As a live-action/animation hybrid, THE CALL OF THE WILD employs cutting edge visual effects and animation technology in order to render the animals in the film as fully photorealistic--and emotionally authentic--characters.Call of the Wild, directed by Chris Sanders, and starring Harrison Ford, Dan Stevens, Omar Sy, Karen Gillan, Bradley Whitford, and Colin Woodell opens February 21,[...]
Chu is out, but an even more intriguing shortlist of directors are now up for grabs for the planned live action adaptation of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, according to a new report from Schmoes Know.Those guys, who have been pretty spot on lately in regards to fanboy property news, report that Sony[...]
I haven't so keenly anticipated a Dreamworks animation... ever, actually.
Chris Sanders' The Croods looks tremendous and, judging from this clip, also sounds great too - and I'm not just saying that because there's a whiff of Looney Tunes' Carl Stalling in the "trotting forward" music.The courtship decoy that accidentally became intimate behind the scenes.The Croods will be along on March 22nd in both the[...]
This tetraptych from Dreamworks shows the four stages of evolution of a poster for The Croods, Chris Sanders' new movie Click it up to make it bigger.I think frame three is better than frame four in some respects A couple of the poses certainly seem a little more expressive.The Croods is released in the UK and[...]
Chris Sanders and Kirk De Micco's The Croods is coming in March and I'm looking forward to it a great deal Forgive me, then, for forcing this autoplaying motion poster on you.Dreamworks Animation just closed out their Paramount deal with Rise of the Guardians, which I think is the best film in their entire canon[...]
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The first Dreamworks film of a very busy 2013 is to be The Croods, directed by Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco It's looking very good indeed.Here's the second trailer.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXVnbezVhdI[/youtube]See that in HD at Apple.The prehistoric family comedy worked well on TV at least twice before - The Flintstones and Dinosaurs - at least depending on[...]
Bleeding Cool has been keeping a close eye on Dreamworks' upcoming caveman adventure The Croods, largely because of the involvement of Lilo and Stitch and How To train Your Dragon artist, writer and director Chris Sanders. The concept art has been tantalising and the first full trailer for the film has just been released You can[...]
He's got some kind of advanced wardrobe, and this reflects his superior intellect.Nice design: just what you'd expect from a Chris Sanders movie.The Croods is along in March of next year. Here's the first mainstream poster for The Croods I make it the fifth actual poster, but the others were all at trade shows and[...]
It's not 3D and it's not being directed by Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois, but How to Train Your Dragon: Riders of Berk looks like something I'm going to enjoy a lot.That title, though Sheesh Cocnkney rhyming slang renders that very unfortunate for a kid's show.Here are the clips that have been so far released[...]
The film is being directed by Chris Sanders, of Lilo and Stitch and How to Train Your Dragon fame.That's the cover for The Art of The Croods which is, way way way ahead of the usual schedule, available for pre-order at Amazon.For more artwork from this film check out my previous coverage There's both illustrated[...]
Chris Sanders is directing the film at Dreamworks right now, after the weekend at Comic-Con where I last saw this design.Dreamworks presented a scene at their panel, showing Eep leaving her family cave for the first time and leading cave people into a vibrant, evolving world of lush flora and fauna.The Croods is released in[...]
One of Dreamworks Animation's most exciting upcoming pictures will be The Croods, co-directed by Lilo & Stitch's Chris Sanders You can get a real taste of Sanders' design style from the booth he has at this year's Comic-Con, even specifically in relation to The Croods.Sanders worked on a film for Disney called American Dog that,[...]
Kirk De Micco and Chris Sanders are directing.Thanks to Animatie for this good quality version of the image. There's an awful lot of monsters in this second look at The Croods, a onetime Aardman project that defected to Dreamworks.Okay, maybe not monsters Animals But real beasts.Nic Cage, Emma Stone and Ryan Reynolds are amongst the[...]
The Croods is the next project from Chris Sanders, the cult animation director who worked on Lilo & Stitch and How To Train your Dragon, and Kirk DeMicco, a screenwriter on the in-development Hong Kong Phooey film In earlier iterations, it was an Aardman animation called Crood Awakening and with John Cleese on the writing[...]