Ice Age a Mammoth Hit in Mexico

As Mexico celebrates Cinco de Mayo today, Twentieth Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios are toasting the south-of-the-border success of their latest animated feature. Ice Age: The Meltdown ... Continue Reading →

Wild Things Get Voices

The Hollywood Reporter offers some casting news regarding Warner Bros.’ long-gestating live-action adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s book, Where the ... Continue Reading →

Short to Take Flight with Hedge

Moviegoers catching Over the Hedge at select theaters will be treated to a new DreamWorks Animation short. Titled First Flight, the seven-minute film from studio veterans Cameron Hood ... Continue Reading →

Jetsons Movie Back on the Sprockets

Warner Bros. is apparently taking another whack at a live-action feature based on Hanna-Barbera’s classic Jetsons cartoon series. According to Daily Variety, Scribe Adam F. Goldberg ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Animation Profits Down

Despite the success of the hit CG movie, Madagascar, DreamWorks Animation SKG reported a 73% drop in profits for the first quarter of 2006. Revenues total $60.1 million, compared to ... Continue Reading →

Disney Sends Pics to Vietnam

Buena Vista International (BVI) will distribute the upcoming Pixar toon, Cars, and other highly anticipated motion pictures in Vietnam through MegaStar Joint Venture Company Ltd., a ... Continue Reading →

Nightmare to Get 3-D Revival

Perennial animated holiday favorite Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas is being re-mastered in stereoscopic 3-D for a Halloween theatrical run, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →

Ice Age Still Hot Overseas

Ice Age: The Meltdown from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Animation ruled the overseas box office for the fifth straight weekend, earning an estimated $25.3 million in 61 territories, ... Continue Reading →

Kidtoon Films Program Expands

Motion picture exhibitor National Amusements Inc. has come aboard the Kidtoon Films program, which features a G-rated film every Saturday and Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. in select ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Taps Elf, Shaun Directors

As Marvel Studios continues to line up talent to bring its aggressive slate of independently produced comic book-based feature films to the big screen, the company has hired director/actor/writer ... Continue Reading →