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Second ‘Sing’ Trailer Takes the Stage

A new trailer for Illumination Entertainment’s holiday release Sing has arrived from Universal Pictures, putting its assorted animal stars in the spotlight. Written and directed ... Continue Reading →
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Adam Sandler, Happy Madison Ink Toon Feature Deal with STX

Adam Sandler and Happy Madison Productions have signed an overall deal to write, produce and star in a to-be-titled animated movie project for STX Entertainment. The deal, announced ... Continue Reading →
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BREAKING: NBCU Buys DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 Billion

NBCUniversal announced this morning that it has bought DreamWorks Animation and will add it to the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. According to reports, Chris Meledandri, head ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

If Comcast Deal Happens, How Would DWA and Illumination Co-Exist? If the $3 billion-plus acquisition goes through, will Chris Meledandri do for DWA-Illumination what John Lasseter has ... Continue Reading →
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Comcast in Acquisition Talks with DreamWorks Animation

Reports have surfaced that international mass media giant Comcast Corporation is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation in a deal that The Wall Street Journal says is worth over $3 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Secret Life of Pets’ to Premiere at Annecy

The latest animated family comedy from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures, The Secret Life of Pets will have its world premiere at the 2016 Annecy festival in France. ... Continue Reading →
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Illumination’s Secret Is out for ‘Life of Pets’

Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures have released a second trailer for their fifth animated feature collaboration, The Secret Life of Pets, due out July 8. The preview ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: Meet Snowball from ‘The Secret Life of Pets’

Who are you callin’ cuddly?! There’s more than meets the eye to fuzzy white rabbit Snowball in Illumination Entertainment’s The Secret Life of Pets — arriving in theaters ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Indicating PGA Noms Pick Five Top Toons

The Producers Guild of America has announced the nominees for the PGA Awards, long considered one of the best Oscars predictors. The list of animation nominees offered few surprises. ... Continue Reading →
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Holiday Trailer for Illumination’s ‘Secret Life of Pets’

Universal has released a new holiday trailer for its Illumination Entertainment animated feature film The Secret Life of Pets. Here’s how the studio describes the movie: “Comedy ... Continue Reading →