Universal Picks Up The Thing

The classic horror movie The Thing will be remade once again, with Universal attaching Battlestar Galactica‘s Ron Moore to the script and commercial director Matthijs van Heijningen ... Continue Reading →

Panda Director Gets He-Man Gig

John Stevenson, co-director of the Oscar nominated animated feature Kung Fu Panda, has been hired to direct a He-Man live-action film, Variety reports. He-Man, who was created as part ... Continue Reading →

3-D Terra picked up for May 1 release

Snoot Entertaiment’s 3-D animated feature Battle for Terra has been picked up by Lionsgate and Roadside for a May 1 release. The movie will be released in both 2-D and 3-D formats, ... Continue Reading →

Imagi Debunks Rumors of Halt to Astro Boy

Amid reports of financial problems plaguing Hong Kong-based Imagi, president of the company’s U.S. operation Erin Corbett denied in an interview with io9.com that the Astro Boy ... Continue Reading →

Tintin Starts Production, Casting

The final pieces have been put in place for The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn, the first film in Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson’s 3-D motion-capture trilogy ... Continue Reading →

Blue Sky Completes Move to Connecticut

The state of Connecticut welcomed last week its most animated new resident, Blue Sky Studios, which recently completed its move to Greenwich from White Plains, N.Y. The studio has set ... Continue Reading →

Lycans Can’t Dislodge Blart from B.O. Top Spot

The Kevin James comedy Paul Blart: Mall Cop was the nation’s top movie for the second weekend in a row, edging out FX-heavy prequel Underworld: Rise of the Lycans for the No. ... Continue Reading →

Cyber Takes TV’s Ozie Boo! to the Movies

The animated French preschool series Ozie Boo! is getting a big-screen upgrade, thanks to its creators, Cyber Group Animation. Variety reports the feature will, like the TV series, ... Continue Reading →

CG Tom and Jerry to Star in Live-Action Feature

Warner Bros. has put in-house producer Dan Lin on the task of developing animation icons Tom and Jerry into a CG / live-action feature along the lines of Alvin and the Chipmunks. According ... Continue Reading →

Breslin to Voice Rango, Wild Bunch

Abigail Breslin, star of Little Miss Sunshine, has signed on to voice parts in two animated features. In Gore Verbinski’s Rango, Breslin stars opposite Johnny Depp, who plays ... Continue Reading →