The Grinch

Trailer: Universal-Illumination’s ‘Grinch’ Gets A Rude Awakening

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have unveiled the official trailer for animated Dr. Seuss adaptation, The Grinch — the eighth feature from the acclaimed studio ... Continue Reading →
Super Mario Odyssey

Nintendo: ‘Mario’ Movie Officially in the Pipes with Illumination

The near-complete deal reported in November between Japanese game giant Nintendo and CG animation hitmakers Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, Secret Life of Pets) to bring ... Continue Reading →
Kilkenny Animated

Cartoon Saloon Hosts Hometown Film Festival

Old world Irish architecture and innovative modern animation are set to exist side by side in Kilkenny, Ireland this February with the first annual Kilkenny Animated film and arts festival. ... Continue Reading →

Dentsu, DreamWorks Bringing Medicom’s [email protected] to Screens

Japanese advertising giant Dentsu and NBCUniversal’s DreamWorks Animation Television have inked an agreement to produce and develop a new animated television project inspired ... Continue Reading →
The Grinch

New Poster Shows a Cuter Curmudgeon in Illumination’s ‘Grinch’

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (and, of course, the wonderful Chuck Jones animated special) have been a staple of the holiday season for years. So, it’s fitting that ... Continue Reading →

Ho Ho Ho! Netflix Puts Sergio Pablos’ ‘Klaus’ on Nice List

Netflix announced Friday that it has snatched up exclusive global rights for the upcoming animated family comedy, Klaus — the directorial debut for Despicable Me story writer ... Continue Reading →
Super Mario Run

Here We Go! ‘Super Mario’ Movie in the Pipes at Illumination

One of the biggest names in videogame history may be returning to the big screen The Wall Street Journal reports that Universal Pictures’ Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, ... Continue Reading →

Astro-Nomical Ent. Opens Beijing Office

LA-based Astro-Nomical Entertainment is setting up a new office in Beijing, headed by experienced producer and film industry executive Jay Ahn (The Nut Job 1 & 2, Spark: A Space ... Continue Reading →

Fox and Locksmith Reveal First Team-Up As ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’

Having last month announced a multi-year production partnership, 20th Century Fox and U.K.-based CG shop Locksmith Animation have announced their first joint project will be Ron’s ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: Emmy Awards Rundown, ‘Minions’ Studio Gets Avere-y Big Boost, Adobe to Introduce VR Editing, & More

Five Wins Each for ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Big Little Lies’ Put Women at the Forefront of 69th Emmy Awards Sunday was a big night for Hulu, which is ... Continue Reading →