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SEC Hits DreamWorks With Turbo Investigation

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In more financial news, DreamWorks Animation is being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] after disclosing that they took a $13.5 million hit on last year’s “Turbo” feature film. “Turbo” had a disclosed budget of $135 million but only took in $83 million domestically at the box office. “Turbo” performed much better in […]

Guardians Ring New York Stock Exchange's Bell

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With their work guarding the galaxy apparently finished before it has begun, cast members of the upcoming movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” [release date: August 1, 2014] were allowed to ring the bell to open the New York Stock Exchange. Present was Chris Pratt [Star-Lord], a pregnant Zoe Saldana [Gamora] and a dude wearing Pratt’s […]

Smith Micro Issues Avatar Challenge

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Smith Micro Issues Avatar Challenge Smith Micro Software has joined forces with telecom company Sprint and issued the Avatar Challenge – an education program where students will use Smith Micro’s animation software to create avatar characters with the chance to have their creations viewed and used by millions through Sprint Visual Voicemail, as later this […]

Christopher Walken Joins Jungle Book As King Louie

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Fresh off the announcement that he will be Captain Hook in the live stage version of “Peter Pan”, Christopher Walken is going for more Disney fare as it was announced that he will join the cast of the upcoming live action/CG hybrid “Jungle Book” remake as King Louie, the top banana of the jungle’s swinging […]

The Hobbit: Battle Of The Five Armies Trailer

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The next installment in The Hobbit trilogy is coming your way on December 17, 2014 in the form of the big battle blowout called “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”. The newly released trailer provides a glimpse of what is to be expected [lots of battling]…

Test Footage For Deadpool Movie

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Whether or not it actually gets made – who knows – but the test footage for the film version of Deadpool [release date: unknown] starring Ryan Reynolds as the wise-cracking but violent comic book character does possess some merit…

Eva Green May Join Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

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Eva Green [“Penny Dreadful”] is in negotiations to sign on as the lead for the Tim Burton-directed film “Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children” based on the Ranson Riggs’ book of the same name about a teenager who travels to an island and is tasked with saving the orphans with special powers from creatures on […]

DreamWorks Animation Debuts New Animation Software For Dragon Sequel

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DreamWorks Animation has a slew of new animated films coming out in the next few years and they will all be slated to be made with their new animation software called Apollo, which made its debut with this year’s “How To Train Your Dragon 2” sequel film. The software, in development over the past five […]

SDCC2014: Mite Wins Best Animation Award At Comic Con International Film Festival

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One of the final events at the 2014 Comic Con in San Diego this year was determining the winners of the seven categories in the Comic Con International Film Festival and bringing home the prize in the Best Animation category was Walter Volbers for his short film “Mite” – about the brief life of a […]

SDCC2014: Assassin's Creed: Unity Poster And Trailer

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The newest installment in the Assassin’s Creed video game franchise is “Assassin’s Creed: Unity” [which will be released to Sony PlayStation 4, Microsoft Xbox One and PC on October 28, 2014] and the trailer and a poster specially made by “The Walking Dead” artist Tony Moore, was debuted at the 2014 Comic Con this past […]

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