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"Rio" Sequel In The Works

by AerostarMonkon January 26, 2012
Recently Oscar-nominated composer Sergio Mendes has said that a Rio sequel “looks like it’s going to happen” according to an article from The new film is thought to be focused on the upcoming 2014 World Cup which will take place in Brazil. The first movie raked in 465 million dollars globally and looks to […]

"Rio" Fails To Completely Take Flight

by AerostarMonkon April 21, 2011
The performers also seem to be on auto-pilot for the most part. Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway do fine jobs as the leads, Blu and Jewel, but it isn’t too different from stuff they’ve done before, a nerdy bird and the attainably unattainable, feisty but not too feisty object of his affection. That’s pretty much […]

Disney Announces Title, Director for "Monsters Inc" Sequel

by AerostarMonkon March 31, 2011
Disney/Pixar announced that Monsters University is the official title for the sequel to Monsters, Inc. at a presentation at CinemaCon on Tuesday, March 29, 2011. The Hollywood Reporter states that Disney will only reveal that the movie will be a prequel but that John Goodman, Billy Crystal, and Steve Buscemi are expected to return as […]

First Look at Concept Art for Pixar’s "Brave"

by AerostarMonkon March 29, 2011
Walt Disney Feature Animation Studios and Pixar have released several new concept art images from Brave, Pixar’s thirteenth feature and their first to star a female protagonist. Click any thumbnail to enlarge: The film is set in the Scottish Highlands where the unruly princess Merida defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently brings […]

Taylor Swift Cast In Seuss’ "Lorax"

by AerostarMonkon March 17, 2011
Singer/songwriter Taylor Swift joins the cast of the upcoming adaptation of the classic Dr. Seuss tale, The Lorax according to a recent story from the Hollywood Reporter. Swift will be voicing the love interest of Zac Efron’s Ted. She’s part of an ever-growing pool of talent that includes Ed Helms as the Once-ler, Rob Riggle […]

Briefly: Nexus Assembles "Cog," "A Monster in Paris" Spotted, Baruchel Talks Dragon 2

by AerostarMonkon March 15, 2011
* London-based Nexus Productions has tapped Alan Smith and Adam Foulkes for their feature debut, Cog about a rat supermarket employee.with a lovely singing voice. [Variety] * The first in-movie image from the upcoming Luc Besson produced A Monster In Paris has hit the Internet. [Bleeding Cool] * MTV caught up with Jay Baruchel and […]

John Lasseter Talks "Cars 2"

by AerostarMonkon March 11, 2011
Disney’s YouTube channel, DisneyLiving, has posted a new interview with John Lasseter in which he talks about the genesis of the upcoming Cars 2. He also drops some tantalizing hints on what to expect from the film as well as a little information on ideas left out of the original movie. Cars 2 premieres June […]

First Look At Nickelodeon’s New "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"

by AerostarMonkon March 10, 2011
/Film has recently reported that the first view of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series have been printed in the Wall Street Journal. Though the online edition of the WSJ article requires a subscription to read past the first 100 words, /Film has everyone else covered by posting the first official image of what […]

DreamWorks Announces Schedule Through 2014

by AerostarMonkon March 8, 2011
The Film Stage has reported the recent revelation of DreamWorks Animation current production schedule through the year 2014. It is as follows: Kung Fu Panda 2 for May 26, 2011 Puss In Boots for November 4, 2011 Madagascar 3 for June 8, 2012 Rise of the Guardians for November 21, 2012 The Croods for March […]

Rumblewick Appears At DreamWorks

by AerostarMonkon March 3, 2011
DreamWorks has officially announced that Rumblewick will be joining its development slate. An official press release this morning states that the studio will be adapting the children’s book My Unwilling Witch (The Rumblewick Letters) by Hiawyn Oram and Sarah Warburton. DreamWorks Animation Conjures Up Rumblewick GLENDALE, Calif., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — DreamWorks Animation SKG, […]