Legendary Scottish actor, Sir Sean Connery, best known as the first cinematic James Bond, stepped away from acting in 2003 after producing and starring in the Warner Bros. flop, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Connery virtually disappeared from the limelight, calling his self-imposed exile a “retirement.”
Over the weekend, Geoff Johns, the Chief Creative Officer at DC Comics, as well as the writer of Justice League and Green Lantern, revealed on his twitter account that Aquaman, a character he wrote before the old DC Universe ended in September of 2011, would get his own animated feature.
SIGGRAPH 2013 is well underway in Anaheim, CA, and Monday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented a keynote panel, which included many of feature animations best and brightest.
Earlier today, DreamWorks Animation released the first official teaser/trailer for the much-anticipated sequel to 2010’s animated feature, How to Train Your Dragon.
Sony Pictures is in negotiation to bring the 1990’s favorite environmental superhero cartoon to the big screen. Captain Planet and the Planeteers, which ran from 1990 to 1992, is being prepped for a live action adaptation under the watchful eyes of veteran producers Don Murphy (Transformers), Mark Gordon (Saving Private Ryan), and Susan Montford (Reel Steel), according to a story published by The Hollywood Reporter.
DreamWorks Animation has announced a new partnership with Internet TV network, Netflix, to bring hundreds of hours of content to the popular service. The multi-year deal makes Netflix the official “home” of DreamWorks Animation properties.
The Australian Outback is the setting of the next full-length feature from DreamWorks Animation, and they are bringing along award-winning composer, comedian, actor and writer Tim Minchin along for the walkabout. Minchin, who will be adding his considerable talents to the project, which DreamWorks Animation calls an “all-animal musical comedy,” is joining writer Harry Cripps (Supernova) and producer Christina Steinberg (Rise of the Guardians, National Treasure) on the newly unveiled project.
DreamWorks Animation has partnered with Super RTL, Europe’s most watched children’s network, to supply the network with over 1,200 hours of programming for the next seven years. Super RTL currently has a deal in place with Disney for its exclusive programming, but that deal ends at the end of this year allowing DreamWorks to fill the void.
Have you ever wanted to walk down Evergreen Terrace, or maybe stroll into the Android’s Dungeon & Baseball Card Shop for the new issue of Radioactive Man & Fallout Boy? How about grabbing a Duff at Moe’s Tavern, or a finely aged hot dog or a Squishy at the Kwik-E-Mart? How do you satisfy your cravings for a Krusty Burger with Cheese or a Lard Lad donut?
The upcoming re-introduction of the once popular Trolls to pop culture is picking up steam as DreamWorks Animation has tapped Mike Mitchell (Shrek Forever After) to direct the animated feature film which is expected to hit theaters in November of 2016. Joining Mitchell is award-winning veteran TV writer Erica Rivinoja (South Park, Up All Night) and the project will be produced by Shrek Forever After‘s Gina Shay, a DWA stalwart.