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‘Age of Ultron’ Domestic B.O. Debut Falls Short of First ‘Avengers’

To no one’s surprise, Avengers: Age of Ultron dominated the weekend box office fully and completely. What is a surprise — to some, at least — is that the movie’s $188 ... Continue Reading →
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English Trailer for ‘El Americano’ Arrives

El Americano, one of our favorite indie features of the past year has released a trailer for its English-language version. The story follows a young bird who heads to Hollywood in hopes ... Continue Reading →
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Modine Joins Bill Plympton’s ‘Revengeance’

Actor Matthew Modine has joined the voice cast of Bill Plympton’s new animated feature Revengeance, currently raising funds on Kickstarter. Best known as Private Joker in Stanley ... Continue Reading →
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Snoop Dogg Does Guest Voice on ‘Sanjay and Craig’

Music sensation Snoop Dogg guest stars as Street Dogg, a rap icon who moves in next door to Sanjay and Craig in a special half-hour episode of Nick’s Emmy nominated Sanjay and Craig ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars Rebels’ Returns June 20 for Season 2

Star Wars Rebels is set to return June 20 with a one-hour second-season premiere episode on Disney XD. The episode, titled “The Siege of Lothal,” kicks off a season that will see ... Continue Reading →
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Liam Neeson Guests on 250th ‘Family Guy’

Family Guy celebrates a major milestone Sunday — the long-running series’ 250th episode — with a guest appearance by Liam Neeson. The Irish actor, who was nominated for an Oscar ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer for ‘Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet’ Tantalizes

Aug. 7 can’t come quick enough for animation fans waiting to see Salma Hayek’s passion project: an animated adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet. Adapting one of the most ... Continue Reading →
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Jennifer Lee Headlines Women 3D Directors Evening

The Advanced Imaging Society, in partnership with the Women In Film International Committee, will be presenting a special evening program on May 13 dedicated to Women 3D Directors. Held ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Orders ‘Green Eggs and Ham’

Netflix has placed an order for 13 episodes of a new series inspired by Dr. Seuss’ classic Green Eggs and Ham. The toon will focus on the adventures of standoffish inventor Guy and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nieta’ Takes Best Short Prize at TIFF Kids

Nicolas P. Villarreal’s Nieta (“Granddaughter”) was awarded the Best Short Film honors by the Young People’s Jury at the TIFF Kids festival in Toronto. The film was singled ... Continue Reading →
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‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Poised for Huge Domestic Bow

It’s the second coming of the Avengers, and movie theaters and moviegoers across North America are prepping to make the Marvel movie sequel a massive hit. Avengers: Age of Ultron ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks’ Q1 Results Edge Out Expectations

First-quarter revenues were up over last year for DreamWorks Animation, which nonetheless reported a net loss of $54.8 million for the quarter including the impact of its recent restructuring ... Continue Reading →
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‘Maya the Bee’ Screening Benefits Children’s Hospital L.A.

To celebrate the stateside theatrical release of Maya the Bee Movie, Shout! Factory Kids and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have teamed up to present a benefit screening of the family-friendly ... Continue Reading →
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‘Robot Chicken DC Comics Special III’ Coming in Fall

The delightful madmen behind Robot Chicken are reuniting with the heroes and villains of DC Comics for a third special episode: Robot Chicken DC Comics Special III: Friendship Is Magic. ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar to Debut Short ‘Sanjay’s Super Team’ at Annecy

A new Pixar short titled Sanjay’s Super Team, directed by Sanjay Patel, is slated to premiere at the Annecy festival prior to its release attached to the studio’s Nov. 25 release ... Continue Reading →
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Wilson Out as Head of CBC Children’s Content

Kim Wilson has left her job as the longtime head of children’s content at the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. Wilson had been in charge of children’s content for the CBC since 2001. ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Film Fest Offers Early Screening of Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’

Pixar’s most-recent feature will get a special advance screening as pre-festival event for the Los Angeles Film Festival. The June 9 screening of Inside Out will be preceded by a ... Continue Reading →
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Wildseed, Tricon to Co-Produced ‘Counterfeit Cat’

Wildseed Studios and Tricon Kids & Family will co-produce an animated TV comedy series Counterfeit Cat for kids ages 6-12 for Disney XD EMEA and Teletoon Canada. The United Kingdom-Canada ... Continue Reading →
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‘Golan’ Gets Half-Hour Treatment for Fox

A new half-hour animated comedy based on the quarter-hour Golan the Insatiable installments on Animation Domination High-Def will premiere on Fox on Sunday, May 31 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Begins Production on new ‘Dragon Ball’ Series

Dragon Ball is back! After an 18-year break, Toei Animation has announced production on a new animated series in the franchise, tentatively titled Dragon Ball Super. The series original ... Continue Reading →