Carrey Getting Scrooged by Zemeckis

Disney has confirmed Internet reports that Oscar-winning producer/director Robert Zemeckis is making a stereoscopic 3D, performance-capture adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic ... Continue Reading →

Bart Does Nude Scene

Having brought the taunt ‘Eat my shorts’ into the common vernacular, Bart Simpson apparently drops his shorts in a scene in the upcoming Simpsons movie, according to Daily ... Continue Reading →

Ratatouille Offers Hidden Ingredients

Disney and Pixar hope to entice moviegoers to watch their latest animated family flick, Ratatouille, more than once so they can pick up on hidden details and inside jokes that may have ... Continue Reading →

S4 Studios Goes Green for Live Earth

Animation will pitch in to help save the planet this weekend as NBC Universal HD airs its 22-hour coverage of Al Gore’s Live Earth, an event that has been dubbed ‘the concert ... Continue Reading →

Transformers Tramples Records

The DreamWorks/Paramount live-action/CG treatment of the ’80s cartoon sensation Transformers enjoyed the biggest Tuesday in cinema history with an estimated $27.4 million opening ... Continue Reading →

Production I.G. Grows with Mag Garden

Japanese animation studio Production I.G., which owns roughly 15% of comic book company Mag Garden, intends to acquire all remaining shares, according to Daily Variety. Mag Garden will ... Continue Reading →

Moviegoers Eat Up Ratatouille

Next to popcorn, Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille was the top menu item at theaters across North America over the weekend. The CG-animated rat tale cooked up an estimated $47.2 million ... Continue Reading →

Ratatouille Served in Theaters

Sandwiched between the big summer action flicks Live Free or Die Hard and Transformers, Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille dishes out a tale food and friendship as it debuts in theaters ... Continue Reading →

Dohenny, Gotham Making Franny K. Stein

Independent production company East of Doheny has optioned film rights to Jim Benton’s Franny K. Stein: Mad Scientist series of children’s books and has teamed with The ... Continue Reading →

Weinstein, Gotham Ink Toon Pact with Korea

The Weinstein Co. (TWC), The Gotham Group and the Chungcheongnam-do government of South Korea have formed an extensive, strategic relationship to produce and distribute animated feature ... Continue Reading →