Pixeldust Studios, a multi-award winning digital animation and broadcast design studio, has launched a Non-Entertainment Division, which will provide company services to government, corporate, museum, educational and charitable groups and organizations.
Jason Keller (Relativity's untitled Snow White project) has been tapped to adapt Justin Cronin's novel THE PASSAGE, writes Heat Vision.
Open Road, the distribution firm formed by theater chains AMC and Regal, have picked up the rights to Andrew Niccol's adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's book THE HOST, reports Deadline.com.
Pixologic, Inc., maker of the Award-Winning ZBrush software is pleased to announce the latest release of Sculptris (for Windows and MAC).
SIGGRAPH announces the Computer Animation Festival's Best in Show, Jury Award, and Best Student Project recipients for SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver, 7-11 August 2011.
Warner Bros.'s GREEN LANTERN landed at the top of the U.S. box office in its debut weekend June 17-19, 2011.
Nickelodeon celebrates 10 years of The Fairly OddParents’ Timmy Turner and his wand-wielding fairies with the network’s first-ever, live-action and CG-animated TV movie, A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!, Saturday, July 9, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).
Peter Jackson posted on Facebook that Evangeline Lilly (TV's LOST) and Barry Humphries (Dame Edna) have joined the cast of THE HOBBIT.
Luxology LLC today announced the availability of the Studio Environment Set 2 (SES 2) Kit, a new collection of high dynamic range (HDR) spherical images complete with ground planes that make it easy for users to obtain professional-quality studio lighting.
This is a movie for fans of Green Lantern… for better or worse. It's loaded with Green Lantern Corps mythos. It's loaded with the many characters of the world. To clarify I'm not the greatly Green Lantern fan, but my knowledge of the world has been informed by the DC Direct animated films GREEN LANTERN: FIRST FLIGHT and GREEN LANTERN: EMERALD KNIGHTS. In context, my suspension of disbelief seems to be higher than many who have been trashing the film, because I knew what to expect and knew how it could have gone far worse.
Legendary Ent. has started negotiations with Mattel to pick up the film rights to HOT WHEELS, reports Variety.
24 Frames reports that Fox 2000 has tapped Thor Freudenthal (DIARY OF A WIMPY KID) to direct PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS: THE SEA OF MONSTERS.
Universal Pictures has selected release dates for DESPICABLE ME 2 and OBLIVION, reports ComingSoon.net.
Charlie Day (HORRIBLE BOSSES) is in negotiations to board Guillermo del Toro's PACIFIC RIM, reports Variety.
ComingSoon.net got the word from Licensing International Expo that a LEGO STAR WARS TV special is in the works. Details are few, but the special will arrive in late September.
20th Century Fox has selected 3:10 TO YUMA director James Mangold to helm THE WOLVERINE, reports Deadline.com.
Steven Spielberg and THOR writer Mark Protosevich have teamed up to brainstorm ideas for JURASSIC PARK 4, reports Heat Vision.
Russell Crowe is in talks to take the role of Superman's father Jor-El in MAN OF STEEL, reports Variety.
Universal Pictures and Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes has hired Simon Kinberg (SHERLOCK HOLMES) to rewrite OUIJA, reports 24 Frames.
Another great year of E3 in downtown at the Staples Convention Center. Lots of interesting announcements and events this year. The art exhibition “Into the Pixel” continues to chronicle the ascent of console game graphics from popular culture and street cred to the rare refined air of original paintings inspired by well-known games. It’s a national sentiment, even the National Endowment of the Arts and the Smithsonian have gotten into the act with shows centered around “the art of video games” (http://americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/archive/2012/games/).