It’s a Go for Disney/Yash Raj’s Romeo

Under a new pact between Disney and India’s Yash Raj Films, the two companies will join forces to co-produce a new animated film titled Roadside Romeo. The CG-animated movie will ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Hot for Senior Citizen Pic

After focusing on a French rat this summer, and a lovable robot named Wall*E in 2008, the folks at Pixar will give us a movie about a 70-year-old man who fights various animals and ... Continue Reading →

Chiodo Bros. Craft Little Horrors for Born

L.A.’s stop-motion masters the Chiodo Brothers will be working on a new psychological thriller about a claymation artist living in an idyllic English town. Titled Born, the movie ... Continue Reading →

An $18 Million Weekend for Sony’s Surfing Penguins

The animated penguins of Sony’s Surf’s Up caught a relatively mellow tide at the box office this weekend as the pic landed in at No. 4 with an estimated $18 million fro ... Continue Reading →

Sony Rides Penguin Wave with Surf’s Up

DreamWorks’ green ogre and Disney’s ghoulish pirates will get some killer competition today in theaters in the shape of cute, CG-animated surfing penguins. Sony Pictures ... Continue Reading →

Persepolis and TekkonKinkreet Get U.S. Dates

Two well-received indie animated features have announced their U.S. opening dates. Michael Arias’ anime/CG hybrid hit Tekkonkinkreet will be distributed by Sony on July 13 in ... Continue Reading →

Buddha Toon to Aid Thailand’s Poor

Thailand’s MonoFilm will donate profits from the sales of its animated movie The Life of Buddha to charity, according to a recent Variety story. Produced by Wallapa Pimthong, ... Continue Reading →

Disney Inks Stan Lee

After making billions for Marvel and various movie studios with such ubiquitous comic-book creations as Spider-Man, The Hulk and X-Men, Stan Lee is bringing his talents to the House ... Continue Reading →

Exodus Taps Sparx for Igor

Exodus Prods. announced that it has chosen Paris-based Sparx Animation Studios to handle animation for its first CG-animated feature film, Igor. Sparx began production in November of ... Continue Reading →

Warner Paws Thundercats

With hit ’80s cartoons Transformers, Speed Racer, Voltron and He-Man all making their way to the big screen, it was only a matter of time before Thundercats got dragged into the ... Continue Reading →