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What Is It About Animated Sequels?

In a Hollywood atmosphere that currently seems obsessed with stretching even the most moderate of box-office successes into a full blown franchise, sequels and prequels are a ubiquitous presence in cinema multiplexes. But in the...

The Incredibles' Elastigirl Beats Lily Potter In Movie Mums Poll

Holly Hunter's stretchy animated character in The Incredibles has beaten Harry Potter's mother Lily to the top of a new movie mums poll.Elastigirl, voiced by Hunter, topped the U.K. Mother's Day list of mums, as...

Brad Bird Worried About Killing Tom Cruise

Brad Bird feared he might be the director who kills Tom Cruise. The Oscar-winning helmer was concerned the Hollywood actor might come to an untimely end during their latest movie 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol',...

Brad Bird Insisted On Imax Mission

Brad Bird insisted that 'Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol' be filmed in IMAX. The 54-year-old director - who is best known for writing and directing Disney Pixar's 'The Incredibles' in 2004 - insisted that the latest...

Tom Cruise Tested By M:i Iv Stunts

Tom Cruise was pushed to the limit while filming stunts for 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol'. Director Brad Bird preferred to use real action sequences rather than rely on special effects for the movie and...

Cruise Confirms Bird As Mission: Impossible 4 Director

TOM CRUISE has confirmed THE INCREDIBLES' director BRAD BIRD as the man who will helm MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 4 - and he's having "a blast" working with the filmmaker.J.J. Abrams signed up to work with Cruise...

Up Soars To The Top At The U.s. Box Office

New family film UP has soared to the top of the U.S. box office to become the third biggest debut for a Disney Pixar film behind THE INCREDIBLES and FINDING NEMO.Early estimates suggest the film,...

Bird Desperate For Incredibles Sequel

THE INCREDIBLES director BRAD BIRD is desperate to make a follow-up to the hit animated film - but is worried bosses at film company Pixar are against the idea. The filmmaker, who also wrote the...

Williams Obsessed By Life-altering Animation

Hip-hop star PHARRELL WILLIAMS is obsessed with animation and regularly watches cartoons and Disney movies because they are "life-altering". Williams, who has produced hits for BRITNEY SPEARS, NELLY, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and SNOOP DOGG, has to...

Cars Races To Number One

Acclaimed new Disney/Pixar movie CARS has raced to the top of the US box office, despite horror remake THE OMEN getting a head start. The animated film, which features the voices of OWEN WILSON, PAUL...

Lee Is Disney's Underdog

MY NAME IS EARL and CLERKS star JASON LEE is getting animated again as the voice of unlikely superhero UNDERDOG. The actor, who gave a voice to the villain SYNDROME in THE INCREDIBLES, will star...

Disney Acquires Pixar For $7.4 Billion

Family entertainment giant Walt Disney Co has agreed a $7.4 billion (GBP4.1 billion) deal to buy Pixar Animation Studios. The purchase has made Pixar Chief Executive Officer (CEO) STEVE JOBS the biggest individual shareholder...

Walt Disney To Buy Pixar?

Family entertainment giant Walt Disney Co is reportedly in talks to buy its former partner Pixar Animation Studios. America's Wall Street Journal newspaper reported today (19JAN06) Disney executives were considering paying a small premium...

Hunter Gives Birth To Twins

Academy Award-winning actress HOLLY HUNTER has given birth to twins, her first children with actor partner GORDON MacDONALD. Hunter's arrivals were confirmed by her publicist who told People magazine, "She had the babies. They...

Charlie And Incredibles Win Children's Baftas

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and THE INCREDIBLES were among the winners at the British Academy Children's Film And Television Awards (Children's BAFTAs) in London last night (27NOV05). TIM BURTON's adaptation of ROALD DAHL's...

Ritchie To Ditch Action For Animation

British director GUY RITCHIE is so inspired by last year's (04) animated movie THE INCREDIBLES, he plans to ditch his trademark gangster films in favour of making more child-friendly movies. Richie, who has a...

Carey Joins Mtv Awards Line Up

MARIAH CAREY has joined EMINEM and NINE INCH NAILS in the list of stars set to perform at the 2005 MTV MOVIE AWARDS. Hosted by JIMMY FALLON, the 14th annual awards show will take...

Spider-man 2 Dominates Saturn Awards

SPIDER-MAN 2 dominated the 31st annual SATURN AWARDS on Tuesday (03MAY05), picking up a total of five trophies. Spider-Man 2 walked away with five Saturns from the Los Angeles event: Best Film (fantasy), Best...

Scores Earn Top Marks At Prize Giving

Music from THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST, I, ROBOT, THE INCREDIBLES, SHARK TALE and COLLATERAL won their composers top awards at last night's (27APR05) ASCAP FILM + TELEVISION AWARDS. The 20th annual score prize...

Jackson Collects His Own Action Figures

Hollywood actor SAMUEL L JACKSON collects action figures of characters he has played on the big screen. The PULP FICTION star always makes sure he gets hold of every action figure made in his...

Simpsons Voted Top Cartoon

Animated TV series THE SIMPSONS has beaten 99 TV shows and movies to top the UK's greatest cartoon poll. The long-running comedy show - now in its 16th year - topped the list of...

Blanchett And Freeman Take Early Oscars

CATE BLANCHETT and MORGAN FREEMAN have taken the first acting prizes at the 77th ACADEMY AWARDS in Hollywood, scooping the Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor awards. On the biggest night of the...

Advertisers Under Fire For Using Cartoon Favourites

Health-conscious parents have pinpointed THE INCREDIBLES, THE SIMPSONS, SCOOBY DOO and SPIDER-MAN in an assault on advertisers who use popular animated characters to promote their fatty foods. A survey by British consumer watchdog WHICH?...

Jackson Is Six Billion Dollar Man

SAMUEL L JACKSON is celebrating after becoming Hollywood's $6 billion man. The hard-working movie star, who has appeared in 70 movies, passed Tinseltown's most successful box office star, HARRISON FORD, at the beginning of...

Carrey's Sunshine Scoops Online Awards

JIM CARREY's quirky movie ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND picked up five awards - including best film - from the ONLINE FILM CRITICS SOCIETY this week (ends14JAN05). Film-maker MICHEL GONDRY was named best...

Incredibles Buck The Trend

Animated movie THE INCREDIBLES has caused shockwaves in Hollywood after landing a nomination for the PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA's best film award alongside the hotly-tipped OSCAR favourites. The movie - about a family of...

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