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Disney+ Reveals Upcoming Marvel Animation Line-Up at Comic-Con 2022

Streamer drops ‘I Am Groot’ trailer to tease shorts series launching next month; Season 2 of ‘What If…?’ returns in early 2023 with new Marvel series ‘X-MEN ’97’ coming later in 2023, followed by ‘Spider-Man: Freshman Year’ in 2024.

The DCEU Comes Alive VFXWorld

Shiny Helmets and Quantum Closets: Wētā FX Delivers for ‘Peacemaker’

In Part 2 of our interview with the Guy Williams and Mark Gee, the visual effects supervisors talk about their equally impressive non-avian creations for the critically acclaimed DCEU spinoff series now streaming on HBO Max.

Where Can I Get My Own Eagly? VFXWorld

A Raptor for All Seasons: The Creation of ‘Peacemaker’s Eagly

Wētā FX’s Guy Williams and Mark Gee talk about bringing the scene-stealing avian sidekick to life for James Gunn's celebrated DCEU spinoff series, now streaming on HBO Max.

Gimme Groot! Headline News

Disney+ Reveals ‘I Am Groot’ Shorts Key Art and Launch Date

Van Diesel voices the mischievous toddler, Baby Groot, in Marvel Studios’ latest addition to the streamer’s summer lineup; the collection of 5 original films debuts August 10.

We Want More Eagly! Headline News

John Cena to Play Looney Tune Land Lawyer in ‘Coyote vs. Acme’

Audiences will be seeing the ‘Suicide Squad’ and ‘Peacemaker’ star in court, defending ACME Corporation from a looney lawsuit over its faulty mail-order devices, in the just announced Warner Bros. live-action / CG animation hybrid film.

Gotta Go Fast Headline News

Idris Elba to Voice Knuckles the Echidna in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’

‘The Suicide Squad’ star joins Ben Schwartz as Sonic, James Marsden as Tom, and Jim Carrey as Dr. Ivo Robotnik in the CGI/live-action hybrid caper set to release in theaters on April 8th, 2022.

Redo! Headline News

James Gunn Reveals ‘Suicide Squad’ is Almost Finished

After David Ayer’s lackluster 2016 effort,’ the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ director has taken it upon himself to reboot the franchise, which will get a trailer ‘in due time.’

The Ever-Expanding Suicide Squad Universe Headline News

‘Peacemaker’ Origin Story with John Cena and James Gunn Gets Series Order at HBO Max

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 10:35am

With the rallying cry, ‘Oh f*ck, it’s Peacemaker!” streaming giant greenlights action-adventure-comedy series that explore the origins of character Cena plays in upcoming ‘The Suicide Squad’ film, a man who believes in peace at any cost, including lives.

Disney Headline News

Disney Fires ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn

Outspoken Trump critic Gunn exits the Marvel Studios franchise in the wake of controversial tweets unearthed by conservative groups.

Academy Awards VFXWorld

Making it Better: Christopher Townsend Talks ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Oscar-nominated VFX supervisor details the myriad challenges in bringing director James Gunn’s blockbuster sequel to the screen.

Previs VFXWorld

The Third Floor Returns to its Groots on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Supervisor James Baker leads the studio’s previs, techvis and postvis efforts on their second ‘Guardians’ and 11th Marvel film collaboration.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Method Studios Returns to the Marvel Universe for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Vancouver and Los Angeles facilities deliver 550 VFX shots for the latest Marvel blockbuster, including key CG character sequences with Rocket and Baby Groot, large-scale destruction and spaceship crashes, environment design, and more.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

A Global Effort: It Takes More Than a Village to Build the World of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Production VFX supervisor Christopher Townsend integrates the work of artists from around the world to wow audiences with Ego the Planet and other new digital characters in Marvel’s latest sci-fi action adventure hit.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Weta Digital Confronts the Monstrous Ego of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

The New Zealand studio tackles 600 shots including the Final Battle, Ego, Rocket, Baby Groot and a host of explosions in Marvel’s latest sci-fi action adventure.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Weta’s Guy Williams Talks Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 4:44pm

The Weta Digital VFX supervisor discusses his work on director James Gunn’s latest MCU superhero franchise hit. 

Framestore VFXWorld

Framestore Reunites with James Gunn on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Framestore collaborates with VFX supervisor Christopher Townsend to deliver more than 620 shots ranging from creature work, spaceships, ‘the best opening sequence in the world’ and an exhilarating space chase across the Galaxies.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' Nabs $38M Debut

David Fincher's adaptation of Gillian Flynn's popular novel takes first place with $38 million, while the prequel to ‘The Conjuring’ is a very close second with $37.2 million.

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Box Office Report: LAIKA’s ‘Boxtrolls’ Rakes in $35M Globally

Focus Features' 3D family offering ‘The Boxtrolls’ takes in $17.3 million for its North American debut, the best showing yet for animation house LAIKA; internationally the stop motion feature earns $5.1 million for a foreign total of $17.7 million and early worldwide cume of $35 million.

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Box Office Report: ‘Maze Runner’ Leads with $32.5 Million Opening

Twentieth Century Fox's YA adaptation ‘The Maze Runner’ opens to $32.5 million at the North American box office; James Gunn’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ passes up fellow Marvel title ‘Iron Man 2’ with a worldwide haul of $632.2 million.

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Box Office Report: ‘Guardians,’ ‘TMNT’ Top Holiday Weekend

Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ easily rules the Labor Day holiday, taking in $22.2 million for a domestic total of $280.5 million and global haul of $553.6 million.

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