Toy Story Sequels in Play

New York Newsday reports that Walt Disney Co. plans to produce two back-to-back sequels to its hugely successful Toy Story franchise. Pixar, the creative force behind the first two ... Continue Reading →

Team America Sneaking into Theaters

Paramount Pictures’ Team America: World Police, the latest satirical romp from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, will covertly infiltrate 800 theaters across North ... Continue Reading →

John Woo Powers He-Man to Big Screen

Daily Variety reports that Hong Kong action auteur John Woo is set to direct and produce a live-action feature based on Mattel’s Masters of the Universe toyline. The property ... Continue Reading →

Shark Tale Makes Out Swimmingly

It was another big weekend for animation at the box office as DreamWorks’ Shark Tale chewed up the competition and reeled in a whopping $49 million, according to estimates. Buoyed ... Continue Reading →

Miramax Picks Wild Brain for CG Opus

Disney-owned Miramax Films and its offshoot, Dimension Films, are teaming with animation house Wild Brain Inc. to produce CG-animated features. Under the multi-year, multi-film agreement, ... Continue Reading →

Great Whites Attack Silver Screen

DreamWorks hopes to crate a feeding frenzy at the box office with today’s release of Shark Tale, the latest CG comedy from the studio behind Shrek, Shrek 2 and Antz. The new pic ... Continue Reading →

Miramax Picks Wild Brain for CG Opus

Disney-owned Miramax Films and its offshoot, Dimension Films, are teaming with animation house Wild Brain Inc. to produce CG-animated features. Under the multi-year, multi-film agreement, ... Continue Reading →

TOKYOPOP Casts Samurai Girl

Manga publisher TOKYOPOP Inc. has signed actress Melissa Joan Hart (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) to star in a live-action feature film adaptation of the graphic novel and anime property, ... Continue Reading →

Annie Awards Submissions Due Friday

ASIFA-Hollywood, the International Animated Film Society, issued a final reminder that entries for the 32nd Annual Annie Awards are due by Friday, Oct. 1. The event will honor the year’s ... Continue Reading →

Forgotten Jogs Slow Box Office

Sony Revolution Pictures’ supernatural thriller, The Forgotten, took the lion’s share of a slow box office weekend, pulling in an estimated $22 million. Featuring visual ... Continue Reading →