Day After Tomorrow Today

Director Roland Emmerich, who destroyed major metropolises by way of alien invaders in Independence Day, is back to wreak more havoc with some help from mother nature and a lot of ... Continue Reading →

U.K. Toon Biz Fizzling

Wallace and Gromit may end up eating government cheese if things don’t turn around for the British animation industry. According to Daily Variety, a government investment fund ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Talking More Shrek Sequels

Following the huge opening of Shrek 2, Ann Daly, head of Dreamworks Animation, told The Hollywood Reporter that the studio will move forward with two more installments. The sequels ... Continue Reading →

Shrek 2 Beamed to Theatre Via Satellite

Microspace Communications Corp., a provider of point-to-multipoint satellite services, has delivered Shrek 2 to moviegoers via satellite, completing the first phase of a digital cinema ... Continue Reading →

New Line Rings in Another Fantasy Trilogy

Fresh off the phenomenal success of its Lord of the Rings trilogy, New Line Cinema is looking to make a tentpole of another literary series based in fantasy. According to Daily Variety, ... Continue Reading →

Ogre-the-Top Box Office

DreamWorks’ animated Shrek 2 did boffo box office over the weekend, shattering records and proving that the big green guy still has what it takes to hang with a certain blue and ... Continue Reading →

Arturion Ent. Closes Acquisition of Stan Lee’s POW!

Arturion Ent. Inc. has completed its acquisition of POW! Ent., of which comic book legend Stan Lee is chief creative officer. Under the arrangement, first announced in the fourth quarter ... Continue Reading →

Shrek 2: Great Green Box-Office Hero?

If the numbers for DreamWorks’ animated sequel, Shrek 2’s opening day are any indication, it’s going to be a busy weekend for the friendly CG ogre. The sequel to 1999’s ... Continue Reading →

Lucas’ THX: Bigger, Better and Re-Mastered

George Lucas’ THX 1138, which is considered one of the seminal sci fi works of the ’70s has got a face lift and will be released in theaters this September. The 1970 movie, ... Continue Reading →

El Cid Scores a U.S. Date

Spanish animated feature, El Cid: The Legend, will make its U.S. debut in September, thanks to new distributor Hannover House. According to Daily Variety, the Filmax-produced epic toon, ... Continue Reading →