Jackson Commits to Hobbit

Daily Variety reports that Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson and screenwriting collaborators Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens have officially announced their participation in New ... Continue Reading →

McAvoy, Blunt Mull Gnomeo Voice Work

Once in development by Walt Disney Feature Animation, the CG-animated feature film Gnomeo and Juliet is now in the works at Miramax and Elton John’s Rocket Pictures, and may have ... Continue Reading →

Setback for Warner Bros. in Watchmen Suit

Warner Bros.’ upcoming big-screen take on the Alan Moore graphic novel Watchmen could be one of next summer’s biggest hits, or it could never be seen by audiences at all. ... Continue Reading →

Knight Vanquished by Thunder

After four weeks atop the North American box office chart, Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight has finally been knocked down a peg by the DreamWorks/Paramount comedy Tropic Thunder. ... Continue Reading →

Cryptozoo Discovered by Hollywood

Cryptozoo Crew from Jerry Carr and Allan Gross is the latest graphic novel series to get a big-screen deal. Daily Variety reports that Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson have acquired ... Continue Reading →

Relativity Eyes Voltron Movie

Ryan Kavanaugh’s Relativity Media is in talks to pick up film rights to the giant robot anime series Voltron: Defender of the Universe, which was put into turnaround at 20th Century ... Continue Reading →

Animated Space Race in Theaters

Two animated movies set in outer space compete at the North American box office this weekend as Lucasfilm Animation’s Star Wars: Clone Wars squares off against the stereoscopic ... Continue Reading →

New Release Dates for Bolt, Potter

Disney’s upcoming CG-animated family flick, Bolt, will hit the screen sooner than anticipated, while Warner Bros. will leave Harry Potter fans waiting a bit longer for the next ... Continue Reading →

Madagascar, Kung-Fu Panda Sequels Likely

During a presentation of footage from the upcoming Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg said Wednesday that fans can expect at least one more Madagascar ... Continue Reading →

Pokemon Is Japan’s Top Toon Franchise

The Pokemon movies have earned more than $455 million at the Japanese box office to become the highest-grossing animated property produced in the country, reports Daily Variety. To ... Continue Reading →