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The Weinstein Company and Canada’s Rainmaker Entertainment announced today that the voice cast of their 2012 animated movie Escape from Planet Earth will include Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Alba, Rob Corddry, James Gandolfini and Craig Robinson. The 3-D CG-animated movie is directed by Cal Brunker, best known for his [...]
Animated People: Joe Murray Creator of Rocko’s Modern Life, Camp Lazlo We recently had the chance to catch up with Joe Murray, the brilliant creator and producer of animated shows such as Nickelodeon’s Rocko’s Modern Life and Cartoon Network’s Camp Lazlo and the author of the fantastic primer Creating Animated [...]
Illumination Entertainment president Chris Meledandri will produce a new CG-animated feature based on the Uglydoll franchise, reports Deadline Hollywood. According to Michael Fleming, Meledandri has acquired the rights for the characters created by husband-and-wife team David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim. Larry Stuckey (Meet the Fockers, Elling) will write the script, [...]
Get ready to experience life as yellow Minions. Variety reports that Universal Studios will offer a ride based on Despicable Me at its Orlando theme park in 2012. The park will also Islands of Adventure’s The Amazing Adventure of Spider-Man attraction with new 3D technology. The Despicable Me ride will [...]
Oscar-winning Argentinean director Juan Jose Campanella (The Secret of Their Eyes) took his latest animated feature, Foosball 3D to the Cannes film market this week. Spain’s Film Factory is handling the feature’s distribution rights. Variety reports that the film is budgeted around $14 million-$15 million and is both written and [...]
The Wimpy Kid sequel is tougher than it looks. The tough chicks of director Zack Snyder’s Sucker Punch came in second place in the weekend box office race, earning $19 million in ticket sales. Leading the pack was Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, a sequel based on a [...]
Illumination Entertainment is adding to its executive ranks in preparation for an increase in its output of animated features, reports Deadline.com. The studio behind last year’s animated hit Despicable Me and the upcoming animation/live-action hybrid comedy Hop has added Ashley Kramer as executive VP of production and Gail Harrison as [...]
Cartoon Movie has announced the winners of its annual tributes, with Despicable Me coming out on top in some France-centric results. The tributes, presented in a ceremony hosted by Christophe Erbes, honored Pierre Coffin as Best European Director of the Year for co-directing Despicable Me. The other nominees were Fernando Trueba, [...]
Toy Story 3 took home yet another major honor, earning the Best Animated Feature prize at the BAFTA Awards. The British film group also nominated DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me for the race. In the short animation category, Michael Please’s The Eagleman Stag [...]
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