Kevin Bacon (X-MEN: FIRST CLASS) is in talks to take the bad guy role in Universal's R.I.P.D., reports Variety.
Willem Dafoe is in talks and Rob Kazinsky has signed onto Guillermo del Toro's PACIFIC RIM, reports Variety.
During SIGGRAPH 2011, Autodesk, Inc. will showcase its Digital Entertainment Creation (DEC) technology both in Vancouver (booth #429, West Building), and on AREA at area.autodesk.com/siggraph2011.
NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, announced LightWave 10.1, the latest version of its Emmy Award-winning 3D modeling, animation, visual effects and rendering software, is now available.
In all honesty it's surprising this wasn't been done sooner. Beginning with STAR WARS, the sci-fi genre has been borrowing Western motifs. Jon Favreau's comic book adaptation puts sci-fi smack dab into a Western. Even the sci-fi has a Western tingle to it. The heart of this film is in the Wild West and most importantly with its characters.
Sir Elton John's Rocket Pictures and writer/director Kelly Asbury, who made the animated feature GNOMEO & JULIET, are reuniting for a live-action/CG hybrid adaptation of WILL GALLOWS AND THE SNAKE BELLIED TROLL, reports Deadline.com.
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2011.
Ron Howard, who brought Dan Brown's THE DA VINCI CODE and ANGELS & DEMONS to the screen, will not direct the writer's next Robert Langdon tale, THE LOST SYMBOL, reports Deadline.com.
Director Robert Zemeckis and L.A. CONFIDENTIAL writer Brian Helgeland are sailing to the history/fantasy mash-up HERE THERE BE MONSTERS, reports The Wrap.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER has landed at FX as so many box office champs do, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Even in the analog era prior to the advent of affordable computer workstations, model making with pre-manufactured plastic kits of planes, cars and boats was a popular hobby. “Kitbashing” was the term used for the practice of creating one-of-a-kind models (often of elaborate spaceships) out of components taken from multiple commercial kits. Luxology’s new Model Bashing Kit provides modo users with a similar capability to quickly construct highly detailed virtual forms for science fiction or industrial visualization projects.
In the excerpt, artist Andreas Rocha talks about his initial exploratory phase of a painting in Corel Painter.
The main body of work for The Senate’s 170+ shots on Captain America: First Avenger (supervised by the company's Richard Higham) involved the Kruger Chase Sequence, a major action sequence near the beginning of the film, where Steve Rogers, having just taken the "Super Soldier Serum" that will transform him into Captain America, gives chase to Heinz Kruger, a man bent on stealing the serum for his own dastardly ends.
DreamWorks Animation was the victor in a Los Angeles jury case where the studio was accused of stealing the idea for KUNG FU PANDA, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Universal Pictures has picked up revamped version of THE NUTCRACKER from Jon Gunn and John Mann, reports Variety.
Universal Pictures has tapped Rawson Thurber (DODGEBALL) to pen a new draft of its adaptation of the award-winning Dark Horse comic THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY, reports Deadline.com.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), and Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that the highly anticipated 3D action-adventure, The Amazing Spider-Man, will be released to IMAX theatres simultaneously with the film's worldwide release on July 3, 2012.
Max Martini (SAVING PRIVATE RYAN) has joined the cast of Guillermo del Toro-directed PACIFIC RIM, reports Variety.
Paranormal crime scenes combined with comedic mishaps are all in a day’s work for New Orleans’ most surreptitious investigator in DYLAN DOG: DEAD OF NIGHT, arriving on Blu-ray and DVD July 26th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Christopher Townsend discusses digitally altering Steve Rogers and Red Skull in the latest Marvel superhero movie.
Paramount and Marvel's CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER captured the top spot at the U.S. box office for the weekend of July 22-24, 2011.