapted from the book by Judi and Ron Barrett and directed by Phil Lord ... Continue Reading →

Living Dead to Be Remade as 3-D, CG Origin Tale

Night of the Living Dead, the classic horror flick directed by George Romero, is the latest film to get bit by the remake vibe, again. The planned remake would be a 3-D, CG version ... Continue Reading →