Marvel Studios announced today that Hugo Weaving has been cast to star as Johann Schmidt aka the Red Skull in the studio's highly anticipated movie "Captain America: The First Avenger" opposite Chris Evans and Hayley Atwell.
Summit Ent. has announced that THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN will hit theaters Nov. 18, 2011, according to ComingSoon.net.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that Alice in Wonderland, directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway and Mia Wasikowska, has generated more than $60 million globally in box office revenues, including more than $37.6 million domestically and $22.5 million internationally.
Robert Evans, with Henri Kessler, Liam Weir, Layne Bednar and Steaphan Weir, has formed the film fund Pacific Transmedia Corp., reports VARIETY.
Any IRON MAN sequel had a big suit to fill, following the original, which is one of the best superhero movies ever made. The story nicely builds on elements from the first film instead of rehashing the same ones. The second adventure is entertaining, especially in parts with a wisecracking Tony Stark, played once again by Robert Downey Jr.
In a joint announcement by Omnilab Media’s Christopher Mapp and The Jim Henson Company’s Lisa Henson, Australian based Omnilab Media is teaming up with The Jim Henson Company to bring the much anticipated fantasy sequel, “Power of the Dark Crystal” to the big screen in stereoscopic 3D.
KICK-ASS director Matthew Vaughn is in negotiations to helm X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, reports ComingSoon.net. The film will follow the launch of the mutant school by Xavier and Magneto as their relationship begins to break down. 20th Century Fox tapped Josh Schwartz and Jamie Moss to pen the script. Bryan Singer and Lauren Shuler Donner are the producers.
THE LOS ANGELES TIMES reports that director Rob Marshall and producer Jerry Bruckheimer are going through the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES script line by line to find places to cut costs.
LION KING director Rob Minkoff will helm the 3-D fantasy CHINESE ODYSSEY, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Bi-coastal creative production studio Stardust was tapped by ad agency Team Detroit to launch the new Ford 2011 Mustang with a gorgeously cinematic spot for TV and cinema.
For the weekend of April 30-May 2, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET claimed teenage lives, as well as the top spot at the box office.
Pixar Animation Studios today released its next generation distributed processing solution, Tractor 1.0.
HEAT VISION reports that GREEN LANTERN scribe and FLASHFORWARD showrunner Marc Guggenheim has been hired to write Warner Bros.' LEONARDO DA VINCI AND THE SOLDIERS OF FOREVER.
Deadline.com reports that the sequels to CLASH OF THE TITANS and JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH have run into some hurdles.
IndieWire reports that Ang Lee is prepping a big screen adaptation of Yann Martel’s Booker prize-winning LIFE OF PI.
The Previsualization Society today announced "Previs 2010," the organization's inaugural event in Los Angeles scheduled for May 8. The one-day gathering will bring together a wide spectrum of professionals who use and interact with previs for an exploration of current previs approaches, workflows and new work.
VARIETY reports that San Diego's Tourism Marketing District board is offering Comic-Con hotel tax revenue as an incentive to stay in the city.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures, a unit of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX), announced today that they have completed an agreement to release up to 20 Warner Bros. films in IMAX's format over the course of the next three and a half years (from 2010 through 2013).
Summit Entertainment has confirmed that Academy Award® winner Bill Condon will direct THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN, based on the fourth novel in author Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series.