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‘Spider-Verse’ Director and Former MGM Exec Launch Studio to Expand Animation Beyond Family Fare

Former MGM production president Adam Rosenberg and “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” writer-director Rodney Rothman on Tuesday announced the launch of Modern Magic, a new animation studio the slate of which goes beyond the usual family-friendly fare of the genre. “Spider-Verse” showed the potential for using animation to tell different kinds of stories than have usually […]

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‘The Boss Baby: Family Business’: DreamWorks Celebrates Childhood Imagination with Retro 2D Look

Ever since the Oscar-winning “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” there’s been an uptick in experimenting with more graphic 2D animation styles, including Oscar winner “Soul,” and this season’s contenders “The Mitchells vs. the Machines,” and “Luca.” You can add “The Boss Baby: Family Business” (opening theatrically and streaming on Peacock Independence weekend), as DreamWorks leans more […]

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Daily Podcast: Indiana Jones 5, Vertigo, The Conjuring, Loki, and More

On the June 7, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Indiana Jones 5, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, a Vertigo video game, The Munsters movie, and the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel […]

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Insecure’ Star Issa Rae To Play Jessica Drew/Spider-Woman In ‘Spider-Verse 2’

With its final season airing later this year, “Insecure” creator and star Issa Rae is about to exit one universe and enter another. The actress is joining Sony’s Spider-Verse, and Rae will be appearing as a voice-cast member in the animated sequel to “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse.” What’s more, Rae will be playing Jessica Drew, […]

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‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2’: Issa Rae Joins Sequel

Issa Rae will lend her voice for Sony Pictures Animation’s sequel to the studio’s Oscar-winning feature, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” to be directed by Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, and Justin K. Thompson, according to an individual with knowledge of the project.The sequel to “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is set to release in theaters on […]

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Issa Rae Joins ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Sequel as Spider-Woman

Actor, writer, producer, director, and executive Issa Rae can now add superhero to her resume.The “Insecure” star and industry multi-hyphenate has joined the cast of the sequel to 2018’s Oscar-winning animated feature “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” as Jessica Drew, better known as Spider-Woman.Rae joins returning voice actors Shameik Moore (as main hero Miles Morales) and […]

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‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Sequel Cast Adds Issa Rae as Spider-Woman

The Spider-Verse is starting to take shape again. Issa Rae has joined the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel cast as Jessica Drew, Aka Spider-Woman. Rae is the first new cast member to be announced for the sequel, which will bring back Shameik Moore as Miles Morales and Hailee Steinfeld as Gwen Stacey. Joaquim Dos Santos, […]

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‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’: How Sony Pictures Imageworks Built the Inventive Stealthbots

While “The Mitchells vs. The Machines” contains several remarkable tech advancements in making CG animation look more like 2D with hand-painted texturing, the most innovative work was reserved for the killer Stealthbots known as Pal Max Prime. They’re black, sleek, and powerful, but what makes them inventive is the way they move by breaking apart […]

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‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’ Review: Lord and Miller’s Robot Apocalypse Lives Up to ‘Lego Batman’ and ‘Spider-Verse’

One minute your kid is born, and the next — almost literally, for some of us — you start to panic about that inevitable moment somewhere down the line when this helpless little blob creature isn’t going to need you anymore. As soon as they start to crawl you’re confronted with the cold reality that […]

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‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Sequel Snares New Directing Trio (Exclusive)

A new directing team has joined the Spider-Verse.Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers (a current Oscar nominee), and Justin K. Thompson have been tapped by Sony Pictures Animation to direct the sequel to the Oscar-winning animated feature “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.”Although Dos Santos’ directing role had been previously reported, the trio have been working together on […]

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