Month: September 2015

Al Jean hints that The Simpsons might be ending soon (but he’s done that before)
New Good Dinosaur posters released
International trailer for The Jungle Book shows off more footage from the film
Enchanted 2 re-titled Disenchanted
How Blue Sky channeled Charles Schulz for The Peanuts Movie
Inside the original pitch for Uncharted
Spielberg’s DreamWorks Studios considering a name change
Highlights from the Ottawa International Animation Festival
Star Wars – Rebels: Complete Season One

Bridging the gap between the film trilogies, Rebels’ initial season inches its way towards being epic, setting up what promises to be an even stronger second season.

Pacific Rim 2 still happening after all?
Hotel Transylvania 2 beats original’s record with best September opening ever
Snoopy hogs the spotlight in newest Peanuts Movie poster
Animation visionary Glen Keane talks about Nephtali

Our exclusive wide-ranging interview focuses on Keane’s new short, touching on dance, music, faith, and the new technologies shaping animation in unimaginable ways.

Moviegoers check into Hotel Transylvania 2
Animation Addicts Podcast #104: Hotel Transylvania – Everyone Killed the Wife

Get ready for the sequel by recapping the original Hotel Transylvania in the latest Animation Addicts Podcast.

Hotel Transylvania 2 opens

Sony Animation’s Hotel Transylvania 2 opens today in 3,753 theatres according to Box Office Mojo. It’s not winning over a majority of the critics, earning a 41% so far at Rotten Tomatoes. Still it should have no trouble earning a weekend win with just over $35 million according to both Box Office Prophets and BOM.

First Lady Michelle Obama will voice herself on Doc McStuffins
New Norm of the North poster
Brad Bird continues to tease The Incredibles 2 while revealing nothing about it
AP mistakenly reports that Yogi Bear has died instead of baseball legend Yogi Berra
Let It Go officially certified an 8X Platinum song
“Just Zoo It.” Eye-catching poster for Zootopia is loaded with gags
The first trailer for the Angry Birds movie is here
The munks are back in several new Alvin & the Chipmunks: The Road Chip posters
Aardman buys U.S. animation studio Nathan Love
VFX and animation studio Animal Logic opens Vancouver facility
Australian animation pioneer Yoram Gross dies at 88