Judging by the numbers, the 'Despicable Me' creatures' appeal is undeniable, and yet, Illumination honcho Chris Meledandri is also eager to introduce the studio's next batch of unique characters.
PARIS–France is openings its arms even wider to Hollywood and other foreign shoots. After keeping the French industry on edge for over six months, the European Commission has finally greenlit a major…
Universal/Illumination's endearing, if slightly less inspired, sequel finds the still-surly Gru just lonely enough to accommodate a love interest.
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
A broad-minded but pretty vanilla third film in the French toon series from Gallic helmer Michel Ocelot
The brutal recent history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is rivetingly recounted by some of its most prominent players in "The Gatekeepers."
With a little help from Mac Guff and Universal, Illumination shines
Fattened by incentives, France's vfx and toon houses go multinational to compete
Thanks in part to "The Lorax" and a Chinese historical series, employment in the French film and TV sector climbed 4% in 2011 to 20,633 permanent jobs, while the number of freelance jobs rose 9% to…
Acquisition by Universal blends American and French cultures
The box office success of stereoscopic 3D has had the unexpected side effect of causing a boom in animation in Gaul.