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Here is a wonderful new comic-book venture we can all get behind. Over the weekend, we got word that San Diego-based IDW Publishing will be launching a new series featuring Jay Ward’s beloved characters Rocky and Bullwinkle, in conjunction with DreamWorks Classics and Bullwinkle Studios. The new venture will feature [...]
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 professionals, was held this week (April 15-18) at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. On Wednesday, Disney offered a sneak preview of Pixar’s highly anticipated summer [...]
The release date for DreamWorks Animation’s much-anticipated CG-animated feature Mr. Peabody & Sherman has changed from Nov. this year to March 7, 2014. The film, which will be distributed by Twentieth Century Fox takes over the March spot previously held by Me & My Shadow, which is heading back to [...]
Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale have joined the cast of the teen-oriented animated feature The Great Migration. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film is being produced by newcomer CMI Entertainment and also will featured the voices of Kendall Schmidt, Logan Henderson and Ashley Benson. The cast also will sing on [...]
DreamWorks Animation has unveiled the new 200,000 square-foot headquarters for its PDI animation facility in Redwood City, Calif., the LA Times reports. The new campus overlooks the San Francisco Bay and is 30% larger than the location’s previous facility. DWA execs had said they needed the extra space to expand [...]
DreamWorks Animation has announced that Stephen Colbert, of The Colbert Report fame, Emmy Award winner Allison Janney (The Help, The West Wing), Ellie Kemper (Bridesmaids, The Office), Ariel Winter (Modern Family) and Stephen Tobolowsky (Californication, The Lorax) are on board for the upcoming film Mr. Peabody & Sherman, based on [...]
DreamWorks Animation’s feature adaptation of Jay Ward’s beloved series Mr. Peabody & Sherman has found its leads in Ty Burrell (Modern Family) and Max Charles (The Amazing Spider-Man). Set for a March 14, 2014 release, the 3-D movie will be directed by Rob Minkoff (The Lion King). With a script by [...]
A few weeks ago, I wrote about a chat I had with Brendan Fraser regarding the fine art of acting on a set opposite characters that aren’t really there, but will be added later through animation. Whether the animation in question is a gigantic, towering robot, as in the case [...]
The 3-D re-release of Disney’s The Lion King ruled the weekend box office, 17 years after the original pic hit the big screens. Directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff and produced by Don Hahn, the beloved 2D animated classic brought in an estimated $29.3 million in North America. The [...]
Disney’s beloved classic gets a stereoscopic 3-D makeover and theatrical release in advance of its October Blu-ray release. Although movie audiences have grown accustomed to seeing the latest CG-animated movies like Cars 2 or Rio in stereoscopic 3-D, it’s a special thrill to take in 3-D versions of classic 2D [...]