John Stevenson co-directed Kung Fu Panda for DreamWorks Animation, but he’s not returning for the sequel. In fact, he won’t be working with DreamWorks at all in the coming years, as he’s signed a producing/directing pact with Vanguard Films, and already has his next film lined up with them. He’ll be directing Alien Rock Band, a live action/CGI hybrid that revolves around a garage band from Earth which journeys across the Universe to qualify for a shot at superstardom in an Intergalactic Battle of the Bands, where they’ll have to compete with multi-armed alien monsters. Planned “celebrity cameos”—ugh—include Eminem and Katy Perry. Learn more after the break. Read More »