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.
HEROES director and comics veteran Jeph Loeb has been hired by Marvel to head its new TV division, reports VARIETY.
Production has begun in London on Academy Award-winner Martin Scorsese’s adventure film Hugo Cabret.
Big Idea Entertainment, the leading faith-based studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today they will release an all new VeggieTales adventure, VeggieTales: It’s a Meaningful Life, October 2 and October 5, 2010 in Christian and general market stores respectively.
With help from technology created by Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), previsualization has become an integral part of modern moviemaking. For Paramount Pictures' and Marvel Entertainment's summer blockbuster "Iron Man 2," Los Angeles-based previsualization studio The Third Floor used Autodesk Maya and Autodesk MotionBuilder software to help create a highly detailed previsualization that allowed the filmmakers realize their creative vision.
Rubicon Studios has appointed Marlene Sharp to the newly created position of Director of Development; it was announced by Executive Producer David J. Corbett.
No talking animals for Rhythm & Hues, but the running of the bulls posed a different kind of challenge on the latest Tom Cruise actioner.
ComingSoon.net talked to Illumination Ent.'s head Chris Meledandri about the designs of the Easter Bunny in the studio's upcoming HOP.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 135 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.
SIGGRAPH announces the Computer Animation Festival's Best in Show, Jury Award, and Best Student Project recipients for SIGGRAPH 2010 to be held in Los Angeles this July.
JimHillMedia.com reports that at the Disney Holiday Showcase the studio officially announced that John Lasseter is co-directing CARS 2.