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WB Developing Animated ‘Scooby-Doo’ Film

Variety.com broke the news today that Warner Bros. is developing a new feature-length animated adventure for Scooby-Doo and the rest of the perennial mystery-solving team. While it ... Continue Reading →
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Sony’s ‘Smurfs’ Sequel Ready to Dominate Theaters

The Smurfs 2 director Raja Gosnell and animation director spill the beans on the trials and tribulations of bringing the little blue creatures’ second big cinematic adventure ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Greenlights ‘Scalia & Snagglepuss’ Movie

Jumping on the recent spotlight on Judge Antonin Scalia, Warner Bros. has announced that it’s going ahead with a new live-action/animated hybrid feature titled Scalia & Snagglepuss: ... Continue Reading →
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Rhythm & Hues Declares Bankruptcy

We were sad to hear that legendary vfx and animation studio Rhythm & Hues has filed for bankruptcy after a deal for Indian-based Prime Focus to buy the Oscar-winning house fell ... Continue Reading →
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Iwao and Party Time at Disney

January 8th, 2013, just a little over one week away from my setting down these words, will mark the fifth anniversary of the sudden and tragic death of one of the industry’s most ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA’s ‘ParaNorman’ Scares Up Auds This Weekend

LAIKA studio’s second feature, ParaNorman, is an original stop-motion horror story for kids of all ages. One of the most noticeable shifts in the Stateside features market is the ... Continue Reading →
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Scooby-Doo and WrestleMania Sign Up for New Movie

Warner Bros. and WWE Studios announced they will co-produce a Scooby-Doo animated feature that will find Scooby and the gang solving a mystery at WrestleMania. The announcement was ... Continue Reading →
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‘Samurai! Daycare’ Proves Its Chops on YouTube

Pipsqueak Films’ new animated series Samurai! Daycare has made a big impression on YouTube. Created by Disney veteran and Emmy nominee Mike Blum (The Adventures of Baxter and ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Shutters Straight-to-Vid Division

Warner Bros. has closed Warner Premiere, its straight-to-video division. The Hollywood Reporter says the studio cited the declining DVD market and its current transition to digital ... Continue Reading →
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The Animal Appeal of Frank Welker

The unique voice artist Frank Welker has been called the most successful Hollywood actor that the public at large has never heard of. There is no question that he is one of the busiest ... Continue Reading →