Monday is St. Patrick’s Day and comedian talk show host Jimmy Fallon will be celebrating by having the eternally green Kermit the Frog on as one of his guests for “the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon”. Kermit will be making his appearance to promote the upcoming movie “Muppets Most Wanted” with Ricky Gervais and Tina […]
Walt Disney Studios has released new character poses and descriptions for the cast of Planes: Fire and Rescue, the sequel to last year’s Planes. In the new movie, cropduster-turned-racing plane Dusty Crophopper switches to aerial firefighting. The movie is scheduled for release on July 18, 2014. FACT SHEET PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE (In 3D) DISNEY […]
Ernest and Celestine is a lovely animated film whose effortless charm, whimsical and gentle sensibilities, quirky pacing, and beautiful visual style combine to make a vivaciously entertaining and wonderfully distinctive piece of art. Based on the series of children’s books by Gabrielle Vincent, Ernest and Celestine is a delight from start to finish. There is […]
After seeing tremendous success from “The Lego Movie” this spring, Warner Bros. wasted no time in announcing a sequel was on the way and even less time in signing up a director for the sequel – none other than Chris McKay from “Robot Chicken” fame. “The Lego Movie 2” is currently scheduled to be released […]
Actress Rooney Mara [“Her”] has been signed to play the role of tribal princess Tiger Lily in “Pan” – the upcoming live-action re-imagining of the Peter Pan franchise based on the children’s novel by J.M. Barrie. Mara joins Hugh Jackman [Blackbeard] and Garrett Hedlund as a young Captain Hook in a tale set during World […]
Sony Animation Announces Upcoming Film Slate: "Hotel Transylvania 2," "Popeye," New Genndy Tartakovsky Film, All-Animated "Smurfs"
The Hollywood Reporter covers Sony Pictures Animation’s announcements of upcoming films. Genndy Tartakovsky (Hotel Transylvania, Samurai Jack) is poised to be the company’s go-to director, helming Hotel Transylvania 2 for a September 25, 2015 release, followed by Popeye in 2016. The report also reveals a new project tentatively titled Genndy Tartakovsky’s Can You Imagine? which […]
GKids Films has announced today that it will release Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of Princess Kaguya in North America “later this year”. The film, first released theatrically in Japan in November 2013, was the first theatrical work by director Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies, Only Yesterday, Little Norse Prince Valiant) since My Neighbors the […]