Bratt Replaces Pacino as ‘Despicable Me 2' Villain

Is there some sort of curse on the role of the villain Eduardo in the upcoming sequel Despicable Me 2? Over the weekend, reported that Al Pacino had exited the role in ... Continue Reading →

Russell Brand to Get Animated for Fox

Fox TV and Chernin Entertainment are working on an animated series based on the life of British comedian and actor Russell Brand, the trades reported yesterday. The show will be written ... Continue Reading →

‘Rio’ Conquers the World, While ‘Hop’ Repeats in U.S.

Rio opened big overseas, while domestic moviegoers made it clear that they prefer to see Russell Brand in animated movies over live-action remakes. Fox and Blue Sky Studios’ Rio ... Continue Reading →

It’s Brand vs. Brand as ‘Arthur’ Looks to Topple ‘Hop’

Moviegoers this weekend will get to decide if they prefer animation or live action when it comes to British comic actor Russell Brand. The star of such comedies as Get Him to the Greek ... Continue Reading →

CG Creature Double Feature

Universal serves up two very different films, Hop and Paul, with a common link: both feature computer animated stars in live-action environs. One thing’s guaranteed: You’ll never ... Continue Reading →

New Trailer Shines a Light On Illumination’s ‘Hop’

A trailer for Hop, the live-action/CG-animation hybrid movie coming April 1 from Illumination Entertainment, has hit the web. Check out the trailer right here: Directed by Tim Hill ... Continue Reading →

Illumination’s ‘Hop’ Gets a Teaser Poster

Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming CG/live-action hybrid feature Hop has gotten a teaser poster. Take a look: The film is directed by Tim Hill and produced by Chris Meledandri. ... Continue Reading →