Animation

Box Office Report: Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Crosses $800 Million

Animation, Headlines
Disney blockbuster Frozen continues to make headlines in its tenth week at the box office as it crosses the $800 million mark globally; animated family comedy The Nut Job nabs third place with $12.3 million. In a double victory for Universal, holdovers Ride Along and Lone Survivor remained at the top of the box office chart this past weekend. Starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, Ride Along made $21.2 million over its sophomore weekend for a total of $75.4 million and a first-place finish, while Peter Berg’s Afghanistan war drama, Lone Survivor -- now in its fifth week out -- made $12.6 million for a total of $93.6 million. (more…)

The New Trailer for Rio 2 Launched

Animation
20th Century Fox has released the new trailer for Blue Sky Studios' Rio 2, featuring the voices of Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, Will.i.am, Jemaine Clement, Tracey Morgan, Leslie Mann, George Lopez, Rodrigo Santoro, Andy Garcia, Rita Moreno, Natalie Morales, Kristen Chenworth and Jamie Foxx. (more…)

Disney announces succession plan in india

Animation, Events, Studio, Top Stories
The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) has announced that Managing Director Ronnie Screwvala will step down on 30th June 2014 and Siddharth Roy Kapur, currently Managing Director of Disney UTV’s studio’s business, will take over the Company’s India operations. Siddharth Roy Kapur will become Managing Director of TWDC India effective 1st January 2014, and Screwvala will assist in the transition until 30th June 2014. (more…)