Pixar, Stanton Assemble WALL’E

Look out Iron Giant and Rodney Copperbottom, there’s a new animated robot making its way to the screen with none other than Disney’s Pixar at the controls. In a recent letter ... Continue Reading →

Paprika Gets U.S. Date

Paprika, the latest anime tour-de-force from Japanese filmmaker Satoshi Kon (Tokyo Godfathers, Millennium Actress, Perfect Blue) has finally been given a North American theatrical date. ... Continue Reading →

Ghibli to Distribute Foreign Toons

After giving the world a bevy of animated gems, including the works of master Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli is reportedly bringing toons from other countrires to Japan. According to ... Continue Reading →

Disney/Pixar Plucks Burroughs’ John Carter

After being bounced around Hollywood for a number of years, Edgar Rice Burroughs’ John Carter of Mars sci-fi adventure stories may end up being animated by the Disney/Pixar toon ... Continue Reading →

Paltrow Drawn to Iron Man

It appears that Marvel’s upcoming feature film adaptation of its Iron Man comic-book property has snagged another Oscar-caliber actor. Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow (Proof, ... Continue Reading →

Weak Bows for Arthur, Primeval

MGM and The Weinstein Co. debuted Arthur and the Invisibles in wide release in North America over the weekend but only got a small piece of the box office action. Budgeted at around ... Continue Reading →

News from NATPE: Words from the Wise

If it seems a bit quiet in your neck of the woods this week, it’s because many of the animation execs, buyers, sellers, producers and distributors are attending the NATPE confab ... Continue Reading →

Theaters Get Primeval

Having created fierce lycanthropes for the Underworld films and blood-thirsty subterranean dwellers for The Cave, visual effects studio Luma Pictures takes on a different kind of beast ... Continue Reading →

Arthur and the Invisibles Gets Seen

Arthur and the Invisibles, the English-language version of French filmmaker Luc Besson’s new live-action/animation hybrid feature film, opens wide across North America today. ... Continue Reading →

Madonna Brings Arthur to NY Schools

Pop icon Madonna, who voices the animated female lead in the English-language version of director Luc Besson’s new family feature Arthur and the Invisibles, will host a special ... Continue Reading →