IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Summit Entertainment announced today that The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the highly anticipated third film in the studio's Twilight franchise, generated gross box office receipts of approximately $9 million from 193 IMAX theatres domestically from Wednesday June 30 through Monday July 5, for a per screen average of approximately $47,000.
Global visual entertainment services group Prime Focus has completed visual effects shots for the Summit Entertainment release "THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE," the latest movie in the blockbuster Twilight franchise.
The Walt Disney Studios has launched a new Disney Movies app, exclusively for the Apple iPad, that lets users discover more about current and classic Disney movies.
The Upper Deck Company, in conjunction with HIT Entertainment, is pleased to announce that it has just released the first trading cards of the #1 preschool property and long-running television show Thomas & Friends.
This was my first time at MIFA (Marche International du film d'animation) and I could not have been more pleasantly surprised by the experience. Taking in the splendor of Lake Annecy's turquoise waters while meeting friends for cocktails in an ancient village immersed in a steady flow of creative energy was invigorating.
After a comprehensive worldwide casting search, Andrew Garfield has been chosen to portray Peter Parker when Spider-Man swings back onto the screen in 3D on July 3, 2012.
Jupiter 9 Prods. is working on a feature adaptation of Robert Heinlein's HAVE SPACE SUIT, WILL TRAVEL, reports VARIETY.
MAD MEN actress Abigail Spencer has joined the cast of DreamWorks and Universal's COWBOYS AND ALIENS, reports VARIETY.
HIT Entertainment, a leading producer and rights owner of quality children's entertainment has today announced the development of new series 'Super School', working alongside BAFTA award winning 'Bob the Builder' designer Curtis Jobling and multi award winning animation writer, Ian Carney.
The acclaimed director of supernatural fables tells us about bringing the popular Nickelodeon series to the big screen as a live-action, vfx-intensive feature.
Timur Bekmambetov (WANTED) is negotiating with Universal to do a remake of Russian sci-fi thriller BLACK LIGHTNING, reports VARIETY.
VIZ Cinema and NEW PEOPLE are proud to present, in association with Bandai Entertainment and Manga Entertainment, Sci-fi Anime Madness Volume 2: Ghost in the Shell Marathon with a very special series of feature film screenings taking place July 3rd – 8th at the theatre located in San Francisco’s Japantown.
M. Night Shyamalan can be a good filmmaker. For me, his last three films, including this one, have been disasters. Others would push that number higher. I'll defend THE VILLAGE and SIGNS — they had interesting characters and grand themes that drove their narratives. The same qualities that drove his most successful work, THE SIXTH SENSE. The director seems to have lost those skills. Even with quality source material to work with, he was unable to deliver a coherent, let alone a compelling, story.
Nickelodeon will be introducing additional Indian animation and live-action programming to its Indian channel, reports VARIETY.
Starting today, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has its own iPad app, available free of charge at the iTunes Store or at the NFB's download page at NFB.ca.
The third in the TWILIGHT film series is the best. That said, it's nothing groundbreaking, but at least it doesn't take itself too seriously. The original TWILIGHT was made for teenagers who watch soaps. NEW MOON was made for teenagers who never smile. ECLIPSE was made for teenagers with a sense of humor.
Andy Serkis, who has made of career out of performance-capture roles in LORD OF THE RINGS and KING KONG, has taken the lead ape role in RISE OF THE APES, reports VARIETY.
At Friday's Inception press conference at the Beverly Hilton, director Christopher Nolan reiterated the importance of dreams in relation to his upcoming mind-bender (opening July 16 from Warner Bros.):
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS' Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are in negotiations to write and direct the LEGO movie for Warner Bros., reports VARIETY.
Disney via Miramax has selected January 21 for the release of Troy Nixey's remake of DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK, reports VARIETY.
AWNtv has posted the first trailer for the two-part theatrical release of HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS.