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Nickelodeon has revealed the nominees for the 2013 Kids’ Choice Awards, taking place March 23, airing live on the channel (and online at nick.com/KCA13) at 8 p.m./7 p.m. CT. The awards, hosted by Fanboy and Chum Chum‘s Josh Duhamel, cover all aspects of the entertainment landscape. Below is an abbreviated [...]
An overwhelming marketing campaign and familiarity with the Dr. Seuss brand pushed Universal/Illumination’s animated feature The Lorax to the top of the U.S. box-office chart with a record-breaking $70.7 million performance. Although the movie received mixed reviews and only garnered a 59% rating on RottenTomatoes.com, it proved to be a [...]
How the team at Illumination Entertainment put a shiny new 3-D polish on Dr. Seuss’ cautionary, environmentally themed The Lorax. More than 40 years after Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) wrote and illustrated his powerful children’s classic The Lorax, the alarming environmental message of the book is more urgent than ever [...]
The latest 3-D CG flick from Universal Pictures/Illumination Entertainment, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, will come to IMAX March 2, opening on 269 domestic screens simultaneously, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The IMAX launch will be concurrent with the film’s North American wide release. In addition, Lorax will open in seven [...]
A new Australian trailer for Universal’s 2012 feature Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax offers more clues about the much-anticipated project. Directed by Chris Renaud (Despicable Me) and Kyle Balda, the Illumination project focuses on the ecological battle between the curmudgeonly Lorax (Danny DeVito) and the tree-killing Once-ler (Ed Helms). Penned by [...]
Illumination Entertainment president Chris Meledandri will produce a new CG-animated feature based on the Uglydoll franchise, reports Deadline Hollywood. According to Michael Fleming, Meledandri has acquired the rights for the characters created by husband-and-wife team David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim. Larry Stuckey (Meet the Fockers, Elling) will write the script, [...]
Illumination Entertainment is firming up the voice cast for its animated adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. According to Variety, the studio that made Despicable Me has announced that singer Taylor Swift has joined the cast as Audrey. The cast so far includes Danny DeVito as the title character, with The [...]
Disney’s been pretty up front about making animated duo Phineas & Ferb into a major franchise, and takes the next step by having the duo follow in the footsteps of the venerable Space Ghost and host an animated talk show titled Take Two with Phineas and Ferb. The show debuts [...]