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‘Sausage Party’ Earns Sizzling No. 2 Opening

Moviegoers apparently had an appetite for irreverent, adult animation over the weekend, as Sausage Party managed to score the No. 2 box office slot for its opening run, beating low ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Rolls Out Its ‘Trolls,’ and Alec Baldwin Too – Comic-Con DWA rang in the first of the big Hall H panels at Comic-Con in San Diego with a deluge of unseen ... Continue Reading →
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‘Secret Life of Pets’ Enjoys Smashing Opening at $103M

Illumination Entertainment’s latest CG flick The Secret Life of Pets took in a staggering $103 million at the box office over its opening weekend. As Forbes‘ film biz expert ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Wraps Up a Successful 2016 Event

Organizers of the Annecy festival and market have issued their wrap-up report for the 2016 edition, which on all accounts was another tremendous success for the grande dame of European ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Dory’ Spot Previews an Emotional Journey

Oh, jeez. Ellen DeGeneres’ “EllenTube” premiered the latest trailer for Disney-Pixar’s Finding Dory, and it’s clear that the masters of CG emotional manipulation ... Continue Reading →
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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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‘Finding Dory’ Nets 13 Promo Partners

As Ellen DeGeneres’ fishy alter ego prepares to dive back into theaters in Disney-Pixar’s Finding Dory (June 17), 13 brands have signed on to support the film, building up an ocean ... Continue Reading →
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‘Finding Dory’ Full Cast & Character Roster Revealed

Disney-Pixar has fished out the full voice cast roster and character list for its long-awaited sequel, Finding Dory, which swims into theaters June 17. Directed by Andrew Stanton — ... Continue Reading →
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FMX to Feature ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Avengers’ VR and More

Organizers of the 2016 FMX conference, taking place April 26-29 in Stuttgart, have revealed new details of this year’s programming. Attendees can look forward to presentations ... Continue Reading →
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Zootopia Is Disney Animation’s Biggest Debut Ever in China, Russia Disney’s animal crime caper has pulled in $63.4 million overseas, plus $73.7 million at home in its opening ... Continue Reading →