ADV Brings 5 Centimeters to U.S.

ADV Films has acquired the exclusive North American theatrical, home video and broadcast rights to 5 Centimeters Per Second, the newest feature from celebrated anime master Makoto ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Lassoes Cowboys and Aliens

DreamWorks Studios and Universal Pictures have acquired film rights to Cowboys & Aliens, a popular graphic novel from Platinum Studios. The Academy Award-winning team of Brian ... Continue Reading →

Fantastic Bow for Four

Moviegoers fed up with dark, brooding comic-book superhero adaptations flocked to the colorful and cheeky Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer over the weekend. The 20th Century ... Continue Reading →

Aardman/Sony Pics Announced

As Sony Pictures struggles to compete in the fierce CG feature field, the studio is banking on Aardman Features to deliver a string of hits under their three-year first-look deal. Aardman ... Continue Reading →

Academy Tweaks Toon Rules

The Academy of Motion Pictures and Arts announced yesterday that it’s changing its definition of an animated feature film to further clarify the requirements for that category, ... Continue Reading →

Silver Surfer Challenges CG Penguins

You can spend some time figuring out the different Fantastic Four ‘surfing’/'boarding’/'rising’ into/onto theaters/theater screens headlines this weekend as ... Continue Reading →

Men in Black Honcho to Ride with Space Chimps

Barry Sonnenfeld is set to produce the animated comedy Space Chimps along with Vanguard Animation and Starz Media. Twentieth Century Fox will distribute. Sonnenfeld has been a creative ... Continue Reading →

It’s a Go for Disney/Yash Raj’s Romeo

Under a new pact between Disney and India’s Yash Raj Films, the two companies will join forces to co-produce a new animated film titled Roadside Romeo. The CG-animated movie will ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Hot for Senior Citizen Pic

After focusing on a French rat this summer, and a lovable robot named Wall*E in 2008, the folks at Pixar will give us a movie about a 70-year-old man who fights various animals and ... Continue Reading →

Chiodo Bros. Craft Little Horrors for Born

L.A.’s stop-motion masters the Chiodo Brothers will be working on a new psychological thriller about a claymation artist living in an idyllic English town. Titled Born, the movie ... Continue Reading →