Richard Linklater Will Remake ‘Incredible Mr. Limpet’

Richard Linklater, currently nominated for an Oscar for “Before Midnight”‘s screenplay, is making strides on the Warner Bros. remake of “Incredible Mr. Limpet,” a project with which he has been involved since 2011.

Hand-Drawn Feature “Aunt Hilda!” Has Opened in France

2014 is shaping up to be one of the strongest years for quirky and original animated features. True, there’s the usual spate of sequels—”Rio 2,” “How to Train Your Dragon 2” and “Planes: Fire and Rescue”—but looking beyond those films, there are some genuinely fresh ideas on the horizon, most notably Laika’s “The Boxtrolls,” Reel FX’s “Book of Life,” and Cartoon Saloon’s “Song of the Sea.”

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