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In theaters today, DreamWorks Animation’s latest feature The Croods goes back to the basics with a strong family comedy set in a magical, prehistoric period. The world will be watching DreamWorks’ caveman family very closely this spring. Fortunately, The Croods, the studio’s first venture after the disappointing box-office performance of [...]
Management-production company The Gotham Group, which reps a lion’s share of animation professionals, and talent management outfit Principal Entertainment Los Angeles have launched a joint venture. The companies will continue to operate at Gotham’s offices on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles says The Hollywood Reporter. The announcement was made by [...]
Genndy Tartakovsky’s blockbuster comedy Hotel Transylvania arrives on DVD and Blu-ray today, after making over $324 million worldwide. The Sony Animation feature, which began its theatrical run on Sept. 28 of last year, centers on Dracula, the owner of Hotel T and how he tries to protect his daughter from [...]
The Golden Globes 2013 nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 13). The five animated features up for the award are: The big surprise was the absence of critical favorites such as LAIKA’s ParaNorman and any of GKIDS’ stylish imports such as The Rabbi’s Cat, Zarafa, The Painting and [...]
Sony Animation has announced the release date for two eagerly anticipated projects. First up, Genndy Tartakovksy will be helming a new 3-D, CG-animated version of Popeye. The new pic about the spinach-chomping sailor is slated to arrive in theaters on September 26, 2014. The script for the 21st century version [...]
It was a frightfully great weekend for Sony Animation’s Hotel Transylvania, which checked in at the number-one spot at the box office, with an estimated $43 million total in 3,349 theaters stateside. Directed by acclaimed TV veteran Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack) this crowd-pleasing take on popular movie monsters [...]
Acclaimed animation world veteran Genndy Tartakovsky brings some old cartoon-y magic to Sony’s summer frightfest Hotel Transylvania. Last summer, when Sony Animation announced that TV veteran Genndy Tartakovsky would take over the reins of its animated feature about a resort for monsters, fans unanimously took a deep breath of relief. [...]
LAIKA’s well-received stop-motion feature ParaNorman did respectable business at the box office during its second weekend of release, with an estimated $8.6 million. Directed by Chris Butler and Sam Fell, the zombie-filled family movie now has a $28.3 million domestic cume and a $36 million worldwide total since its release [...]
Gnomeo and Juliet and Shrek 2 director Kelly Asbury is going to have a very busy year. Not only is he writing Sony’s upcoming Pooch Café project, he is also in talks to direct Kazorn & The Unicorn, says Deadline.com. Produced by Sam Raimi, Josh Donen and Russell Hollander, Kazorn [...]
Sony Animation began production on the sequel to its 2011 hit The Smurfs today. Most of the cast and crew from the original movie, which made over $560 million at the global box office, are coming back for the second outing, which will be released on July 13, 2013. The [...]