Roy Edward Disney, son of Disney Studios co-founder Roy O. Disney, and nephew of Walt Disney, passed away today (12/16/09) at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, California, following a year-long battle with stomach cancer.
G-FORCE on Blu-ray and DVD, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS on Blu-ray and DVD, STAR TREK: THE ORIGINAL SERIES, SEASON 3 on Blu-ray.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar will open in 178 IMAX(R) theatres domestically on December 18, 2009, simultaneously with the motion picture's premiere in conventional theatres. The IMAX(R) 3D release will also open in 83 IMAX theatres internationally starting on December 16th, for a total of 261 theatres, making this the Company's widest release to date.
Frank Miller told THE LOS ANGELES TIMES that his follow-up to 300 will be called Xerxes, beginning about 10 years before the events of 300.
STARGATE UNIVERSE has been renewed for a second season and SANCTUARY got the green light on a third season from Syfy.
Oscar Night America (ONA), the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ grassroots program that enables local charities to host glamorous Oscar viewing parties and raise money for their organizations, kicks off its 17th year in 2010.
Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz, the team behind THOR, have been taped to write DAMN NATION, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON has found a new director in Carl Eric Rinsch, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES reports.
Leonardo DiCaprio will star in an untitled project about Viking culturing that will be directed by Mel Gibson, VARIETY reports.
MTV has hired Tyler Posey, Tyler Hoechlin, Crystal Reed and Dylan O'Brien to star in TEEN WOLF, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG from Buena Vista grossed $25 million in its third week in theaters, Dec. 11-13. THE BLIND SIDE from Warner Bros. earned nearly $15.5 million and the #2 spot over its fourth week in theaters.
The Star Wars Saga continues in 2010 with Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, a sequel to the blockbuster videogame developed by LucasArts.
The detail of the massive global destruction in 2012 is a reflection of the intense previs work done by Pixomondo for director Roland Emmerich and producers/visual effects supervisors Volker Engel and Marc Weigert.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Lighthouse International, the premier non-profit dedicated to fighting vision loss, have concluded a new agreement that will provide an East Coast office for the Academy and a state-of-the-art theater for its extensive slate of film programs and screenings. The ten-year agreement will enable Lighthouse International to significantly upgrade and improve its theater and lobby area for screenings, exhibits, receptions and other events.
Tata Elxsi VCL open new digital studio in Santa Monica and hires a strong team of locals to run and operate the business.
2010 is poised to be the year where consumers can enjoy stunning 3D experiences across all entertainment mediums, including gaming, photographs, Web browsing, and of course, movies. And, with the forthcoming 3D Blu-ray specification expected to be formally announced later this year, NVIDIA and its partners are pleased to announce that the amazing 3D experience that has proven so popular in movie theaters is about to come home.
Munich insolvency court decided that TV-Loonland AG has to go under preliminary administration and mandated Attorney at law Dr. Ott as preliminary administrator.
Allegorithmic today announced that Virtuos, a leading provider of digital entertainment offshore production services, will join leading Asian developers NCSoft, The9, T3 Entertainment and Gravity as the latest company to adopt Allegorithmic’s Substance technology into its art production pipeline.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince on Blu-ray and DVD, Ultimate Editions of Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets on Blu-ray and DVD, Lost: The Complete Fifth Season on Blu-ray and DVD, SpongeBob SquarePants: Season 6, Volume 1 on DVD, Coraline Widescreen Limited Edition Gift Set on Blu-ray and DVD, Public Enemies on Blu-ray and DVD.
RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE has been delayed until Jan. 14, 2011, SHOCKTILLYOUDROP.COM reports. Originally scheduled to hit theaters on Aug. 27, 2010, the first film in the series to use 3D technology is taking longer to put together than Screen Gems anticipated.
THE BLIND SIDE from Warner Bros. knocked THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON out of first place, taking in $20.4 million over its third week in theaters, Dec. 4-6. THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON from Summit, raked in $15.7 million.
In a BD-Live chat for the TERMINATOR SALVATION Blu-ray, McG said he still expects to direct the fifth and sixth films for the franchise, GIZMODO reports.