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MGM Casts Johnny Depp for Sherlock Gnomes

Paramount Animation and MGM has recently cast Johnny Depp for the titular role in the upcoming CG animated film Sherlock Gnomes. The film is a sequel to CG animated indie sleeper hit Gnomeo and Juliet, which came from Elton John’s Rocket Pictures. Sherlock Gnolmes is scheduled for a January 12, 2018 release. Depp will be joining returning cast members James McAvoy (Gnomeo) and Emily Blunt ...

Phineas and Ferb, Lone Ranger film and Thor Sequel Gets a Release Date
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Phineas and Ferb, Lone Ranger film and Thor Sequel Gets a Release Date

Disney has finally given the big screen revamp of Phineas and Ferb an expected release date. The film, which is said to be an animated/live-action feature, is set for a July 26, 2013 release date. Developed by Tron: Legacy producer Sean Bailey, the Phineas and Ferb movie will consist of an animated beginning and ending, with the rest of the movie being portrayed entirely by real actors. The ...

Paramount Animation to animate CG Nickelodeon movies
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Paramount Animation to animate CG Nickelodeon movies

The universe that is Viacom continues to grow! One section, Paramount Pictures, has just recently announced a new in-house animation division that they proudly refer to as Paramount Animation. The goal of the dept is to pump out CG animated films, on a Pixar and DreamWorks Animation level, and much of the focus will be on Nickelodeon properties, whom also fall under the giant Viacom umbrella. ...

The Pirates! Band of Misfits set sail for Aardman
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The Pirates! Band of Misfits set sail for Aardman

Seems like there’s a lot of pirating going on. Rango’s Johnny Depp is returning as Captain Jack Sparrow in a few weeks. Jake and the Neverland Pirates are ruling over Disney’s new Disney Jr. network. Monkey D. Luffy and crew are still hunting One Piece. And now Aardman Animation is working with Pathe and Sony Pictures Animation on a new animated tale, The Pirates! Band of ...

Nickelodeon brings Rango to theaters
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Nickelodeon brings Rango to theaters

In three weeks time, we’ll be Rango-ing about the ToonBarn offices, preparing ourselves for the Nickelodeon and Paramount film set to hit theaters on March 4th. Starring Johnny Depp, Rango tells the story of a former-pet chameleon who hits the old west styled town of Dirt to become the sheriff. Unfortunately, the town has a long history of bad things happening to the lawmen. Industrial ...

Alice in Wonderland 60th Anniversary Edition DVD and Blu-Ray review
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Alice in Wonderland 60th Anniversary Edition DVD and Blu-Ray review

Disney has a large stable of animated tales in it’s long history. There’s the Disney Princess flicks (Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, Mulan), the Animal films (the Jungle Book, Tarzan, Lion King, 101 Dalmatians), and even a CG category (Toy Story, The Robinsons, UP). Then, there’s a film like Alice in Wonderland… which fits no category. In Disney’s original, ...

Rango commercial appears at Super Bowl XLV
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Rango commercial appears at Super Bowl XLV

Super Bowl Sunday isn’t quite a holiday, but maybe it should be. At least enough so to get us all the day off on the following Super Bowl Monday! But if there’s one reason why we’re more than happy to head to school and work the next day, it’s to chat about all the awesome commercial spots that aired the night before during the game. The case of Super Bowl XLV is no ...

Disney's Alice in Wonderland brings HD animation through the looking glass
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Disney’s Alice in Wonderland brings HD animation through the looking glass

Nearly one year after Tim Burton reinvented the classic Alice in Wonderland courtesy of Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, and Helena Bonham Carter, Walt Disney Studios is bringing their original take home on Blu-ray. Starting February 1st, fans can own Alice in Wonderland: 60th anniversary special edition on blu-ray and DVD combo pack, as well as download the title to digital formats. The original ...

Could Tim Burton take on Sleeping Beauty after Alice in Wonderland
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Could Tim Burton take on Sleeping Beauty after Alice in Wonderland

Tim Burton knows cinematic success. Disney ain’t too shabby either. Recently, the two paired to recreate one of the Magic Kingdom’s animated classics, Alice in Wonderland, to phenomenal success. With a full stable of other blockbusters in their lineup, it’s not too surprising that the grouping could work together once more on another film — and rumors point to Sleeping ...

Nickelodeon and Paramount introduce Johnny Depp as Rango
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Nickelodeon and Paramount introduce Johnny Depp as Rango

Rango is a pet chameleon who lives in a terrarium. Everything is calm and comfortable and relaxing and quiet. Until, one day, he somehow ends up in the rough of an Old West town in the American southwest, whose name is actually “Dirt.” As he’s always thought himself a hero, Rango establishes himself as the lawman, strolling the streets as a sheriff like character. Unbeknown ...

Tim Burton speaks out on Alice in Wonderland
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Tim Burton speaks out on Alice in Wonderland

Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland has since become one of only a handful of films to bring in over a billion dollars at the world wide box office, along with Batman the Dark Knight, Avatar, Pirates of the Caribbean, and others. So what was the magic involved in this 3D Disney film, to bring such phenomenal success? As we inch our way closer to the June 1st release date of the film on ...

Alice in Wonderland on Blu-ray and DVD June 1st
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Alice in Wonderland on Blu-ray and DVD June 1st

As the Spring starts to heat up and Summer quickly approaches, one Disney flick will be right there waiting for you – with or without the Jabberwock: Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland. The magical adventure through the world of a Wonderland never before seen (except by Alice, who marks her second journey there) will be available on Blu-ray and DVD June 1st. The 3D film has garnered ...

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