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Universal has released the first clip from Illumination’s eagerly anticipated summer movie, Despicable Me the Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team create an all-new comedy animated adventure featuring the return of Gru, the girls, the hilarious minions and a host of new characters. In the sequel, Gru (Steve Carell) [...]
Is there some sort of curse on the role of the villain Eduardo in the upcoming sequel Despicable Me 2? Over the weekend, Deadline.com reported that Al Pacino had exited the role in the Universal/Illumination’s upcoming summer movie. The studio cited the reason as “creative differences.” You might recall that [...]
It’s a busy week for voice star announcements as a few studios have revealed key names for their upcoming projects. From Universal/Illumination comes the news that Sandra Bullock will be voicing a villain in the upcoming Despicable Me spinoff Minions. Disney-Pixar was pleased to announce the return of Albert Brooks [...]
Several of this year’s Oscar contenders discuss their biggest challenges, triumphs, inspirations and the state of animation in a very good year. Peter Lord – Director, The Pirates! Band of Misfits On the aspect of the movie he’s proudest of: I’m pleased about the spirit of the film. The attitude [...]
Mark your calendars, Minion fans! The upcoming movie featuring the little yellow guys from the Universal/Illumination hit movie Despicable Me will be released on December 19, 2014. The spinoff movie will be produced by Illumination head Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy and will be co-directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle [...]
Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, a hit at the box office for Universal and Illumination Entertainment, arrives on home video ahead of a strong pack of animated and VFX releases that includes a favorite among the Bronies tribe. Directed by Chris Renaud (of Despicable Me fame), The Lorax (Universal, $29.98 DVD; $34.98 [...]
An overwhelming marketing campaign and familiarity with the Dr. Seuss brand pushed Universal/Illumination’s animated feature The Lorax to the top of the U.S. box-office chart with a record-breaking $70.7 million performance. Although the movie received mixed reviews and only garnered a 59% rating on RottenTomatoes.com, it proved to be a [...]
How the team at Illumination Entertainment put a shiny new 3-D polish on Dr. Seuss’ cautionary, environmentally themed The Lorax. More than 40 years after Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) wrote and illustrated his powerful children’s classic The Lorax, the alarming environmental message of the book is more urgent than ever [...]
The latest 3-D CG flick from Universal Pictures/Illumination Entertainment, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, will come to IMAX March 2, opening on 269 domestic screens simultaneously, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The IMAX launch will be concurrent with the film’s North American wide release. In addition, Lorax will open in seven [...]
Universal/Illumination’s sequel to Despicable Me just added more star power to its voice lineup. Deadline reported that master thespian Al Pacino has signed to play the new villain in Despicable Me 2. The film, which is slated to come out on July 3, 2013, will feature Pacino as the Gru’s [...]