Iron Man Gets the Lead Out

As Marvel continues to assemble an Oscar-caliber cast for its live-action feature based on the comic-book property Iron Man, Lionsgate’s home entertainment division today released ... Continue Reading →

Cars, Feet, Hedge Top AniMag Oscar Poll

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has made its short list known, but how did this year’s animated features stand up to your online voting? We’ve tallied the ... Continue Reading →

Ice Age 2 Picked as Most Profitable Movie of ’06

Although Scrat and his preshistoric buddies from Fox/Blue Sky’s Ice Age: The Meltdown may have been snubbed by many of the year-end critics and awards groups, they are laughing ... Continue Reading →

Pixar, Stanton Assemble WALL’E

Look out Iron Giant and Rodney Copperbottom, there’s a new animated robot making its way to the screen with none other than Disney’s Pixar at the controls. In a recent letter ... Continue Reading →

Paprika Gets U.S. Date

Paprika, the latest anime tour-de-force from Japanese filmmaker Satoshi Kon (Tokyo Godfathers, Millennium Actress, Perfect Blue) has finally been given a North American theatrical date. ... Continue Reading →

Ghibli to Distribute Foreign Toons

After giving the world a bevy of animated gems, including the works of master Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli is reportedly bringing toons from other countrires to Japan. According to ... Continue Reading →

Paltrow Drawn to Iron Man

It appears that Marvel’s upcoming feature film adaptation of its Iron Man comic-book property has snagged another Oscar-caliber actor. Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow (Proof, ... Continue Reading →

Disney/Pixar Plucks Burroughs’ John Carter

After being bounced around Hollywood for a number of years, Edgar Rice Burroughs’ John Carter of Mars sci-fi adventure stories may end up being animated by the Disney/Pixar toon ... Continue Reading →

Weak Bows for Arthur, Primeval

MGM and The Weinstein Co. debuted Arthur and the Invisibles in wide release in North America over the weekend but only got a small piece of the box office action. Budgeted at around ... Continue Reading →

News from NATPE: Words from the Wise

If it seems a bit quiet in your neck of the woods this week, it’s because many of the animation execs, buyers, sellers, producers and distributors are attending the NATPE confab ... Continue Reading →