The yellow Twinkie-shaped characters have not only helped launch Universal's first family franchise in well over a decade, but have instantly made the studio a major player in the lucrative animation…
Veteran animated feature film executive Tito Ortiz has returned to Chris Meledandri's Illumination Entertainment as its new VP of development.
The holidays have come and gone, but Illumination is already at work on bringing a classic Christmas anti-hero to the bigscreen, as the toon shop is developing "Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole…
Seeking the next big family-film franchise, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures have acquired the rights to Jonathan Stroud's supernatural book series "Lockwood & Co." with plans to…
TOKYO -- Hollywood toon house Illumination Entertainment and Fuji TV, one of Japan's major networks, have announced a strategic partnership.
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With "The Lorax" cruising at the box office, Illumination Entertainment is looking to gear up its slate, attaching John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky to pen the script to its "Woody Woodpecker" pic.
Acquisition by Universal blends American and French cultures
Chris Meledandri's Illumination Entertainment is continuing to show its growth, announcing the hires of Brooke Breton as a senior production executive and Kit Giordano as director of development.
Universal Pictures is expected to tap veteran Sony Pictures exec Josh Goldstine as president of marketing, replacing Eddie Egan, who's moving over to head marketing at Illumination Entertainment.
When Chris Meledandri exited 20th Century Fox Animation two years ago to create Illumination Entertainment, the move was viewed by industryites as a huge loss for the Century City brass.
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