LAIKA to Build Animation Campus

Up-and-coming feature animation studio LAIKA Inc. plans to build a state-of-the-art campus on 30 acres of land purchased by company owner Philip H. Knight in Tualatin, Oregon. Located ... Continue Reading →

News Corp All-In for Simpsons Movie

Slated for theatrical release on July 27, 2007, the highly anticipated Simpsons feature film will reportedly get a huge promotional push across all divisions of Fox Broadcasting’s ... Continue Reading →

Ice Age, X-Men Propell Fox to $1 Billion

The stellar box-office performance of the animated sequel Ice Age: The Meltdown and the superhero actioner X-Men: The Last Stand is largely responsible for making 20th Century Fox International ... Continue Reading →

Lionsgate to Live Happily N’ever After

Mini-major Hollywood studio Lionsgate has acquired U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to the upcoming CG-animated fairly tale spoof Happily N’ever After. The film will be released ... Continue Reading →

Cars Speeds to Top

It was a good weekend for the Disney/Pixar machine as Cars ran laps around the competition, taking the top pole position with an estimated $62.8 million. The prize money matched that ... Continue Reading →

French & Saunders Join Coraline

Famed British comedy duo of Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders have joined the voice cast of LAIKA Ent.’s upcoming stop-motion feature Coraline. The two will play eccentric neighbors ... Continue Reading →

Where My Dogs At? Creators On the Horn

We recently spoke with Jeffrey Ross and Aaron Lee, creators of Where My Dogs At?, a new animated series debuting on MTV2 this Saturday, June 10, at 12 p.m. The show is part of MTV2′s ... Continue Reading →

Cars Races into Theaters

Automobiles come to life in Cars, the latest feature to roll off the Disney/Pixar assembly line. The film opens today to mostly positive reviews, though critics on the whole have been ... Continue Reading →

Imagi Mounts Gatchaman Feature

Hong Kong-based Imagi Animation Studios, which is currently in production on the new animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, has teamed with Tatsunoko Production of Japan to create ... Continue Reading →

Weinsteins Pre-sell Igor Worldwide

Since introducing Exodus Film Group’s CG-animated Igor at Cannes last month, The Weinstein Co. has secured presales in nearly every territory around the world. Still in pre-production, ... Continue Reading →