The new animated Star Wars Rebels series will premiere in the fall of 2104 as a...
Pixar alum Andrew Stanton’s first live-action feature John Carter delivers a stunning blend of cutting-edge CG visual effects and gritty images that are grounded in the real world. Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Mars novels have long been an inspiration for animators. In 1935, Bob Clampett famously tried to turn A Princess [...]
After being unceremoniously dropped by Disney, director Robert Zemeckis and his ImageMovers production entity have made a two-year first-look producing deal with Universal. Zermeckis worked with Universal on the three Back to the Future movies. ImageMovers will stay in its current headquarters and will not be based on the Universal [...]
As Disney prepares to make a big splash at the Cannes film festival with Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the daily trades are reporting that the disappointing box-office performance of Mars Needs Moms has hurt the studio’s second quarter numbers. Variety and The Los Angeles Times noted that [...]
Robert Zemeckis has re-emerged at Sony Pictures Animation, which has optioned the book How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack for him to produce as a mix of CG animation and live-action, Variety reports. The film is being developed as an R-rated feature with a budget in the $20 million [...]
Disney has released a new trailer and stills from Mars Needs Moms, a CG-animated film made with mo-cap techniques by Robert Zemeckis’ ImageMovers Digital. Based on the children’s book by Berkeley Breathed of Bloom County and Opus comic-strip fame, the movie is directed by Simon Wells and features the voices of [...]