Monday, 29 June 2015
It was first reported by Collider.com that the second installment in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy series would be titled Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and it turned out it's the truth: it was confirmed by its director James Gunn on twitter that this is indeed how the upcoming movie will be called.
Wednesday, 24 June 2015
It's been a long time coming, but after months of rumours and false informations, the new Sony/Marvel shared Spider-Man has finally been announced: Tom Holland will play the red and blue superhero.
Tuesday, 23 June 2015
Toy Story's enormous success put Pixar on the map but it still wasn't the animation powerhouse it would become years later. When producing its second film, Pixar had the daunting task of not repeating itself but also, to deliver a high-quality motion picture. As a result, A Bug's Life was born but how does it fare almost 17 years after its original release?
Thursday, 18 June 2015
Currently promoting the new Fantastic Four movie, where he plays the Thing, Jamie Bell teased the sequel to Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn. The English actor who played the titular character in the 2011 movie says shooting for the film could begin in 2016. More below.
Po (voiced by Jack Black) finally meets someone of his kin in this first trailer for DreamWorks' upcoming Kung Fu Panda 3. And it's his father, Li (Bryan Cranston)! Watch the two Pandas interact in the promotional video below.
Wednesday, 17 June 2015
Illumination Entertainment is soon releasing Minions, but they've got another film up their sleeve, scheduled for next year: The Secret Life of Pets. And we've finally got a promotional video for it, clocking in at 2:26. Don't be fooled by this length though: this is more a teaser than a trailer. Watch it below.
Sony Pictures Animation released a new trailer for Hotel Transylvania 2. The film, which will be released in the fall, sees Genndy Tartakovsky coming back to direct the second installment of the franchise. Watch the trailer below:
Make Sure You've Read: Pixar Retrospective - An Introduction.
Tuesday, 16 June 2015
After two years without a Pixar movie, Pete Docter's Inside Out was highly anticipated. And it's not only because of the two year gap; it's also because its concept was one of the craziest ever cooked up by the Emeryville Studio, which is saying a lot (WALL•E's story was also pretty out there).
So, could the Pixar people make this mad idea work? Oh yes. Yes, they did.
Read the spoiler-free review below.
20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios just released a new trailer for their upcoming Peanuts Movie. The Charles M. Schulz will arrive on the big screen on the 6th November in the US, and on the 21st December in the UK.
Find a link to the charming trailer after the break.
The Good Dinosaur will be released in late November of this year, so the marketing campaign is starting to take off. We got a teaser trailer a couple of weeks ago, now we've got a beautiful-looking French poster (which you can click to make bigger) - and the first real official poster for the film.
Monday, 15 June 2015
Remember these two live-action/CG hybrids Smurf movies? How could you forget them? They were absolutely terrible, unfunny flicks, complete with creepy looking Smurfs. Thankfully, it looks like Sony head-studios came to their senses, as they decided to reboot the franchise, with an aesthetic closer to comic artist Peyo's drawings. Sony Picture Animation revealed three voice actors, the title of this new film, a synopsis and a first look at some of the characters.
Friday, 12 June 2015
When it was announced that Bob Peterson quit the project, leaving Pete Sohn as the solo director of The Good Dinosaur, we knew some changes were gonna happen; we just didn't know what these changes were. Today, as Pixar announced an almost entirely different voice cast than the one they gave away two years ago, things become a little clearer.
Thursday, 11 June 2015
Kung Fu Panda 3 will see Po (Jack Black) reunite with is father and other Pandas, as evidenced by this USA Today post. The article comes with three stills from the DreamWorks movie, and a few new clues on the plot. More below.
Yesterday's first picture of the Zootopia characters was just the tease of today's tease: Walt Disney Animation Studio's YouTube channel has just released a teaser trailer for their upcoming feature film. Watch it below.
Wednesday, 10 June 2015
USA Today revealed what the two main characters of Disney's next animated Feature - Zootopia - will look like in the finished film. We got a taste of the characters before, with a few concept arts, but this is the real deal.
Tuesday, 9 June 2015
We shared the quite charming first trailer for this movie two months ago; and today brings a new poster, which debuted on Cartoon Brew. Khalil Gibran's The Prophet is an adaptation of a prose poetry book, and will open the Annecy International Animated Film Festival on the 15th June.
Monday, 8 June 2015
Song of the Sea already hit US stores on DVD and Blu-Ray, but the Tomm Moore film has yet to open theatrically in the United Kingdom. This long-awaited day is thankfully fast approaching, and Studio Canal UK decided to release a new poster (above) and trailer (after the break) to hype UK audiences. Enjoy.
Wednesday, 3 June 2015
Variety reports that a TV series based on Disney's Tangled is heading our way. The show will air on Disney Channel in 2017, and will star Mandy Moore (Rapunzel) and Zachary Levi (Eugene AKA Flynn Rider) who are reprising their roles from the 2010 feature film.
Tuesday, 2 June 2015
Mega Man, the blue robot and titular character of a huge video-game franchise will be the star of a new animated TV series. The show will arrive in 2017, for the 30th anniversary of the character. More below.
Inside Out is about to be released, but Pixar has another film up its sleeve for this year. The Good Dinosaur asks the following question: what would've happened if the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs had missed the Earth? Catch a glimpse of Pixar's answer below:
Monday, 1 June 2015
The Vimeo Channel of the SPA Studios (for Sergio Pablos Animation) released a teaser for an upcoming hand-drawn feature called Klaus. And it looks amazing. Watch the teaser below.