Van Helsing Out to Slay at Box Office

After reviving Universal’s classic Mummy franchise with a pair of summer blockbusters, writer/director Stephen Sommers is at it again, this time taking on Dracula, the Wolfman ... Continue Reading →

Nemo Helps Pixar Triple Profits

Pixar Animation Studios announced results for its fiscal first quarter ended April 3, 2004, reporting that profits have tripled over last year. Pixar earned $26.7 million or $0.46 per ... Continue Reading →

Polar Express Pulls into IMAX 3D Land

IMAX Corp. and Warner Bros. Pictures have set plans to release the CG feature The Polar Express in the IMAX 3D format at the same time the standard format version rolls out in conventional ... Continue Reading →

Shrek 2 Release Pushed Up

Fans won’t have to wait quite as long to see the highly anticipated sequel to 2000’s Best Animated Feature Academy Award winner. Originally scheduled to hit theaters May ... Continue Reading →

Ryder, Downey, Harrelson in Scanner Lineup

Daily Variety reports that Keanu Reeves will be joined by Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson and Rory Cochran in director Richard Linklater’s animated adaptation ... Continue Reading →

Roy Disney Blasts "Do-Nothing Eisner Board"

Former Walt Disney Co. chairman Roy E. Disney and his Shamrock Holdings partner Stanley P. Gold today spoke out against yesterday’s news that Disney’s Board of Directors ... Continue Reading →

Tron Gets 70mm Revival in Hollywood

If you think the symbiosis between video games and movies is something new, you need only look to Disney’s 1982 feature Tron. Decades ahead of its time, the film pioneered the ... Continue Reading →

DVX Ent. Reveals Geppetto’s Secret in CG

Independent animation studio and entertainment company DVX Ent. is in full production on its first CG animated feature film, Geppetto’s Secret. Based on an original screenplay ... Continue Reading →

Home on the Range Still Riding in Top 5

According to preliminary box office estimates, Disney’s animated Western, Home on the Range, is riding high in the saddle with a top-five finish in its fourth week out to the ... Continue Reading →

3D Hoodwinked Rides to Cannes

Among the films screening at this year’s Cannes Film Market is a 3D-animated family feature titled Hoodwinked: The True Story of Red Riding Hood. The film is the flagship project ... Continue Reading →