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We were saddened by the recent death of longtime Disney publicity exec Denise Greenawalt who passed away in her sleep following a long illness May 22 at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. She was 52. During her 16-year tenure with Disney, Greenawalt played a key role in developing and implementing publicity [...]
Open Road Films (The Host, The Grey) has picked up the U.S. distribution rights to ToonBox and Redrover Co.’s 3-D, CG-animated The Nut Job. The family pic, which is directed by Peter Lepeniotis and penned by Lorne Cameron and Lepeniotis, will be released on January 17, 2014. Liam Neeson, Katherine [...]
Katherine Heigl, Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Stephen Lang and Jeff Dunham are among the voice talent lined up for the new animated feature The Nut Job, directed by Peter Lepeniotis. Co-produced by Toronto’s ToonBox Entertainment and Korean house Redrover Co., the film is based on Lepeniotis’ 2005 comedy short Surly [...]
Among my favorite things to discover and write about are “Easter eggs:” the little hidden references and in-jokes that crop up in practically everything that has ever been animated. Back in 2003, while researching an article about the Pizza Planet Truck, which has appeared in a cameo in nearly every [...]
More than $17 million poured in the box office coffers this weekend for Disney-Pixar’s release of Finding Nemo in 3D. A solid showing, it still was only good enough for second place for the weekend. The winner this weekend was Resident Evil: Retribution. Based on the popular video game series, [...]
Nemo’s back, and he’s so excited he’s about to pop right off the screen. The stereoscopic 3D re-release of the Pixar blockbuster Finding Nemo leads the major theatrical releases this week and looks to pick up business after a lackluster showing in recent weeks. The movie was first released in [...]
Warner Bros. has signed an exclusive first-look deal with Gulfstream Pictures, the film production and financing company headed by Mike Karz, producer of Valentine’s Day, and Bill Bindley. Gulfstream Pictures will produce and co-finance two films a year beginning with The Nut Job, a $45 million CG-animated feature directed by [...]
With just about everybody, everywhere, weighing in on the surprising flopping sound being made by Disney’s epic feature film John Carter, I’m going to exercise my right to remain silent. All I will say about the film, which is the first live-action picture from Pixar’s Andrew Stanton, is that it [...]
Disney Junior, the multiplatform brand aimed at kids age 2-7 and their parents and caregivers, will become a 24-hour channel this Friday (March 23). The new channel (which will be available on Comcast, Time Warner, Cablevision, Bright House and Verizon), will be the home of classic Disney preschool shows and [...]
Fans can finally walk all over John Lasseter — and he’s thrilled about it. The creative head of both Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, as well as the director of Toy Story 1 and 2, A Bug’s Life and Cars 1 and 2, received Tuesday a star on the Hollywood [...]