Wolpert Flies with Peter Pan Sequel

Walt Disney Feature Animation has hired game show producer and writer Jay Wolpert write the screenplay for the Peter Pan prequel, Peter and the Starcatchers, based on the book by Dave ... Continue Reading →

Narnia Roars for Lion’s Share of B.O.

Having missed the boat on Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter, Disney hopes to gain its own epic share of the box office with The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, ... Continue Reading →

Editor’s Note: The Year of Kong

The Chinese calendar may identify 2005 as the year of the rooster, but for diehard, life-long fans of the Eighth Wonder of the World, it’s been the year of the ape. Ever since ... Continue Reading →

MTV Films Contents Under Pressure

Viacom’s MTV Films has snatched up the feature film rights to the upcoming Atari video game Marc Ecko’s Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure. Fashion pioneer Ecko will serve ... Continue Reading →

IDT Toons Get $125M Boost from J.P. Morgan

IDT Ent., a burgeoning force in the animation industry, will fund its slate of six computer-animated feature films with help from a $125 million credit agreement with a bank group led ... Continue Reading →

Flux No Match for Potter

Not even the cat-like moves of star Charlize Theron could put Paramount Pictures’ Aeon Flux past the Warner Bros. blockbuster Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. The latest pubescent ... Continue Reading →

L.A. Gains 39 Pounds of Love

If you live in the Los Angeles area, you can now check out the feature film 39 Pounds of Love, an inspirational and humorous documentary about an Israeli man who manages to be a 3D ... Continue Reading →

Aeon Flux Redux

Ten years after Peter Chung’s animated cult-favorite debuted on MTV, Aeon Flux arrives on the big screen today with the long-awaited release of Paramount Pictures’ live-action ... Continue Reading →

Artsy Guys, F.Dice Create Monster

Artsy Guys Prods. has teamed with animation house F.Dice Studios, U.K. to produce a feature-length, 3D animated children’s film titled Mightiest Little Monster. Geared to kids ... Continue Reading →

Goblet Gobbles Up Holiday Feast

The long Thanksgiving weekend was good to the folks at the Hogwarts School for Wizards as Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire easily held its spot at the top of the charts. Domestically, ... Continue Reading →