Month: February 2019 – page 2

Ben Whishaw to reprise role as cuddly hero for Paddington TV series
SpongeBob spin-off cartoons in the works at Nickelodeon
Captain Marvel could soar to $100 million opening weekend
Nickelodeon could be launching new Star Trek animated series
SpongeBob goes live-action for 20th anniversary television special
Watch the epic teaser trailer for Frozen II

Disney has launched the first epic teaser trailer to the highly anticipated Frozen II. Plot details on the sequel to the highest grossing animated feature of all-time are still under wraps, though it is confirmed that Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee are returning as directors and Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, and Josh Gad […]

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

The Lego Movie 2 is very different in many ways to the original, but it has all the heart and emotional punch. Just goes to prove that like there’s no one right way to play with Legos, there’s more than one way to build an awesome Lego movie.

New Shazam! featurette highlights film’s cheeky tone

A new featurette for Shazam!–which features lots of new footage from the film–is now online, and can be viewed in the player above. The lighthearted superhero movie opens everywhere this April. We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s case, by shouting […]

First Abominable poster released

The first poster for DreamWorks Animation’s Abominable is now online via IMP Awards. The poster is said to be “fluffy” when seen in person (meaning that people can touch and “feel” the fur). The movie opens everywhere this September.

Latest Aladdin teaser reveals Will Smith’s Genie

“A thrilling and vibrant live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic, Aladdin is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future. Directed by Guy Ritchie, who brings his singular flair for fast-paced, visceral action to the fictitious port […]

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

The story may not be as strong previous Dragons, yet Hidden World offers a compelling narrative, beautiful animation, great cast, and delightful score for a heart-warming conclusion.

The Lego Movie 2 opens

Warner Animation’s The Lego Movie 2 opens today in 4,303 theatres according to Box Office Mojo. The film is a hit with the critics, earning a Certified Fresh 84% at Rotten Tomatoes. Their consensus: “While it isn’t quite as much fun as its predecessor, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part fits neatly into an […]

Disney’s Star vs. The Forces of Evil to end with fourth season
Watch the Pixar SparkShorts film Purl in full

Disney and Pixar have released online in full the short film Purl. It is one of the first three films from the SparkShorts program, an experimental storytelling initiative designed to introduce new creative talent. Purl is directed by Kristen Lester and produced by Gillian Libbert-Duncan.

Disney’s Hercules to get “Shakespeare in the Park” adaptation this fall
The Simpsons renewed for seasons 31 and 32 at Fox
Anastasia to end its run on Broadway next month
Two Zootopia sequels are in the works according to Disney actor
Ugly is beautiful in new UglyDolls trailer

The full trailer for UglyDolls is now online, and in case you were wondering, it still looks a lot like Trolls. The animated musical opens everywhere on May 3rd. In the adorably different town of Uglyville, weird is celebrated, strange is special and beauty is embraced as more than simply meets the eye. Here, the […]

Hugh Jackman and Bigfoot are BFFs in new Missing Link trailer

A brand new trailer for The Missing Link is now online, and can be viewed in the player above. The preview features a ton of new footage and jokes, and looks to Laika’s most lighthearted film to date (with much of the humor feeling very “Aardman” in terms of tone). Starring Hugh Jackman and Zach […]

The Loud House Movie gets new home at Netflix; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film also in the works

Recently we reported the news that Paramount was pulling The Loud House Movie from its theatrical calendar, and many (including us) wondered if it was still happening at all. That news was all resolved today, though some fans of the show may be sad to learn that it will be premiering on Netflix instead of […]

Spider-Verse big winner at Annie Awards

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was the big winner at the 46th Annual Annie Awards, winning Best Animated Feature and all the other categories is was nominated in for a seven trophy haul. Incredibles 2 came into the night with eleven nominations and left with two awards. Mary Poppins Returns also won twice. Ralph Breaks the […]

Toy Story 4 Super Bowl spot features Bo Peep, carnival fun

A brand new TV spot for Toy Story 4–giving fans their first look at actual footage from the film–premiered during the Super Bowl on CBS tonight, and you can check it out in the player above. The anticipated release opens everywhere June 21st. Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and […]