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JS Communications Co., a South Korean media company, has signed a letter of intent to buy financially-troubled VFX studio Rhythm & Hues, asking the bankruptcy court to handling the company’s case to give it stalking horse status, according to reports. Stalking horse bidders serve to spur other potential buyers to [...]
Financially troubled visual effects company Rhythm & Hues has said it needs to find a buyer by mid-March to have a shot at emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company is currently operating on a $17 million loan from Universal and Fox and a $4.9 million loan from Legendary Studios [...]
The long Thanksgiving weekend was good to DreamWorks Animation and the band of legendary childhood heroes featured in Rise of the Guardians. Directed by Peter Ramsey, the much-anticipated pic, which rated 74% on the rottentomatoes.com review site, brought in an estimated $32.6 million at the box office over the five-day [...]
A live-action Snow White makes a big push at the box office this weekend, while an Oscar-nominated animated feature from France gets a limited release. Universal’s Snow White and the Huntsman, starring Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron, is by far the biggest release of the week. The live-action visual-effects spectacle [...]
After years of waiting, Green Lantern arrives in theaters this weekend as Warner Bros. looks to turn DC Comics’ emerald warrior into a major tentpole franchise. Green Lantern is opening wide at more than 3,600 theaters in 2D and stereoscopic 3D formats, making it easily the widest opening of the [...]
Rhythm & Hues is heading north, announcing plans to open a studio in Vancouver by Jan. 9, according to Variety. The new studio will start small but is expected to grow quickly, R&H president Lee Berger told the trade. The studio could expand to as many as 150 people. Tax [...]
Illumination Entertainment’s second feature film, Hop, jumps into theaters this weekend looking for a sweet payoff. The film, which mixes live action and CG animation, is set to open in an estimated 3,400 theaters. The film is directed by Tim Hill and features CG animation by Rhythm & Hues. It [...]
It’s getting crowded at the box office with this weekend seeing the third animated release in two months and the second in two weeks with Disney’s Mars Needs Moms. The movie is the final release from the current incarnation of ImageMovers Digital, the Robert Zemeckis-founded company responsible for such animated [...]