Deadline Hollywood has an exclusive on pre-production coming to a screeching halt on HALLOWEEN 3-D, which is due in theaters next October.
A script for an animated project from Seth Green, Matthew Senreich and Tom Robot has been ordered by Fox, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Children's book character Thomas the Tank Engine from the THOMAS & FRIENDS series in the 1940s is gearing up for the big screen, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Disney has brought on a trio of actors to join the cast of JOHN CARTER OF MARS, Heat Vision reports.
Press Release from Bandai
Classic Media, which owns and manages a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family and pop-culture entertainment brands, today announces that Bandai has been appointed the master toy partner for its new produced-in-Africa preschool animated series Tinga Tinga Tales. Bandai will create a broad range of toy product based upon the brand and is expected to launch its range in the UK in late 2010.
Press Release from Kipany Productions
Kipany Productions has launched a new commercial and film-specific division, Kipany Pictures. Headed by Vice President/Executive Producer Melissa Levins, the company features an international roster of top creative and emerging talent, and is currently producing its inaugural project; a series of web spots for Rite Aid.
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced that it has acquired the domestic TV, Home Entertainment, Streaming, DTO, and Merchandising rights to the hit VAMPIRE KNIGHT animated series.
Stephen King has inked a deal to turn his novella THE COLORADO KID into an hour-long TV series, Variety reports.
SUPERMAX, an action horror film set in a maximum-security prison, has been picked up by Columbia Pictures, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
VOOZ, the creator of PUCCA and BRB International are teaming up to breathe life into CANIMAL, an original television series aimed a pre-school target audience.
Marc Schwartz, Managing Partner at Fluid NYC, the New York-based editorial, original music and visual effects studio, announced today that Piranha Design is partnering with Fluid to provide further design and 3D.
NVIDIA Corporation, the inventor of the graphics processing unit (GPU), announced today that Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI) utilized NVIDIA® Quadro® processors to accelerate animation and visual effects production of their latest hit film "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs".
Prime Focus, one of the world’s largest visual entertainment services groups, today announced the transformation of its global facilities - Prime Focus London, blue and Machine (UK), Post Logic and Frantic Films VFX (USA) and Prime Focus Group in India - into a single global company under a new Prime Focus brand.
Press Release from 4Kids Entertainment
4Kids Entertainment Inc. and Chaotic USA Entertainment Group Inc. have reached an agreement with Penguin Young Readers Group, one of the world’s leading consumer publishers, to serve as global licensing partner in the publishing category for the Chaotic trading card game (TCG) and TV series-based property.
Nigeria's information minister Dora Akunyili isn't mincing her words when it comes to criticizing what she sees as a denigrated portrayal of her countrymen in DISTRICT 9.
Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced today that Alexander Marin has been promoted to senior vice president, distribution, Latin America & the Caribbean.
Dominating the box office during its second week, Sony's CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS brought in $24.6 million over the weekend, Sept. 25-27.
ABC's new series V, which is slated to premiere Nov. 3, will be put on temporary hiatus after the first four episodes are aired in November, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Just nine months into his tenure, Tom Ortenberg has left the Weinstein Co. as president of theatrical films, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Former Universal executive David Ortiz has been hired by Vin Diesel to develop films at Diesel's One Race production house for a global audience, Variety reports.
Corus Entertainment Inc., Canada’s largest kids’ broadcaster, today announced plans to add Nickelodeon, one of the world’s leading entertainment brands for kids, to its premiere portfolio of kid-focused services.
Aardman Animations is forging its way into live action, producing a children’s slapstick visual comedy based on the hugely successful stage show Men in Coats.
Rick DeMott had a chance to chat with Heather Kenyon, Head of Sales and Project Development at Starz Animation, to find out more about the growing studio.