Does Rango work because of, or in spite of his ocular resemblance to a real-life chameleon? Frankly, I don’t think it matters one way or the other: it’s Johnny Depp’s vocal and his ‘emotion-captured’ physical performances that brings Rango to life.
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that it will bring Rumblewick to the big screen.
In an interesting stroke of stunt casting genius, Disney has hired Tom "Woody" Hanks and Tim "Buzz" Allen to star in its live-action JUNGLE CRUISE feature, according to Heat Vision.
Warner Bros-based financing and production company Alcon Entertainment (“The Blind Side,” “The Book of Eli”) co-founders and co-Chief Executive Officers Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove, in the most significant property acquisition negotiations in the Company’s 13-year history, are in final discussions to secure film, television and ancillary franchise rights to produce prequels and sequels to the iconic 1982 science-fiction thriller “Blade Runner.”
In a 60-page suit, Protocol Pictures partners Tony Leech and Brian Inerfeld are seeking $50 million from The Weinstein Co. over their dismissal from the animated feature ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH, reports Deadline.com.
Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox announced today that the 3D theatrical launch of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace now has an official release date – February 10, 2012!
Helsinki's Animaker, Hamburg's Ulysses Filmproduktion, Copenhagen's A. Film Production and Galway's Magma Prods. are developing NIKO 2 — FAMILY AFFAIRS, reports Variety.
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that Oscar-nominated actress Diane Lane will play Martha Kent, the only mother Clark Kent has ever known, in the new Superman movie to be directed by Zack Snyder.
Lionsgate is looking at Oscar nominated young actresses to headline its HUNGER GAMES, reports Variety.
Fox 2000 is moving forward on a sequel to PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF, reports 24 Frames.
I've been mulling over what to say about Gore Verbinski's first foray into feature animation. Like it's main character it has so many dual identities. Its photoreal animation is a truly original, while its script seems cobbled together from dozens of at right angle sources. The film has adult ideas that few American animated films ever have, but it seems lost at what audience it's really targeting. It's a Western. It's a comedy. It's an existential examination.
Kelly L. Murdock concludes his overview of editing and posing figures in Poser 8 in this excerpt from Poser 8 Revealed.
G.I JOE star Channing Tatum, SHATTERED GLASS screenwriter Billy Ray and producer Joe Roth are packaging a pitch for PETER PAN BEGINS, a Peter Pan origin story, reports Heat Vision.
Eleanor Tomlinson (ALICE IN WONDERLAND) has been cast as the kidnapped princess in JACK THE GIANT KILLER, reports ComingSoon.net.
Kicking off its global Earth Hour “Beyond the Hour” campaign, executives from Earth Hour Global, World Wildlife Fund and Zinkia Entertainment today announced that the beloved children’s character, POCOYO, will serve as the campaign’s first official Global Kids’ Ambassador.
Doug Larmour, MPC London's Head of Compositing, launches his blog on AWN, questioning and analyzing the reasons why Inception won the Oscar this past Sunday.
Universal Pictures has snatched the U.S. rights to TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDER, SPY, reports Deadline.com.
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) announced new releases of the company’s digital entertainment creation software and middleware.
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq:DWA) and IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) announced today that the studio's two upcoming releases, Kung Fu Panda 2 and Puss in Boots, will open in digital IMAX theatres in IMAX 3D.