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DreamWorks Narrows Distrib Choices to Fox and Sony

DreamWorks Animation is in final talks with 20th Century Fox and Sony Pictures to zero in on a distributor to replace Paramount after its self-imposed Labor Day deadline, reports the ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Brave’ Princess Rules the Weekend Box Office

We can all take a deep breath. Pixar has still got its box office superpowers. The studio’s 13th animated feature Brave took the number-one spot at the box office, with a remarkable ... Continue Reading →
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Jonathan Davis to Oversee Animation at Fox

Jonathan Davis is the new exec VP of comedy development and animation at 20th Century Fox. Davis, who previously managed comedy development, will now oversee animation as well. Jennifer ... Continue Reading →
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Burton Judging ‘Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ Art

As part of the ramp-up to the June 22 release of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, 20th Century Fox is offering an artistic challenge to fans, and the top five entries as voted by the ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Joins Wal-Mart’s Disc-to-Digital Service

DreamWorks Animation (Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon) has signed up with Wal-Mart Stores’ plan to help home audiences convert their DVD collections to online film ... Continue Reading →
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FOX Renews ‘The Simpsons’ for Two More Seasons

The cast members of The Simpsons have agreed to a 30% cut in their salaries for the next two years after negotiations with 20th Century Fox. As a result, the series is now renewed for ... Continue Reading →
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VES Preps for Production Summit

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced it will hold its third annual Production Summit for the entertainment industry on October 1 at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills. The ... Continue Reading →
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Lucasfilm Soars with New ‘Red Tails’ Trailer

Fans were treated to a new trailer and poster for Red Tails, director Anthony Hemingway’s much-anticipated feature about the Tuskegee Airman, today via MTV.com. Starring Terrence ... Continue Reading →
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Harry Potter Dethroned by Smurfs Overseas

It looks like Peyo’s little blue guys have dethroned Harry Potter from the top of the global box office chart this weekend. Sony’s live-action/CG hybrid movie delivered over $60 ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Taps Scribes for Animated ‘King Kong’ Feature

Few things are as perennially popular as King Kong — something Fox is counting on for a new animated project. The studio has hired up-and-coming writers Christian Magalhaes and Bob ... Continue Reading →