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Comedic actor Will Ferrell was able to re-animate Saturday Night Live and now Universal Pictures and Imagine Ent. are tapping his unique energy for their upcoming 2D animated Curious George feature. The star of the hit comedy Old School and upcoming holiday offering Elf will provide the voice of The [...]
Klasky Csupo co-founder Gabor Csupo is set to direct a live-action/CG adaptation of Mickey and Betty Parskevas’ comic book Green Monkeys for Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Published by Dan’s Papers, Green Monkeys follows the misadventures of oddly colored simians who think they are human. [...]
Walt Disney Co. is shutting down Tokyo-based Walt Disney Animation (Japan). The animation studio produced many direct-to-video titles and theatrical releases like The Tigger Movie and this summer’s Piglet’s Big Movie for DisneyToon Studios. The shutters will come down following completion of The Heffalump Movie, a Winnie the Pooh spin-off. [...]
The ScreenGems/Lakeshore Ent. vampire vs. werewolf EFX fest Underworld took a sizeable bite out of the weekend box office, bringing in an estimated $22 million and grabbing the No. 1 spot. Digital wizardry by Framestore CFC, Fantasy II and Luma Pictures helped the creature feature break away from the pack [...]
Xilam Animation, the studio behind Kaena–The Prophecy, the first European feature-length computer animated 3D film, has two new projects in the works. The team will be producing another CG feature and a live-action offering featuring CG effects. Xilam has produced internationally successful animated TV series including Oggy and the Cockroaches, [...]
Halloween comes a little early this year as first-time director Len Wiseman’s vampire vs. werewolf actioner Underworld opens in theaters today. Sony Screen Gems and Lakeshore Ent. hope to put the bite on the late summer box office with this EFX-driven entry featuring pixel trickery by Framestore CFC and Fantasy [...]
Todd McFarlane, creator of the Spawn comic book, toy, movie and video game franchise, tells Animation Magazine Online that we can expect to see a lot more of the ultimate superhero from hell. The multi-faceted entrepreneur reveals that that he has more live-action and animated adventures in the works. In [...]
ADV Films has acquired the acclaimed South Korean animated feature My Beautiful Girl, Mari (Mari Iyagi) for North American distribution. Directed by Lee-Sung Kang, the digitally created 2D work was named Best Animated Feature Film at the 2002 Annecy Int’l Animated Film Festival. While the Korean animation industry has been [...]
Vanguard Animation today opens the doors to its full-scale computer animation film studio at London’s Ealing Studios. For the next 18 months, the studio will be in production on Valiant, Disney’s CG animated comedy about a brave carrier pigeon who gets a chance to prove his mettle during World War [...]
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tony Johnston’s picture book The Iguana Brothers: A Tale of Two Lizards may be coming to a theater near you. Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios have reportedly optioned rights to develop the property as a CG feature. Director Robert Luketic (Win a Date With [...]