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In the battle of the sequels at the international box office, Pixar-Disney’s Cars 2 flew past the checkered flag over the weekend, opening at $42.9 million.
Although it played in fewer countries, Cars 2 outgrossed DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 2.
Longtime Pixar figure Brad Lewis, co-director with John Lasseter of the just-released Cars 2, is changing garages.
Lewis is moving on to direct animated features at Tradition Studios, based in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The company is owned by Digital Domain Media Group.
A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family’s wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the city of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau.
Tom Hanks was asked if anyone at Pixar has talked to him about voicing Woody again in a possible Toy Story 4. Hanks was being interviewed on BBC Breakfast News on Monday while overseas to promote his new movie Larry Crowne.
For the 12th time running, a Pixar film has opened to win the race at the box office.
The year is 2700. WALL•E, a robot, spends every day doing what he was made for. But soon, he will discover what he was meant for.
The film follows the comedic and eventful journeys of two fish– Marlin and his son Nemo– who become separated in the Great Barrier Reef when Nemo is unexpectedly taken far from home and thrust into a fish tank in a dentist’s office overlooking Sydney harbor.
Mike get’s a new car, and wants to show it off to his pal Sully.
Pixar Animation Studios has unveiled a synopsis and a new image for “La Luna,” its latest short film, which will premiere at next month’s Annecy International Animation Festival.
PIXAR will also be releasing a short just before this one makes an appearance… Enrico Casarosa’s “La Luna” will be released at the Annecy International Animation Festival.
A British screenwriter has sought an injunction in United States District Court to prevent Cars 2 from leaving the lot.
Jake Mandeville-Anthony filed the claim this week. He’s suing Disney and Pixar, charging that the 2006 blockbuster Cars and its sequel — which is slated for theatrical release June 24 — are partially based on work he submitted in the early 1990s.
While the Parr family was out saving the world from Syndrome, this short looks at the wild times at home between Jack-Jack and his baby-sitter Kari.
Pixar and Disney animator, director and filmmaker John Lasseter was presented with a lifetime achievement award Friday night by entertainment organization Shorts International.
“It feels fantastic because I love short films,” Lasseter said during Shorts International’s first annual Short Awards, held at Soho House in West Hollywood. “I love the art form and what it did for me as a filmmaker.
“I learned so much from making short films. They’re these little gems, these fantastic little ideas that are not meant to be a feature film. They’re perfect unto themselves. A great short film leaves you smiling and thinking about it.”
“Fear-based filmmaking” led to making the third installment of the Toy Story franchise, director Lee Unkrich said Sunday night after getting Toy Story 3 the Academy Award for best animated feature.
The threequel won a second Oscar for best original song (Randy Newman’s “We Belong Together”).
Though losing to The King’s Speech to best picture, Toy Story 3 was the third animated movie ever to be nominated in the top Academy Award category. Continue reading