Studio 108 has signed Tyler Snidow as head of client services and business development for the hybrid production, visual effect, editorial and audio company.
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TOY STORY 3 director Lee Unkrich talked about his grandmother and taking a well-deserved vacation before starting a new feature with producer Darla Anderson; THE LOST THING co-director Shaun Tan admitted they went a little crazy on his short about going unnoticed; INCEPTION visual effects supervisor Paul Franklin said he considers the folding Paris as recognizable a character as any of the most recent character-centric Oscar winners; and ALICE IN WONDERLAND production designer Rob Stromberg conceded that his vfx background was indispensible on the Tim Burton blockbuster.
The Oscar weekend of Feb. 25-27, 2011 turned out to be a light weekend at the U.S. box office. In the end, New Line’s HALL PASS eked out a #1 placement with $13.5 million.
Commercial production company Motion Theory announces that filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will be helming commercials as the newest director on the Motion Theory roster.
Paramount has entered talks with Jon Chu (JUSTIN BIEBER: NEVER SAY NEVER) to take the helm of G.I. JOE 2, reports HEAT VISION.
Viggo Mortensen is the top choice of director Zack Snyder and producer Christopher Nolan for General Zod in SUPERMAN, reports HEAT VISION.
Summer 2012 is heating up for moviegoers as Columbia Pictures adds three highly anticipated films to its summer slate, it was announced today by Jeff Blake, chairman, Worldwide Marketing and Distribution for Sony Pictures.
Cookie Jar Entertainment, global supplier of nearly 6,000 half hours of the world’s favourite television series including Johnny Test, Caillou, Mona the Vampire and more, reveals at MIP its first older demographic live action/CGI animation production: MUDPIT.
FX has given a pilot order to an adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming’s graphic novel POWERS, reports Deadline.com.
Tobe Hooper, the director of the legendary horror film THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, will tackle an Arabian horror flick titled DJINN, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Joel McHale (THE SOUP) is in talks to join Seth McFarlane’s TED, reports Deadline.com. He would join Mark Walhberg, Mila Kunis and Giovanni Ribisi.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences handed out their coveted Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011.
DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg told analysts on Thursday that the company would "play it by ear" on its previously announced plan to release five features every two years, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Zachary Adam Chesser, the 21 year old who called for violent jihad against SOUTH PARK creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, was sentenced to 25 years in jail, reports CNN.
The Fleischer estate has lost its attempt to regain the copyright to Betty Boop, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Ewan McGregor is in talks to join the cast of Bryan Singer's JACK THE GIANT KILLER, reports ComingSoon.net.
In a conversation with Daily Mail Online, Ridley Scott revealed more cast members for his PROMETHEUS.
Nancy Kanter has been named General Manager, Disney Junior Worldwide, adding to her current title of Senior Vice President, Original Programming, it was announced today by Carolina Lightcap, President, Disney Channels Worldwide.
Warner Bros. has prevailed in its long court battle with MORTAL KOMBAT producer Lawrence Kasanoff over the profits of the 1995 film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Deadline.com has uncovered a list of the actors that have met with writer/director Tony Gilroy over the BOURNE IDENTITY spinoff lead.
Jimmi Simpson (DATE NIGHT) has been cast as the president's right hand man in ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER, reports Variety.
Emmy-nominated Animation Domination staple AMERICAN DAD has been renewed for a seventh season, bringing the series through the 2012-2013 season, it was announced today by Kevin Reilly, President of Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company.
The Animation Picture Company has bought the script ZOMBIE PET SHOP from writer E.L. Katz, reports Variety.
American Cinema Editors, along with editors and studios, have urged ASIFA-Hollywood to add an editing award to the Annies, according to The Hollywood Reporter.