VARIETY reports that Geoffrey Rush is ready to play Capt. Hector Barbossa again in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES.
Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures are working on getting CLASH OF THE TITANS 2 into production quickly.
The Weinstein Company has secured the North American and South African rights to Chinese martial arts flick, REIGN OF ASSASSINS, starring Michelle Yoeh, reports VARIETY.
Last month, Columbia Pictures announced that MEN IN BLACK III would arrive in theaters on May 25, 2012. Because of the power of Will Smith and a proven franchise, Universal has decided to move Peter Berg's boardgame adaptation BATTLESHIP from that date to May 18, 2012, reports ComingSoon.net.
Paris-based Herold and Family has said its 3-D, CG feature, CENDRILLON 3D, will be ready in June 2011, reports VARIETY.
Weta Workshop has been hired by RG Ent. to work on its live-action/animatronic version of THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, reports VARIETY.
Warner Bros. has hired GREEN LANTERN scribes Greg Berlanti, Michael Green and Marc Guggenheim to pen the treatments for both GREEN LANTERN 2 and THE FLASH, reports HEAT VISION.
John August, writer of BIG FISH, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and CORPSE BRIDE, is in talks to pen DreamWorks' adaptation of the strategy game MONSTERPOCALYPSE, reports HEAT VISION.
Telltale Games, the leading independent digital publisher and developer of episodic interactive entertainment, today announced a multi-year, two-title video game development deal with Universal Partnerships & Licensing.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announces Mortal Kombat, the most brutal installment of the landmark fighting game to date for release on the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft in 2011.
Jim Cox, the co-exec producer of OVER THE HEDGE and writer of OLIVER & COMPANY, will write the script for Marathon Media's first 3-D feature, reports VARIETY.
Rhythm & Hues is close to moving two feature films from development into production, reports VARIETY.
Walt Disney Pictures has set Christmas Day 2011 for the release of the new Muppet movie, reports VARIETY.
Visual effects veteran Steven Quale has been hired by New Line to helm FINAL DESTINATION 5, reports VARIETY.
Since the announcement of James McAvoy as Prof. X in X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, rumors have been circling about who else will fill out the cast.
Today, Marvel Studios announced that Oscar nominated actor Stanley Tucci has been cast to star as Dr. Abraham Erskine in "Captain America: The First Avenger" opposite Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Hugo Weaving, and Hayley Atwell.
Zinkia and ITV STUDIOS Global Entertainment have inked a raft of new licensing agreements for the multi award-winning animation series Pocoyo, bringing the total number of licensees to over 100 and the total number of references in the market to over 1,500.