Alan Smith and Adam Foulkes, the famed commercials directing duo who were Oscars nominated for Best Animated Short for THIS WAY UP, are developing their first feature film COG, reports Variety.
In a pre-emptive strike, GK Films has come on board to acquire the feature film rights to TOMB RAIDER and will reboot the successful action-adventure franchise aiming for a 2013 release for the first film.
As dependable as the vernal equinox and the return of Daylight Savings Time, the New York International Children’s Film Festival is back in town to help wrap up another winter. As usual, the Fest began with a high profile, mainstream movie for its opening night gala; this year, it was producer Robert Zemeckis’ latest mocap creation, Mars Needs Moms, courtesy of Disney. (A few notches up in the prestige dept. from 2001’s Recess: School’s Out, based on a Disney Saturday morning TV series.)
The Backyardigans are setting sail with four exciting pirate adventures on this brand new DVD, The Backyardigans: We Arrrr Pirates.
Big Idea Entertainment, the leading faith-based studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today they will release their first new Easter holiday DVD in seven years, VeggieTales: ‘Twas The Night Before Easter, on March 5 and March 8, 2011 in Christian and general market stores respectively.
PLAY, the award-winning creative on-air editorial house dedicated to the craft of creating promos, has launched a live-action production division.
MAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), and The Walt Disney Studios announced today that the out-of-this-world animated adventure Mars Needs Moms will be released in the immersive IMAX 3D format on Friday, March 11th.
As part of its ever-expanding KiZoic line of all-ages titles, Ape Entertainment and Classic Media announced today that the publisher will be adding the Casper’s Scare School property to its roster, featuring the “Official Ambassador of Halloween,” Casper the Friendly Ghost, and all of the characters from the CGI-animated Casper’s Scare School television series.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2011 sees the return of the Art Gallery and Emerging Technologies programs. Also calling for submissions are: Computer Animation Festival, Courses, Technical Papers, Technical Sketches & Posters.
With the greenlight not given to AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS yet due to concerns over its R-rating and $150 million budget, Deadline.com reports that Legendary Pictures is pushing to have Guillermo del Toro make PACIFIC RIM his next directing job.
With the project first going out the studios last week, Sony is now in talks to purchase PETER PAN BEGINS from G.I JOE star Channing Tatum, SHATTERED GLASS screenwriter Billy Ray and producer Joe Roth, reports Heat Vision.
Adelaide Clemens and Kit Harington have been cast in SILENT HILL: REVELATION 3D, reports Heat Vision.
With director Jon Chu recently signing on, Paramount has set August 10, 2012 for the release of G.I. JOE 2, reports ComingSoon.net.
This film is BAD! Johnny Depp tried his best, but his character is simply not very well developed. Also, a lot like what Roger Ebert wrote on “The Green Hornet,” there is too much senseless violence that adds little to the plot.
Recent Oscar winner Trent Reznor will score and perform in ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER, reports Badass Digest.
Starz, LLC, has completed a transaction resulting in a Canadian investor group purchasing a majority stake in the award-winning Starz Animation Toronto.
After tackling Pirates, Gore Verbinski tells us what it was like going on his first animated adventure with Johnny Depp and ILM.