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The Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market (MIFA), taking place in France June 6-11, has completed its lineup of animation industry panels. Highlights include making-of looks at Rio and Rango as well as a four-film case study that covers Pinocchio, Chico & Rita, Soul Man and Zarafa. Conference organizers [...]
Most of the attention this weekend was on the blazing fast start for Universal’s Fast Five, which had the best opening of the year to date and Universal’s best-ever opening ever with an estimated $80 million in ticket sales. Fox’s animated feature Rio, however, held on pretty well, taking a [...]
Ice Age: Continental Drift is adding some cast members to the venerable animation franchise. Among the actors The Hollywood Reporter says are lending their voices to the next installment of the Blue Sky Studios/Fox franchise are Jeremy Renner, Wanda Sykes, Keke Palmer, Jennifer Lopez, Aziz Ansari and hip-hop star Drake. The [...]
Animation ruled the Easter weekend box office, with Blue Sky Studios’ stereoscopic 3D feature Rio repeating as the top film. Rio, released by Fox, took in an estimated $26.8 million this weekend to bring its total domestic gross to about $81 million. But the film’s real strength is apparent overseas, [...]
It looks like Rio found the party it was looking for. The animated feature from Blue Sky Studios and Fox trounced the competition at the box office, earning an estimated $40 million in ticket sales its opening weekend. That’s the best opening weekend gross of any movie to date for [...]
The box office goes in two very distinct directions this weekend, with horror fans likely headed to Scream 4 while animation offers a bright 3D trip to Rio. Directed by Carlos Saldanha and produced by Fox’s Blue Sky Studios, the animated feature Rio is set to open in an estimated [...]
Rio opened big overseas, while domestic moviegoers made it clear that they prefer to see Russell Brand in animated movies over live-action remakes. Fox and Blue Sky Studios’ Rio opened with an estimated $55 million in ticket sales in 72 foreign markets. The film played particularly well in Brazil, Russia, [...]
Hop put some bounce in the box office, handily winning an otherwise weak weekend for movies. The second film from the Universal-affliliated Illumination Entertainment grossed an estimated $38 million, easily exceeding expectations for an opening in the mid-20s. Hop — a hybrid film featuring both live-action and CG-animated characters — [...]
Angry Birds Rio is now available worldwide to help animation fans while away the hours until the April 15 opening of Fox and Blue Sky Studios’ Rio. The movie-themed version of Rovio’s incredibly popular mobile game can be downloaded from the App Store for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, from the Mac [...]
A new trailer for Rio, coming April 8 from Fox and Blue Sky Studios, has hit the net. Directed by Carlos Saldanha, who worked on all three Ice Age films, Rio’s all-star cast includes Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway and George Lopze Take a look: What do you think? Is this [...]