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How do you feel about the new studio trend of cranking out live-action versions of classic animated fairy tales like Snow White, Sleeping Beauty and Alice in Wonderland?
Audiences kept the love strong for Disney/Marvel’s The Avengers, during the film’s second weekend at the U.S. box office. The film brought in an estimated $100.4 million Stateside, making its cume a total $373.2 million. James Cameron’s former record holder made $75 million in its second weekend at the box [...]
Anyone who knows Ray Bradbury knows that he has a lifelong love of animation. The legendary author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles has contributed to numerous animation-related books and was an early supporter of ASIFA-Hollywood. He’s even dabbled in the medium itself, writing the 1962 Oscar-nominated animated short [...]
Mark March 14, 2014 as the day Angelina Jolie will begin scaring the living daylight out of young audiences. That’s the date Disney will release its live-action version of Maleficent, the retelling of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, with Jolie in the lead role. Jude Law (Stefan) and Elle Fanning [...]
It’s been a heavy news period regarding Warner’s upcoming live-action adaptation of Pinocchio and Disney’s Sleeping Beauty. First up, director Tim Burton has expressed interest on Warner Bros.’ take on Pinocchio, and he seems to want Robert Downey, Jr. to play the wooden boy’s dad Geppetto, according to The Hollywood [...]
Retro toon channel Boomerang is getting a jump start on the Thanksgiving Holiday with a week long family programming event including specials, mini-marathons and holiday classics that will be topped off by the network premiere of Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! The Chuck Jones-directed 1970 animated special will air on Wednesday, [...]
Google is showcasing a colorful “birthday doodle” in honor of Disney Legend Mary Blair’s 100th birthday today (Friday, Oct. 21). The much-loved artist, whe worked alongside the famous Nine Old Men at the studio, is most famous for her concept art for Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Song of the [...]
A new panel featuring Pixar helmer Pete Docter (Up), Eric and Susan Goldberg, Mark Giaimo and Daisuke “Dice” Tsutsumi will explore the lasting legacy of Disney artist Mary Blair on October 20 at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. “Mary Blair’s World of Color: A Centennial Tribute” will [...]
Digital Domain has hired Jeff Barnes, co-founder and former CEO of The Computer Cafe Group, to lead its In-Three stereo conversion business. Barnes will assume the title of VP and general manager of stereo visual-effects production and work with filmmakers to optimize stereo 3D digital production . Digital Domain’s parent company, Digital Domain Media Group, [...]
Fans attending Disney’s second D23 Expo this August in Anaheim will have a chance to seen an exclusive advance screening of The Lion King in 3D. The Aug. 20 screening in Disney Digital 3D will be the first chance for the public to see the new 3D version of the 1994 [...]