According to the Russian trade publication Film Business Today, the number one film at the Russian box office for 2012 was the Fox/Blue Sky CG blockbuster Ice Age: Continental Drift, which boasted over $50.1 million in ticket sales. The film was a summer release, peaking at No. 14 at the US box office and earning […]
DreamWorks Animation has something to be thankful about after the long Thanksgiving weekend, as their much-anticipated CG epic Rise of the Guardians, which managed a 74% rating on rotten tomatoes, brought in an estimated $32.4 million at the box office over the long Thanksgiving weekend.
Comedy Central has reportedly ordered a new season of the new animated comedy show BrickleBerry, which is a co-production with Fox 21 under the exec-producer Daniel Tosh (Tosh.0), and series creators/writers/exec producers Waco O’ Guin and Roger Black (MTV’s Stankervision). The new 13-episode season is slated for fall of 2013.
Fox has just greenlighted the fourth season of Loren Bouchard’s hit animated comedy series Bob’s Burgers, which will consist of 22 new episodes. As part of Fox’s Animation Domination lineup, Bob’s Burgers became last year’s biggest animated ratings success for the network, as it managed to rank second in its Sunday night period among adult […]
It seems that Fox’s tenure as distributor for DreamWorks Animation will be a very productive one, as the two studios recently announced the release dates for a total of 12 upcoming projects, including B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations and the third installment in the How to Train Your Dragon franchise. The movies and their release […]
Now that DreamWorks Animation’s end of partnership with Paramount is looming, the animation studio is in final talks with a couple of potential distributors who will most likely take over Paramount’s contract with DreamWorks: 20th Century Fox and Sony Pictures.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fox is currently in talks to develop a full length movie based on Wes Ball’s popular animated sci-fi short Ruin. The project will be developed at McG’s Wonderland Sound and Vision under the supervision of Steve Tzirlin, whose past credits include Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The original Ruin short […]
There’s a new trailer out for Fox and Blue Sky Studio’s upcoming 3D CG adventure movie, Epic, which is scheduled to hit the big screens on May 24, 2013. The film will be directed by Chris Wedge (Ice Age, robots), and will feature a star-studded voice cast that includes Amanda Seyfried, Beyonce Knowles, Johnny Knoxville, […]
According to a recent report by Vulture.com, Fox has just greenlit an animated adaptation of Axe Cop, which is a comic book franchise borne out of the imagination of seven year old Malachai Nicolle and his chief illustrator, older brother Ethan. The comic tells the story of an earnest police officer who uses a firefighter’s […]
Years before South Park perfected the artform, Matt Groening’s The Simpsons was already a master of subtle and not so subtle irreverence towards its host channel. Last Sunday, the show reminded us of this fact as it blasted its host channel’s Fox News during the network’s 25th anniversary special programming. The bit came towards the […]
After the overwhelming success of Archer and the decent following that Unsupervised got, it seems that FX has finally realized that there is indeed a market for homegrown animated shows these days, which is why they have decided to develop a new half-hour animated show with Aqua Teen Hunger Force co-creator Matt Maiellero and newcomer […]
Seth McFarlane is famous for creating animated shows that revolve around male protagonists, with Family Guy’s Peter Griffin, The Cleveland Show’s Cleveland Brown, and American Dad’s Stan Smith all seeming to fit the stereotypical fat and/or stupid father role. In a recent interview with Alex Bornstein (who does the voice for Lois Griffin in Family […]