Coraline Sneaks at Fests

As Beowulf dominates the worldwide box office, co-writer Neil Gaiman is getting excited about the upcoming animated adaptation of his best-selling fantasy novel Coralline. The author ... Continue Reading →

Beowulf Bows in Theaters

Director Robert Zemeckis’ amped-up, performance-capture adaptation of the old English poem Beowulf has arrived with the intention of laying all other box-office competitors to ... Continue Reading →

Burton, Disney Strike 3-D Deal

Rumors of an animated Frankenweenie movie prove true as Daily Variety reports a two-pic deal between filmmaker Tim Burton and the Walt Disney Co. Based on Burton’s 1984 short ... Continue Reading →

McG to Direct Terminator 4

Moviehole.com reports that Charlie’s Angels director Joseph McGinty Nichol, better known as McG, has been hired to helm the next installment in the Terminator Franchise. Terminator ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Ani, IMAX Ink 3-Pic Deal

DreamWorks Animation SKG has pacted with IMAX Corp. to release its first three stereoscopic 3D animated features worldwide in IMAX 3D. Monsters vs. Aliens will lead the charge in March ... Continue Reading →

Dragonball Movie Gets Stars

Two lead actors have been cast for 20 Century Fox’s big-screen, live-action adaptation of the hugely popular Dragonball manga, animated series and video game franchise. Daily ... Continue Reading →

Quinta Boss Has Stake in Rainbow

Daily Variety reports that Franco-Tunisian film producer Tarak Ben Ammar has acquired a 2% stake in Rainbow, the Italian animation house behind the popular animated television series ... Continue Reading →

Bee Movie Stings Claus

In a game of box-office leapfrog, DreamWorks Animation’s Bee Movie overtook Universal’s American Gangster and outperformed newcomer Fred Claus from Warner Bros. to win the ... Continue Reading →

Why Beowulf is Good for Animation

Robert Zemeckis’ performance-capture adaptation of the epic poem Beowulf has had a handful of press screenings and is generally being embraced by attendees, myself among them. ... Continue Reading →

Imagi Greenlights Fluorescent Black

Hong Kong- and Los Angeles-based Imagi Animation Studios has picked up rights to a sci-fi screenplay titled Fluorescent Black from Matt Wilson. According to Daily Variety, the script ... Continue Reading →