Made at a modest cost of $40 million, “The Addams Family” is a winner for MGM/United Artists Releasing.
The film was removed from theaters after the discovery of a scene that shows what Vietnam claims to be a violation of its water sovereignty.
The good news: It’s the best U.S. debut for an original animated film this year. The bad news: It’s one of Dreamworks Animation’s worst openings ever.
The yeti-starring cg epic is the first feature from China’s Pearl Studio, co-produced with Dreamworks Animation.
Pearl studio directors Glen Keane and Jill Culton will present more details about their projects at Annecy this week.
Glen Keane will direct a feature film for Netflix.
The Chinese company’s goal is to become one of the world’s leading creators of high-quality animation content.