Bird Short-Listed for Mission: Impossible IV

Brad Bird, director of such popular animated features as The Iron Giant, The Incredibles and Ratatouille, is reportedly thinking about going live action to direct Mission: Impossible ... Continue Reading →

Dragon Looks to Knock Alice Down to Size

After three weekends of Alice in Wonderland dominating the box office, comes a 3D challenge in the form of DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon. Dragon, directed by ... Continue Reading →

Alice’s Woolverton to Script Malificent

Having written the script that re-imagined Alice in Wonderland for Tim Burton, writer Linda Woolverton has been hired by Disney to tackle Maleficent, a live-action take on the evil ... Continue Reading →

Sony Cracks Open Popeye in 3D

Sony Pictures Animation is set to bring the classic cartoon series Popeye back to the big screen as a CG-animated 3D feature. Former Marvel Studios topper Avi Arad is producing the ... Continue Reading →

Chris Evans to Sling Captain America’s Shield

Actor Chris Evans has signed on to play Captain America. Evans, who played another Marvel icon, the Human Torch, in two Fantastic Four films, will play the shield-slinging hero in three ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive: Waking Sleeping Beauty Clip, Q&A News

Animation is capable of telling fantastic fictions that no medium can match. But sometimes, the fact behind the fiction is an amazing story in and of itself. That’s the case with ... Continue Reading →

Alice Keeps Its Head Start at the Box Office

Tim Burton’s 3-D reimagining of the classic Alice in Wonderland topped the box office for the third weekend in a row. The Disney movie grossed a strong $34.5 million over the ... Continue Reading →

WB, Segal Aim to Adapt Bleach

Warner Bros. is negotiating a deal with VIZ Media to obtain the feature film rights to the popular manga and anime series Bleach, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Peter Segal, whose ... Continue Reading →

Skarsgards, Stormare to Voice 3D Moomins

Stellan and Alexander Skarsgard and Peter Stormare have been cast as the lead voice actors in the stereoscopic 3-D animated adaptation of Moomins and the Comet Chase. The film is being ... Continue Reading →

Burton to Animate Addams Cartoons

Tim Burton plans to make a stop-motion, 3-D film out of the original Addams Family cartoons, reports Deadline Hollywood. The cartoons, drawn by Charles Addams and originally published ... Continue Reading →