Warner Bros. has pulled production of GREEN LANTERN out of Australia due to the falling value of the U.S. dollar, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Comcast might have a fight on its hands. News Corp. and Liberty Media are both interested in a deal with NBC Universal even while Comcast tries get its own deal locked down, according to The Hollywood Reporter, citing a report by CNBC.
Digital Domain's new Florida production studio is venturing into video games, animation and military simulation graphics, Variety reports.
Walden Media has selected Mark Dindal to helm its live-action family comedy HOUSEBROKEN, Variety reports.
COUPLES RETREAT came out swinging at the box office on its opening weekend, Oct. 9-11, raking in $35 million for Universal. Sony's ZOMBIELAND dropped to the #2 spot in its second week, earning $15 million.
Moonscoop, a French-based cartoon shop, has partnered with Neo Network in Italy to begin production on animated series THE DAVINCIBLES, Variety reports.
tarz Media has tapped Alecia Dixon, a veteran of the entertainment business with a focus on film distribution, to spearhead its domestic television expansion in the new position of vice president, domestic TV sales.
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) has assembled the final pieces of its new senior executive team, naming Peter Girardi to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Series & Alternative Animation, and appointing Ed Adams as Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs and Administration.
Cartoon Network Asia announced a strategic content partnership with Animasia, one of Malaysia’s leading creative studios, to produce a cricket based property about a group of local Indian kids who aspire to play in the biggest inter-school cricket championships.
In a regulatory filing, Lions Gate Entertainment said it secured a new financing agreement with JP Morgan, Chase & Co., Wachovia Corp. and Union Bank, The Los Angeles Times reports.
CORALINE director Henry Selick has departed Laika after unsuccessfully renegotiating his contract, which expired at the end of last month. However, the stop-motion legend will continue to work with the Portland, Oregon-based animation studio and Focus Features in promoting CORALINE through the awards season. Selick was not available for comment, but, according to a Laika spokesperson, he was not formally attached to any Laika projects following CORALINE.
The Los Angeles Times has a long feature about the recent trend of studio executives getting sacked wherein it compares the turmoil in Hollywood to that of a slasher flick.
FlickerLab, LLC, the international content and technology company, will introduce the entertainment content market at MIPCOM to their newest animated series, a marquee property called The Wild Life.
Nickelodeon has ordered a second season of 20 episodes of stop-motion animated series Glenn Martin, DDS, the first television series from Michael Eisner’s Tornante Animation, it was announced today by Marjorie Cohn, Executive Vice President, Development and Original Programming of Nickelodeon.
Academy Award®-winning digital studio Digital Domain is expanding its business with plans to open a new visual effects outpost in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Norwegian high performance projector manufacturer, projectiondesign is capitalising on the growing global demand for high-quality products as well as partner support with the announcement of a change in ownership to include Norwegian private equity firm Herkules Capital AS.
ZOMBIELAND took a commanding lead at the box office on its opening weekend, Oct. 2-4, raking in $24.7 million for Sony.
Rich Ross, President of Disney Channels Worldwide, has been named Chairman of The Walt Disney Studios, it was announced today by Disney President and CEO Robert A. Iger.
Variety is reporting that Rich Ross is all but certain to be promoted to head of Walt Disney Studios.
Nelvana Enterprises has reached a broadcast deal with boys’ action giant RTL2 in Germany for Hot Wheels® Battle Force 5™.