Month: November 2017

New documentary accuses The Simpsons of being racist with the character of Apu
More potential details regarding the allegations against John Lasseter emerge
Disney casts Liu Yifei as live-action Mulan
The epic first official trailer to Avengers: Infinity War has launched!
Coco continues Disney’s Thanksgiving dominance with $71.2 million debut
How Disney achieved “perfection” with Aladdin 25 years ago

Coco is a beautiful film in a lot of ways — artistically, musically, and culturally. But narratively it’s just a ghost of the type of stories we’re used to from Pixar.

Coco, Justice League to face off over top spot during extended holiday weekend
The Last Jedi tracking for $200 million opening weekend
John Lasseter taking leave of absence from Pixar as result of “missteps”

John Lasseter, the head of Pixar Animation Studios and creative consultant at Walt Disney Feature Animation, is taking a leave of absence from the company, THR is reporting. In a memo released publicly today, Lasseter apologized for any “missteps” he may have made to employees at Pixar. “I especially want to apologize to anyone who […]

How tragic history “helped write” a fairy tale with Anastasia
The cast of Anastasia then and now
Harley Quinn solo animated series ordered for DC digital service
First posters for Smallfoot released
Production Designer Carlos Zaragoza puts a smile on The Emoji Movie

We have a chat to learn about the inspirations and the challenges for this interesting film project.

Pixar’s Coco becomes highest grossing film in Mexico ahead of US release
Incredibles 2 teaser trailer released
Watch the Hotel Transylvania 3 teaser trailer

The teaser trailer for Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is now online, and can be viewed in the player below. It screams into theaters July 13th.

Beauty and the Beast writer Stephen Chbosky to pen Disney’s Prince Charming
F. Murray Abraham cast as the villain in How to Train Your Dragon 3
Hotel Transylvania 3 gets a title, teaser posters

The first posters for Hotel Transylvania 3 have been released by Sony, and you can check them out below. In addition, the domestic poster reveals that the full title of the movie will be Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation. It bites its way into theaters next July.

Warner Bros. wins Paddington 2 distribution rights in $30 million bidding war
Chip ‘N’ Dale return with Nutty Tales shorts for Disney Junior
Illumination in final talks for animated Super Mario Bros. movie
Gina Rodriguez, Zachery Levi shine light on The Star
Sam Mendes no longer directing Disney’s Pinocchio remake
Is Coco the movie to beat at this year’s Oscars?
Wonder Woman 2 bumped up to avoid competing with Star Wars
Universal, Illumination drops Louis C.K. from The Secret Life of Pets 2