Fox and Blue Sky Animation turned out another hit with Rio, which sold .2 million (approximate) in tickets in its premiere weekend, outperforming both analyst expectations and its nearest competition, the latest film in the Scream franchise that only took in $18.7 million to land in second place. While Rio beat out the opening weekends […]
Fandango, Fox and Rovio Team Up to Provide Ticketing for the Hit Animated Film RIO via the Popular Angry Birds RIO Game LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Fandango, the nation’s leading moviegoer destination and top mobile movie ticketing provider, is teaming up with top game app publisher Rovio and Twentieth Century Fox to […]
In a recent Twitter reply, Simpsons director David Silverman said that the 14th season of The Simpsons should be coming to DVD “late this summer”. There was no specification on whether a Blu-ray set would be released alongside it, as season 13 had. However, it is known that Weird Al Yankovic will participate in a […]
The Hollywood Reporter states that Fox has recently announced the renewal of American Dad, the animated cult favorite from Seth McFarlene. The series, which revolves around the bizarre exploits of an utlra-conservative patriarch and his eccentric family, will continue through the 2012-2013 season. Current new episodes of the program air Sundays at 7:30/6:30 Central on […]
Fox animated sitcom American Dad sees its sixth volume (consisting of the fifth season) coming to DVD on 4/19/11 for $39.98/$54.98 (Canada). The three disc set will include these episodes, with an asterisk denoting an audio commentary. – In Country… Club (9/27/2009)* – Moon Over Isla Island (10/4/2009) – Home Adrone (10/11/2009) – Brains, Brains, […]
A recent report by Vulture states that Fox Animation Studios has recently acquired the rights to The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson. The tale of the pacifist bull is reportedly being directed by Carlos Saldanha who has previously helmed all three Ice Age films and the upcoming Rio.
Roger Hargreaves’ beloved illustrated children’s book series, Mr. Men, will be adapted by Twentieth Century Fox Animation for the big screen. Shawn Levy, who produces through his Fox-based 21 Laps Entertainment, will produce the film. There’s no writer or director yet attached to the project. The Mr. Men books have been adapted into four animated […]
The Boston Herald has taken a look at the making of Bob’s Burgers, the new animated comedy series set to premiere as part of Fox’s Animation Domination block this Sunday, January 9, 2011, at 8:30 PM (Eastern). The article looks at the setup of the show, with the Belcher family struggling to run their burger […]