Ready Player One

Trailer: Iron Giant Rises Again in Extended ‘Ready Player One’ Spot

Warner Bros. has released a new, extended trailer for Steven Spielberg’s upcoming immersive-gaming fantasy Ready Player One, showing us more of the OASIS virtual world where pop culture ... Continue Reading →
Melissa Taylor

Producer Melissa Taylor Named Joint Biz Dev Head at Framestore

Oscar-winning VFX company Framestore has appointed Melissa Taylor as Global Joint Head of Business Development. The highly regarded producer has worked with some of the world’s biggest ... Continue Reading →
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

No One’s Playing in ‘Fallen Kingdom’ Game Day Trailer

Universal Pictures let something big and bad loose on Super Bowl Sunday, when viewers first got to see star Chris Pratt come face-to-teeth with a new, terrifying dinosaur hybrid (of ... Continue Reading →
Wellesley Wild

‘Family Guy’ Alum Wellesley Wild Tapped as ‘Animaniacs’ Showrunner

Three-time Emmy Award nominated Family Guy producer Wellesley Wild has been selected as showrunner and executive producer of Hulu’s reboot of Animaniacs. The Amblin / Warner Bros. ... Continue Reading →
75th Annual Golden Globe Awards

‘Coco’ Wins Pixar’s 8th Golden Globe for Animation

Pixar Animation Studios’ magical, music-filled ode to Mexican traditions Coco was announced as the winner of the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Animated at Sunday ... Continue Reading →

Hulu, Amblin & WB Return to the Water Tower for New ‘Animaniacs’

Hulu, Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation have announced a pact to create a brand-new iteration of iconic ‘90s cartoon franchise Animaniacs. Under a two-season straight-to-series ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: New ‘Trollhunters’ Art & Clip, ‘Phantom Tollbooth’ Gets ‘GoT’ Helmer, Nora Twomey Talks ‘Breadwinner,’ & More

Matt Shakman to Direct TriStar’s ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ Adaptation The live-action/hybrid adaptation of Norton Juster’s classic kids’ book is scripted ... Continue Reading →

‘Coco,’ ‘Loving Vincent’ Honored by National Board of Review

The New York-based National Board of Review has picked Pixar’s Coco as the Best Animated Movie of the Year. The 108-year-old New York-based organization is made up of “film ... Continue Reading →

South Korean Investors Buy DreamWorks’ Campus

DreamWorks Animation’s lush and much-envied Glendale campus has been bought by a partnership led by South Korean investors. As reported by the Los Angeles Times, the campus was sold ... Continue Reading →
Kevin Hudson

A Dandelion Hopes for a New Life in Kevin Hudson’s ‘Weeds’

The recent anti-immigrant climate in the U.S. had a deep impact on animation director Kevin Hudson. The director of the new animated short Weeds says he was pulling weeds in his yard ... Continue Reading →