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  1. 'Ice Age' Studio Blue Sky Extends Lease to Stay in Connecticut

    4:27 pm PDT 04/07/2017
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    The Fox-owned animation studio’s next release is this summer’s 'Ferdinand.' READ MORE

  2. Annie Awards Preview: From 'Inside Out' to 'The Revenant' Bear

    2:29 pm PST 02/04/2016
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    The annual awards for animation will be handed out Feb. 6 at UCLA's Royce Hall. READ MORE

  3. The Key Role of Sound Teams in Animated Features

    3:07 pm PST 01/07/2016
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    THR talks with the sound pros behind 'Anomalisa,' 'Inside Out,' 'The Peanuts Movie' and 'Shaun the Sheep Movie.' READ MORE

  4. Peanuts' Girl Power Icons: How Charles M. Schulz’s Comic Champions Feminism

    12:00 pm PST 01/04/2016
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    Characters Lucy van Pelt, Peppermint Patty and Sally are assertive, self-actualized women who’ve achieved a whole new sphere of 3D influence with 'The Peanuts Movie.' Says film director Steve Martino, "If Lucy found out she wasn’t being paid as much as Charlie Brown to be in my movie, I’d have definitely heard about it." READ MORE

  5. How 'Peanuts Movie' Pays Homage to 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'

    2:48 pm PST 12/22/2015
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    “It was a natural opportunity to resurrect some of the classic dance moves and also add new ones," says 'Peanuts Movie' director Steve Martino. READ MORE

  6. Animation Roundtable: 6 Toon Creators on Fears, Methods and Which 2D Characters They Secretly Wish They Were

    9:00 am PST 12/15/2015
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    Hollywood's top animators — Pete Docter ('Inside Out'), Charlie Kaufman ('Anomalisa'), Peter Sohn ('The Good Dinosaur'), Steve Martino ('The Peanuts Movie'), Roger Allers ('Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet') and Richard Starzak ('Shaun the Sheep Movie') — discuss which emotion was cut from Pixar's Oscar frontrunner and how to approach the ratings board (when READ MORE

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  7. ‘Inside Out’ Creator Had to “Think Like a Psychologist While Writing” - Animation Oscar Roundtable

    8:45 am PST 12/15/2015
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    “This is a subject that is probably key to the most important thing in our lives, and that is how we remain in relationship with other people." READ MORE

  8. Charlie Kaufman of 'Anomalisa' Would be Popeye If He Were a Cartoon - Animation Oscar Roundtable

    8:45 am PST 12/15/2015
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    “I had a crush on Olive. I like spinach," READ MORE

  9. Watch THR's Full, Uncensored Animation Roundtable With Charlie Kaufman and More

    8:45 am PST 12/15/2015
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    Pete Docter (‘Inside Out’), Steve Martino (‘The Peanuts Movie’), Roger Allers (‘The Prophet’), Peter Sohn (‘The Good Dinosaur’), Charlie Kaufman (‘Anomalisa’), Richard Starzak (‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’) talk filmmaking during The Hollywood Reporter's Animation Oscar Roundtable. READ MORE

  10. Japan Box Office: Homegrown Film Dethrones 'Spectre'

    4:46 am PST 12/14/2015
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    The new James Bond film was knocked from the top spot by high-school time-travel romance 'Orange.' READ MORE

  11. Japan Box Office: 'Spectre' Opens on Top, 'Peanuts' at No. 2

    1:13 am PST 12/07/2015
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    Including preview screenings last weekend, the heavily marketed new Bond film has taken $6.9 million in Japan. READ MORE

  12. Oscars Playbook: Inside the Animated Features Giving Pixar a Run for Its Money

    8:30 am PST 11/24/2015
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    It’s a rumble in the playground with the popular kid (Pixar) competing against itself for the first time with two contenders, the comeback kid (DreamWorks Animation) scoring a hit with 'Home' and the new student ('Peanuts') suddenly popular. READ MORE

  13. How the Director of 'Peanuts' Created a 3D Charlie Brown

    7:00 am PST 11/13/2015
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    For Steve Martino, giving the Peanuts gang CG treatment using Charles M. Schulz's defiantly 2D comic strip required rewriting the rules. "Don't screw it up," the filmmaker recalls telling himself while making the computer-animated film. READ MORE

  14. Box Office Report: November 6th - 8th

    4:22 pm PST 11/08/2015
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    James Bond and Charlie Brown's gang re-energized the North American box office after a dismal few weekends. READ MORE

  15. Box Office: 'Spectre' Opens to $73M in U.S.; 'Peanuts' Grabs $45M

    7:28 am PST 11/06/2015
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    Overseas, 'Spectre' took in $117.8 million for an early worldwide total of $300 million after opening in the U.K. two weeks ago; 'Spotlight' shines at the specialty box office, where 'Brooklyn' is also off to a solid start. READ MORE

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  16. 'Peanuts Movie' to Screen at Dubai Film Festival

    4:34 am PST 11/05/2015
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    Charlie Brown and friends will be part of this year's Cinema for Children sidebar. READ MORE

  17. Box-Office Preview: 'Spectre' and 'Peanuts Movie' to the Rescue

    8:20 am PST 11/04/2015
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    The 24th installment in the James Bond franchise is widely expected to top the chart, while 'The Peanuts Movie' hopes to launch a new family franchise for Fox; 'Brooklyn,' 'Spotlight' and 'Trumbo' open at the specialty box office. READ MORE

  18. U.S. Post Office Mocked for Asking Movie Bloggers to Plug 'Peanuts' Stamps: "OMFG"

    12:13 pm PST 11/03/2015
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    "The sad sack US Postal Service asked that I plug Peanuts postage stamp," tweeted one unamused recipient of a USPS email. READ MORE

  19. 'The Peanuts Movie': Film Review

    3:00 am PST 11/02/2015
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    The Peanuts gang amusingly reunite for their first feature-length animated adventure in 35 years. READ MORE

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  20. China Film Quota Full for 2015, Hollywood Releases Confirmed

    8:44 pm PDT 10/19/2015
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    'Star Wars – The Force Awakens,' which opens Dec. 18 in the U.S., will have to wait until sometime in 2016 for a release in the world's second-largest film market. READ MORE