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Second Time’s Not a Charm for ‘The Smurfs’

Sony’s big summer sequel Smurfs 2 failed to draw big numbers at the American box office this past weekend. The live-action/CG-animated hybrid landed in the third spot Stateside, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wolverine’ Claws His Way to No. 1 Spot

Thanks to Hugh Jackman’s star power and the continued popularity of The X-Men, Fox’s The Wolverine made it to the No. 1 spot at the U.S. box office this weekend. The pic, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Robotech’ Final Battle and More Toon Action on DVD

Yes, giant robot fans: the awesome Robotech: 2-Movie Collection DVD set ($19.98) is finally here, and Lionsgate Home Entertainment is celebrating with a new sneak peek clip. The acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hunger Games’ Panel Planned for Comic-Con

Comic-Con’s Saturday (July 20th) session schedule just got a lot more interesting thanks to the folks at Lionsgate. The studio is offering panels on two of its upcoming big sci-fi/fantasy ... Continue Reading →
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‘Robotech: 2-Movie Collection’ Arrives July 23

Lionsgate Home Entertainment has a refreshing midsummer treat in store for anime fans with the July 23 release of the Robotech: 2-Movie Collection DVD set (presented under license from ... Continue Reading →
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Distribution Deals Make the Scene at Annecy

Deals for animated features have been heating up at the Annecy Film Festival. Among the major announcements made in the trades around or during the festival, which kicked off Monday ... Continue Reading →
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Lionsgate to Release New ‘Care Bears’ Series

Lionsgate and American Greetings Properties announced a new home entertainment distribution agreement for the new CGI Animated TV series Care Bears: Welcome to Care-a-Lot. The agreement ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Kids Offers 43 Shows for the Family

U.S. kids have a new children’s programming platform this week as Hulu debuts its kids and families portal Hulu Kids (www.hulu.com/kids) in its Hulu Plus subscription section. At ... Continue Reading →
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Lionsgate and LeapFrog to Produce 4 Animated Pics

Canadian studio Lionsgate and educational toy maker LeapFrog Enterprises will develop, produce and distribute four new animated movies on the DVD and digital platforms, beginning in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dredd 3D’ Pops Into the Box Office Picture

Get ready for a British invasion – comic book style. Dredd 3D, the most-recent attempt to adapt the popular U.K. comic hero to the big screen, arrives in theaters this week. Starring ... Continue Reading →