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It’s been a heavy news period regarding Warner’s upcoming live-action adaptation of Pinocchio and Disney’s Sleeping Beauty. First up, director Tim Burton has expressed interest on Warner Bros.’ take on Pinocchio, and he seems to want Robert Downey, Jr. to play the wooden boy’s dad Geppetto, according to The Hollywood [...]
Universal Pictures has bought French animation studio Mac Guff Ligne for Illumination Entertainment, according to Deadline.com. Illumination and Mac Guff worked together on CG-animated features Despicable Me and Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. The Paris-based studio will be renamed Illumination Mac Guff and will work exclusively on Illumination’s fully CG movies [...]
When he’s not designing Thanksgiving parade floats or displaying his art at museums, Tim Burton is also directing movies. His 2012 black-and-white feature Frankenweenie is a full-length version of a short he directed in 1984, about a boy who brings his dog back to life, a la Dr. Frankenstein, after [...]
On the heels of sharing his art with visitors to the L.A. County Museum this year, Tim Burton has designed a special float for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in New York. The popular director’s creation is a stitched-together balloon boy named B. Boy and is part of the parade’s “Blue [...]
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 [...]
Walt Disney Studios has announced a slew of family favorites set to join their slate of 3-D Blu-ray releases this year. The films will be available in DVD/Blu-ray combo packs to provide a variety of viewing experiences, including superior in-home 3-D viewing capabilities. Four of the titles will be available [...]
Fox is hoping that audiences will be hungry for its prequel to the 1968 cult classic as Rise of the Planet of the Apes hits the screens this Friday (August 5). Showcasing the talents of James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Tom Felton and performance capture master Andy Serkis as [...]
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, [...]
Disney has re-shuffled its 2012 release schedule, setting new dates for Tim Burton’s animated Frankenweenie and John Carter of Mars. Frankenweenie — Burton’s feature-length remake of a short film he made in 1984 — has moved from its planned March 9, 2012, release to the more Halloween-friendly date of Oct. [...]