Paramount to launch big-budget animation unit

Viacom's movie studio, Paramount Pictures, is launching its own animated division to make films with large budgets of up to $100 million each.

Sections:  movies   
Topics:  animation   paramount pictures   rango   viacom   
  • Once Again, YouTube Prevails In Viacom Case
    YouTube has once again beaten Viacom in the long-running copyright case that the companies have spent the last several years fighting. This marks the second time U.S. District Judge Louis Stanton has taken YouTube’s side in the case, agreeing that the streaming video provider was protected by “safe harbor” provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. More
  • 'Finding Nemo' Sequel to Be Titled 'Finding Dory,' Arriving in Theaters November 2015
    Pixar's been keeping a pretty tight lid on the details for its upcoming Finding Nemo sequel, but as of today, we know a little bit more -- including the project's official title and release date. It sounds like Nemo won't be getting lost this time; instead, Dory, the friendly-but-forgetful fish voiced by Ellen DeGeneres, gets top honors in the aptly titled Finding Dory, due to arrive in theaters on November 25, 2015. More
  • Netflix, DreamWorks to make original kids series
    Netflix is buffing up its credentials as a popular way for parents to keep their kids entertained.... More
  • 'Monsters University' Debuts First Full-Length Trailer
    God bless animation! Only in cartoons could you get a prequel after a dozen years with characters that actually look younger than they did in the first film. Also, while we're at it, hooray for Pixar, because Monsters University looks like the movie that'll re-establish the studio's follow-up bona fides after the critical train wreck that was Cars 2. More
  • Simpsons to shoot Apatow script
    A speculative script Judd Apatow wrote for The Simpsons 22 years ago is to finally make it to air, the screenwriter, director and producer reveals. More
  • When Gundam Came to Hollywood
    This article is the result of my email correspondence with Roger Servick (Mead's manager), and phone interviews with writer/director Chip Proser and CGI animation pioneer John ... What would a big-budget attempt at a CGI-animated mobile suit have looked ...
    02/9/2018 - 7:48 am | View Link
  • Understanding a new world order
    An online hub grows in New Zealand For a small country with no national pubcaster (TVNZ is 100% commercially funded), the upcoming launch of NZ On Air’s new ... Grant and a 20% NZSPG—International for big-budget TV and film productions, which Pukeko ...
    02/8/2018 - 3:54 am | View Link
  • As Rumors Swirl, Is Brad Grey Long For Paramount?
    the launch of a dedicated family film division that Grey named as a priority in an interview with Deadline last fall. Studios like Universal with Illumination and Disney with Pixar and the Disney animation brand, have been minting money with animated films ...
    02/17/2017 - 12:32 am | View Link
  • Paramount Pictures Jumps On Board Ava DuVernay’s ‘Selma’ w/ Oprah Winfrey Producing
    Announced this week, the project gets a major lift thanks to a Hollywood studio in Paramount, negotiating to acquire domestic distribution rights to the film, with the goal being to launch production ... DuVernay’s first big budget (relative to the ...
    02/26/2014 - 12:24 am | View Link
  • Paramount to launch big-budget animation unit
    LOS ANGELES -- Following the blockbuster success of "Rango," Paramount Pictures said Wednesday that it is creating a division to make its own big-budget animated movies, putting the studio in competition with longtime partner DreamWorks Animation.
    07/8/2011 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Le Petit Prince (2015)
    A little girl lives in a very grown-up world with her mother, who tries to prepare her for it. Her neighbor, the Aviator, introduces the girl to an extraordinary ...
    02/14/2018 - 1:56 am | View Website
  • Hollywood Reporter | Entertainment News
    The Hollywood Reporter is your source for breaking news about Hollywood and entertainment, including movies, TV, reviews and industry blogs.
    02/13/2018 - 8:24 am | View Website
  • DreamWorks
    DreamWorks Pictures (also known as DreamWorks SKG or DreamWorks Studios, commonly referred to as DreamWorks, trading as Storyteller Distribution Co., LLC) is an ...
    02/11/2018 - 3:22 pm | View Website
  • Variety’s 2017 Dealmakers Impact Report – Variety
    Without the hard work of these execs and attorneys, the wheels of entertainment would come to a grinding halt.
    02/11/2018 - 12:48 am | View Website
  • China’s Hollywood romance turns sour
    Jiang Wen, left, and Donnie Yen in 'Rogue One'. Many big budget US movies now feature Chinese stars “There was this shift in policy to a more nationalistic approach ...
    12/26/2017 - 6:09 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Movies News