New Line Draws Plans for Jonathan Strange

Its’official: New Line studio is quickly becoming the best place to shop your epic fantasy project. Daily Variety reports today that the studio has made a preemptive deal for ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Sets IPO Price

CBS MarketWatch reports that DreamWorks Animation plans to offer 29 million shares at $23 to $25 each in a bid to raise around $700 million in its initial public offering. The company ... Continue Reading →

Sharky Machine Going Strong

DreamWorks’ CG-animated underwater comedy, Shark Tale, ruled the box office again in its second weekend, sinking only 33% with an estimated take of $31.7 million. The star-studded ... Continue Reading →

Scribe Enlists for Conran’s Sky Captain Follow-up

According to The Hollywood Reporter, writer Ehren Kruger (The Ring, The Ring 2), will write John Carter of Mars for Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow director Kerry Conran and Paramount ... Continue Reading →

Toy Story Sequels in Play

New York Newsday reports that Walt Disney Co. plans to produce two back-to-back sequels to its hugely successful Toy Story franchise. Pixar, the creative force behind the first two ... Continue Reading →

John Woo Powers He-Man to Big Screen

Daily Variety reports that Hong Kong action auteur John Woo is set to direct and produce a live-action feature based on Mattel’s Masters of the Universe toyline. The property ... Continue Reading →

Team America Sneaking into Theaters

Paramount Pictures’ Team America: World Police, the latest satirical romp from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, will covertly infiltrate 800 theaters across North ... Continue Reading →

Shark Tale Makes Out Swimmingly

It was another big weekend for animation at the box office as DreamWorks’ Shark Tale chewed up the competition and reeled in a whopping $49 million, according to estimates. Buoyed ... Continue Reading →

Great Whites Attack Silver Screen

DreamWorks hopes to crate a feeding frenzy at the box office with today’s release of Shark Tale, the latest CG comedy from the studio behind Shrek, Shrek 2 and Antz. The new pic ... Continue Reading →

Miramax Picks Wild Brain for CG Opus

Disney-owned Miramax Films and its offshoot, Dimension Films, are teaming with animation house Wild Brain Inc. to produce CG-animated features. Under the multi-year, multi-film agreement, ... Continue Reading →