Noah Baumbach is directing an upcoming adaptation of Berkeley Breathed’s Flawed Dogs for Dreamworks. Baumbach is a hot commodity right now, as his films Frances Ha and The Squid and the Whale were both great critical successes. He has already worked in animation, writing for Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted and Fantastic Mr. Fox, which were also well received.
ABC has released a trailer for Pixar’s Toy Story of Terror today via The Huffington Post. Everyone’s favorite group of toys are back for a scary Halloween adventure this October. This marks the first time Pixar has made a holiday TV special, and hopefully not the last. Check out the trailer and all the details below…
DreamWorks Animation is continuing its recent string of content acquisitions by taking on the Chapman Entertainment Library, which includes pre-school-aimed fare such as Roary the Racing Car, Raa Raa the Noisy Lion, Fifi and the Flowertots, and Little Charley Bear.
Recently we wrote about how Pixar had pulled director Bob Peterson off of their forthcoming film, The Good Dinosaur. Now comes news that the film (originally set for May 30, 2014) has been pushed to November 25th, 2015, the date Andrew Stanton’s Finding Dory was set to open on. That film will now open in the summer of 2016.
In part one of a two-parter Stanford Clark tells Marc about all of the awesome experiences and news he learned from his trip to Disney’s 2013 D23 Expo.
Amongst things discussed are Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ slate of upcoming films. Geeking out in front of Disney legends, and the Waffle-inator!
We also cover a whole slew of new releases as well as a ton of news from around the Animation industry.
On September 15th, the 65th annual Creative Arts Emmy Awards were handed out in Los Angeles, California. The Creative Arts Emmys are typically awarded a week before the full-blown–and more hyped–Emmy Awards, which focuses more on above-the-line names and front-of-camera talent.
Music legend Paul McCartney’s new single, which is aptly named “New,” is going to be on the soundtrack of Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.
In conjunction with the upcoming Diamond Edition release of the Disney animated classic The Little Mermaid, Disney is trying something new. It has created an event called The Little Mermaid – Second Screen Live where you are actually encouraged to bring your Apple iPad to the movie theater and then watch the movie while interacting with live streaming content on your iPad.
Walt Disney Home Entertainment has released a 20th anniversary edition of their stop-motion animation classic Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. Two new versions are available: a three-disc set which includes the film on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD, and a digital copy and a two-disc set which includes the film on Blu-ray and DVD.