Minkoff’s Flying Tigers Entertainment has sealed a two-picture deal with China’s Le Vision Pictures, including an animated adaptation of ‘Wolf Totem.’
An homage to “Blazing Saddles,” “Blazing Samurai” is a global animated affair.
Open Road Films, the distributor of “The Nut Job,” has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the CG animated feature “Blazing Samurai,” a loose remake of Mel Brooks’s 1974 comedy “Blazing Saddles.”
The DreamWorks feature “Mr. Peabody & Sherman,” directed by Rob Minkoff, opened in the United States this weekend with an estimated $32.5 million. The film settled for second place behind “300: Rise of An Empire.”
“Vanity Fair” doesn’t write about animation often, but when they do, it’s memorable. Their new Hollywood issue has an excellent long read by Sam Kashner about the legendary CalArts animation program of the Seventies and Eighties.
Here’s a new clip from the upcoming DreamWorks feature “Mr. Peabody and Sherman.” The Rob Minkoff-directed film will open in U.S. theaters on March 7, 2014: