Animation Buzz: Robert Rodriguez to Direct Uglydoll Movie; See the First 'Ferdinand' Trailer
Bring out your inner child with this roundup of animation goodies:
Robert Rodriguez to Direct Uglydolls
Making a return to kid-friendly fare, Spy Kids director Robert Rodriguez is going to turn the Uglydoll toys into an animated feature, according to Deadline. Plans have been in the works for years to bring the plush monsters to the big screen for their own movie, though they're no strangers to the cinema. Since their launch in 2001, Uglydoll toys have appeared as props in Zathura, Enchanted, The Smurfs and Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, some of them even coming to life in the last of them. This will still be STX Entertainment's first foray into family films and is due in theaters on May 10, 2019.
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29 March 2017 | 5:30 am
This Deleted Scene From 'Monster Trucks' Shows a Crazy Way to Throw a Car Off a Bridge
If you like car stunts, you're going to want to watch this deleted scene from the movie Monster Trucks. Now before you start acting like you're too cool for an irreverent kids movie about a tentacled monster that hides inside a pickup truck, this clip will definitely appeal more to a physics-aware adult than you might think.
The deleted scene is simple enough. Creech, the monster, is trying to track someone on the road, but gets stuck in traffic. So naturally Creech jumps off a bridge, as we all are wont to do when stuck in traffic.
But what's particularly neat here is seeing how the scene was actually done. For a movie that obviously has a bunch of CGI in it, it's cool to see that they kept some things very practical. Like tossing a truck into the air and...Read More (...)
29 March 2017 | 3:30 am