According to Animation Magazine, Hayao Miyazaki’s new movie will be based on the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the designer of the iconic Zero fighter plane, among other military aircraft. The magazine cites tweets by animators Osamu Kobayashi and Takashi Hashimoto. The new film is expected to be released in late 2013.
“Gorgeous to watch! Go for the fantasy, stay for the art.” — Los Angeles Times “A hand-painted film that draws inspiration from Van Gogh and Cezanne, Mia and the Migoo is genuinely beautiful, with eye-popping color and motion and dreamscapes: really inspired stuff.” — The Oregonian “An endless delight” — Time Out New York FROM […]
“Ruin,” an eight-minute animated short that debuted on Vimeo earlier this year, may get turned into a live-action feature, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The trade paper says that 20th Century Fox is negotiating to buy the movie rights from filmmaker Wes Ball, and hire him to direct the feature-length version under the supervision of […]
“WRECK-IT RALPH” TAPS TALENTED AND DIVERSE VOICES FOR HILARIOUS ARCADE-GAME-HOPPING ADVENTURE Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Reveals Key Cast Members Slated to Join John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer and Jane Lynch in “Wreck-It Ralph”—in Theaters November 2, 2012 BURBANK, Calif. (July 19, 2012) – Tapping stars from the big and small screens, Walt Disney […]
On Thursday, July 12, at the San Diego Comic-Con International 2012, Sony Pictures Animation hosted a panel to discuss its new animated movie, Hotel Transylvania, hosted by producer Michelle Murdocca and director Genndy Tartakovsky, who reecently signed an overall agreement with the studio. Murdocca explained that the pitch for Hotel Transylvania was brought to Sony […]
Andrew Stanton will return to his Pixar roots by directing a sequel to Finding Nemo, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Stanton wrote and directed the first film, which is one of the most successful movies ever released by the Walt Disney Company. Earlier this year he bookended that record with the live-action film John Carter, […]
Evergreen Media is preparing a live-action/CGI feature film based on Courageous Cat, AWN reports. The film will reimagine the mythology for the Bob Kane creation, which was realized in a cartoon series in the 1960s.
San Diego Comic-Con International 2012 is underway now in San Diego, CA, and Toonzone’s Eileen Cruz (Harley), Sonia Lai, Jeff Harris (TheVileOne), and Chris Glennon (90sCartoonMan) are there! Check back periodically for links to our coverage of the con, as we will be updating throughout the weekend with news, stills, videos, and more! You can […]
Ice Age: Continental Drift topped box office charts during its first weekend with a film gross of $46 million, Box Office Mojo reports. The Amazing Spider-Man dropped to second place with a gross of $35 million, bringing its North American cumulative to $200.9 million. Ted took third place with a gross of $22.1 million ($159.0 […]
There’s a concept in the film industry called drafting. It’s a simple but profitable one. Whenever there’s a hugely anticipated blockbuster with a big marketing push, low-budget film companies will rush out a quick, cheap movie that’s sorta kinda similar in title or theme. The people who make these are betting that their low-budget offering […]