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Bryan Singer’s vfx-laden take on the fairy tale classic Jack the Giant Slayer failed to work its magic on the U.S. box office numbers and ended up making only $26 million over the weekend. Nevertheless, the Warner Bros. release, which was reportedly made for over $200 million was the number [...]
Director Cal Brunker stresses strong visuals and iconic imagery in the new, sci-fi comedy movie Escape from Planet Earth. If luck happens when preparation meets opportunity, then director Cal Brunker is one lucky guy. After working as a storyboard artist on Horton Hears A Who!, Ice Age: Continental Drift and [...]
Vancouver-based Rainmaker Entertainment has appointed veteran feature film and television executive Michael Hefferon as president and executive producer, it was announced by Craig Graham, newly appointed chair and CEO of the CGI animation studio. The appointment of Hefferon reflects Rainmaker’s expansion into both areas of client CGI animation services as [...]
The case of writer-director Tony Leech and producer Brian Inerfeld against the Weinstein company over the studio’s handling of the CG-animated movie Escape From Planet Earth seems to keep generating news. According to a story in The Hollywood Reporter, Leech and Inerfeld will get to see the latest version of [...]
Only a couple of days after the departure of president Catherine Winder from Vancouver’s Rainmaker Entertainment, the company was sold to China’s Xing Xing Digital Corp. The assets are being acquired in consideration for the assumption of existing Rainmaker book liabilities in an approximate amount of $7 million and the [...]
2013 is going to be a busy year for The Weinstein Company as the studio focuses on multiple family-friendly toons set for theatrical release next year. In addition to the much-buzzed about Escape from Planet Earth, TWC co-chair Harvey Weinstein has announced the release dates for SantApprentice, The Trick or [...]
The Weinstein Company and Canada’s Rainmaker Entertainment announced today that the voice cast of their 2012 animated movie Escape from Planet Earth will include Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Alba, Rob Corddry, James Gandolfini and Craig Robinson. The 3-D CG-animated movie is directed by Cal Brunker, best known for his [...]