With the acquisition of Marvel and Lucasfilm, Disney XD — the Disney Channel satellite aimed at boys — has a whole new super-powered arsenal at its disposal. Still, mining those libraries with an eye…
CRIX ON PIX: Variety reviewers sift through the wreckage of Zack Snyder's Superman reboot and other post-9/11 blockbusters.
ANNECY — Coming off a year marked by budget cuts, France Televisions, Europe’s number one animation backer, highlighted its commitment to commissioning and financing toons during its annual presser…
A humorless tone and relentlessly noisy aesthetics drag down this heavily hyped, brilliantly marketed tentpole attraction.
After two decades of false starts and near misses, the director can now look forward to shooting his long-gestating adaptation of Japanese novelist Shusaku Endo's novel next summer.
For nearly eight decades, Disney has relied on films to rally kids and their families around the Mouse House. But with its core audience increasingly glued to screens of all sizes, the success of…
Disney XD and Marvel Entertainment have joined forces with ABC Owned Television Stations and First Book to promote reading among kids.
Without a film or TV show to promote its top properties, Hasbro saw sales of some of its key toy lines decline during the third quarter.
Sony Pictures has never had a problem attracting men to its Spider-Man franchise. But as the studio reboots the franchise with the bow of "The Amazing Spider-Man" on July 3, the studio is weaving an…
"Tron: Legacy" grossed $400 million worldwide in 2010 and launched a successful line of consumer products as well as a theme park attraction at California Adventure. Now Disney hopes the latest…
Disney XD will launch a dedicated Marvel programming block featuring the premiere of "Ultimate Spider-Man" on April 1.