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Animation Vets Form Astro-Nomical Entertainment

Animation industry veterans Jay Ahn and Chris Henderson have partnered to form Astro-Nomical Entertainment, a full-service development and production company geared for high-quality, ... Continue Reading →
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Joint Venture to Fund ‘Household Pests,’ ‘Mean Margaret’

United Media Capital announced that it has formed a joint venture fund with Pigmental Studios and United Independents Group to co-finance a slate of upcoming animated and live-action ... Continue Reading →
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Jackie Chan Joins ‘Nut Job 2′ Cast

Award-winning actor Jackie Chan has signed on to voice a fuzzy but fearsome Kung-Fu master mouse in The Nut Job 2. The film also features the voices of Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl ... Continue Reading →
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3QU Kicks Off Production on ‘Gnome Alone’

L.A.’s 3QU Media is now in production on its second feature, Gnome Alone, a CG-animated comedy starring singer and actor Becky G (Power Rangers 2017) and Josh Peck (Grandfathered). ... Continue Reading →
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‘Paddington’ Gets Solid Box Office Start

While Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper dominated the weekend box office, taking in about $89.5 million, the CG-hybrid flick Paddington from Paul King (Bunny and the Bull) benefited ... Continue Reading →
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Four Voices Added to ‘Norm of the North’ Cast

Splash Entertainment has announced that that it has signed Bill Nighy (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Pirates of the Caribbean franchise), Gabriel Iglesias (The Nut Job, Planes), Colm ... Continue Reading →
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ToonBox Expands to L.A.

Canadian animation studio ToonBox Entertainment is toasting the success of its indie feature The Nut Job by expanding its operations to the U.S. with a new office in downtown Los Angeles. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Legends of Oz’ a Passion Project for Cast, Crew

Perhaps no cinematic other world is as well-known and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nut Job’ Looks to Crack Home Video Debut

It’s a heist gone wild with the home video release of the hit animated feature The Nut Job (Open Road Films, $29.98 DVD, $34.98 Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy, $49.98 3D Blu-ray, ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO’ Builds $50M Second Weekend

It was another great weekend for The LEGO Movie, which built on its already impressive debut last weekend with a $50 million domestic gross through Sunday. The muscular hit has grossed ... Continue Reading →