LAIKA/house Animates King of California

Commercial animation studio LAIKA/house created a stop-motion animation dream sequence for writer/director Mike Cahill’s King of California, a new movie starring Oscar winner ... Continue Reading →

Reynolds Enrolls in Nightmare Academy

Screenwriter David Reynolds (Chicken Little, Finding Nemo, Bug’s Life) has been hired to pen Universal Pictures’ screen adaptation of the Nightmare Academy books by Dean ... Continue Reading →

Clooney, Blanchett Dahled Up for Fox

As his latest live-action film, The Darjeeling Limited, is making the festival rounds, director Wes Anderson (The Life Aquatic with With Steve Zissou, The Royal Tenenbaums) leaked some ... Continue Reading →

Editor’s Note: Downloading Ottawa Part 2: The Shorts

Part 2: The Shorts Among the plethora of films that screened during the five shorts programs at the Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival, a few really stood out for pushing the boundaries ... Continue Reading →

Tippett Making Abrams’ Monster

Fangoria.com got word that vfx guru Phil Tippett and crew at Tippett Studio landed the job of creating effects for producer J.J. Abram’s as-yet-untitled giant monster movie. Details ... Continue Reading →

Transformers Sequel Greenlit

With nearly $700 million in worldwide box office booty, DreamWorks’ and Paramount’s Transformers was bound to get a sequel or four, but the first follow-up may come sooner ... Continue Reading →

Editor’s Note: Downloading Ottawa

Part 1: The Features This year’s Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival offered a god mix of great animation and pieces that left audiences asking ‘What the hell did I just ... Continue Reading →

Warner, Weinstein Get Gatchaman, Astroboy

Warner Bros. Pictures and The Weinstein Co. have inked a worldwide distribution deal with Imagi Animation Studios for the of the CG-animated feature films Gatchaman and AstroBoy. The ... Continue Reading →

Turok Movie Headed to AFM

A Jurassic classic of comic book and video game fame is coming to the screen as The Weinstein Co. and Classic Media’s Gold Key games division bring the animated feature Turok: ... Continue Reading →

Biel Eyes Wonder Woman Role

Last seen torturing Adam Sandler with her curves in I Now Pronounce you Chuck and Larry, actress Jessica Biel is in negotiations to play Wonder Woman in Warner Bros.’ Justice ... Continue Reading →