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Minifigs Meet the Big Screen

How directors Phil ... Continue Reading →
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The Building Blocks of an Animated Franchise

Is anybody surprised that The LEGO Movie opened huge? It is the perfect storm film for today’s Hollywood: a digitally animated movie based on a video game that’s based on ... Continue Reading →
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LEGO Plans a ‘Simpsons’ Line for 2014

As if you didn’t know already, Matt Groening’s long-running animated series The Simpsons will be entering its 25th Season next year. As part of the big quarter century celebration, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dragon 2,’ ‘Monsters Univ.’ Shine at CinemaCon

Animated features took center stage at the CinemaCon confab in Las Vegas today. The industry event, which targets exhibitors, producers, distributors, equipment and concession industry ... Continue Reading →
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The Elephant Not in the Room (or Anywhere Else)

Last week’s announcement DreamWorks Animation that it was shutting off the lights on its CG/2D mix Me and My Shadow might have surprised some. But it was hardly the first time ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Ratchets Up Animation Feature Push

Warner Bros. Studios is making a big push to produce more animated features at the studio in order to compete with Disney, Sony, Fox and Universal. Deadline.com reports that the studio ... Continue Reading →
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Four More ‘LEGO’ Voice Stars Revealed

A fresh crop of talent providing voices for the upcoming Lego 3D animated film, slated for a February 7, 2014 release, has been announced. The Hollywood Reporter notes that Will Ferrell, ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO’ Flick Bumps Up Release Date

Fans of Denmark’s seminal international toy sensation LEGO, rejoice! Warner Bros. has moved up the release date of its 3-D flick based on the interlocking bricks, LEGO: The Piece ... Continue Reading →
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Freeman and Banks Join ‘Lego’ Movie Voice Cast

Elizabeth Banks and Morgan Freeman have joined the voice cast for Warner Bros.’ upcoming feature Lego: The Piece of Resistance, according to Deadline.com. The animation/live-action ... Continue Reading →