Feature Film

The Little Prince’s Mark Osborne and screenwriter Adam Kline sign two Fox Animation projects
6:00 pm PDT 29/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The Little Prince director Mark Osborne and writer Adam Kline have signed deals for two new feature projects with 20th Century Fox Animation. The films will be based on Kline’s books Escape From Hat and With Kind Regards From Kindergarden. The Kung Fu Panda co-director Osborne will produce and direct Escape From Hat for Fox Animation/Blue Sky Studios while he and Kline will work on the screenplay together. Osborne will also produce and direct With Kind Regards From Kindergarden and … Read More

Baahubali: The Conclusion Review – Epic proportions, great narrative, minor flaws, fulfilling experience
4:00 pm PDT 28/04/2017 By Prerna Kothari

Since 2015, there’s been one question lurking in the mind of most of the people – be it a kid, teen, adult or a senior citizen. And finally today, after almost 600 days of anticipation and waiting, the answer is out there, waiting for it to be discovered in the theatres. By now, you might have guessed what I am referring to. Yes, it’s that million dollar question around which the whole hype has been built by the filmmakers. I … Read More

Ahead of ‘Baahubali 2’ release, UV Creations unveils Prabhas starrer ‘Saaho’ teaser
7:45 pm PDT 27/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

While India is waiting with bated breath to know ‘Katappa ne Baahubali ko kyu maara?’, Prabhas has managed to quip the viewers interest more but this time it’s not for Baahubali. We are talking about his next project with director Sujeeth, Saaho. The teaser of the movie was supposed to be screened at the theaters with Baahubali 2: The Conclusion on 28 April, 2017. However, due to the cancellation of the movie premier on account of the sudden death of … Read More

Disney’s ‘Frozen 2’, ‘The Lion King’, ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ and ‘Indiana Jones 5’ get release dates
3:30 pm PDT 27/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Disney has announced release dates of some of its highly anticipated movies, and fans will have to wait for two years long. Jon Favreau’s remake of The Lion King will arrive on 19 July, 2019. The director took to Twitter in order to confirm that his upcoming live-action remake has locked down a release date. Putting it subtly, he just posted an emoji of a lion and a crown, with an image of the release date. 🦁👑! pic.twitter.com/A8razyqtK8 — Jon … Read More

‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ trailer witnesses the return of the original Galahad! (and a lot of action sequences)
2:30 pm PDT 25/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The trailer of Kingsman: The Golden Circle, sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service, is out and continues the journey of the British secret service agents. The story of Britain’s most confidential spy agency will once again see spy Gary “Eggsy” Unwin return to the big screen. The movie will witness Eggsy along with the young recruit Roxy and their supervisor Merlin heading to United States to join forces with Kingsman’s American counterpart, Statesman, after their headquarters is destroyed by Poppy, a … Read More

20th Century Fox reveals ‘Deadpool 2’ and ‘X-Men’ spin-offs release dates
3:00 pm PDT 24/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

20th Century Fox has announced official release dates for the sequel of anti-hero Deadpool and two X-Men films.   Deadpool 2, the sequel to 2016’s R-rated hit, will arrive on 1 June, 2018. Ryan Reynolds will return as Wade Wilson with the new director David Leitch. Tim Miller was previously confirmed to helm the sequel. Zazie Beetz will play Domino, a mutant mercenary with the gift of good luck and Josh Brolin will play Cable, a time travelling mutant soldier. … Read More

‘Avatar’ sequels release dates set, first to hit on 18 December, 2020
11:15 am PDT 24/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The visually stunning fantasy film – Avatar – directed, co-produced, written and co-edited by James Cameron is returning with four sequels, the dates of which have been revealed. The first sequel, Avatar 2 will open after three years on 18 December, 2020 followed by Avatar 3 on 17 December, 2021. After three years of break again, Avatar 4 will come out on 20 December, 2024 and the last part on 19 December, 2025. The announcement was made on Avatar’s official page … Read More

‘Draw Me Close’ promises to provide a first of its kind immersive experience during its world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival
5:00 pm PDT 22/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Launching on 21 April at Tribeca Film Festival’s Storyscapes, Draw Me Close blurs the worlds of live performance, virtual reality and animation to create a vivid memoir about the relationship between a mother and her son in the wake of her terminal-cancer diagnosis. Weaving theatrical storytelling with cutting-edge technology, the project takes a deceptively simple and humanistic approach to the immersive medium: it allows the audience member to experience life as a five-year-old Jordan, inside a live, animated world. Created by award-winning playwright and … Read More

‘Mazinger Z’ manga’s first footage of anime feature to premiere at Annecy 2017
5:15 pm PDT 21/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Mazinger Z, Japan’s major manga series, is making its big comeback on the international animation scene in the form of a full-length feature film. Toei Animation is producing a new opus of adventures for the famous robot. Go Nagai will premiere the first look at Annecy festival this year. This year marks the 45th anniversary of the franchise. In his video message, Nagai thanked the fans for their continued support, celebrating 50 years of being a manga artist this year. The manga, … Read More

Spider-Man confirmed for Avengers 4, spinoffs not connected to MCU
5:27 pm PDT 20/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

It is official. Spider-Man will be a part of the next two Avengers movies, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige confirmed. He will appear in the Avengers: Infinity War which is slated for 4 May, 2018 and a 2019’s untitled Avengers movie. Marvel’s landmark deal with Sony allowed the wall-crawler to enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with his debut in Captain America: Civil War and his standalone film Spider-Man: Homecoming which is set to release this year. After his appearance in … Read More

Guardians of the Galaxy battle to Bappi Lahiri’s ‘Jhoom Jhoom Jhoom Baba’
2:00 pm PDT 20/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

As if the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailers were not funny enough, this one is “hilarious” itself. No, it is beyond hilarious. Marvel India Facebook page just posted one of the trailers of its upcoming superhero feature Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. And… wait for this… with Bappi Lahiri’s Jhoom Jhoom Jhoom Baba as the background music! While Guardians of the Galaxy had a collection of some of the most rocking songs, Vol. 2 promised the same. … Read More

‘Captain Marvel’ finds its directors in Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck
12:00 pm PDT 20/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Last year, Marvel announced that Oscar-winning Brie Larson (Room, Kong: Skull Island) will be leading in their upcoming superhero film Captain Marvel. Since then, the studio has been searching for the person to helm the film. Just yesterday, the studio revealed that Captain Marvel has found the perfect duo to fly Carol Danvers to the big screen in 2019! The directing pair Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck has signed on to direct the film. Boden and Fleck most recently wrote and … Read More