News Archive for Meg Casey

New Astro Boy poster

The final theatrical poster for Astro Boy has appeared online and can be viewed at Cinematical. The one-sheet features the robotic hero as well as several of his mecanical friends and enemies. Astro Boy hits theaters on October 23rd.

New Planet 51 trailer

A new theatrical trailer advertising Planet 51 can now be viewed in high definition on Yahoo! Movies. The film tells the story of a human astronaut who crash lands on an alien planet and must avoid being captured. Planet 51 opens in theaters on November 20th.

New Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs poster

A new one-sheet advertising Sony’s Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs has appeared online and can be viewed at Internet Poster Movie Awards. The animated comedy, based on a children’s novel of the same name, is due to hit theaters this September.

New 9 poster

A new theatrical poster for the upcoming animated feature 9 has appeared online and can be viewed over at Film School Rejects. The one-sheet displays the film’s protagonist against a post-apocalyptic backdrop. 9 hits theaters on the 9th of July.

Christmas Carol one-sheet online

A new poster for Disney’s motion-captured adaption of The Christmas Carol can now be seen on Yahoo! Movies. The one-sheet gives us a look at the character of Scrooge, who is portrayed by Jim Carry. The retelling of the classic story is set to hit theaters on November 6th, 2009.

New Princess And The Frog poster

A new one-sheet advertising Disney’s upcoming traditionally animated feature The Princess And The Frog has appeared online and can now be seen on Cinematical. The poster showcases several of the starring characters in the movie against a swamp backdrop. The New Orleans-set film will hit theaters on December 11th of this year.

Flanimals to hit the big screen

Variety reports that Illumination Entertainment, a Universal-based studio, will be creating a CGI feature film based on the children’s novel Flanimals by Ricky Gervias. Gervias is already set to play the lead character, while Matt Slemon of The Simpsons will be penning the script. Flanimals takes place in world populated by species so ugly and […]

Aardman, Sony begin production on two new films

According to Animation World Network, Aardman has begun the production process on their next two animated feature films, Pirates! and Aurthur Christmas. Though Pirates! will be animated in Aardman’s traditional stop-motion style, Aurthur Christmas will be a CGI feature due to the massive scale of the high-tech world portrayed in the picture. Both films will […]

Two minutes of 9 online

Two minutes of the upcoming CGI feature film 9 can now be seen online on the MTV Movies Blog. Based on Shane Acker’s Academy Award-nominated short of the same name, 9 will open in theaters on September 9th, 2009.

New Ice Age 3 poster

A new Japanese poster for Blue Sky’s Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs can now be viewed online at Worst Previews. A direct link to the one sheet can be accessed here. Ice Age 3, Blue Sky’s first animated film to be shown in 3D, hits theaters on July 1st, 2009. Thanks to “CGIFanatic” […]

Zac Efron set for Jonny Quest, title change

According to The L.A. Times, actor Zac Efron of High School Musical fame has signed on to play the lead character in Warner Bros.’ upcoming film adaption of the Jonny Quest animated series. The article also mentions that Warner Bros. might not be naming the movie after the original title of the television show, possibly […]

New Upisode online

A new ‘Upisode’ has appeared online and can now be seen on Moviefone. The clip, titled Snipe Trap, shows the efforts of one of the film’s protagonist in trying to create a successful rope trap. Up hits theaters on May 29th.

Fantastic Mr. Fox logo, early details

A low-quality image of the logo for Fantastic Mr. Fox as well as early plot details concerning the movie can both be seen on First Showing. Based on Roald Dahl’s children’s novel of the same name, the stop-motion film tells the story of three farmers who band together in order to get rid of a […]

New Planet 51 poster

A new low-quality poster for Planet 51 has appeared on the web, and can be seen at LatinoReview. Planet 51, which tells the story of an American austronaut who gets stranded on an alien world, is schedualed to hit theaters on November 20th, 2009.

Monsters Vs Aliens weekend intake

According to Box Office Mojo, Monsters Vs Aliens made a total of $58,200,000 over the course of it’s opening weekend, putting it at number 1 in the box office charts. This is a higher number than was predicted for the animated comedy, as past speculations guessed the film’s cume would be around $50 to $55 […]

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs poster

Internet Movie Poster Awards currently hosts a new one-sheet for Sony’s next animated flick, Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs. The movie, which is based on the children’s novel of the same name, opens in theaters on September 18, 2009.

