Triplets Lands Indie Spirit Nomination

Animation fans were happy to learn that Sylvain Chomet’s much-lauded animated feature The Triplets of Belleville is up for a Best Foreign Film Independent Spirit Award this morning. ... Continue Reading →

Henry Selick Brings Life to Wes Anderson’s Aquatic

Cult fave director Wes Anderson (Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums) has tapped The Nightmare Before Christmas director Henry Selick to create stop-motion animation sequences ... Continue Reading →

The King Is Back, and He’s Peter Jackson: Proud to Be a Kiwi

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King premiered in director Peter Jackson’s homeland of New Zealand over the weekend and our own Rita Street was there to share with you ... Continue Reading →

Ewan McGregor Leads Flock in Valiant

Ewan McGregor, perhaps best known for playing a young Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequels, has signed on to voice the title character in upcoming computer-animated feature film ... Continue Reading →

Cat Pulls Second Win Out of Hat

Universal’s big-screen adaptation of Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat pulled out a second consecutive weekend win at the North American box office over the five-day Thanksgiving ... Continue Reading →

Big-Screen VeggieTales Follow-Up Gets Green Light

With the big-screen success of Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie, Artisan’s FHE Pictures and Big Idea Prods. have announced that they will continue their relationship with The Bob And ... Continue Reading →

Triplets, Mansion Haunt U.S. Theaters

French director Sylvain Chomet’s animated masterpiece The Triplets of Belleville makes its eagerly awaited U.S. debut today, but the limited release will no doubt be overshadowed ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s Latest 2D Casualty

At $70 million and counting, Disney’s Brother Bear is helping to stuff the studio’s turkey this holiday season. Still, the team of animators that created it, and the hit ... Continue Reading →

Cat Drags in Box Office Win

Universal’s big-screen adaptation of the classic Dr. Seuss children’s book The Cat in the Hat had some box office magic under its red-and-white striped cap. Moviegoers coughed ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Tests Toons in Mexico

Warner Bros., which went south of the border to find beloved cartoon star Speedy Gonzales, is again looking to Mexico as it prepares a new slate of animated shorts. According to Daily ... Continue Reading →