Miramax Spins Magic Roundabout Deal

Daily Variety reports that Miramax will distribute the animated feature Sprung! The Magic Roundabout in North and South America. Based on the ’60s U.K. puppet series, The Magic ... Continue Reading →

Team America Hunts Shark

Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds meets South Park in Trey Stone and Matt Parker’s latest big-screen comedy, Team America: World Police, blasting into theaters across North ... Continue Reading →

New Line Draws Plans for Jonathan Strange

Its’official: New Line studio is quickly becoming the best place to shop your epic fantasy project. Daily Variety reports today that the studio has made a preemptive deal for ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Sets IPO Price

CBS MarketWatch reports that DreamWorks Animation plans to offer 29 million shares at $23 to $25 each in a bid to raise around $700 million in its initial public offering. The company ... Continue Reading →

Sharky Machine Going Strong

DreamWorks’ CG-animated underwater comedy, Shark Tale, ruled the box office again in its second weekend, sinking only 33% with an estimated take of $31.7 million. The star-studded ... Continue Reading →

Scribe Enlists for Conran’s Sky Captain Follow-up

According to The Hollywood Reporter, writer Ehren Kruger (The Ring, The Ring 2), will write John Carter of Mars for Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow director Kerry Conran and Paramount ... Continue Reading →

Toy Story Sequels in Play

New York Newsday reports that Walt Disney Co. plans to produce two back-to-back sequels to its hugely successful Toy Story franchise. Pixar, the creative force behind the first two ... Continue Reading →

Team America Sneaking into Theaters

Paramount Pictures’ Team America: World Police, the latest satirical romp from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, will covertly infiltrate 800 theaters across North ... Continue Reading →

John Woo Powers He-Man to Big Screen

Daily Variety reports that Hong Kong action auteur John Woo is set to direct and produce a live-action feature based on Mattel’s Masters of the Universe toyline. The property ... Continue Reading →

Shark Tale Makes Out Swimmingly

It was another big weekend for animation at the box office as DreamWorks’ Shark Tale chewed up the competition and reeled in a whopping $49 million, according to estimates. Buoyed ... Continue Reading →