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Disney pulls the plug on Zemeckis performance capture company

It doesn't look like filmmaker Robert Zemeckis will get the chance to keep improving his "performance capture" animation process. At least not on Disney's dime.
The Mouse House is closing down Zemeckis' ImageMovers Digital studios, and will phase out its 450 employees over the next nine months. Disney honcho Alan Bergman said: "Given today's economic realities, we need to find alternative ways to bring...


Carrey's 'Christmas Carol' wraps up $31M weekend

Carrey's 'Christmas Carol' wraps up $31M weekend

Jim Carrey's Scrooge is collecting holiday donations from movie fans with a $31 million opening weekend to take the No. 1 spot with his new take on "A Christmas Carol."...


Zemeckis Lives In A Yellow Submarine

The Beatles will be coming to Rock Band this September and their Cirque De Soleil extravaganza, Love has been a financial success. The Beatles won't be going away any time soon if they can continue to market their catalog in the correct manner to win over new fans, or at least convince some old ones to by new Beatles merchandise.So, the capitalist and the stoner in me cheered when I found out that Disney and Robert Zemeckis (Beowulf, The Polar Express) are going to re-make the Beatle's psychedelic animation, Yellow Submarine for theaters.


Disney's A Christmas Carol Coming to Cannes

Christmas will come to the Croisette, when Jim Carrey, Colin Firth, director Robert Zemeckis, and producers Steve Starkey and Jack Rapke from Disney's A Christmas Carol kick off the holiday season early at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday, May 18. They will unveil the first look ever in 3-D of the classic Dickens tale as re-envisioned by director Robert Zemeckis.


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