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Has Mars Killed Yellow Submarine And All Mo-Cap Movies?

The news that Disney has pulled the plug on Robert Zemeckis' planned CGI motion capture reboot of Yellow Submarine is, for me, good news; I don't necessarily completely love the original, despite my Beatles fan status, but I dislike Zemeckis' CGI mo-cap movies so much that the idea of a dead-eyed approximation of John, Paul, George and Ringo strumming along to "Nowhere Man" terrified me. And, apparently, Disney may not be the only ones agreeing with me. Is motion capture madness over?

Poster Debuts For Mars Needs Moms!

Disney has released a poster and official synopsis for Mars Needs Moms!, the 3-D animated adaptation of the 2007 children's book by Bloom County creator Berkeley Breathed. The performance-capture movie stars Seth Green, Joan Cusack, Mindy Sterling, Dan Fogler, Elisabeth Harnois and Kevin Cahoon.