Weinsteins Develop 3-D Animated Pic Based on Caveman’s Drawing

The Weinstein Company is hoping to make a big comeback in the family entertainment business with a new animated feature based on early cavemen drawings discovered at the Spanish cave ... Continue Reading →

Dragon Soars to $43 Million Opening

How to Train Your Dragon, the most-recent 3-D outing from DreamWorks Animation, soared to the top of the box office charts this weekend, grossing $43.3 million. The film handily beat ... Continue Reading →

DQ Entertainment Stock Rises on Release

India-based animation and games company DQ Entertainment officially listed its stock March 29 on the Indian capital markets, and posted surges in value as high as 75 percent its first ... Continue Reading →

Dragon Looks to Knock Alice Down to Size

After three weekends of Alice in Wonderland dominating the box office, comes a 3D challenge in the form of DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon. Dragon, directed by ... Continue Reading →

Bird Short-Listed for Mission: Impossible IV

Brad Bird, director of such popular animated features as The Iron Giant, The Incredibles and Ratatouille, is reportedly thinking about going live action to direct Mission: Impossible ... Continue Reading →

Alice’s Woolverton to Script Malificent

Having written the script that re-imagined Alice in Wonderland for Tim Burton, writer Linda Woolverton has been hired by Disney to tackle Maleficent, a live-action take on the evil ... Continue Reading →

Sony Cracks Open Popeye in 3D

Sony Pictures Animation is set to bring the classic cartoon series Popeye back to the big screen as a CG-animated 3D feature. Former Marvel Studios topper Avi Arad is producing the ... Continue Reading →

Chris Evans to Sling Captain America’s Shield

Actor Chris Evans has signed on to play Captain America. Evans, who played another Marvel icon, the Human Torch, in two Fantastic Four films, will play the shield-slinging hero in three ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive: Waking Sleeping Beauty Clip, Q&A News

Animation is capable of telling fantastic fictions that no medium can match. But sometimes, the fact behind the fiction is an amazing story in and of itself. That’s the case with ... Continue Reading →

Skarsgards, Stormare to Voice 3D Moomins

Stellan and Alexander Skarsgard and Peter Stormare have been cast as the lead voice actors in the stereoscopic 3-D animated adaptation of Moomins and the Comet Chase. The film is being ... Continue Reading →