‘Angry Birds’ Movie Takes Producer Under Wing

The hottest mobile gaming (and now merchandising/licensing) sensation of late is on track to take movie theaters by storm with the Angry Birds flick set to take flight summer of 2016. ... Continue Reading →

Lumbard Appointed Fremantle’s Kids and Family Strategist

FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has appointed Carl Lumbard as head of licensing strategy and business development, kids and family entertainment, EMEA. Based in the London office, ... Continue Reading →

Saldanha Signs Five-Year Fox Deal

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 ... Continue Reading →

Good Grief, It’s a CG-Animated Peanuts Pic!

Here’s a piece of news that 2D animation purists may have a tough time to swallow. reports that 20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios (Ice Age, Rio) will be ... Continue Reading →

Fox to Animate TenNapel’s ‘Cardboard’

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 ... Continue Reading →

‘Ice Age 4' Still Hot for Auds Around the Globe

Families around the world can’t get enough of the preshistoric antics of the Ice Age bunch as the fourth installment of the Blue Sky franchise rose to the No. 1 spot this weekend ... Continue Reading →

Will Weekend Auds Warm to New ‘Ice Age’ Movie?

The fourth installment of the Ice Age franchise introduces several new characters as well as meticulously rendered visuals to draw fans back into theaters. Who could have predicted ... Continue Reading →

Fox/Blue Sky’s ‘Epic’ Trailer Debuts

Good Morning America got a first look at the upcoming animated adventure Epic from Fox and Blue Sky Studios—based on William Joyce’s kids book The Leaf Men, and formerly titled ... Continue Reading →

‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ to Unspool at Giffoni

European audiences can’t get enough of Scrat and his buddies. Fox’s fourth installment of the Ice Age franchise has been selected to premiere at the Italian Giffoni Film Festival ... Continue Reading →

‘Madagascar 3' Promotion Goes Bananas

Unless you’re allergic to potassium, you have probably noticed one of DreamWorks Animation’s creative promotions for Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted already as Dole Fresh Fruit ... Continue Reading →