Persichetti, who served as head of story on the original “Puss in Boots,” will helm the sequel.
Chris Melendandri is being recognized for the unstoppable success of his studio Illumination.
Cohn will oversee both film and television animation at Dreamworks.
Do celebrity voice actors make animated features successful or the filmmakers themselves? We’re about to find out.
Who needs Minions, when you’ve got Mario!
Multiple animated projects are in disarray after Louis C.K. admits to sexually harassing multiple women.
“Despicable Me,” the most financially successful theatrical animation franchise of all-time, has unlikely roots in an independent Spanish studio.
Illumination, makers of “Sing” and “Secret Life of Pets,” doesn’t play by the standard rules of Hollywood feature animation. Here’s one way they’re breaking the rules.
The Producers Guild of America likes Disney Company animated films—A LOT.
Why is a guy who made his reputation in vfx taking over a character animation studio? We’ve got some theories.
Chris deFaria, the voice of Peppermint Patty in 1970s Peanuts specials, is now top dog at Dreamworks Animation.
The complete list of songs that appear in Illumination’s “Sing.”
We’ve got a lot to talk about.
A Comcast deal could potentially spell the end of Dreamworks’ feature animation division.
Imagine ‘American Idol’ with an all-animal cast.
2016 is shaping up to be the year of the animated animal feature, and “Sing” just might be the quirkiest film of the bunch.
A leaked Sony email reveals part of the decision-making process that led Sony executives to hire Kristine Belson as the head of their animation division.
The ‘Minions’ is a hit with audiences and a miss with critics. Who got it right?
Illumination has optioned Mofac Alfred’s online hit ‘Johnny Express’ and made a first-look pact with the studio.
Illumination Entertainment’s founder admits he has no idea what’s in store for the future of animation, but it will probably arrive online in short-form.
Annecy is taking over San Diego Comic-Con as the place for Hollywood to preview its major projects.
With the 25th Annual PGA Awards right around the corner on Jan. 19, the Producers Guild of America has chosen five films to compete in …
Chris Renaud (above, left) and Pierre Coffin are the directorial duo responsible for one of the biggest animated phenomenons of recent …
Despicable Me 2 is on track to become the most profitable film in Universal Pictures’ 100-plus year history, and that has turned …
Despicable Me 2, which debuted in the United States on Wednesday with a mammoth $34.3 million, is headed into what is guaranteed to be a …
Illumination Entertainment, the company responsible for Despicable Me and The Lorax, announced this week that it will produce a CGI …
Illumination Entertainment’s The Lorax exceeded expectations and debuted in first place with a stunning $70.2 million last weekend. That …
Fox Business’s Lou Dobbs claims that President Obama’s “liberal friends in Hollywood” are “targeting a younger demographic using animated …
Someone on the Chinese video site Sina posted this work-in-progress trailer for The Lorax from Illumination Entertainment, whose earlier …
Today, Toy Story 3 surpassed Finding Nemo as the top grossing domestic Pixar feature. However, as Box Office Mojo points out, “it will …