Monsters Vs Aliens opens today

Hitting both conventional and IMAX theaters today is DreamWork’s Monsters Vs Aliens, the first of the studio’s animated films to be released in 3-D. Critical buzz surrounding the science fiction comedy has been mostly positive so far, with a current 68% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Reviewer Nell Minow calls the flick “An expert blend […]

Monsters Vs Aliens box office predictions

With DreamWork’s new sci-fi flick Monsters Vs Aliens hitting theaters tomorrow, predictions for the film’s weekend intake have begun to appear online. Most speculations put the movie between about $50 to $55 million, such as Box Office Mojo, which guesses a total cumulation of $54.7 within the next three days. However, some predictions have a […]

New Ice Age 3 trailer

A new trailer for Ice Age 3: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs has appeared online and can be watched in Flash version on MSN. The third installment to the successful Ice Age series, which hits theaters on July 1st of this year, stars the voice talents of John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Ray Romano, Queen Latifah, Seann […]

How To Train Your Dragon image

A promotional image for DreamWork’s upcoming film, How To Train Your Dragon, can be seen after scrolling down slightly on Animatoons. The animated comedy, which is set to open in theaters on March 26th, 2010, tells the story of a young Viking who attempts to train a scrawny, toothless dragon to be a brave hero. […]

$6.2 million weekend intake for Monsters oversees

Variety reports that Monsters Vs Aliens has grossed $6.2 million over the weekend oversees from 644 locations, with the majority of the profits coming in from Russia. The decision to open on March 20th in several foreign markets was made due to the fact that many schoolchildren had been on spring break at the time. […]

Laurie and Rogen talk Monsters Vs Aliens

A video interview with Hugh Laurie and Seth Rogen, who provided vocals for the characters Dr. Cockroach and B.O.B. in DreamWork’s Monsters Vs Aliens, can be viewed on ComingSoon. Monsters Vs Aliens, which opens this Friday in conventional and IMAX theaters, follows the story of a group of creatures sent by the government to defeat […]

Gatchaman promo poster

Latino Review has posted a new one-sheet for Gatchaman, which gives us a look at the protagonist of the film. Gatchaman is based on Battle Of The Planets popular television series from the 80’s, and is due out in 2010 according to the poster. The film currently has no director attached.

New Astro Boy theatrical trailer, promo image

A new theatrical trailer for the upcoming CGI adaption of Astro Boy can now be viewed in HD on Hulu. Meanwhile, an exclusive promotional image has appeared on MTV’S Splash Page. Astro Boy is set to hit theaters on October 23rd, 2009.

Live action Sorcerer's Apprentice in 2010

According to Animation World Network, Jerry Bruckheimer’s live action adaption of Fantasia’s animated short, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, is now set to hit theaters on July 16th, 2010. Currently being helmed by director Jon Turteltaub, the modern-day set movie will begin filming this month and stars Nicolas Cage and Jay Baruchel.

New Meatballs trailer

The first trailer for Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs can be seen on SlashFilm. Sony’s upcoming animated flick is an adaption of the children’s novel of the same name. Meatballs will open in traditional as well as 3D compatible theaters on September 18th, 2009.

Release date for Princesss bumped up

According to Variety, Disney has moved up the release date of the traditionally animated feature The Princess And The Frog. Previously slated for a Christmas Day opening, the film will now open exclusively in New York and Los Angeles on November 25th and nationwide on December 11th. The originally planned opening date would have pitched […]

New Monsters Vs Aliens clip

A short clip from DreamWork’s animated comedy Monsters Vs Aliens can now be seen at ComingSoon. The video features the character Ginormica being introduced to a secret government facility. Monsters Vs Aliens hits traditional and 3-D compatible theaters as well as IMAX screens on March 27th.

Fox picks up two more Simpsons seasons

According to Variety, Fox Network has picked up two more seasons of it’s hugely popular animated sitcom, The Simpsons. This action will drive the show into it’s 22nd season, making it TV’s longest-running prime time entertainment series. The 44-segment renewal will boost the show’s episode count to a staggering number of 493.

New Up, Terra posters and photos

Recently released images for Up and Battle For Terra can now both be seen on ComingSoon. The first, which features a canine character in Up, can be found here. Meanwhile, the new poster for Terra is available here, while a photo gallery for the film can be viewed here.