Rumblewick headed to big screen
According to Coming Soon, DreamWorks has green lit production for Rumblewick, a film inspired by the children’s book My Unwilling Witch (The Rumblewick Letters). The story will follow a magician’s rabbit who is offered the chance to train as a witch’s familiar – only to find out that he’s being used as a pawn in […]
First look at The Lorax
USA Today currently features a first look at the title character in the upcoming adaption of Dr. Seuss’s beloved novel, The Lorax. The voice cast for the movie, which boasts Danny DeVito as the voice of the Lorax, will also include Zac Efron, Ed Helms, Betty White, and Rob Riggle playing various characters from the […]
New Megamind One-Sheet
A new poster for the upcoming DreamWorks superhero comedy, Megamind, has appeared online and can be seen over at Internet Movie Poster Awards. The flick, which stars the voice talents of Will Ferrel and Tina Fey, hits theaters on November 5th.
New Goon footage from Comic Con
MTV currently features a clip of footage from The Goon that was shown at the San Diego Comic-Con recently. According to the article, the clip was being showcased in part to show off the film to studios who could potentially finance the production of the Blur Studios project. Currently being produced by David Fincher, the […]
Smurfs teaser now online
The first teaser trailer for the big-screen adaption of the classic cartoon series, The Smurfs, can now be viewed online at Trailer Addict. Directed by Raja Gosnell, the movie hits theaters on July 29th, 2011.
Rango teaser now online
A rather surreal teaser trailer for the upcoming animated flick Rango has recently surfaced on the net, and can be viewed on Itunes Movie Trailers. The film, which follows the story of a chameleon with and identity-crisis, stars the voice talents of Johnny Depp and is directed by Gore Verbinski. Rango hits theaters on March […]
Early Despicable Me reviews are positive
Two early reviews for the upcoming animated film Despicable Me can now be read on Variety as well as Reuters. Both articles praise the flick as a solid, enjoyable movie, though they claim it falls slightly short of being perfect. Despicable Me opens in theaters on July 9th, 2010.
First look at Day & Night
Pixar Talk currently features a brand-new still from the upcoming short film Night & Day, which will be debuting alongside Toy Story 3 on June 18th. Combining both traditional 2D animation as well as CGI, writer/director Teddy Newton’s short follows the antics of two characters named Day and Night. The short is produced by Kevin […]
Mighty Mouse movie back in development
According to the LA Times, a Mighty Mouse movie is once again in the works at Paramount, though the studio is still looking for a writer and director for the flick. A Mighty Mouse movie has been in development at the studio for several years, with many different writers attempting to craft a script for […]
First Yogi Bear images
The Movie Insider has what appear to be the first images from the upcoming Yogi Bear live-action/CGI hybrid. Included on the site are an early poster for the film as well as character shots of Yogi and Boo-Boo. Starring Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake, Yogi Bear hits theaters on December 17th, 2010.
Dragon tops box office
According to Variety, DreamWork’s How To Train Your Dragon topped the box office last weekend with an estimated $43.3 million intake. While these numbers didn’t exactly signify a mega-hit, the gross was enough to knock Disney’s Alice In Wonderland from first place and met industry expectations. 3D showings of Dragon helped boost its opening weekend, […]
How To Train Your Dragon opens today
DreamWork’s new animated flick, How To Train Your Dragon, opens today on over 7,000 screens, including those in IMAX theaters. 2,175 of these screens are equipped with 3D, though this number is not a record due to Avatar and Alice In Wonderland still playing in some theaters. Reviews for the new film are extremely positive, […]
Turkeys set for 2011; Rats of NIMH on the way
According to Variety, a new animation house titled Bedrock Studios has plans for creating family-friendly films with budgets under $35 million. Their first project, centered around a pair of turkeys who discover a time machine, is currently in pre-production, with Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson voicing the lead characters. Set to hit theaters sometime in […]
Tangled teaser trailer
A short teaser trailer for Disney’s Tangled can now be seen on Trailer Addict. Formally titled Rapunzel, the upcoming CGI film will open in theaters on November 24th, 2010.
