Sony Rides Penguin Wave with Surf’s Up

DreamWorks’ green ogre and Disney’s ghoulish pirates will get some killer competition today in theaters in the shape of cute, CG-animated surfing penguins. Sony Pictures ... Continue Reading →

Persepolis and TekkonKinkreet Get U.S. Dates

Two well-received indie animated features have announced their U.S. opening dates. Michael Arias’ anime/CG hybrid hit Tekkonkinkreet will be distributed by Sony on July 13 in ... Continue Reading →

Buddha Toon to Aid Thailand’s Poor

Thailand’s MonoFilm will donate profits from the sales of its animated movie The Life of Buddha to charity, according to a recent Variety story. Produced by Wallapa Pimthong, ... Continue Reading →

Exodus Taps Sparx for Igor

Exodus Prods. announced that it has chosen Paris-based Sparx Animation Studios to handle animation for its first CG-animated feature film, Igor. Sparx began production in November of ... Continue Reading →

Disney Inks Stan Lee

After making billions for Marvel and various movie studios with such ubiquitous comic-book creations as Spider-Man, The Hulk and X-Men, Stan Lee is bringing his talents to the House ... Continue Reading →

Warner Paws Thundercats

With hit ’80s cartoons Transformers, Speed Racer, Voltron and He-Man all making their way to the big screen, it was only a matter of time before Thundercats got dragged into the ... Continue Reading →

Spidey Sets IMAX Record

While it may seem like a drop in the bucket for a film that has earned more than $844 million worldwide, a $20 million gross on IMAX screens around the world is proof of the growing ... Continue Reading →

Pirates Still Atop Box Office

Despite a 62% drop in attendance, Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End held onto the top spot at the North American box office during its second week in release. ... Continue Reading →

Pirates Plunders MTV Movie Awards

Warner Bros.’ 300 had the most nominations but it was Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest that walked away with the most wins Sunday night at the 2007 ... Continue Reading →

AVP Director Does Spy Hunter

Following the exit of action auteur John Woo, Paul W.S. Anderson (AVP: Alien Vs. Predator) has stepped in to direct Universal Pictures’ filmed adaptation of the Midway Games video ... Continue Reading →