AWN Headline News
The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation during the 2011 season.
Screenwriter Dan Gilroy has signed on to pen The Annihilator (working title) for Magic Storm Entertainment.
Kazakhstan's state film company, Kazakh Film, has joined the 3-D feature 1001 ARABIAN NIGHTS as a producer, reports Variety.
Rainmaker Entertainment’s animated short film LUNA is a big winner at the California International Shorts Festival (CISF).
William Hurt is in discussions to play Jeb in the film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s novel THE HOST, reports EW.
Lila 9th and Electric Shepherd Prods. have optioned Philip K. Dick's NOW WAIT FOR LAST YEAR for a big screen adaptation, reports Variety.
Chris Columbus' 1492 Pictures and CJ Ent. have picked up the rights to Anne Rice's CHRIST THE LORD: OUT OF EGYPT, reports Variety.
Paramount has hired David Leslie Johnson (ORPHAN) to adapt Daniel LuVisi's graphic novel LAST MAN STANDING, reports Variety.
Benderspink has optioned Jonathan Ross and Tommy Lee Edwards' graphic novel TURF, reports Deadline.com.
Producers Justin Lin and Scott Stuber are going with total fresh faces for their untitled sci-fi crime thriller.
Gravity Digital, a unit of Gravity, an international visual effects, design and brand communications company, continues its expansion with the hiring of Alina Braverman as Director of Strategy and Business Development.
Zoe Kravitz and Sophie Okonedo are in negotiations to join the cast of 1000 A.E., which stars Will and Jaden Smith, reports Heat Vision.
The management team of leading children’s and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi today announced that their £4.95 million management buyout, funded by Edge Performance VCT, has been declared unconditional in all respects.
Humans! You are cordially invited to a feast for the senses with the Dec. 6th release of “THE SIMPSONS” SEASON 14 Blu-ray and DVD from the foolish earthlings at Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Just in time for the holidays, enjoy Jim Carrey (A Christmas Carol) in MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS, on Blu-ray, DVD and digital download on December 6th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will have families everywhere singing a happy song on Friday, Dec. 2 when Sony Pictures Animation’s hybrid live-action animated worldwide hit feature film, The Smurfs, becomes available on Blu-ray 3D, DVD, digital, and a limited edition 3-Disc Holiday Gift Set.
On December 6, 2011, Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro, will release TRANSFORMERS PRIME – DARKNESS RISING DVD, featuring the entire five action-packed episodes edited together in a seamless, riveting movie and special bonus content that includes animatics and a special look at concept designs for characters and backgrounds.
Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and its Nozomi Entertainment division are pleased to announce REVOLUTIONARY GIRL UTENA: The Apocalypse Saga DVD Set L.E. (Remastered Box Set 3) will be available on December 6, 2011.
DHX Media, a leading international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content, has signed a raft of deals from its catalogue of kids entertainment with broadcasters in Asia as it prepares to attend this year’s Asia Television Forum.
New York-based Charlex and Grey, long-time collaborators for make-up and beauty work, have joined forces yet again to produce a gorgeous COVERGIRL spot starring actress Sofia Vergara of Modern Family fame.
Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, has promoted Lynn Chwatsky to Vice President of Outreach Initiatives and Partnerships.