Universal Pictures and NBC Universal Television Entertainment are backing Imagine Ent.'s unprecedented adaptation of Stephen King's DARK TOWER series, which will see the property adapted as one continuing adventure over both film and television, reports Deadline.com.
Entertainment Weekly reports that Martin Freeman (THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY) is the leading contender to play Bilbo Baggins in THE HOBBIT films.
SHREK FOREVER AFTER has crossed $480.7 million at the international box office, making it DreamWorks Animation's biggest international hit.
Liam Neeson has been cast in Universal's $200 million board game adaptation BATTLESHIP, reports Deadline.
Michael Caine is in talks to join the cast of JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, reports Heat Vision.
THE SOUP's Joel McHale is in talks to play Jessica Alba's husband in SPY KIDS 4: ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD, reports Variety.
DreamWorks Animation will be bringing SHREK and KUNG FU PANDA holiday specials to NBC, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading independent children’s entertainment producers and rights owners, and Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Studio, have partnered for the first time to produce 52 twelve-minute episodes of Mike the Knight, a new preschool series created by Alexander Bar.
SPEED director Jan de Bont and actress Zhang Ziyi are teaming for an English-language version of the MULAN legend, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Pocoyo, co-produced by Zinkia and ITV Studios Global Entertainment, has scooped a Kineo Diamante al Cinema Award at the prestigious Venice Film Festival, for most successful film or TV series of the year.
The Los Angeles Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH will host a one night only event, showcasing the world's finest animation and visual effects in a special screening version of the "Electronic Theater" from the SIGGRAPH 2010 Conference's Computer Animation Festival.
Chisinau-based studio Simpals has received five million Euros for its feature film GYPSY, making it the first feature production produced in Moldova, reports AnimationMagazine.eu.
CONTACT writer James V. Hart has been hired to write CHINESE ODYSSEY, a 3-D adventure for director Rob Minkoff, reports Variety.
Syfy is re-teaming with writer/director Nick Willing to present Neverland, his original prequel to author J.M. Barrie’s classic Peter Pan, it was announced today by Mark Stern, Executive Vice President of Original Programming, Syfy and Co-Head of Content for Universal Cable Productions.
"Handy Manny," the Emmy-nominated Playhouse Disney series that celebrates Hispanic culture and language through its loveable handyman, moves into primetime with an all new special, "Handy Manny Big Construction Job," premiering during Hispanic Heritage Month, MONDAY, OCTOBER 11 (7:00-7:55 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Dwayne Johnson will take the lead in the follow-up to JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH 3D, titled JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, reports Heat Vision.
Ain't It Cool News reports from Radio 5 in the U.K. that KICK-ASS creator Mark Millar said a KICK-ASS sequel has gotten a greenlight.
Jonathan Liebesman (BATTLE: LOS ANGELES) has inked a deal to helm Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures' CLASH OF THE TITANS 2, reports Heat Vision.