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DreamWorks preps How To Train Your Dragon

DreamWorks preps How To Train Your Dragon

We’ve been on the ride that started at Shrek, headed towards Kung Fu Panda, around to Madagascar, and through Monsters and Aliens, but now the DreamWorks train is making its way to dragons! How To Train Your Dragon, which will run in full 3D, is the latest in a long line of CG animated films, set to hit theaters March 26th. Like Shrek, the film is also getting the live show treatment, ...


Monsters, Inc goes Blu-ray

This week marks the launch of Monsters, Inc. first ever appearance on Blu-ray. The Disney and Pixar blockbuster that made over $250 million dollars in US theaters just 8 years ago is now looking for similar “monster” success on the new Blu-ray medium. Plus, with the holidays fast-approaching, its the perfect time to pick up and revisit a recent classic. The disc comes complete ...


Boo U

Boo University. Sounds pretty… ghoul? DreamWorks Animation is working on a new feature film in the tradition of Madagascar, Over the Hedge, Shrek, Bee Movie, Kung Fu Panda, and Monsters vs. Aliens. Due to hit theaters in the winter of 2010, the upcoming 3D movie is about a ghost that is bad at his job and is forced to return to ghost school. Ghost schools, ghost jobs… crazy ...


Monster Safari

The Jim Henson Co. is producing a new, stop-motion animated feature film called Monster Safari. The feature is based on a short film from Screen Novelties, THR, stop-motion animation studio. Monster Safari is about what happens when the Earth’s monsters come out of hiding and a pair of bumbling crypto-zoologists spring into action to save them from a ruthless hunter — even cooler, its ...


Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Wheelie Breakers

Based on “Riding Duel” in the Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s animated series, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Wheelie Breakers features Yusei and Jack dueling in a new motor sport called “Wheelie Breakers”. It combines card dueling with duel wheel racing, where players call upon monsters from their decks to battle their opponents and prevent them from finishing the race. The game, based on ...


Monsters Vs. Aliens: the series

First, we had the Penguins of Madagascar series. Then, we just recently found out we’re going to get Kung Fu Panda, the series. Now, it looks like Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation are working together again to turn yet another one of their movies into an animated series! This time around, it’s Monsters Vs. Aliens. The CG toon could be ready and on your TVs by early 2010. ...


Nickelodeon’s The Troop

Get ready for a new live-action / CG animated series, The Troop, starting this fall. The new Nickelodeon show stars Jake, an average teen who wants to create his own comic book series. Jake is then enlisted by a school counselor to join “The Troop”, a secret group that protects the world from monsters and creatures. What better way to use your creativity than defending your world ...


How to Train Your Dragon

DreamWorks Animation and Paramount Pictures are not only enjoying Monsters and Aliens, but also Dragons! The companies are producing a new CG animated film based on the book by Cressida Cowell. The film, set to be in theaters for March 26th, 2010, stars the voice talents of Gerard Butler, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. ...


Monsters vs. Aliens rules the box office

Monsters vs. Aliens, the latest Paramount and DreamWorks CG animated movie, continues to dominate the theaters as it tears up box office numbers. This was it’s 4th week in theaters and remained in the top 5 films for the weekend, bringing it’s total to over $160 million. It is a monster success! …and an alien success! ...


Generator Rex

Later this year, Cartoon Network plans to unveil a brand new animated series called Generator Rex. The story, an action-adventure, revolves around Rex, a typical 15 year old … that can grow machines out of his body! OK, so not so “typical”. Rex travels around the world, investigating his own mutations, as well as those he finds in others. I dunno about you, but I think ...


Monsters vs. Aliens is a monster (and alien) success!

Monsters vs. Aliens broke Imax theater records when it opened a week back — it had the largest Imax 3D opening ever with $5.1 million dollars across almost 150 screens. The DreamWorks Animation SKG and Paramount movie is available in both 2D and 3D, and has already made close to $75 million dollars! Not bad, big guys!! ...


Matt’s Monsters

Alphanim’s series Matt’s Monsters will soon have exposure around the world, as it’s picked up by Cartoon Network Asia, RTP in Portugal, and Nogga Communications in Israel.  The series takes place in Joliville, a lovely place to live- if you don’t mind bumping into a Cheesosaurus or Fogus from time to time! When 9 year-old Matt average gets home from school, he not only ...

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