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Animation and multimedia production studio ANIMAX has begun production on Catching Kringle, a 35mm animated short film for Jellyman Prods. The 15-minute-long holiday-themed short features the voices of Danny DeVito and The Lord of the Rings’ John Rhys-Davies, with a cameo by Larry King. 2D will be achieved using Flash, [...]
Newcomers claimed the top three spots at the U.S. boxoffice over the weekend as director Joel Schumacher’s and Twentieth Century Fox’s thriller, Phone Booth, called in a $15 million victory. Warner Bros.’ What a Girl Wants came in second with an estimated $12 million, followed by New Line’s Vin Diesel [...]
The feature film version of the hit anime series Cowboy Bebop opens in limited theatrical release today. The well-reviewed, futuristic noir thriller with touches of the classical western was helmed by series director Shinichiro Watanabe and features voice work by regular players. Like the series, which airs in ‘s Adult [...]
The team that brought you the Academy Award-winning short film The ChubbChubbs! is at it again. On May 9, Columbia Pictures will release Early Bloomer, the new computer-animated short from Sony Pictures Imageworks. It has not been specified which film it will accompany in theaters. Early Bloomer is a comical [...]
Actor Tomas Jane (Deep Blue Sea, Dreamcatacher) has been tapped to play the title role in Artisan Pictures’ and Marvel Prods.’ upcoming feature film adaptation of the popular comic book series The Punisher. The production is currently casting other roles and will begin production in July for a summer 2004 [...]
Variety reports that Bringing Down the House director Adam Shankman will direct a live-action/animated romantic fable for Disney. Titled Enchanted, the script has a fairytale princess banished from the cartoon kingdom to find herself a flesh and blood person in the Big Apple. The script has been in the hands [...]
Years ago, Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson expressed his desire to remake the 1933 classic monster movie King Kong. Over the weekend, Universal Pictures Chairman Stacey Snider made it official, announcing that the five-time Academy Award nominee will direct the picture for the studio. Jackson will begin work [...]
For the fourth week in a row, comedy has been king at the box office. This time it’s DreamWorks’ and Chris Rock’s Head of State in the No. 1 spot with a modest $14 million take. Meanwhile, opening in nearly a thousand more theaters, Paramount’s effects-intensive thrill ride, The Core, [...]
Disney announced that it will re-release Hayao Miyazaki’s Oscar-winning animated feature Spirited Away in theaters across the U.S. on Friday, March 28. While no numbers have been released, theater count is rumored to be around 800. Spirited Away (Sen to Chihiro No Kamikakushi), Japan’s biggest box office hit to date, [...]
Despite source material by horror master Stephen King and spectacular digital creature effects by ILM, newcomer Dreamcatcher couldn’t scare Bringing Down The House out of the top spot at the U.S. box office over the weekend. Disney’s comedic pairing of Steve Martin and Queen Latifah proved unbeatable for a third [...]