I haven’t been this disappointed by a Walt Disney sci-fi movie since The Black Hole. Maybe I walked in with unrealistic expectations of seeing something as groundbreaking, and visually thrilling as the 1982 original. The trailer looked tremendous and the idea of revisiting a ‘visionary’ film (the first Tron does indeed deserve that now-overused adjective) with 21st century effects – and with the same actors playing the same characters they did in the original, only middle-aged – seemed irresistible.
Framestore has provided a one-stop service for Mindshare by concepting, shooting and post-producing a truly integrated 3D cinema and digital campaign for LG.
It's caroling season, and who knows what to expect when opening their door to the rambling uninvited masses? QuietMan gives us one outlandish possibility in a hilarious new spot for DSW via BB Creative.
Two producers discuss the theatrical Road Runner/Wile E. Coyote shorts and the upcoming Looney Tunes Show.
The world's funniest evil genius saw his plans for world domination come true when Despicable Me made off with first-day sales on Blu-ray, DVD and digital download of nearly $25 million on December 14.
Callaway Digital Arts (www.callaway.com), interactive publisher of premium children’s and lifestyle applications for the iPad, today announced a partnership with HIT Entertainment that brings Thomas the Tank Engine to life on the iPad.
It has been nearly thirty years since the original TRON made waves with its then groundbreaking visual effects. Visual effects have caught up with the visionary ideas of the digital world of the original, making the sequel a visual treat. Unfortunately, the story is less compelling.
Oscar nominated screenwriter David Reynolds (Finding Nemo) has been hired to write an untitled animated feature film based on an original story by animation veteran Stephan Franck (Iron Giant, Despicable Me) who will also direct.
Vanguard Films has tapped CORPSE BRIDE director Mike Johnson to direct its CG/stop-motion production OZ WARS, reports Variety.
Jon Favreau has informed Marvel Studios that he will not return to direct IRON MAN 3, reports Vulture.
In touting his Golden Globe nomination for DreamWorks' HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, director Chris Sanders told AWN that he is most excited about the fact that "people have been treating it like a movie. Animators or not, people are talking about it in terms of the lighting and the acting, which is really thrilling because animation has come into its own."
Read about the latest VFX magic conjured for a Narnia voyage at sea with MPC, Framestore, Cinesite, The Senate and The Mill.
Universal's SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN is looking to cast an unknown for its lead, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Mila Kunis and Adam Scott are in talks to take roles in Seth MacFarlane's live-action feature debut TED, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS), and Turner Broadcasting, EMEA, have agreed to a programming deal covering four key properties including Transformers Prime, The Adventures of Chuck and Friends, Pound Puppies and My Little Pony.
Michael Apted has directed the latest installment of The Chronicles of Narnia, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, produced by Twentieth Century Fox and Walden Media.
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) and LucasArts, a division of Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd., in collaboration with TransGaming, Inc. (TSX-V: TNG), today announced that Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, a free-to-play family-friendly online virtual world, is now available for Macintosh Platform users at www.CloneWarsAdventures.com.
On the heels of the successful animated blockbuster, How To Train Your Dragon (DreamWorks Animation), comes all new dragon adventure ‘’Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon.’’
BRB Internacional will attend the upcoming edition of the Nuremberg Toy Fair set for February with plenty of new licensing-related projects.
Despite a soft opening, Fox-Walden's THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER bested Columbia's THE TOURIST in their opening weekend at the U.S. box office for Dec. 10-12, 2010.
Matt Damon is in talks to take the lead in Neill Blomkamp's DISTRICT 9 follow-up, ELYSIUM, reports Deadline.com.
Entity FX is looking forward to seeing a variety of the company's digital visual effects playing in stereoscopic 3D for the theatrical feature release Yogi Bear (Warner Bros. Pictures).