Hollywood Reporter Interviews Disney Animation’s Andrew Millstein on “Frozen,” “Big Hero 6”

by Ed Liuon February 19, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter has interviewed Walt Disney Feature Animation executive VP and GM Andrew Millstein about the studio’s recent string of critical and box-office successes, focusing heavily on Frozen, followed by the upcoming Big Hero 6. Among other topics, Millstein discusses the development of Frozen (and some of the surprises along the way), the popularity […]
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“Frozen” Box Office Approaches $1 Billion Worldwide

by Ed Liuon February 19, 2014
Disney’s Frozen is closing in on $1 billion in ticket sales worldwide, with $5.8 million in domestic ticket sales and another $18.2 million from foreign markets bringing its cumulative total to date to $955.7 million. The total puts it right behind Toy Story 3 (just over $1 billion) and Despicable Me 2 ($970.76 million), making […]


Guardians Of The Galaxy Trailer May Have You Hooked On A Feeling

by Alex Beanon February 19, 2014
The new trailer for “Guardians of the Galaxy” [release date: August 1, 2014] may have you hooked on a feeling, if Mac Davis has anything to say about it…

Vanity Fair on the CalArts Alumni that Changed the Animation Business

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2014
Vanity Fair has examined a set of alumni from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) whose work has defined animation for a generation through work for Disney, DreamWorks, Fox, Laika, and other studios. The list of the alumni include John Lasseter, Tim Burton, Henry Selick, John Musker, Brad Bird, Gary Trousdale, and Genndy Tartakovsky, […]

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Nickelodeon UK Reveals Hot Animated Summer Lineup

by Grant Whiteon February 13, 2014
Nickelodeon UK have announced the highlights of their summer schedule, including several animated series new and recurring. The main Nickelodeon channel will see the addition of Pop Pixie, a spin off of the popular Winx Club series focussing on the Pixie side characters as they have their own adventures in Pixieville starting this month. Winx […]


“Star Wars: The Clone Wars” Final, Unaired Season Coming to Netflix on March 7, 2014

by Ed Liuon February 13, 2014
The sixth and final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars begin broadcasting on Netflix on March 7, 2014. Dubbed “The Lost Missions,” the 13 episodes promise to bring closure to the series and reveal some of the deepest mysteries of the conflict between the light and dark sides of the Force. All 13 episodes […]

Sharknado Fills Out Sharkbait [Cast] For Sequel

by Alex Beanon February 13, 2014
“Sharknado”, the SyFy hit movie of last summer, is set to hit again and this time it will be New York City’s turn to deal with fin madness. In “Sharknado 2: The Second One” New York City gets pelted by the sharkstorm and “Sharkando” stars Tara Reid [April] and Ian Zeiring [Fin] return to try […]


‘Justin and The Knights of Valour’ UK Digital HD Release and Printable Activity Sheets

by Grant Whiteon February 12, 2014
CGI animated family film Justin and The Knights of Valour is now available to download on iTunes in the UK. The film tells the story of Justin, a young man who dreams of reigniting the era of brave knights in his homeland which has since been replaced by one of bureaucrats including his father. Encouraged […]

Me Tarzan, Me Also Alexander Skarsgard

by Alex Beanon February 11, 2014
Tarzan is about to receive a jungle reboot with Alexander Skarsgard [“True Blood”] playing the film role originally made popular by Johnny Weissmuller. The new version of Tarzan will be a3D, live-action reboot will also have Margot Robbie [“The Wolf of Wall Street”] as Jane Porter. The rebooted “Tarzan” is currently scheduled for a release […]