Penguins Of Madagascar Move To Their Natural Habitat

by Alex Beanon May 21, 2014
Dreamworks’ “The Penguins of Madagascar” – the spinoff movie from their wildly successful “Madagascar” animated feature film franchise – has moved from a release date next spring to one closer to their natural habitat, this winter. Essentially, TPOM will be switching places with another Dreamworks film project [“Home” – voice-starring Jim Parsons and Jennifer Lopez]. […]


Review: “Sekirei” Double Seasons, Double Formats, Double-Ds

by Chad Boninon May 20, 2014
The Sekirei Plan is on! The Sekirei are 108 humanoid girls trained to fight and defeat each other using special powers that are unlocked when they kiss their Ashikabi, a regular guy or girl that they’ll work with to survive. What started as a game turns dark as Tokyo’s sealed off and fights get brutal. […]

Aquaman Film Seems To Be Water Under The Bridge

by Alex Beanon May 19, 2014
The new “Batman: Assault on Arkham” set to go this August, it seems like Aquaman is the next superhero on DC’s New 52 deck to get an origins feature film. The film is expected be an new origins film for Aquaman’s New 52 iteration and to be announced at 2014 Comic Con in San Diego […]


The Belchers Come To Comic Book Land This Summer

by Alex Beanon May 19, 2014
It was a sad day yesterday as the fourth season of “Bob’s Burgers” officially ended but there was good news as well as it was announced that the creators of the hit Fox animated series will be assisting in producing a comic book series based on the show. The writers and animators of the television […]

Russia’s Wizart Animation Sells “Snow Queen,” “Sheep & Wolves” at Cannes

by Ed Liuon May 19, 2014
Variety reports that Russia’s WizArt Animation has landed several international distribution deals at the Cannes Film Festival: The Snow Queen was acquired for China by Flame Node Entertainment. Suraya has the rights for distribution in Malaysia and the Philippines. Itafilm has theatrical rights in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, while Phase 4 Films has TV […]


China’s Mill Pictures Worldwide Opens Los Angeles Office; Begins Pre-Production on “Ping Pong Rabbit”

by Ed Liuon May 19, 2014 reports that China’s Mill Pictures Worldwide animation studio has opened up an office in Los Angeles, tapping High School Musical producer Bill Borden to run it. Pre-production work has also commenced on Ping Pong Rabbit, with Corpse Bride co-director Mike Johnson directing a script by High School Musical scribe Peter Barsocchini. The studio’s first […]

New Disney Blu-rays Listed for August 12 Including “Tarzan”, “Hercules”

by Todd DuBoison May 19, 2014
Product listings on online retailer, and High Def Digest indicate that Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment plans new Blu-ray releases for several of its animated films this Summer on August 12th, 2014. “Special edition” releases are planned for Disney’s Tarzan and Hercules that include both a Blu-ray and DVD disc as well as […]

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Dean DeBlois Discusses “How to Train Your Dragon 2”

by Ed Liuon May 19, 2014
ScreenDaily has spoken with director Dean DeBlois on the eve of the release of How to Train Your Dragon 2, the sequel to the 2010 hit How to Train Your Dragon. Among other topics, DeBlois discusses the new cast members and some plot twists that will give the movie its direction, a memorable reference trip […]

Hollywood Reporter Speaks to Indian Animator Gitanjali Rao at Cannes

by Ed Liuon May 19, 2014
As part of their coverage of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, The Hollywood Reporter has spoken to Indian animator Gitanjali Rao, who 2006 debut, “Printed Rainbow,” premiered at that year’s Cannes Film Festival where it won three awards including best short. Her latest film, “True Love Story,” is screening at Cannes this year. Among other […]