Topher to Grace Spider-Man 3

Director Sam Raimi and producers Laura Ziskin and Marvel Studio’s Avi Arad announced today that Topher Grace (In Good Company, TV’s That ’70s Show) has joined the ... Continue Reading →

The Sith Hits the Fans

Rabid Star Wars enthusiasts descended upon movie houses like armies of Stormtroopers for the midnight debut of the latest and probably last big-screen chapter in George Lucas’ ... Continue Reading →

Weinsteins Hot for Red Riding Hood

CGI animation House Kanbar has a big reason to let the SKYY Vodka flow today. The latest news from the Cannes festival is that Bobby and Harvey Weinstein’s new company (temporarily ... Continue Reading →

Henson Revisiting Dark Crystal

The Jim Henson Co. has announced plans to produce a sequel to its 1982 cult fantasy feature, The Dark Crystal. Scribes Annette Duffy and David Odell, who wrote the original film, have ... Continue Reading →

Dygra Offers Midsummer Peek at Cannes

Shakespeare gets animated with Midsummer Dream, the latest CG animated feature from Dygra Films, the Spanish toon studio behind the European hit, The Living Forest. Daily Variety reports ... Continue Reading →

Exodus, Melwood Ride Pavlov’s Dog

Melwood Pictures and Exodus Film Group hope to have animation fans salivating with Pavlov’s Dog, a CG-animated/live action feature film they optioned from world-famous illusionist ... Continue Reading →

Nosferatu Gets Toon Update

While the majority of computer animation work is being dedicated to creating loveable animal characters, the medium seems to be lending itself to the horror genre lately as well. One ... Continue Reading →

Cleese to Script DreamWorks/Aardman Pic

One of the announcements to come out of Thursday’s DreamWorks/Aardman presentation at the Cannes Film Festival is that Monty Python alum John Cleese has been tapped to write the ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Unleashes Gromit at Cannes

DreamWorks Animation SKG apparently pulled out all the stops in promoting its next animated feature at the Cannes Film Festival. The publicity stunt for the clay-animated Wallace & ... Continue Reading →

Ogre Sales Under Par for DreamWorks

DreamWorks Animation SKG announced its first quarter financial results during an investor conference call on Tuesday, noting that DVD and VHS sales of its CG feature, Shrek 2, failed ... Continue Reading →