Cartoon Network has signed an agreement with acclaimed producer Joel Silver and Silver Pictures to develop a live-action motion picture for its globally successful animated action-adventure property, BEN 10, it was announced today by Stuart Snyder, president and COO of Turner Broadcasting System Inc.’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media division (AYAKM).
Andrew Adamson (SHREK and CHRONICLES OF NARNA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE) is set to adapt Dark Horse's comic BEASTS OF BURDEN into a CG animated feature, writes Heat Vision.
Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings) joins the cast of Nickelodeon's all-new CG-animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as Raphael, one of four teenage brothers dedicated to a life battling evil denizens.
On Saturday, June 25, 2011, in celebration of the birthday of Peyo, the creator of the Smurfs (born June 25, 1928), Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation will coordinate events all over the world as part of Global Smurfs Day, a worldwide event in anticipation of the release of the Smurfs’ trip to movie theaters, it was announced today by Marc Weinstock, president, Worldwide Marketing for Sony Pictures.
The battle for Earth’s survival begins June 14th, in the year’s #1 sci-fi action thriller BATTLE: LOS ANGELES, storming onto DVD, Blu-ray and Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack, from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Rethink everything you knew about the age-old tale when “Red Riding Hood” arrives onto Blu-ray Combo Pack with an all-new Alternate Cut on June 14th from Warner Home Entertainment Group.
Continuing the prolific global expansion of its flagship multiplatform property, POCOYO, Zinkia Entertainment has secured a number of new licensing partners for the popular children’s brand across Asia and Latin America.
The colossal battle between the AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS is underway as Activision Publishing, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: ATVI) new video game Transformers: Dark of the Moon ships to retail stores nationwide today.
The Hub television network, a destination for kids and their families, will present -- in advance of the theater debut of the eagerly anticipated blockbuster film -- the world premiere of the original special “The Making of ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’,” a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming third feature film in the hugely successful film franchise.
J.J. Abrams' ode of early Steven Spielberg film, SUPER 8, captured the #1 spot at the U.S. box office for the weekend of June 10-12, 2011.
Walt Disney Animation Studios has released new word on its videogame-themed animated feature REBOOT RALPH, renaming it WRECK-IT RALPH.
The Hollywood Reporter writes that Playtone's Tom Hanks is talking with his FORREST GUMP director Robert Zemeckis about turning the Mattel toyline MAJOR MATT MASON into a feature film.
French actress Elodie Yung (DISTRICT 13: ULTIMATUM) is in discussions to join G.I. JOE: COBRA STRIKES, reports Heat Vision.
Heading into Licensing International Expo, leading family entertainment producer, distributor and licensor Chorion has secured its first major multi-rights deal with German broadcaster Super RTL.
Escape Studios, the leading CG training academy, has today announced two new classroom courses aimed at aspiring VFX artists looking to further their careers.
Image Metrics Inc. (OTCBB: IMGX), a leading provider of facial animation technology, today announced a partnership with social video company Qlipso to integrate Image Metrics' recently launched real-time avatar creation platform PortableYou and its other animation technologies with Qlipso's upcoming platform to further enhance social interaction via online videos and other media channels.
A prehistoric squirrel scampers across an icy landscape, desperately clinging to his beloved acorn; a creative, young robot leaves his small town, with dreams of making it as a successful inventor; a rare, blue macaw travels to the exotic land of Rio de Janeiro in search of true love and adventure--in movies an intriguing story is essential, but how do these memorable characters and scenes become so animated?
Jeremy Zag's Zagtoon, Ben Stassen's nWave, StudioCanal and Nexus Factory are teaming to bring the SAMMY'S ADVENTURE film franchise to TV, reports Variety.
John Hlavin has been tapped to write an adaptation of the board game RISK for Columbia Pictures, Hasbro and Overbrook Ent., reports ComingSoon.net.
Disney will pay seven figures to LOST exec producer Damon Lindelof to write/produce the sci-fi tentpole 1952, reports Deadline.com.
Chris Columbus’ 1492 Pictures and CJ Entertainment & Media have purchased the remake rights to the Norwegian found-footage film TROLL HUNTER, reports Deadline.com.