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It looks like Shrek and Kung Fu Panda will now be hanging out with Casper the Friendly Ghost and Underdog. DreamWorks Animation has acquired Classic Media, the company that owns the rights to Casper, Lassie, The Lone Ranger, Rocky and Bullwinkle, Felix the Cat, Rupert the Bear, and many other [...]
It’s going to be a “vampires vs. the superheroes” kind of a weekend. Tim Burton’s take on TV soap opera Dark Shadows, starring Johnny Depp as the vampire Barnabas, opens in the U.S. and 42 foreign markets today (Friday, May 11), but it faces stiff competition from Disney/Marvel’s The Avengers, [...]
The animation studio behind the hit movie The Lorax is returning to the Dr. Seuss library, this time for a 3D CG-animated feature based on The Cat in the Hat. According to Deadline.com, Universal-based Illumination Entertainment has started developing the pic and tapped Rob Lieber to write the script. Illumination president [...]
Fans of Tim Burton’s upcoming 3D stop-motion feature Frankenweenie will be able to catch the black-and-white toon digitally projected on IMAX’s giant screens this fall. The exhibitor announced that it will screen the digitally remastered version of the pic on October 5, 2012, day and date with its international release. [...]
Although Gore Verbinski’s CG-animated movie Rango was one of the early releases of 2011, it’s beginning to pick up a lot of steam in the year-end award season derby. This past weekend, the Los Angeles Critics, the San Francisco Critics group and the Boston Society of Film Critics all selected [...]
Disney has announced new dates for several of its upcoming feature releases. The new Phineas and Ferb theatrical project is set for July 26, 2013, while Jerry Bruckheimer’s off-again, on-again The Lone Ranger is now set for May 31, 2013. The new take on the classic series is directed by [...]
The life of celebrated children’s author Dr. Seuss (aka Theodor Geisel) is being adapted into a live-action Universal feature, produced by Illumination’s Christopher Meledandri and David Kennedy and Infinitum Nihil’s Christi Dembrowski and Johnny Depp. Keith Bunin (In Treatment) is the project’s screenwriter. Depp is attached to star as the [...]
DreamWorks veteran Bibo Bergeron goes back to his French roots with A Monster in Paris, an elegant CG-animated feature set in 1910. French director Bibo Bergeron has directed two very different DreamWorks animated features (The Road to El Dorado and Shark Tale) and worked as character designer on the studio’s [...]
The new English-language version trailer for Bibo Bergeron’s 3-D, CG-animated feature A Monster In Paris (Un Monstre a Paris) has arrived on YouTube. The pic, which will be released on October 12 in France, is set in Paris, circa 1910 and tells the story of a shy movie projectionist and [...]
Lizards, toys and classic toons come home on video this week, highlighted by the release of the hit feature film Rango. Directed by Gore Verbinski and starring the voice of Johnny Depp, Rango (Paramount, $30.99 DVD, $40.99 Blu-ray and DVD) arrives with plenty of bonus features, including an alternate ending, [...]