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Moviegoers this weekend will get to decide if they prefer animation or live action when it comes to British comic actor Russell Brand. The star of such comedies as Get Him to the Greek headlines the new release Arthur, which opens at about 3,200 cinemas this weekend. He also provided [...]
Hop put some bounce in the box office, handily winning an otherwise weak weekend for movies. The second film from the Universal-affliliated Illumination Entertainment grossed an estimated $38 million, easily exceeding expectations for an opening in the mid-20s. Hop — a hybrid film featuring both live-action and CG-animated characters — [...]
Illumination Entertainment’s second feature film, Hop, jumps into theaters this weekend looking for a sweet payoff. The film, which mixes live action and CG animation, is set to open in an estimated 3,400 theaters. The film is directed by Tim Hill and features CG animation by Rhythm & Hues. It [...]
Universal serves up two very different films, Hop and Paul, with a common link: both feature computer animated stars in live-action environs. One thing’s guaranteed: You’ll never look at a tabloid UFO photo, or a Jelly Bean, the same way ever again. And the creative talents behind the feature films [...]
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 [...]
It’s good to be a gnome at the box office this weekend, with Gnomeo & Juliet hanging on to enough business to withstand a couple of weak challenges to land in the No. 1 spot. The animated feature earned $14.2 million in ticket sales in its third weekend, good enough [...]
A trailer for Hop, the live-action/CG-animation hybrid movie coming April 1 from Illumination Entertainment, has hit the web. Check out the trailer right here: Directed by Tim Hill (Alvin and the Chipmunks) and produced by Chris Meledandri, the film features the voice of Russell Brand as E.B., and stars James [...]
Yesterday, we brought you the first poster image from Hop, the new animated feature coming next year from Illumination Entertainment; today, we bring you the trailer. Enjoy — and let us know what you think. Is this a spring treat or a rotten egg?
Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming CG/live-action hybrid feature Hop has gotten a teaser poster. Take a look: The film is directed by Tim Hill and produced by Chris Meledandri. The cast includes Russell Brand, James Marsden, Kaley Cuoco and Elizabeth Perkins. Hop is due out April 1 (and that’s no joke!).