Feature Film

Brown Bag Films announces release of animated holiday special ‘Angela’s Christmas’
8:58 pm PDT 13/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Oscar nominated Brown Bag Films, a subsidiary of 9 Story Media Group has announced the production of animated holiday special “Angela’s Christmas” based on the popular children’s story from Pulitzer Prize winning author Frank McCourt. The announcement was done at Dublin, Ireland on June 13, 2017. The half hour long CG film is based on Frank McCourt’s only children’s book inspired by a story his mother Angela told him as a child. McCourt won the Pulitzer Prize for his best-selling … Read More

‘Cars 3’ star-cast have a gala time at movie’s world premiere at Disney’s theme park
1:00 pm PDT 13/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Tons of fans turned up for the world premiere of Disney-Pixar’s Cars 3 at the Anaheim Convention Center, USA. Tattoo artists,performers on stilts and arts and crafts stands entertained little ones prior to the start of the third film in the franchise. Owen Wilson who reprises his role as Lightning McQueen attended with his son in tow along with the executive producer and Pixar chief’s creative officer, John Lasseter and director Brian Fee. The voice-cast of the movie including Kerry Washington (voice of Natalie Certain), Cristela … Read More

Will Disney-Pixar’s ‘Cars 3’ be McQueen’s last ride?
11:00 am PDT 13/06/2017 By Anshita Bhatt

There are just two days left for Cars 3. If you haven’t watched the previous two Cars movies, go watch them before you watch the third. Why do we say so? The Cars series is all about experience (which begins where entertainment ends). It traces the journey of one race car, McQueen, from a rookie to a legend. And when does one become a legend? When it is not one’s time anymore. But he decides when he’s done. And he … Read More

‘Wonder Woman’ trounces ‘The Mummy’ to top charts in second weekend with $57 million
5:00 pm PDT 12/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

It doesn’t come as surprise as Wonder Woman tops the weekend box office (domestically) for the second time in a row, easily cruising past the Tom Cruise-starrer The Mummy. With an estimated $57 million, Warner Bros. and DC Comics’ release of Wonder Woman finished atop the weekend box office for a second week in a row as its domestic total now  is more than $205 million after just ten days in release. The performance signals a 45 per cent drop compared to the … Read More

Why S. Shankar’s ‘2.0’ will be a huge success
10:30 am PDT 12/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

As Indian masses have been moving from typical masala movies to the ones with a story, plot and sensible action sequences, science-fiction as a genre has come to be accepted widely and gradually. It still depends on several factors. While the Shahrukh Khan-starrer Ra.One did not manage to charm the audience, Rajnikanth’s Robot was a superhit. Ever since the first look of S. Shankar’s 2.0 starring Rajnikanth and Akshay Kumar was released in November 2016, there has been a lot … Read More

With Black Panther’s teaser, Marvel’s cat is finally out of the bag
10:30 am PDT 10/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

An image of Captain America: Civil War took us a little by surprise. The curiosity and excitement only rose tenfold when we saw claw marks on Captain America’s shield. Before this movie, it was a given fact that nothing could happen to the vibranium shield. Things changed when the man in a sexy black suit, Black Panther made his entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Yesterday, before launching the first teaser trailer, Marvel unveiled the poster of its 2018 slated … Read More

New trailer of Pixar’s ‘Coco’ gives an extended look into Land of the Dead and introduces to Miguel’s family
12:00 pm PDT 09/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

We finally get a good look at Pixar’s Coco as another trailer of the musical adventure is out. And can we say it looks mesmerising! “Once every year, our ancestors come back to our world to see families and friends,” but no living person has ever been to their world, until.. Miguel accidentally arrives with his dog in the Land of the Dead and his unforgettable and life-changing journey begins. After the first poster, trailer, the second poster were released, … Read More

Disney-Pixar reveals ‘Coco’ characters and voice-cast
6:00 pm PDT 07/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Earlier this year, Pixar fans were treated with the first poster and then a trailer of the animated musical adventure Coco. Disney-Pixar has now revealed the list of characters, voice talent who will portray them and a brand new poster! Coco is a multi-generational story about the power of family relationships and features characters from the Land of the Living, and their loved ones who’ve moved on to the Land of the Dead. The story follows young Miguel, who dreams of becoming … Read More

Gal Gadot’s ‘Wonder Woman’ shatters box office records
3:00 pm PDT 05/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Wonder Woman exceeded all expectations this weekend, delivering an impressive $103.1 million opening at the US box office over the weekend, the largest opening for a female-directed feature. Warner Bros. on Monday revised its earlier estimate of $100.5 million. Internationally, it raked in $125 million. The global opening weekend total stands at an estimated $228 million. The film vastly out-performed Sam Taylor-Johnson’s previous record holder Fifty Shades of Grey for top opening for a female helmer, which debuted with $85.1 million back … Read More

‘Baahubali 2’ headed for record-breaking business at Chinese market in July
2:30 pm PDT 02/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

S S Rajamouli’s magnum opus Baahubali 2: The Conclusion gained staggering numbers at the global box office since its release on 28 April, 2017, and there is a new story every week of it breaking records, creating new ones and then breaking those too. The VFX-heavy sequel‘s Hindi dubbed version has become the first movie to cross the Rs 500-crore mark (in India). At the worldwide box office, it is about to cross the Rs 1,600 crore mark making it … Read More

Theatrical poster of the live-action movie ‘Tokyo Ghoul’ released
12:30 pm PDT 30/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

A new poster for the live-action movie Tokyo Ghoul, in costume as Ken Kaneki with the quote “Humans are no longer at the top of the food chain” was revealed. The film will debut in Tokyo on 29 July, 2017 and a sequel is already being developed. After all the hardships that the live-action movie adaptation endured, Tokyo Ghoul was finally given a release date in March 2017. After news that one of the main stars of the film – Fumika … Read More

DWA and Universal announced ‘The Boss Baby 2’ for March 2021
5:00 pm PDT 26/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

DreamWoks Animation and Universal officially announced The Boss Baby 2 for a 26 March, 2021 release. The Boss will return. pic.twitter.com/UFoXY0VUNe — DreamWorks Animation (@DWAnimation) May 25, 2017 The sequel to the box office hit will bring back the core creative team behind The Boss Baby, with Alec Baldwin returning to voice the power-obsessed infant. There is no word yet if stars Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, and Tobey Magquire will return as well. The Boss Baby was released by … Read More