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Disney Confirms Frozen Sequel

Disney has officially commissioned a 'Frozen' sequel.John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, announced the news during a shareholders meeting in San Francisco, where it was also confirmed 'Frozen' co-directors...

13th March 2015

Toy Story 4 To Be A 'Romantic Comedy'

'Toy Story 4' will be a ''romantic comedy''.Pixar studio president Jim Morris has revealed that the sequel to the animated children's film will be separate from the films that have come before it and will...

6th March 2015

Pixar Announce Toy Story 4

Pixar have announced they are making 'Toy Story 4'.The animation studio has revealed they are planning a fourth instalment in the popular franchise following on from the success of 'Toy Story 3' in 2010, eleven...

7th November 2014

Teri Hatcher Hopes Planes Character Will Inspire Girls

Teri Hatcher hopes her new movie will inspire young girls. The 48-year-old actress voices the character of mechanic Dottie, in Disney's new animated film 'Planes' and Teri admitted her secret wish is that girls who...

7th August 2013

Teri Hatcher Hopes Planes Character Will Inspire Girls

Teri Hatcher hopes her new movie will inspire young girls. The 48-year-old actress voices the character of mechanic Dottie, in Disney's new animated film 'Planes' and Teri admitted her secret wish is that girls who...

7th August 2013

Lightning Mcqueen's Aeroplane Incarnation Dusty Crophopper To Hit Theatres In 'Planes' (Pictures And Trailer)

Here is your first taster of the upcoming 'Cars' spin-off 'Planes'; an equally endearing animated movie about determination and achieving your dreams set to hit screens on August 16th 2013.DisneyToon Studios brings us this fantastic...

By Holly Williams | 2nd April 2013

John Lasseter Pays Tribute To Steve Jobs At Hollywood Star Ceremony

Animation guru John Lasseter fought back tears at the unveiling of his Hollywood Walk of Fame tribute on Tuesday (01Nov11) as he remembered late Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs.The Pixar Animation Studios boss received the...

2nd November 2011

John Lasseter Lands Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

Animation guru John Lasseter is to be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and one of his Cars stars will help him unveil it.Actress Bonnie Hunt will induct the two-time Oscar...

21st October 2011

Don't Forget Jobs Also Gave Us Pixar

While Steve Jobs will forever be associated with Apple, his influence on the entertainment business will likely be regarded by history to have been as consequential as his influence on the personal computer business. It...

6th October 2011

Cars 2 Not For Vehicle Fans

John Lasseter created 'Cars 2' for "people who don't care about cars".The Pixar filmmaker was advised by his wife to think of those who are uninterested in driving when working on the animated movie -...

25th July 2011

Michael Caine Wants Harry Brown Sequel

Sir Michael Caine wants to star in a sequel of 'Harry Brown'.The 78-year-old actor - who appeared as the titular character in the action drama film - has been asked if he would appear in...

19th July 2011

Jason Isaacs Would Have Done Anything To Star In Cars 2

Jason Isaacs would have "sharpened pencils" to be in 'Cars 2'.The actor was "thrilled" to be asked to voice the characters Siddeley and Leland Turbo in the Disney Pixar movie and admits he accepted the...

18th July 2011

Pixar 'Cars 2' Makes $25.7 Million Despite Critical Panning

Pixar may have made their worst film yet, but the critics have not put off movie goers, with Cars 2 doing better than expected on opening day. The original Cars (2006) is generally considered to...

26th June 2011

Emily Mortimer's Cars 2 Director 'Crush'

Emily Mortimer's husband thinks she has a crush on her 'Cars 2' director. The 'Shutter Island' star - who has two children with her actor spouse Alessandro Nivola - was so impressed with how passionate...

24th June 2011

Eddie Izzard Lands Cars Role

Eddie Izzard is to voice a character in 'Cars 2'.The British actor will provide the voice of Miles Axelrod, an oil tycoon-turned-environmentalist who sold off his billions, converted himself into an electric vehicle and is...

15th February 2011

Lasseter Lands Top Producers Prize

TOY STORY creator JOHN LASSETER is to be honoured with the David O. Selznick Achievement Award at the 2010 Producers Guild of America prizegiving.The revered animator will be feted at the 21st annual ceremony in...

22nd October 2009

Pixar's Lasseter Receives Golden Lion Accolade In Venice

Disney/Pixar animator JOHN LASSETER has been honoured at the Venice Film Festival in Italy with a prestigious Golden Lion award in recognition of his career achievements.The illustrator was hailed by his peers on Sunday (06Sep09)...

7th September 2009

Disney Create First Black Princess

Disney animators are going royally politically correct by creating the company's first black princess. The star of new film THE FROG PRINCESS, which is set in New Orleans, Louisiana, will be an African-American character, called...

15th March 2007

Cruise Tops Hollywood Power List

TOM CRUISE has been given great news as he launches MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III worldwide - he's Hollywood's most powerful star. The movie star has been crowned the cinema's top actor on Premiere magazine's 2006 Power...

5th May 2006

Gorillas + Aliens Triumph At Visual Effects Oscars

KING KONG and WAR OF THE WORLDS were the big winners at the fourth annual Visual Effects Society Awards on Wednesday night (15FEB06). Both film claimed three honours to lead the Hollywood event....

17th February 2006

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Leaked "Batman vs. Superman" Trailer Generates Extra Publicity

As far as publicity goes, the leaked Batman vs. Superman trailer may...

Watch The Old Meet The New As 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Excites Fans [Trailer & Pictures]

Star Wars fans got what they’d been waiting for on Thursday, as the...

Jennifer Lopez To Pay Tribute To The Late Selena Quintanilla

Almost two decades after portraying Selena Quintanilla on the big screen...

George Clooney Travels Through Time In The Mysterious 'Tomorrowland' [Trailer + Pictures]

It's now time to get excited for what looks to be one of the most visually...

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'Child 44' Is Praised And Banned

As 'Child 44' opens in cinemas this weekend, novelist Tom Rob Smith is praising Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace as the...

'A Little Chaos' Brings British Humour To A French Tale

The new period drama 'A Little Chaos' may be set in France in the 17th century, but its...

'Furious 7' Sparks The Rumour Mill

As the seventh 'Fast & Furious' movie continues to dominate the global box office, rumours are swirling about where...

Live At Leeds 2015: Great For Music, Great For Life In General

So, Live At Leeds is but two weeks away from bringing some of the...

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