Wachowski’s Give Gas to Speed Racer

Larry and Andy Wachowski, the sibling duo behind the Matrix films, are pushing forward with plans to make a live-action feature based on the classic 1960s anime series Speed Racer, ... Continue Reading →

Halo a No-Go

Contrary to previous statements, Microsoft is not marching onward with plans to produce a feature film based on its Halo video game franchise following the exit of co-financers Universal ... Continue Reading →

Oddworld Creators, Vanguard to Make CG Pic

The developers of the cult-favorite video game Oddworld are getting into the feature animation biz via a partnership with Vanguard Animation, according to Daily Variety. Lorne Lanning ... Continue Reading →

Hyde Park Game for Street Fighter

Daily Variety reports that Hyde Park Ent. and Japanese video game publisher Capcom Ltd. are going to take another stab at making a feature film franchise of the popular Street Fighter ... Continue Reading →

Slinky to Spring to Action on the Big Screen

Another popular children’s toy is ready for its big screen close-up. Montreal-based Image In Media (a subsidiary of Section Rouge Media) announced today that it will co-produce ... Continue Reading →

Seals Do Shakespeare in Theaters

Today sees the limited theatrical debut of Phil Nibbelink’s independently produced 2D-animated feature, Romeo & Juliet: Sealed With a Kiss. More than five years in the making, ... Continue Reading →

Nick, DreamWorks Making TV

Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation have teamed to develop weekly animated series based on the 2005 DreamWorks release Madagascar and the upcoming CG feature Kung Fu Panda, according ... Continue Reading →

Beowulf Coming At You in 3D

Robert Zemeckis’ CG adaptation of the epic Old English poem Beowulf is set to get a stereoscopic 3D release on Nov. 16, 2007, the same day it arrives in conventional theaters. ... Continue Reading →

Nightmare Does Scary Biz in 3D

Disney’s stereoscopic 3D version of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas scared up an impressive $3.28 million in just 168 theaters over the weekend, averaging nearly ... Continue Reading →

Co-Promo for Robot Chicken, PlayStation 3

Cartoon Network’s late-night animation block, Adult Swim, and Sony are kicking off a co-branded promotion that will hype the hit animated series Robot Chicken along with the highly ... Continue Reading →