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+ Ryan Reynolds is closing a deal to star in Fox/Marvel’s X-Men spin-off Deadpool, which is set for Feb. 12, 2016. Reynolds played the character in 2009′s X-Men Origins: ... Continue Reading →

Bats & Supe Pic Gets Official Title

Warner Bros. has unmasked the official title for the highly anticipated live-action Batman-Superman film as Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice (May 6, 2016). Principal photography ... Continue Reading →

Return to Rio

Director Carlos ... Continue Reading →

‘Man of Steel’ Sequel Casts Eisenberg, Irons

Jesse Eisenberg has been cast as Lex Luthor and Jeremy Irons as Alfred the butler in Warner Bros.’ upcoming Superman-Batman feature. The pair joins returning Man of Steel cast ... Continue Reading →

Fox/Blue Sky’s ‘Rio 2′ Offers a New Trailer

The new CG-animated sequel from Fox/Blue Sky, Rio 2, has released a new trailer online. Directed by Carlos Saldanha, who also direct the first movie, the family feature is slated for ... Continue Reading →

Chenoweth and Mars Flock to ‘Rio 2'

Fox has announced new voice cast additions to its upcoming animated feature Rio 2, the sequel to director Carlos Saldanha’s well-received 2011 feature. The pic, which is slated for ... 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 →

‘Rio’ and ‘My Dog Tulip’ Take Flight on DVD

Two well-received but very different animated features make their DVD debut today (Tuesday, August 2). Fans of Rio, director Carlos Saldanha’s 3-D ode to his home country of Brazil ... Continue Reading →

‘Rio’ Conquers the World, While ‘Hop’ Repeats in U.S.

Rio opened big overseas, while domestic moviegoers made it clear that they prefer to see Russell Brand in animated movies over live-action remakes. Fox and Blue Sky Studios’ Rio ... Continue Reading →

Brazilian Rhapsody – Blue Sky’s ‘Rio’

Under the direction of Carlos Saldanha, the team at Blue Sky delivers Rio, a visually stunning valentine to the birds, the beauty and infectious music of Brazil. True artists are often ... Continue Reading →