Feature Film

Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’ trailer takes you into the heart of World War II
3:00 pm PDT 15/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

After his share of movies based on comic series and sci-fi genres, Christopher Nolan is taking a shift from his recent regulars. ‘Dunkirk’ is the newest project for the ‘Inception’ director and the first trailer has been released. In the backdrop of World War II, the film will tell the story of Operation Dynamo, where around 300,000 allied soldiers from France, Belgium, Canada and Britain were rescued from the French port of Dunkirk as the Axis forces of Germany invaded … Read More

David Ayer to helm the all female DC villians movie Gotham City Sirens
2:00 pm PDT 14/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Even before the release of Suicide Squad, there were already talks of an all female villain female line-up movie thanks to the close accomplice and lover to Joker, Harley Quinn played by Margot Robbie. Now, it’s finally out that the rumoured DC film will be “Gotham City Sirens”. Reported by THR, David Ayer who directed Warner Bros.’ badass antihero ensemble comic book movie Suicide Squad, will be helming Gotham City Sirens. As rumoured earlier, it will host the top female villains … Read More

‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ trailer: “Two species at war, one flesh, one metal”
6:00 pm PDT 06/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

“It has been said through the ages, without sacrifice, there can be no victory.” And so begins the first trailer of Transformers: The Last Knight. Interspersed with scenes from earlier ages with cavalries laced with spears and shield charging each other to modern armies facing off with guns, the trailer finally comes to what seems like a post-apocalyptic age on earth, with broken buildings and fires raging throughout. This would be the direct sequel to to Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014). The … Read More

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2’ teaser-trailer shows off all the guardians and an adorable Baby Groot
6:00 pm PDT 05/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

It came as quite a surprise to the fans when director James Gunn tweeted out a new teaser trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. The new trailer has brought back together all the five original leads (guardians) Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Rocket Racoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Starlord (Chris Pratt), Drax (Dave Bautista) and Baby Groot. The two minutes trailer shows off quite a few fight scenes as the characters explore the far reaches of the universe. All of … Read More

‘Doctor Strange’ surpasses ‘Iron Man’ to emerge as Marvel’s highest grossing solo movie ever
6:00 pm PDT 28/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Iron Man (2008), starring Robert Downey Jr, brought in an era of standalone superhero movies for the Marvel universe. Since then it had been enjoying the title of the highest grossing solo superhero movie for the Marvel Universe, but there’s a new superhero in town who has dethroned the titled holder. No brownie points for guessing that it is none other than Doctor Strange, featuring English actor, Benedict Cumberbatch in the titular role. While Iron Man managed to garner $585 … Read More

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ new trailer urges one to ‘Trust the Force’
5:00 pm PDT 26/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Fans of Star Wars would now be hoping for 16 December to come soon as a new trailer for the franchise’s stand-alone film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, has just been released. The previous trailers had already pushed the nostalgia button for the fans and the new trailer just boosts the hype. Titled “Trust”, the one and a half minute clip gives us even more glimpses about the backdrop of the story. While a lot of elements in the trailer … Read More

‘Cars 3’ seems to take a dark course in the new teaser trailer
3:00 pm PDT 22/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Animated movies can be far more engaging than regular ones. The reason being, the amount of freedom that the creators get while working on it. While most movie sequels in general relate to their predecessors in terms of storytelling and the mood overall, some movies seem to take a detour. Such can be the case in Disney Pixar’s upcoming sequel, Cars 3. The immensely famous, kid-friendly franchise just dropped the first teaser-trailer for Cars 3 and things look pretty different … Read More

What the Smurfs are looking for and Gargamel revealed in the new ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’ trailers
7:30 pm PDT 21/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Two months back Sony Pictures Animation released the teaser trailer of Smurfs: the Lost Village. And today, they have unveiled two new trailers of the film that’s set to release on 21 March, 2017. In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard … Read More

Fox Animation and Tonko House come together for ‘The Dam Keeper’ animated feature
7:00 pm PDT 18/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Yet another film is about to get a big screen treatment. This time it will be an adoption of the 2015 Academy Award – nominated animated short, The Dam Keeper which was written and directed by Robert Kondo and Daisuke “Dice” Tsutsumi. Fox Animation and Tonko House will be collaborating for the project. Kondo and Tsutsumi, who are former art directors of Pixar and have worked on films like Toy Story 3, Monster’s University, Ratatouille would be directing the movie. They are … Read More

New ‘Kong: Skull Island’ trailer welcomes you to the land of mythical monsters
6:00 pm PDT 17/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The previous trailer of Kong: Skull Island left us all excited and wanting for more, more information about the movie that is. With a backdrop of 1970s, the first trailer showcased a band of scientists and military personnel reaching a newly discovered island in the South Pacific and things don’t go as expected as they are about to encounter the beast himself. However, we were left with only with hints and a silhouette of Kong. Now, with the new trailer … Read More

Disney encapsulates love and magic in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ live-action trailer
6:00 pm PDT 15/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

“Think of the one thing you have always wanted, find it in your mind’s eye and feel it in your heart” Well known for interspersing their projects with a bit of magic and all things enchanting, Disney is all set to take on the same genre again with its upcoming live-action movie ‘Beauty and the Beast’ which is due for a 2017 release. The upcoming movie will be an adaptation of the 1991 animated classic film of the same name. … Read More

Multi-picture sales and co-production deal sealed by Fantastic Films International with India’s Bhasin Studios
5:00 pm PDT 11/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

There’s a surge of happiness at Bengaluru based animation and gaming studio Bhasin Studios (BS) as Los Angeles based, Fantastic Films International (FFI), headed by Roxane Barbat and Fred DeWysocki, announced that a multi-picture worldwide distribution and co-production deal has been signed with BS. Bhasin Studios and FFI have inked a deal for worldwide sales representation for Slick Rick and a sales and co-production deal for Alley of Dreams, slated for completion in 2017. In addition, two more features, A … Read More