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‘Despicable Me 2' Takes the No. 1 Spot for Third Week

The clever Gru and his lovable Minions displayed their lasting appeal once again as Universal/Illumination’s blockbuster pic Despicable Me 2 became the No. 1 movie at the box ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo Announces Comic-Con Poster Plans

Austin-based theater and tie-in art powerhouse Mondo has announced plans to release new prints, including three colossal pieces of artwork to celebrate the release Warner Bros. and ... Continue Reading →
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L/Studio Offers Stoopid Buddy’s ‘Friendship All-Stars’

Seth Green and his team at Burbank-based Stoopid Buddy Stoodios are teaming up with L/Studio, the Lexus-owned channel behind Web Therapy and Puppy Love, for a new web series called ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kung Fu Panda 3' Will Start Production in August

Production on DreamWorks Animation’s late-2015 release Kung Fu Panda 3 will being in August. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Peter Li, managing director of China Media Capital ... Continue Reading →
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Mirada Launches ‘MirrorWorld’ App

Multi-platform storytelling company Mirada Studios has launched a new interactive, standalone “living storybook” iPad app called MirrorWorld, featuring the work of renowned fantasy ... Continue Reading →
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John Knoll Upped to ILM’s Chief Creative Officer

Oscar-winning vfx veteran John Knoll has been promoted to Chief Creative Officer at Industrial Light & Magic. Knoll, who joined ILM In 1986, has been a vfx supervisor for the house ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Offers ‘Pacific Rim’ Sneak Peek

Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming sci-fi action adventure Pacific Rim has generated a huge amount of interest in the fantasy fan community. The upcoming Warner Bros. picture is penned ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH to Spotlight ‘Monsters University,’ ‘Frozen’

This summer’s big computer graphics confab SIGGRAPH at the Anaheim Convention Center in Calif. (July 21-25) will feature several hot sessions focusing on the vfx of big studio features, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Drops Day of the Dead Trademark Bid

Disney and Pixar learned yesterday that sometimes it’s not such a great idea to trademark the name of your movie. The studio got a huge backlash on Tuesday after trying to trademark ... Continue Reading →
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Bryan Cranston Joins Voice Cast of ‘Kung Fu Panda 3'

The third cinematic outing of DreamWorks’ blockbuster Kung Fu Panda announced three new voice cast members yesterday (April 9): Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal) ... Continue Reading →