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DreamWorks’ ‘Kung Fu Panda’ Pics to Bow on China’s Youku

DreamWorks Animation will make the original Kung Fu Panda and its 2011 sequel available online in China, through the country’s biggest streaming site, Youku.com. The deal is the first ... Continue Reading →
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Smurfs and the City – ‘The Smurfs’ in 3D

Peyo’s beloved little blue creatures come to CG life in Sony’s Smurfalicious 3-D hybrid extravaganza. It’s been 53 years since Belgian artist Pierre “Peyo” Culliford came ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Decides Against Building ‘Dark Tower’

The plug has been pulled on The Dark Tower. Universal Studios has passed on a previously announced ambitious plan to adapt the popular Stephen King book series into three movies and ... Continue Reading →
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Seeing the (Green) Light!

Sony Imageworks vfx supervisor Jim Berney and his team revisit the classic comic book and use real-world references to construct the luminous world of Green Lantern. The summer of ... Continue Reading →
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Stephen Fry Joins ‘Hobbit’ Cast

Director and producer Peter Jackson announced on his Facebook page Thursday that loquacious British actor, comedian, television host, writer and avid Tweeter Stephen Fry has been tagged ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Writer Peter S. Beagle on ‘The Last Unicorn’

The 1980s are kind of hit and miss when it comes to animated features, especially independent productions. One of the hits is The Last Unicorn, a fantasy tale that adapted the popular ... Continue Reading →