WB Applies More Animal Logic

With the outstanding success of their Oscar-winning animated feature Happy Feet and the box-office smash 300, Warner Bros. Pictures and Australian animation/vfx house Animal Logic ... Continue Reading →

Lionsgate, Frank Miller in The Spirit

Mini-major film studio Lionsgate has acquired domestic and U.K. distribution rights to the live-action adaptation of Will Eisner’s classic comic book The Spirit. The feature ... Continue Reading →

Spielberg, Jackson to Make Tintin

Blockbuster filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson are teaming to launch an animated film franchise based on the classic Belgian comic book series The Adventures of Tintin, according ... Continue Reading →

Spidey Clings to Top Spot

While most film studios dream of a $60 million opening, that’s just second-week leftovers for the folks at Sony/Columbia and Marvel Studios. Despite a 60% drop in attendance from ... Continue Reading →

Spidey’s Venom Vs. Rage

After a record-breaking $151 million opening weekend, we’ll see if Sony/Columbia Pictures’ Spider Man 3 has legs to carry it through to another victory in its sophomore ... Continue Reading →

Comet, Bee Mind Band for Shouters

The Gorillaz may be the hottest animated band around these days, but Canadian animation production, content development and distribution company Comet Ent. Inc. and Spain’s Bee ... Continue Reading →

Two Join Rainmaker’s Escape Plan

Happy Feet exec producer Ed Jones will produce and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End lead animator Steve Nichols will direct animation for Rainmaker Animation’s first ... Continue Reading →

Pritish Nandy Preps Bollywood Toons

Bollywood film production studio Pritish Nandy Communications (PNC) has signed a five-picture deal with Motion Pixel Corp., a Panama-based media company that operates animation house ... Continue Reading →

Rodriguez Weighs Jetsons, Land of the Lost

Despite dropping out of the Director’s Guild and being responsible for half of the box office miscalculation that was Grindhouse, director Robert Rodriguez (Sin City, Once Upon ... Continue Reading →

Roth to Challenge Hulk

Oscar-nominated actor Tim Roth (Rob Roy, Planet of the Apes) will take on Marvel’s mean, green superhero as the main villain in the upcoming live-action/CG feature The Incredible ... Continue Reading →