Holiday Trailer for Illumination’s ‘Secret Life of Pets’

Universal has released a new holiday trailer for its Illumination Entertainment animated feature film The Secret Life of Pets. Here’s how the studio describes the movie: “Comedy ... Continue Reading →

‘Minions’ Mini-Movie Debuts Online

Minions is coming to home video, and to celebrate Illumination Entertainment has released online an all-new mini-movie titled “Competition.” This is the first time a mini-movie ... Continue Reading →

Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson Sign to ‘Sing’

Hollywood stars Reese Witherspoon and Scarlett Johansson and jack-of-all-trades Seth MacFarlane will be joining previously announced headliner Matthew McConaughey in the voice cast ... Continue Reading →

Head of the Pack

The makers of Minions had to figure out ways to bring the little yellow helpers ... Continue Reading →

Illumination Teases ‘Secret Life of Pets’

Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures have released a teaser trailer for the Despicable Me studio’s fifth feature project: The Secret Life of Pets. Arriving in theaters ... Continue Reading →

Deep Panels Set Apart World Animation and VFX Summit

It was just two days, but the third annual World Animation and VFX Summit seemed to jam several lifetimes worth of experience in for the attendees. Staged at the California Yacht Club ... Continue Reading →

‘Penguins,’ ‘Minions’ Get New Trailers

The animated spin-off competition heated up this week as new trailers for DreamWorks’ Penguins of Madagascar (out Nov. 26) and Universal-Illuminations’ Minions (July 10,2015) ... Continue Reading →

Universal Plans ‘Despicable Me’ Attractions for Spring

The Minions are coming to Universal Studios Hollywood. The hordes of tiny little helpers from the Despicable Me franchise will be featured in a new 3D Ultra-HD adventure ride called ... Continue Reading →

Industry Gears Up for 41st Annie Awards

Are you ready for the 41st annual Annie Awards? The awards ceremony, set for Feb. 1 at UCLA’s Royce Hall, is one of the great nights for the entire animation industry, assembling ... Continue Reading →

Illumination Casts Louis C.K., Stonestreet, Hart in Pets Pic

Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart have signed on to voice the lead characters in Illumination Entertainment’s untitled original animated feature, due in theaters Feb. ... Continue Reading →