Brando’s Last Role is Animated

As the film industry and fans the world over mourn the death of legendary actor Marlon Brando, Daily Variety reports that the star of such classics as On the Waterfront and The Godfather ... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man Returns

The long lines are set to form outside theaters as Sony’s eagerly awaited Spider-Man 2 opens today. Buoyed by rave reviews and plenty of positive buzz, the big-budget, CG-intensive ... Continue Reading →

Big Stars Join Burton’s Corpse Bride

It was announced today that several Tim Burton regulars have come aboard the director/producer’s latest animated feature project. The Corpse Bride will feature the voices of Oscar ... Continue Reading →

Disney Backs Japanese CG Pic

According to Daily Variety, Buena Vista Int’l Japan will invest in the computer-animated feature Brave Story, produced by Fuji Television and Gonzo Digimation. The Mouse House ... Continue Reading →

Harry Potter 4 Starts Production

Warner Bros. Pictures has announced the start of principal photography for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the fourth effects-heavy film adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s hugely ... Continue Reading →

Fox Revisiting Bottom of the Sea

Fox 2000 has hired a writer to pen an effects-filled remake of the classic Irwin Allen feature and television series Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, according to Daily Vareity. Justin ... Continue Reading →

Speed Racer a Go for Vaughn and Fox

With Twentieth Century Fox’s DodgeBall taking out the competition at the box office, star Vince Vaughn has leveraged his bankability to get his live-action version of the anime ... Continue Reading →

Columbia Adapts Polar Express Author’s Zathura

As Warner Bros. and Castle Rock Ent. prepare for the November release of their CG-animated adaptation of Chris Van Allsburg’s The Polar Express, Columbia Pictures is set to begin ... Continue Reading →

Shrek 2 Breaks Records Overseas

While many studios have adopted the strategy of releasing films domestically and overseas on the same day, DreamWork’s decision to delay Shrek 2‘s overseas bow has apparently ... Continue Reading →

Moviegoers Dodge 80 Days, Shrek Proves Animation is King

Twentieth Century Fox’s zany comedy, DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, delivered a crushing blow at the North American box office over the weekend, knocking the wind out fellow ... Continue Reading →