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2010-10-04 13:00:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Doug Sweetland, the Academy Award®-nominated director of the 2008 Pixar short "Presto," is set to direct THE FAMILIARS for Sony Pictures Animation. Sam Raimi & Josh Donen are executive producers. Adam J. Epstein and Andrew Jacobson are writing the screenplay for THE FAMILIARS, based on their just published novel. Sweetland joins Sony Pictures Animation after sixteen years at Pixar Animation, a run that began right out of...

2009-03-30 16:39:00

Animated Blockbuster Breaks Several Records, Including Biggest Opening of 2009, Best 3D Opening Ever and Biggest Spring Opening for a Non-Sequel Animated Film HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The initial DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) 3D animated release "Monsters vs. Aliens" topped preliminary estimates to gross $59.3 million over the weekend at 4,104 locations, of which 1,550 were in 3D, including IMAX. In so doing, the film broke several box office records:...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.