Burton, Disney Strike 3-D Deal

Rumors of an animated Frankenweenie movie prove true as Daily Variety reports a two-pic deal between filmmaker Tim Burton and the Walt Disney Co. Based on Burton’s 1984 short ... Continue Reading →

McG to Direct Terminator 4

Moviehole.com reports that Charlie’s Angels director Joseph McGinty Nichol, better known as McG, has been hired to helm the next installment in the Terminator Franchise. Terminator ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Ani, IMAX Ink 3-Pic Deal

DreamWorks Animation SKG has pacted with IMAX Corp. to release its first three stereoscopic 3D animated features worldwide in IMAX 3D. Monsters vs. Aliens will lead the charge in March ... Continue Reading →

Dragonball Movie Gets Stars

Two lead actors have been cast for 20 Century Fox’s big-screen, live-action adaptation of the hugely popular Dragonball manga, animated series and video game franchise. Daily ... Continue Reading →

Quinta Boss Has Stake in Rainbow

Daily Variety reports that Franco-Tunisian film producer Tarak Ben Ammar has acquired a 2% stake in Rainbow, the Italian animation house behind the popular animated television series ... Continue Reading →

Bee Movie Stings Claus

In a game of box-office leapfrog, DreamWorks Animation’s Bee Movie overtook Universal’s American Gangster and outperformed newcomer Fred Claus from Warner Bros. to win the ... Continue Reading →

Why Beowulf is Good for Animation

Robert Zemeckis’ performance-capture adaptation of the epic poem Beowulf has had a handful of press screenings and is generally being embraced by attendees, myself among them. ... Continue Reading →

Imagi Greenlights Fluorescent Black

Hong Kong- and Los Angeles-based Imagi Animation Studios has picked up rights to a sci-fi screenplay titled Fluorescent Black from Matt Wilson. According to Daily Variety, the script ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons Good for News Corp.

The box office success of 20th Centruy Fox’s The Simpsons Movie contributed largely to a 23% spike in media conglomerate News Corp.’s first quarter operating income, which ... Continue Reading →

Newell Considers Prince of Persia

Known for its beautifully rendered animation and engaging storyline, the Ubisoft video game Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is headed for the big screen, but Michael Bay will not ... Continue Reading →