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Emmy-winning writer Jon Vitti, who has worked on hit toons The Simpsons and King of the Hill in addition to live-action series like The Office, The Larry Sanders Show and Saturday Night Live, has been tapped to pen the script for Rovio Entertainment’s upcoming 3D feature adaptation of its smash [...]
Dallas-based animation and live-action studio Reel FX has announced that Aron Warner, the Oscar-winning producer the Shrek features has joined the company as president of animation. In addition to the Shrek trilogy, Warner’s many production credits include Antz, True Lies, Independence Days, Alien Resurrection, Volcano and Titanic. Warner will oversee and [...]
Rio director Carlos Saldanha (also of Ice Age fame) has signed an exclusive five-year production and development deal with 20th Century Fox, which released the Brazilian-flavored CG flick last year, Variety reports. The 3-D film took in a worldwide box office total of about $485 million. The deal will include [...]
Doug TenNapel’s graphic novel Cardboard is being produced as animated feature by Fox Animation, Chris Wedge’s Wedgworks and The Gotham Group. Variety reports that actor Tobey Maguire will also be involved as producer and possibly lends his voice to the film as well. Blue Sky co-founder Chris Wedge (Ice Age) [...]
It looks like the fall 2012 season is going to be an unusually star-packed one for the animated shows on the Fox Sunday night lineup. The network has just released the full guest list lineup for its animated series, and we’re definitely impressed. Here is a comprehensive list of who’s [...]
Fox Animation Studios president Vanessa Morrison has renewed her deal with Fox Filmed Entertainment (FFE), it was announced today by FFE chairmen Jim Gianopulos and Tom Rothman. Brian Keane, an EVP and COO at Blue Sky Studios, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fox Animation, has also re-upped with the company. Keane [...]
Is the world ready for yet another take on animated fairy tales? Fox Animation certainly thinks so as it has just acquired the rights to children’s book The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by first-time author Christopher Healy, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Chernin Entertainment (Rise of the Planet [...]
We are sad to report that animator and layout artist Dan Mills, whose credits include He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and Family Guy died earlier this month at the age of 80. Mills, who worked for Disney, Snowball, Hanna-Barbera, Filmation, Hyperion, Universal and Fox Animation, began his career [...]
Fox is moving ahead with plans for an animated feature based on the popular newspaper comic strip Mutts, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The studio has brought on the strip’s creator, Patrick McDonnell, and his brother, Robert McDonnell, to write a script for the film. Patrick McDonnell also will be [...]
Fox Animation announced that it’s developing a new CG-animated version of King Kong, told from the mistreated beast’s point of view. How do you feel about this upcoming project?