Films with live action and animation

  1. Beatles' 'Yellow Submarine' Remake Killed by Disney

    March 17, 2011 8:29 AM EDT The Walt Disney Co. has deep-sixed "Mars Needs Moms" producer Robert Zemeckis' planned next project for the studio, the high-profile remake of the classic Beatles film "Yellow Submarine," sources tell The Hollywood Reporte ...

  2. 'Chipmunks' Owner Sues EMI Over High-Pitched Music

    January 06, 2011 12:00 AM EST Those adorable, annoying, uber-litigious Chipmunks are at it again. Bagdasarian Prods, owner of the Alvin and the Chipmunks franchise, is suing EMI Music for allegedly failing to pay appropriate royalties on a boxed set of Chipmunks music featurin ...

  3. `Tron: Legacy' Uploads at Number 1 with $43.6 Million Opening Weekend

    December 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST LOS ANGELES - Jeff Bridges' sci-fi sequel "Tron: Legacy" has leaped to the top of the box-office grid with a $43.6 million opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Disney release reboots the story line started in B ...

  4. 'Tron' Sequel Set To Hit $40 Million At Box Office

    December 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Hollywood is once again overstuffing the Christmas stocking with films of all shapes and sizes, hoping to benefit from the most lucrative and intense stretch of the year at the box office. Among the four new wide releases, Disney's 3D tentpol ...

  5. Tron Earns $3.5 Million at Midnight Showings

    December 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Disney's Tron: Legacy grossed roughly $3.5 million in midnight runs, with Imax theaters providing a record percentage of the gross, according to early estimates. Imax locations grossed roughly $1 million. That number could shift upwards once ...

  6. Daft Punk Pull Back the Curtain on 'Tron: Legacy' Soundtrack

    December 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Few musical groups have the power to bring worlds together like robot helmet-wearing French beatmasters Daft Punk. In the '90s they merged the disparate worlds of techno and rock, the following decade, they created a dance floor quake that wa ...

  7. First Listen: 'Tron: Legacy' and 'Tangled' Soundtracks

    September 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Disney previewed two of their most anticipated movies of the holiday season Wednesday (Sept. 29), giving press and employees a look at the scenes and sounds from the still-under-construction "Tron: Legacy" and "Tangled." (Watch ...

  8. Warner/Chappell Extends Roger Waters Deal

    August 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Music has extended its worldwide publishing administration deal with Pink Floyd founder member Roger Waters. The deal includes songs that Waters composed and co-wrote during his time in Floyd, including "Shine On You Crazy Dia ...

  9. Disney To Pay Wolf 'Rabbit' Royalties

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Walt Disney Co. must pay "Roger Rabbit" creator Gary Wolf at least $180,000 in underreported royalties, but the company prevailed on the larger issue of whether gross receipts must include the val LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) ...

  10. Judge Throws Out EMI SoundScan-Fraud Allegations

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Avatar Records' court claim dismissed. Avatar Records' court claim dismissed. News ...