Spider-Man: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (The Lego Movie) will write a treatment for and produce an animated Spider-Man movie. The much-in-demand creative duo will lay out the story for the project, which will exist independently of live-action plans for the lead character. Spider-Man first appeared in an animated series in 1967 (above); the next live-action Spider-Man movie is set for… Continue reading Movie News: Animated 'Spider-Man' Coming From 'Lego Movie' Team; 'Beanstalk' On Its Way From 'Breaking Bad' Creator
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Ryan Reynolds gave his Twitter followers a sneak peek at his Deadpool costume, but not in full color:
An artist who goes by the name xChasingPavementsx on Reddit offers this rendering of Emma Watson as she might look in Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast (via Geek Tyrant):… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: 'Deadpool' Costume, Emma Watson As Belle, 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Animated and More
Big Hero 6 does something that we’re probably going to see happen a lot more in the coming years. As Marvel Studios continues to bring the big names from its comics to the big screen, Disney Animation has taken a more obscure title and run wild with it, creating a movie that bears Marvel trademarks while not being directly connected to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s smart business… Continue reading Marvel Heroes Who Deserve Their Own Animated Movie
Creator and Disney fan Aish’s chronological chart spans centuries, starting in 65 million B.C. and into… infinity. One of the great things about Disney cinema is the company’s universality—the ability to create compelling stories that are relatable and share valuable life lessons, no matter the time period. It’s the formula that keeps on giving and has provided for generations of audiences.
Note: “Excludes most of… Continue reading Track Every Animated Disney Movie with This Very Cool Timeline
Former Pixar animator Adam Wood sold the feature film rights to his short Henchmen: Ill Suited, which is set for the big screen in an adaptation from Will Ferrell and Adam McKay and their Gary Sanchez Productions.
Our friends at Film School Rejects just tracked down the animated short, which screened at convention SIGGRAPH last week. It features a goofy janitor who works nights… Continue reading Watch the Funny Animated Short Will Ferrell Is Turning into a Full-Length Movie