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Pixar's 'The Good Dinosaur' Gets a Complete Rewrite 2014 marks the first year since 2005 that Pixar has not released a new movie, following the studio's decision to shift their upcoming project The Good Dinosaur from a May 30, 2014 release to November 25, 2015, after they removed director Bob Peterson from the project last August.We haven't heard anything about this delayed Pixar animated adventure since then, but now we have a new update from voice actor John Lithgow, who revealed in a new interview that the studio has completely reworked the story, and he will have to come back in to record the new dialogue next month."I recorded the e

‘How to Train Your Dragon 2' Passes $500 Million Box Office Worldwide DreamWorks Animation officially has a franchise. “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” the sequel to the Oscar-nominated 2010 film, broke through the $500 million worldwide box office barrier on Thursday, thanks to a solid $5.6 million opening in China. Also read: ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2' Review: Something Gets Lost in the Leap from Romp to Epic “We have been incredibly proud of ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2' from the moment we saw it and we're thrilled that it has been embraced around the world with such enthusiasm,” DreamWorks Animation's chief m

A new trailer has arrived online for The Boxtrolls, the new animation from Laika, the creators of Coraline and Paranorman. The new trailer sets about establishing the world of the Boxtrolls, a race of mischievous but friendly creatures who have happily raised an orphaned human boy, named Eggs. However, all is not well, as villainous town rotter Archibald Snatcher has cooked up a plan to get rid of the Boxtrolls once and for all. Boooooo!

Universal Takes 'Clifford the Big Red Dog' Out to Poop in April 2016 It's been two years since it was announced that Universal Pictures was teaming up with Despicable Me animation studio Illumination Entertainment for a live-action/animated hybrid adaptation of Scholastic's giant canine, Clifford the Big Red Dog. Now word comes from Universal that they will take the humongous dog out for a walk in theaters on April 8th, 2016. Still no plot details, voice cast or director has been revealed for the project, but when the project was announced in 2012, Bedtime Stories, Race to Witch Mountain and The Sorcerer's Apprentice scribe Matt Lopez was writing the script.

Universal Takes 'Clifford the Big Red Dog' Out to Poop in April 2016 It's been two years since it was announced that Universal Pictures was teaming up with Despicable Me animation studio Illumination Entertainment for a live-action/animated hybrid adaptation of Scholastic's giant canine, Clifford the Big Red Dog. Now word comes from Universal that they will take the humongous dog out for a walk in theaters on April 8th, 2016. Still no plot details, voice cast or director has been revealed for the project, but when the project was announced in 2012, Bedtime Stories, Race to Witch Mountain and The Sorcerer's Apprentice scribe Matt Lopez was writing the script.

'Big Hero 6' Japanese Trailer Introduces Hiro to Nurse Baymax Disney debuted the full-length Big Hero 6 trailer yesterday, but it left out an important piece of background information about its hero, robotics prodigy Hiro, and his relationship with robotic nurse Baymax, who becomes his best friend and crime fighting partner after a tragic loss.

Robots and 'hairy babies' run amok in new trailer for Disney and Marvel's 'Big Hero 6' The new trailer for "Big Hero 6" -- Disney's first animated take on Marvel superhero mythos -- is more "Wreck-It Ralph" than "The Avengers," focusing on boy genius Hiro Hamada (Ryan Potter) and his tubby, lovably dim-witted robot Baymax (voiced by "30 Rock's" Scott Adsit).http://www.hitfix.com

First Look: Voice Cast & Character Images for Marvel's 'Big Hero 6' In an effort to make their D23 Expo the place to find out about all of Disney's latest projects, the studio doesn't have a presence at Comic-Con this summer with the exception of letting Marvel Studios do their thing as usual. But since Disney won't be around, that means we're likely not going to see anything from their animated comic book adaptation Big Hero 6. But thankfully, the studio has just announced their voice cast. As we already heard T.J.

Disney's 'Planes: Fire and Rescue' Featurette: Heroes Disney's latest animated adventure Planes: Fire & Rescue is about what it takes to be a real hero. When a wildfire consumes a picturesque mountainside, Dusty must saddle up with a new team of fire and rescue vehicles to contain the roaring blaze before it destroys everything in its path.Producer Ferrell Barron and director Roberts Gannaway take viewers on a trip through this colorful concoction of comedy and thrills, introducing Dusty Crophopper's new friends and co-workers in a featurette that also offers up never-before-seen footage.

Disney's latest animated adventure Planes: Fire & Rescue is about what it takes to be a real hero. When a wildfire consumes a picturesque mountainside, Dusty must saddle up with a new team of fire and rescue vehicles to contain the roaring blaze before it destroys everything in its path.Producer Ferrell Barron and director Roberts Gannaway take viewers on a trip through this colorful concoction of comedy and thrills, introducing Dusty Crophopper's new friends and co-workers in a featurette that also offers up never-before-seen footage.

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