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Anna Kendrick Is Poppy Troll

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Anna Kendrick will provide the voice of Poppy Troll, the upbeat princess, in the upcoming “Trolls” – the DreamWorks Animation musical comedy feature film based on the miniature toys. “Trolls” is currently scheduled to be released on November 4, 2016.

The BFG Rises Again

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Roald Dahl’s Big Friendly Giant [BFG] was already made into a 1989 animated feature film originating in the UK with David Jason [“Danger Mouse”] as the BFG and Amanda Root [“Jane Eyre”] as Sophie, but now Steven Spielberg is looking to direct what is expected to be a live-action reboot – a la “Shrek”-style – […]

The Croods Win Three Annies

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“The Croods” officially garnered three Annies at the 41st annual Annie Awards held by the International Animated Film Association [ASIFA-Hollywood] in Burbank, making it the best animated feature film not named “Frozen”. The film tallied wins in the categories of animated effects, character animation and character design. The three Annies for “The Croods” represented DreamWorks […]

DreamWorks Brings Ghost In The Shell Back To Life

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Popular manga thriller title “Ghost in the Shell” is set to have another resurrection as film animation studio DreamWorks will bring a new live-action adaptation to the big screen. The film, based on a plotline following a futuristic battle against techno crime by a covert special ops unit does not yet have a voice cast […]

Nominations for 2014 Golden Globe Awards Announced

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Nominations for the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced by the The Hollywood Foreign Press Association. This year Globe rules limited the nominees for Best Animated Feature Film to three, with the following movies making the cut: Walt Disney Pictures’ Frozen, The Croods from DreamWorks Animation, and Despicable Me 2 from Illumination Entertainment.  […]

New Clips & Stills from Nickelodeon's "Legend of Korra" Premiere; "Sanjay & Craig;" "Raving Rabbids;" "Monsters vs. Aliens"

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Nickelodeon Debuts Book 2 of Fan-Favorite The Legend of Korra Friday, Sept. 13, at 7:00p.m. (ET/PT) Followed by All-New Episodes of Popular Animated Series, Sanjay and Craig, Rabbids Invasion and Monsters vs. Aliens On Friday, Sept. 13, at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT, The Legend of Korra returns with Book 2: “Spirits” which takes place six months […]

Winners Announced for 2013 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Emmy Awards

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The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has named the six winners of the 2013 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Emmy Awards: Andy Ristaino, Character Design, Adventure Time, “Puhoy” (Cartoon Network) Jenny Gase-Baker, Background Paint, “Mickey Mouse in Croissant de Triomphe” (Disney) Joseph Holt, Art Direction, “Mickey Mouse in Croissant de Triomphe” (Disney) Alberto Mielgo, […]

DreamWorks Taps Tim Minchin for Down Under Animated Musical "Larrikins"

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The Los Angeles Times reports that DreamWorks Animation has picked up writer/actor/composer Tim Minchin to help create an animated musical project set in Australia titled Larrikins (which is Australian slang for mischievous youth). The movie will center on an uptight bilby who ventures out of his safe burrow, trading his sheltered life for a musical […]

Mike Mitchell Named to Direct DreamWorks' "Trolls"

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Mike Mitchell (Shrek Forever After, Sky High and Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked) has been named by DreamWorks to be the director of Trolls, a feature film based on the famous troll dolls with their trademark shocks of colorful hair. The screenplay is to be provided by Erica Rivinoja (South Park, Up All Night), with […]

DreamWorks Animation Pulls "Me & My Shadow", Delays "Mr. Peabody & Sherman", May Cut Staff

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DreamWorks Animation SKG announced a reshuffling of its film slate, delaying Mr. Peabody & Sherman from its original 2013 release date to March 2014, reducing the studio’s feature film slate to only two films for 2013. The film Me & My Shadow was also pulled from the schedule and returned to development from its original […]

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