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From ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio’ to Wolf in ‘The Bad Guys,’ Animated Feature Contenders Talk Character Design

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (Netflix) The proportions of his eponymous stop-motion character are gangly and childlike, in the words of Guillermo del Toro. “They lend themselves to these sort of haphazard rhythms of walking and running that are very endearing. In his apparent simplicity, is a very complex work of design keeping those few elements […]

DreamWorks Animation Unveils New Curtain Raiser, Introduces Reimagined “Moon Child” (Exclusive)

When families settle into their seats to watch DreamWorks Animation’s latest release Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, they’ll be welcomed by a set of new yet familiar faces. To help trumpet in its latest era, the studio is unveiling a new curtain raiser, which will make its debut nationwide during special Nov. 26 “Caturday” […]

Box Office: ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Snags $61M as ‘Firestarter’ Flames Out

Marvel Studios and Disney’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, finished its second weekend with nearly $700 million in global ticket sales. Directed by Sam Raimi, the sequel grossed $61 million from 4,534 theaters for a 10-day domestic total of $291.9 million. The film dipped 67 percent from its $187 million […]

Box Office: ‘Bad Guys’ Stays No. 1 as ‘Memory’ Fails Liam Neeson

Think of it as the lull before the storm. Family products led a quiet weekend at the box office as most moviegoers await the release of Marvel’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness on May 6. Universal and DreamWorks Animation’s The Bad Guys fell a scant 33 percent to stay at No. 1 in […]

‘The Bad Guys,’ ‘Sonic 2’ Bury ‘Fantastic Beasts’ at Weekend Box Office

In more good news for the family box office, DreamWorks Animation and Universal’s The Bad Guys easily won the weekend with an estimated $24 million, more than enough to topple Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, according to Comscore. Bad Guys, an action-comedy about a wickedly smart group of crooked animals, has already earned $63 […]

Dreamworks Animation’s ‘The Bad Guys’ Filmmakers Featured in THR’s ‘Behind the Screen’ Episode

A team from Dreamworks Animation’s The Bad Guys, which Universal will release April 23 in theaters, are the guests in a new episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Behind the Screen. Director Pierre Perifel, editor John Venzon and head of character animation JP Sans join THR tech editor Carolyn Giardina to talk about the new animated […]