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Now that audiences are eating up everything Muppet-relate in anticipation of this week’s movie opening, The Hollywood Reporter announces that NBC has ordered a script for The New Nabors, a single-camera comedy featuring Jim Henson’s puppets. The show will centers on the comic adventures of a family in Palm Springs [...]
The second time is too much of a charm for the dancing penguins of Happy Feet Two, which opened to a $22 million box-office total domestically. The first outing of George Miller’s Oscar-winning feature made $41.5 million over the same weekend in 2006. The CG-animated birds had tough competition from [...]
George Miller’s dancing penguins of Happy Feet Two will be aiming for the family audiences this weekend, before Disney’s The Muppets and Sony/Aardman’s Arthur Christmas steal them away on Wednesday. Warner Bros.’ 3-D animated sequel is projected to bring in a modest sum of $30 to $35 million, while Twilight: Breaking [...]
It was a good weekend for Tarsem Singh’s Immortals, the vfx-laden Henry Cavill-starrer, which was the No. 1 movie at the box office and made $32 million in the U.S. and $36 million overseas. In the third spot, DreamWorks’ swash-buckling hero Puss in Boots brought in another $25.5 million, making [...]
USA Today unveiled the first image from the new Toy Story short Small Fry today. The short accompanies The Muppets (in theaters on Nov. 23). Directed and written by Pixar veteran Angus McLane (BURN.E), the adventure finds Buzz Lightyear accidentally trading places with a Happy Meal-type toy at a fast food [...]
Since Disney’s The Muppets movie is on everyone’s radar this holiday season, The Hub has planned a special Thanksgiving marathon featuring Jim Henson’s beloved characters. On November 24, the channel will air three feature films starring Kermit, Miss Piggy and company, beginning at 1 p.m. with Muppet Treasure Island (1996). [...]
We were saddened to learn of the recent death of beloved animation writer and historian and Animation Guild VP Earl Kress passed away recently at age 60 due to complications from liver cancer. Kress’s numerous animation credits include The Fox and the Hound, DuckTales, Ewoks, Pinky and the Brain, Animaniacs, Transformers, Pound Puppies, Taz-Mania, [...]
The latest headwear craze that has graced the pates of pop idols Ke$ha and Katy Perry (among other trendy celebs) is moving on from wild beasts to felt puppets. SpiritHoods, a Los Angeles-based company that makes charming hood/scarf combos in the likeness of animals such as wolves, bears and exotic [...]
Taking a marketing page from Comic-Con, Disney’s D23 Expo offered bits and pieces of news, highlights of upcoming animated fare and meet-and-greets with talent for die-hard fans this past weekend in Anaheim. Upcoming features such as Pixar’s Brave and Monsters University, Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, director Rich Moore’s Wreck-It Ralph and [...]
Disney’s ultimate fandom expo, taking place August 19 – 21 at the Anaheim Convention Center, has announced its planned sneak peeks and appearances by stars from upcoming films, while promising even more surprises for attendees. Film previews will cover The Muppets, John Carter, Oz the Great and Powerful, Tim Burton’s [...]