Grimm, Cave Open for Exploration

Matt Damon and Heath Ledger hit theaters today as legendary 19th Century German fairytale crafters Will and Jake Grimm in director Terry Gilliam’s The Brothers Grimm. Though reviews ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Faces Probe, Stock Dip

The Associated Press reports that shares of Pixar Animation Studios took 2.5% hit Friday following news that the Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into the company. Though ... Continue Reading →

Stars Fall for Reeve’s Yankee Irving

IDT Ent. has lined up a stellar voice cast for Yankee Irving, the CG toon feature Christopher Reeve was directing at the time of his death. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the ... Continue Reading →

Halo Pic Locked and Loaded

Microsoft’s hugely successful Halo video game franchise is a step closer to wreaking havoc on the big-screen. Daily Variety reports that domestic distributor Universal and foreign ... Continue Reading →

Lions Gate, RichCrest Animation in 3-Pic Deal

Independent production and distribution studio Lions Gate Ent. has entered into a three-picture co-production and co-financing arrangement with Crest Animation Studio’s U.S.-based ... Continue Reading →

Boyle Blows Sunshine for Fox Searchlight

Danny Boyle, the director of the hit indie pics 28 Days Later, Trainspotting and Shallow Grave, has begun principal photography on a sci-fi effects film for Fox Searchlight Pictures. ... Continue Reading →

Valiant Grounded, Virgin Scores

Disney’s CG-animated Valiant flew largely under the radar during its maiden North American voyage, debuting at No. 7 with a box office take of just over $6 million. Produced on ... Continue Reading →

Valiant Takes Flight

Valiant, a Disney presentation of a Vanguard Animation film, lands in North American theaters today to take advantage of a late-summer frame virtually devoid of kid-friendly competition. ... Continue Reading →

Jolie Aboard Zemeckis’ Beowulf

Daily Variety reports that Angelina Jolie has joined the cast of director/producer Robert Zemeckis’ upcoming animated adaptation of the classic Old English epic poem, Beowulf. ... Continue Reading →

Wallace & Gromit to Debut at Toronto

Wallace & Gromit–The Curse of the Were-Rabbit from Aardman Animation and DreamWorks Animation will have its North American premiere at the 30th Toronto Int’l Film Festival. ... Continue Reading →