Lucasfilm Animation Singapore Opens

Lucasfilm Ltd. today officially opened the doors of its digital animation studio in Singapore, a 40,000-square foot facility that will focus on creating animated feature films and television ... Continue Reading →

Jackson Has His Way with Kong

Director Peter Jackson’s remake of a certain classic 1933 giant ape flick may be destined to be a blockbuster, but it’s also going to be a bladder buster. According to Daily ... Continue Reading →

Weinsteins Get Hoodwinked! For Xmas

Hoodwinked, a feature-length, CG-animated fairytale spoof, will be released theatrically on Christmas Day by The Weinstein Company (TWC). The media enterprise launched this month by ... Continue Reading →

Tripping The Rift on Disc

Now in its second season on SCI FI Channel, the racy, CG-animated series Tripping The Rift tops this week’s list of toon home video releases. All 13 episodes from the show’s ... Continue Reading →

Magdalena Comic Destined for Screen

Platinum Studios and Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Motion Pictures have teamed up to produce a feature film based on the Top Cow comic-book property Magdalena. Uber producer Hurd ... Continue Reading →

Doom Seals the Deal

Video game sales may be outperforming box office receipts these days, but the two industries do tend to mesh with favorable results, as evidenced this past weekend by the No. 1 debut ... Continue Reading →

Firefly, Ballad Venture into Production

Project Firefly LLC, one of several animation studios to emerge from the demise of Disney’s traditional toon operations, has banded with The Ballad Group LLC to launch a new joint ... Continue Reading →

Can U Pic’s Doom, Fox’s Hitman Succeed Where Others Have Failed?

When it comes to video games transmogrifying into feature films, the B-school logic of the MBA studio marketing teams isn’t hard to figure out (think of a boardroom filled with ... Continue Reading →

Fanning Gathering Rosebuds While She’s Young

Whether young Dakota Fanning will be able to make an Elizabeth Taylor-like transition from child star to grown up actor remains to be seen. Whatever the future holds, her current career ... Continue Reading →

The Rock Opens Wide This Weekend

The Rock is back. Did you miss him? Universal Picture’s sci-fi thriller Doom opens wide this weekend in North America. The film is helmed by cinematographer-turned-director Andrzej ... Continue Reading →