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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • New role for Geena Davis: Setting Hollywood straight on gender

    Google Geena Davis and up pops the pose that established her as half of the "first selfie." The iconic frame from "Thelma & Louise" was reprised and tweeted recently by her costar Susan Sarandon. The photo, and the movie's recent ranking among Hollywood'...
  • Paul Mazursky, Director of 'Unmarried Woman,' Dies at 84

    Performer-turned-writer/director Paul Mazursky, who was Oscar-nommed five times and helmed hit movies including "Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice" and "An Unmarried Woman," died of cardiac arrest Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was...
  • Olga Kurylenko Boards Benoit Philippon's 'Lota'

    PARIS- Olga Kurylenko ("To The Wonder"), Gregory Fitoussi ("World War Z") and Emir Kusturica ("7 Days in Havana") are set to topline "Lota," a French Guiana-set dramedy directed by Benoit Philippon ("Lullaby"). Described by Philippon as a variation on...
  • Saturn Awards: ‘Gravity,’ ‘Iron Man 3,’ ‘Her,’ ‘Walking Dead’ win big

     
    Accepting “The Walking Dead's” prize for best syndicated/cable television series, executive producer Scott Gimple, surrounded by cast members past and […]...
  • Leading Czech Filmmaker Alice Nellis to Script 'Even Mice Belong in Heaven'

    Czech writer-director Alice Nellis, whose film "Revival" won the audience award at Karlovy Vary last year, has come on board as the scriptwriter for animated feature "Even Mice Belong in Heaven." The project was pitched Tuesday at Annecy Intl. Animation...
  • First-timer Cedric Lachenaud Joins Favola for 'Leaving the Nest'

    First-time director Cedric Lachenaud is teaming with producer Gregory Baranes, founder of French outfit Favola Films, to develop animated adventure comedy pic "Leaving the Nest." Selected by Annecy's Mifa market, the project was pitched Tuesday as part...
  • Teresa Cheng to Head Lucasfilm Singapore

    SHANGHAI -- Teresa Cheng has been appointed from DreamWorks Animation to be the new general manager of Lucasfilm Singapore. She will report directly to Lynwen Brennan, president and GM of Industrial Light & Magic. Cheng was until recently the senior...
  • Road to the Tonys: 'Aladdin' Brings Howard Ashman's Legacy Full Circle

    Howard Ashman may have died in 1991, but he left a musical theater legacy that endures across film and theater -- stretching all the way into this year's Tony's race. With composer Alan Menken, lyricist Ashman wrote the songs for the 1992 Disney animated...
  • ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’: Simon Kinberg shares franchise secrets

     
    For about four hours in the summer of 2012, Simon Kinberg came perilously close to revealing the secrets of the […]...
  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn Movie, Philip Seymour Hoffman Pic Play at Edinburgh Fest

    LONDON -- Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival line-up, which was unveiled by artistic director Chris Fujiwara Wednesday, includes 156 feature films from 47 countries. The festival, which runs from June 18 to 29, will include 11 world premieres, eight...
  • Angelina Jolie takes the vile out of villain in 'Maleficent'

    Angelina Jolie takes the vile out of villain in 'Maleficent'
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Angelina Jolie, in taking her first major acting role in years, wanted something "crazy and silly" to counter the more serious parts of her life and her idea of fun was to play a baddie who looks pretty darn scary to children....