Whedon Off Wonder, Levy On Flash

The Hollywood Reporter today brings word of two major shifts in direction for upcoming Warner Bros. feature films based on DC Comics properties. Joss Whedon, creator of Buffy the Vampire ... Continue Reading →

Journey 3-D Set for 2008

Real D’s digital 3-D projection system will handle its first live-action feature film when New Line Cinema and Walden Media debut Journey 3-D, a new take on the classic Jules ... Continue Reading →

Aqua Teen Stunt Causes Scare

Turner Broadcasting may be in hot water after a viral marketing campaign for the Adult Swim series Aqua Teen Hunger Force caused a terrorism scare in Boston yesterday. Bomb squads were ... Continue Reading →

It’s Officially Splitsville for Aardman and DreamWorks

Bristol-based Aardman Animations has officially severed ties with DreamWorks Animation. The entities announced today that they have prematurely dissolved their five-picture deal after ... Continue Reading →

Spoofing FX Pics Pays for Epic

Taking aim at such vfx-heavy blockbusters as Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, X-Men: The Last Stand and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe ... Continue Reading →

Classic Disney Toons to Big Screen?

In an interview with Daily Variety, Pixar principal John Lasseter said that the studio is dedicated to creating more original short films, but would also like to release classic Disney ... Continue Reading →

Director Nutty for Chipmunks

Director Tim Hill (Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties, Muppets From Space) is in negotiations to direct the Fox 2000/Fox Animation feature film Alvin and the Chipmunks, according to Daily ... Continue Reading →

300 to Wage War on IMAX

Warner Bros.’ 300, the CG-laden adaptation of Frank Miller’s graphic novel, will be the first motion picture to open in IMAX theaters this year. The pic will make its large-format ... Continue Reading →

Peter Pan to Play El Cap

The 1953 animated Disney classic Peter Pan will make its big-screen digital debut at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre with a limited two-week engagement kicking off on Feb. 1. The ... Continue Reading →

Cars, Happy Feet, Monster House Nab Feature Oscar Nominations

As many of the media watchers had predicted, the three nomination spots in the Best Animation Oscar race were filled by Disney/Pixar’s Cars, Warner Bros. Happy Feet and Sony Pictures ... Continue Reading →