UPDATED: Selick, Anderson Talking Post-Aquatic Toon

On Oct. 28, we reported that director Henry Selick (The Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach, Monkeybone), is in talks to make an all-animated feature with director ... Continue Reading →

U.S. Theatrical Date Set for Appleseed

The anime feature Appleseed, which was released theatrically in Japan earlier this year, will open in select cities in the U.S. on Jan. 14, 2005. Released by Geneon Ent., the sci-fi ... Continue Reading →

Gold Circle, Platinum Studios Ink $200 Million Deal

In what is being called the largest deal in history between studios, financiers and comic book producers, independent comic book company Platinum Studios will see a number of its properties ... Continue Reading →

Shark Tale Can’t Hold Grudge

DreamWorks’ animated hit, Shark Tale, circled the top spot at the box office for three consecutive weeks but lost a Grudge match this past weekend. Sony’s The Grudge, the ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Casts Man of Steel

Warner Bros. Pictures today confirmed rumors that obscure TV actor Brandon Routh has been signed to star as Superman in the upcoming film by X-Men director Bryan Singer. Word of Routh’s ... Continue Reading →

Madonna, Besson Team for Arthur

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Madonna has been cast as one of the lead voices in a CG-animated feature film directed by French action auteur Luc Besson (Le Femme Nikita, The ... Continue Reading →

Shrek Headed to Broadway

According to Daily Variety, Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Road to Perdition) is heading up a Broadway stage adaptation of DreamWorks’ Shrek film property. ... Continue Reading →

Shark Tale Clips Team Strings

Just when studios thought it was safe to go back in the water, DreamWorks’ toon comedy, Shark Tale, again proved unbeatable in its third weekend, holding onto the No. 1 spot with ... Continue Reading →

Young Merlin Casts Spell on Producers

Harry Potter is about to get some competition in the kid wizard field as another famous spell caster gets set to return to the big screen in Young Merlin. UWPictures/O-Group, Ltd. and ... Continue Reading →

Miramax Spins Magic Roundabout Deal

Daily Variety reports that Miramax will distribute the animated feature Sprung! The Magic Roundabout in North and South America. Based on the ’60s U.K. puppet series, The Magic ... Continue Reading →