Feature Film

‘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

‘Hanuman Da Damdaar’ trailer: The animated movie not just has Bollywood stars but also filmy dialogues
6:00 pm PDT 18/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

“Ek baar jo maine commitment kar li…” It is entertaining when this dialogue comes from Salman Khan, but surprising as well as hilarious when a young Hanuman says it, exclusively in the animated feature Hanuman Da Damdaar, directed by Ruchi Narain. How interesting! Out of the multiple movies and TV series been made on Mahabali Hanuman, this seems to be ‘hatke’, with a Bollywood twist. You get this from the beginning of the trailer as the narration starts. It is … Read More

James Gunn will return as director and writer of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’
4:00 pm PDT 18/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

With only two weeks remaining for the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the fans of the franchise have already been treated by the director James Gunn. Gunn, who has directed Guardians of the Galaxy and its sequel, has announced on his personal Facebook page that there will be a part three and that he will direct that one too! Oh yeah! Instead of making the announcement to the press, Gunn thought of sharing the news directly with the … Read More

First teaser of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: “I only know one truth, it’s time for the Jedi to end”
11:45 am PDT 17/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

This year’s Star Wars Celebration concluded this weekend and the fans were in for a lot of treats. The Star Wars Battle Battlefront II trailer was launched, giving us a peek into the upcoming game and its content. The most exciting however was the teaser for the upcoming feature The Last Jedi. After Disney acquired the rights to the franchise, the features released were pretty well received by the audience, the recent one being ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’. … Read More

Transformers: The Last Knight trailer – When the good guy, Optimus Prime becomes the bad one!
1:00 pm PDT 13/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The new trailer for the upcoming flick in the Transformers franchise has dropped and we have so many questions. Being a direct sequel to the Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014), the enthusiasm for Transformers: The Last Knight  is really high. The first trailer had already set the premise for the movie which linked it to the origin and lore of the Transformers. The new trailer further provides an extended look to it. The story puts together large machines by the sides … Read More