Early review for How To Train Your Dragon
An early review of How To Train Your Dragon, in which the author describes a positive experience with the film, can be read at Filmonic. “…Overall I had a really fun time with this movie,” states the writer. “The characters aren’t as fully rounded as I’d like, but the breathtaking visuals and fun tone of […]
New Toy Story 3 character revealed
Empire has the latest character poster and turn-around for Pixar’s Toy Story 3, which show-off a new plush-toy character, Buttercup. The site also sports a short synopsis for the Jeff Garlin-voiced character, which states “Saddle up for fun and let Buttercup lead your child away on a magical adventure! This cuddly unicorn features velvety-soft, snow-colored […]
Two new Dragon posters
Two new one-sheets for How To Train Your Dragon have popped up over at Internet Movie Poster Awards. The first, in English, can be seen here, while the other can be viewed here. How To Train Your Dragon hits both IMAX and regular theaters on March 26th.
New Dragon poster
A new one-sheet for How To Train Your Dragon is now online, and can be seen at Cinema Blend. The upcoming DreamWorks film will hit theaters on March 26th. Thanks to ‘CGIFanatic’ over at the Animated Views Forum for the heads up.
Positive buzz for Despicable Me
Despicable Me hits theaters on July 9th, 2010.Several different film sites, including SlashFilm, JoBlo, HitFiz, and Collider, all feature articles describing their author’s experiences while touring the studio responsible for Despicable Me. All of the stories seem to be returning positive feedback for both the clips they were shown of the film, as well as […]
Guardians Of Ga’hoole gets shorter theatrical run
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. has decided to give its’ upcoming 3D animated film Guardians Of Ga’hoole a shorter theatrical run, following suit with the recent news about Disney’s Alice In Wonderland. This decision will allow Guardians to have a DVD/Blu-Ray release just in time for the holiday shopping season. The film, which […]
How To Train Your Dragon one-of-a-kind promotion during Olympics
PR Newswire reports that DreamWorks and NBC have joined forces in a promotional partnership to produce seven winter sports-themed vignettes starring characters from How To Train Your Dragon. These televised shorts, which began airing on Tuesday, advertised both DreamWorks’ upcoming animated film as well as the 2010 winter Olympics. How To Train Your Dragon hits […]
Enchanted 2 on the way
According to Variety, Disney is planning to release a sequel to their hit comedy Enchanted as early as next year. The original film, which opened in 2007, went on to gross $340 million worldwide before ending its theatrical run. Currently, Jessie Nelson is set to pen the script for the sequel, with The Proposal director […]
DreamWorks sells stake in animated studio Paprikaas
According to Variety, Technicolor has purchased the stake previously owned by Dreamworks in the India-based animation house, Paprikaas. The move has given Technicolor complete ownership of the studio responsible for Merry Madagascar and The Penguins of Madagascar, with the company planning on expanding Paprikaas’ specialty beyond animation into visual effects, compression and authoring.
Gumby creator Art Clokey dies at age 88
Art Clokey, creator of the popular Gumby character as well as the Christian television series Davey And Goliath, passed away last Friday, reports Yahoo!News. The animator, who suffered from repeated bladder infections, died in his home in California at the age of 88. His character of Gumby arose from a student project he completed titled […]
Toy Story 3 clip now online
The extended clip of Toy Story 3, set to air along with The Incredibles on ABC Family tonight, has appeared online and can be viewed on ComingSoon. The final addition to the Toy Story film series hits theaters on June 18th, 2010.
New How To Train Your Dragon poster
As pointed out by “CGIFanatic” on the Animated-Views Forum, a new IMAX poster for How To Train Your Dragon can now be seen on Chud. The upcoming DreamWorks flick opens in IMAX 3D on March 26th, 2010.
New The Princess And The Frog posters
Several new international posters advertising The Princess And The Frog have popped up over at Internet Movie Poster Awards. Each features different characters from the traditionally animated film, including Princess Tiana, Doctor Facilier, and Mama Odie.
Fantastic window display
In an unusual but appealing marketing campaign for The Fantastic Mr. Fox, window displays featuring the characters along with various items of clothing have been set up at Bergdorf Goodman Men’s Store in New York City. These displays depict several of the scenes in the movie, inluding not only the stars of the animated feature […]
Best Picture Oscar for an animated flick?
An interesting article on Hollywood.com brings up the topic of a possible Best Picture Oscar nomination for one – or even several – of the animated films that were released within the past year. The story brings up several good points as to why this might be a possibility, gesturing towards elements such as the […]
New Mr. Fox poster
A new one-sheet advertising The Fantastic Mr. Fox can now be seen on Internet Movie Poster Awards. Based on Roald Dahl’s popular children’s novel, the stop-motion film will open in theaters on November 25th, and features the voice talents of George Clooney, Meryl Streep, William Dafoe, and Bill Murray.