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Illumination Names ‘Pets,’ Sets July 2016 release

Illumination has titled and moved back the release date for its 2016 animated feature about pets. Now known as The Secret Life of Pets, the movie from directors Chris Renaud and Yarrow ... Continue Reading →
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Patty Jenkins Takes Over ‘Wonder Woman’ Helm

Just two days after news got out that Breaking Bad and Walking Dead director Michelle MacLaren had ditched the upcoming Wonder Woman film project over “creative differences,” Warner ... Continue Reading →
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Han and Chewie Make Appearance in ‘Force Awakens’ Trailer

Disney/Lucasfilm have unveiled the second official trailer for J.J. Abram’s hotly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens, arriving in theaters December 18. Fans of the original ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inside Out’ Sets World Premiere for Cannes Fest

Disney-Pixar’s newest CG feature Inside Out will have its world premiere in style at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival in France, which runs May 13-24 this year. Director Pete ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer for Ghibli’s ‘Marnie’

GKIDS has unveiled a new trailer for the upcoming North American release of Studio Ghibli’s When Marnie Was There, which will open May 22 in New York City and Los Angeles before expanding ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Moves Up ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ Release

DreamWorks Animation is reshuffling its feature release schedule once again, moving franchise sequel Kung Fu Panda 3 up to January 29, 2016 from its previous March 18, 2016 slot. The ... Continue Reading →
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eOne Nabs NoAm Rights to ‘Snow Queen 2′

Wizart Animation has sold distribution rights to its CG animated feature The Snow Queen 2 to Entertainment One (eOne) for the U.S. and English- and French-speaking Canada. The 3D sequel ... Continue Reading →
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‘Home’ Holds No. 2 Spot at B.O.

Vin Diesel’s hot rodding action franchise may have taken the box office crown this weekend,with Furious 7 easily holding the number 1 spot in its second week stateside (est. $60.6 ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor to Acquire Mikros Image

Technicolor has entered an exclusive agreement with Mediacontech to acquire French production and postproduction company Mikros Image, which has studios in Paris and Montreal, Canada. ... Continue Reading →
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Splash, Lionsgate Enter Three Picture ‘Alpha and Omega’ Deal

Splash Entertainment has partnered with Lionsgate to produce three new 45-minute films in the Alpha and Omega animated franchise. Under the terms of the agreement, Lionsgate will hold ... Continue Reading →