James Franco will take the lead in 20th Century Fox's RISE OF THE APES, a prequel to PLANET OF THE APES, reports VARIETY.
DreamWorks Animation has tapped Gary Oldman for the voice cast of KUNG FU PANDA: THE KABOOM OF DOOM, reports HEAT VISION.
SUPER SIZE ME director Morgan Spurlock is teaming with Joss Whedon, Stan Lee, Ain't It Cool News' Harry Knowles and Legendary Pictures' head Thomas Tull for the documentary, COMIC-CON EPISODE FOUR: A FAN'S HOPE, reports VARIETY.
Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, two of the most popular Looney Tunes characters of all time, are returning to the big screen in three all-new animated 3D shorts.
At a recent press junket in London (conducted virtually with local online journos) director Mike Newell, said he looked at everything from The Thief of Bagdad to Lawrence of Arabia to Raiders of the Lost Ark in making Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (May 28, Disney).
Deadline.com reports that Megan Fox will not be returning for TRANSFORMERS 3. Competing reasons for the move are circling.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq:DWA) today announced that its highly anticipated final chapter in the Shrek film series and the first in 3D, Shrek Forever After, will open in 194 IMAX theatres domestically on May 21, 2010, simultaneous with the film's wide release.
In my review for SHREK THE THIRD, I said, "[it] doesn’t walk the edge like the other films, but there are still enough flares of that same good ol’ SHREK that you remember why you were friends in the first place." Three years later those flares have completely burned out. This "what if Shrek were never born" fantasy is the kind of desperate plot that tired sitcoms resort to.
SHARK TALE director Eric "Bibo" Bergeron is working on a live-action fantasy romance, reports VARIETY.
Universal and Working Title have snatched up the rights to commercial director Gary Shore's THE CUP OF TEARS Internet short/trailer, reports HEAT VISION.
HEAT VISION reports that FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS star Jemaine Clement is in final talks to join MEN IN BLACK III as one of the bad guys.
IMAX Corporation today announced that the epic action-adventure Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, from hit-making producer Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Mike Newell and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Sir Ben Kingsley and Alfred Molina will open in 53 IMAX theatres internationally, with 20 of those IMAX locations opening this week starting on May 19.
Lucas Foster's Warp Films has acquired the rights to Christopher Farnsworth's BLOOD OATH, reports HEAT VISION.
Italian production company Colorado Film is working on an adaptation of Licia Troisi's CHRONICLES OF THE OVERWORLD series, reports VARIETY.
Florida-based Full Sail University, thanks to a core program revolving around Autodesk software, offers a real world education in computer animation and gaming.
DECODE Enterprises, the distribution subsidiary of DHX Media, has signed a deal for its hit preschool series Animal Mechanicals (55x11’) with new Hasbro/Discovery Communications network ‘The Hub’.
IRON MAN 2 is still the top hero of the U.S. box office, reclaiming the #1 spot for the weekend of May 14-16, 2010.
Just as there are two competing THREE MUSKETEERS projects in Hollywood, now there are two competing 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA adaptations, reports HEAT VISION.
Chinese film industry observers expect that How to Train Your Dragon’s opening will kick IMAX movie viewing into high gear. From the advanced press reviews from China, and response from the first day of screenings in China, the critics and audience absolutely LOVED this movie.
HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment and owner of the world's number 1 pre-school brand - Thomas & Friends - is sending everyone's favorite true blue engine full steam ahead with celebrations from coast to coast to honor 65 years of making tracks to great destinations.