Melissa Taylor

Producer Melissa Taylor Named Joint Biz Dev Head at Framestore

Oscar-winning VFX company Framestore has appointed Melissa Taylor as Global Joint Head of Business Development. The highly regarded producer has worked with some of the world’s biggest ... Continue Reading →
Dylan Brown

“Inappropriate” ‘Amusement Park’ Director Dylan Brown Axed

Paramount Pictures has fired first-time director Dylan Brown from upcoming animated feature Amusement Park after investigating complaints of “inappropriate and unwanted conduct.” ... Continue Reading →
SpongeBob SquarePants

Paramount Pushes ‘SpongeBob’ to 2020, Sets Hasbro Flick Dates

Paramount Pictures is closing out 2017 by getting its feature film release date ducks in a row for the coming years. Sadly, Bikini Bottom fans will have to wait a little longer for ... Continue Reading →
Sherlock Gnomes

Trailer: ‘Sherlock Gnomes’ Gets to the Bottom of Things

Paramount Pictures and MGM Studios have unveiled the new trailer for its animated ceramic-lawn-feature-mystery, Sherlock Gnomes. This sequel to 2011′s Gnomeo & Juliet is directed ... Continue Reading →

Paramount, Hasbro Play Nice with 5-Year Film Deal

More major movies inspired by popular toy brands (and original ideas) will be heading to big screens thanks to a new agreement between Paramount Pictures and Hasbro. The five-year distribution ... Continue Reading →
Locksmith Animation

20th Century Fox & Locksmith Animation Strike Production Agreement

Twentieth Century Fox Film and London-based Locksmith Animation have struck a multi-year production partnership, with the first project already greenlit and a planned release schedule ... Continue Reading →
Mireille Soria

Mireille Soria Named President of Paramount Animation

Roughly eight months after stepping away from DreamWorks Animation, industry vet Mireille Soria is taking on a new role in the feature toon business as President of Paramount Animation. ... Continue Reading →

Hornet Films Seeks Original Kids Series Pitches

Hornet Films, an extension of award-winning commercial animation house Hornet, is seeking original concepts for its development slate. The studio is primarily looking for animated series ... Continue Reading →
SpongeBob SquarePants

Nick Greenlighst ‘SpongeBob’ Season 12, Re-Ups Pre-K Hits

Nickelodeon has placed the order for a 12th season of 26 episodes for its iconic cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants, the No. 1 animated show for Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11. The further adventures ... Continue Reading →
Brad Grey

Former Paramount Chairman Brad Grey Dies Age 59

Just months after his resignation in February, the family of former Paramount Pictures chairman Brad Grey has shared that the Hollywood luminary died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles, ... Continue Reading →