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  • Next Disney CEO, Iger, has task of smoothing ruffled feathers

    Bob Iger has a message for Steve Jobs: Let's talk. Yesterday, the day after he was named the next chief executive of Walt Disney Co., Iger said a top priority was to reach out to the Pixar Animation Studios chief in hopes of repairing a fractured...
  • King of the Oscars

    LOS ANGELES -- The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King journeyed to history last night, winning all 11 of the Academy Awards for which it was nominated -- a clean sweep that also ties the record for most wins by a single motion picture. So dominant...
  • Disney Reveals Next Three Animated Shorts

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The next three animated shorts from Disney will star the characters of "Frozen," a puppy and singing volcano. "Frozen Fever," announced Tuesday in a special on ABC about the making of the blockbuster toon, will revolve...
  • Summer box-office slump: Five lessons to take away

    Summer box-office slump: Five lessons to take away
    After an onslaught of interstellar bad guys, shape-shifting robots, giant monsters and costumed villains, the galaxy is safe and sound — but the state of the summer box office is another matter. This year's lackluster May-to-Labor Day movie season...
  • 5 Summer Box Office Takeaways: Marvel Rules, China Rises and Stars Matter

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The summer box office sputtered to a close, down 15% from last year's record breaker. Domestically, it was the worst showing for Hollywood in nearly a decade. To be sure, there were massive hits such as "Guardians of the...
  • Venice: Al Pacino's 'The Humbling' Producers Venture into Animation

    Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi's Ambi Pictures, at Venice as co-producers of Barry Levinson's Al Pacino-starrer "The Humbling," are venturing into animation with "Arctic Justice Thunder Squad." The ecology-themed 3D English-language family film is...
  • Lawsuit says Disney, Sony, others conspired to suppress wages

    (Reuters) - A federal lawsuit filed on Monday accuses Walt Disney Co, Sony Pictures and other leaders in special effects and animation of conspiring to suppress wages in the industry through "no-raid" agreements. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District...
  • Studios Hit With New Class-Action Suit Over Anti-Poaching Pacts

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Walt Disney Co., DreamWorks Animation and Sony Pictures Animation are among the defendants in a new class-action suit, contending that the studios and other visual effects and animation companies conspired to suppress wages...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Boxtrolls'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - They're not cute, they're not funny. They're neither scary nor special nor even all that original. Ladies and gentlemen, they're "The Boxtrolls," and . Repeating a lot of the same beats from the studio's first two stop-motion...
  • Silicon Valley poaching case: Companies seek to revive $324 million settlement

    Silicon Valley powers Apple, Google, Adobe Systems and Intel have appealed a federal judge's decision to scrap a $324 million settlement over alleged illegal hiring practices, calling her August decision to reject the deal a "clear error." In a legal...
  • 'Frozen': Voice of Olaf to host ABC special

    'Frozen': Voice of Olaf to host ABC special
    ABC has shared more details about "The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic," which debuts at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Josh Gad, who supplied the voice of Olaf, will host. Gad will be interviewed along with stars Kristen Bell (voice of Anna),...
  • Manchester Superintendent Outlines Goals For New School Year

    Manchester Superintendent Outlines Goals For New School Year
    MANCHESTER — Creativity, collaboration and high expectations will be the constant objectives of the public schools, Superintendent Matthew Geary told the board of education Monday night. Entering his first school year as superintendent, the former...