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Big business news today as The Walt Disney Company announces it has agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd.—including the popular Star Wars franchise—in a stock and cash transaction from 100% owner, chairman and founder George Lucas. Under the terms of the agreement and based on the closing price of Disney stock [...]
After dashing from meeting to meeting around the Palais des Festivals at Cannes’ MIPCOM market this week, there’s going to be a lot of tired TV professionals looking for an entertaining time waster. Good news for them: Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd. have announced a new collaboration: Angry Birds Star [...]
Fans of Cartoon Network/Lucasfilm Animation’s popular animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars can mark September 29 as the big date on their calendars. That’s when the show begins its fifth season on CG at 9:30 a.m. In addition, the first two seasons for the Emmy-nominated toon will begin their [...]
Brenda Chapman, who was the original director on Pixar’s Brave before being removed from the project, has reportedly left Pixar and is working as a consultant for Lucasfilm Animation. According to a post on the Pixar Portal blog, Chapman left Pixar in late July and was unable to offer any [...]
Director Len Wiseman brings a fresh visual kick to the brave new world of Total Recall. When you think of Philip K. Dick’s seminal sci-fi story We Can Remember It for You Wholesale, it’s hard not to envision Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sharon Stone running around in Total Recall, the 1990 [...]
Visual effects visionary Phil Tippett (Star Wars, Robocop, Twilight series) is working on a new passion project called Mad God. In an interview with the San Francisco Gate, he said he used Kickstarter to raise funds for the movie. He was surprised when fans of his traditional animatronics and puppet [...]
VFX, 3D animation studio Clockwork VFX recently wrapped work on Hasbro’s Star Wars Fighter Pods campaign, which introduces the new toy line with a series of five funny webisodes. “It doesn’t get much bigger than Star Wars and our whole creative team was excited to be a part of this [...]
Rovio Entertainment’s terribly addictive game Angry Birds won the Best Licensed Program of the Year award at this week’s Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. The game, which has spawned a new animated series coming this fall, also won the Best Character/Toy Brand Program of the year and the Best Character [...]
The futuristic Motorcity explores a bizarro car culture on Disney XD. Die-hard animation fans who have been watching cool shows such as Metalocalypse, Megas XLR and MTV Downtown have known about the talent and creativity of Chris Prynoski for many years. In April, more audiences can jump on the Prynoski [...]
Pixar alum Andrew Stanton’s first live-action feature John Carter delivers a stunning blend of cutting-edge CG visual effects and gritty images that are grounded in the real world. Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Mars novels have long been an inspiration for animators. In 1935, Bob Clampett famously tried to turn A Princess [...]