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- February 28, 2001
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Fat Albert: From
Animation to Live Action
Cosby is serving as the executive producer for the movie and he will be co-writing it along with Charles Kipps.
The new Fat Albert live action movie is expected to be released summer of 2002.
3DO Ships Army
Men: World War - Final Front for the PlayStation
The Army Men games became popular because users could control animated toy soldiers, brought to life much like the toy soldiers in Toy Story.
The Army Men: World War - Final Front game finds Tan forces on the move again, prompting the Green military juggernaut to spearhead a global assault against enemy installations located in a wide variety of settings including underwater, desert, mountain range, and more. A feature new to the Army Men: World War series, you are handed total control to numerous war vehicles such as tanks, submarines, and assault rafts.
While 3DO has begun
shipping the game, most stores won't have them in stock until this Friday.
News Link of the
Day - Monkeybone is Animator's First Time Directing a Live Production
"Directing animation, says Henry Selick, is a lot like playing God.
Working in the carefully controlled confines of an animation studio, you can create your own universe down to the smallest detail, populate it with creatures that behave exactly as you demand, and if something doesn't meet with your approval, you can send it back for re-doing...
But for his latest effort, Monkeybone, Selick found himself neck-deep in the world of conventional moviemaking -- a first for the animator..."
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