Depp, Verbinski Get Animated with Rango

Rumors of an animated feature coming from Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski and actor Johnny Depp have been confirmed. Daily Variety reports that the duo has teamed with ... Continue Reading →

Dragon Hunters Sold to North America

Peace Arch Ent. has acquired North American distribution rights to Futurikon’s French CG-animated feature film Dragon Hunters, according to Daily Variety. Co-produced by toon ... Continue Reading →

CMG Bites Into Killer Bean

Cinema Management Group (CMG) has acquired worldwide rights to the recently completed animated feature film Killer Bean Forever. Directed and produced by vfx industry veteran Jeff Lew, ... Continue Reading →

Comet, SOMUGA Go Around the World

Canadian animation production, content development and distribution group Comet Ent. and Spanish company SOMUGA Produktora SL. have joined forces to produce an 80-minute animated movie ... Continue Reading →

Sky Crawlers Flies at Sony

Anime fans in North America and other territories can look forward to seeing the animated feature film The Sky Crawlers, thanks to Sony. Daily Variety reports that Sony Pictures Worldwide ... Continue Reading →

Keaton is Ken in Toy Story 3

Actor Michael Keaton has reportedly joined the voice cast for the upcoming Disney/Pixar sequel Toy Story 3. Keaton will lend his voice to the role of Ken, the clean-cut, plastic companion ... Continue Reading →

Madagascar 2′s IMAX Run Extended

IMAX Corp. and DreamWorks Animation today announced that the IMAX release of Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa has been extended through the Thanksgiving holiday and into December. Digitally ... Continue Reading →

Columbia Calls Ghostbusters Again

It’s starting to feel like the ’80s all over again as major studios set their sights on such franchises as Voltron, Poltergeist and Ghostbusters. Daily Variety reports that ... Continue Reading →

Disney to Bring Ponyo to U.S. in 2009

Reporting on the Venice Film Festival screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s latest animated opus, Time Magazine confirms that Disney will release Pony on the Cliff By the Sea in North ... Continue Reading →

Voltron May Have Director

Writer/director Max Makowski, whose credits include independent films and TV shows, is in negotiations to direct Relativity Media’s big-screen version of the 1980s animated series ... Continue Reading →