Monthly Archives: February 2013

Starting Tomorrow: New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival

Tomorrow is the opening night of the New York International Children’s Film Festival. The festival is a terrific way for New Yorkers to see foreign animated features that would otherwise be difficult to catch stateside. The opening night film—the much-anticipated Ernest and Celestine—is sold out, but it’ll screen again at the festival on Sunday, March […]

Monsters University, Blue Umbrella posters

The Nerdist has a look at a new poster for Pixar’s Monsters University. You can view a large version here, or the original there. Also here, check out a large size poster for the short attached to MU, The Blue Umbrella. You can see both in theatres June 21, 2013.

Cook to voice Planes’ Dusty

Disney has announced that Dane Cook will voice the lead character Dusty in the upcoming film Planes. Inspired by the world of Cars and directed by Disneytoon Studios veteran Klay Hall (King of the Hill, The Simpsons), the film is about a plane who dreams of competing as an air racer despite his unfortunate fear […]

Rio 2 cast news

Flick Direct reports that Twentieth Century Fox has released cast details for their upcoming sequel Rio 2. Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, Jemaine Clement,, Tracy Morgan, George Lopez, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro, Bebel Gilberto, Jake T. Austin, and Jamie Foxx return and will be joined by Andy Garcia, Bruno Mars, Kristin Chenoweth, Rita Moreno, Amandla […]

Dig in to the Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 trailer!

The trailer of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 is now available on Yahoo! Movies. In this brand-new story, Flint discovers that his most infamous machine – which turns water into food – is still operating and is now creating mutant food beasts. With the fate of humanity in his hands, Flint and his […]

Watch Oscar nominated short The Longest Daycare

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“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2″ Trailer

Sony Pictures Animation released the first trailer today for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. Opening in the US on September 27, the film is directed by industry veterans Cody Cameron (director of Open Season 3) and Kris Pearn (head of story on the original Cloudy).

DreamWorks Will Layoff 350 Employees

DreamWorks Animation announced yesterday that they will layoff 350 employees by the end of 2013. The news of the layoffs become public in early-February when the studio told employees that it was reshuffling its production and release schedule. DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg talked about the layoffs with \The Hollywood Reporter: “These things are very, very […]

Planes takes to the sky with second trailer

The second, full trailer for DisneyToon Studios’ Planes is now online, courtesy of Animated Podcast. The film tells the story of Dusty Crophopper, a small-town crop duster who dreams of competing in a prestigious international air race. Planes will hit theaters on August 9. To view the trailer, click here:

Angry Birds animated webseries to premiere March 16

Rovio’s weekly webseries Angry Birds Toons will launch on March 16, reports CNET. From the popular video game franchise, the colorful characters will work out their ornithological anger management as they take on the green piggies who want to steal their eggs. Watch the trailer for Angry Birds Toons here: