Starz, LLC, has completed a transaction resulting in a Canadian investor group purchasing a majority stake in the award-winning Starz Animation Toronto.
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DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that it will bring Rumblewick to the big screen.
On March 2, Quebec police made an unexpected arrest of Hasanain Panju, the former CFO of Cinar, which succumbed to epic corporate scandals at the end of the 1990s, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
In an interesting stroke of stunt casting genius, Disney has hired Tom "Woody" Hanks and Tim "Buzz" Allen to star in its live-action JUNGLE CRUISE feature, according to Heat Vision.
Warner Bros-based financing and production company Alcon Entertainment (“The Blind Side,” “The Book of Eli”) co-founders and co-Chief Executive Officers Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove, in the most significant property acquisition negotiations in the Company’s 13-year history, are in final discussions to secure film, television and ancillary franchise rights to produce prequels and sequels to the iconic 1982 science-fiction thriller “Blade Runner.”
In a 60-page suit, Protocol Pictures partners Tony Leech and Brian Inerfeld are seeking $50 million from The Weinstein Co. over their dismissal from the animated feature ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH, reports Deadline.com.
Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox announced today that the 3D theatrical launch of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace now has an official release date – February 10, 2012!
Helsinki's Animaker, Hamburg's Ulysses Filmproduktion, Copenhagen's A. Film Production and Galway's Magma Prods. are developing NIKO 2 — FAMILY AFFAIRS, reports Variety.
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that Oscar-nominated actress Diane Lane will play Martha Kent, the only mother Clark Kent has ever known, in the new Superman movie to be directed by Zack Snyder.
Lionsgate is looking at Oscar nominated young actresses to headline its HUNGER GAMES, reports Variety.
ComingSoon.net writes that Elizabeth Hurley (AUSTIN POWERS) tweeted that she will play the villain on NBC's WONDER WOMAN pilot.
Fox 2000 is moving forward on a sequel to PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF, reports 24 Frames.
G.I JOE star Channing Tatum, SHATTERED GLASS screenwriter Billy Ray and producer Joe Roth are packaging a pitch for PETER PAN BEGINS, a Peter Pan origin story, reports Heat Vision.
Eleanor Tomlinson (ALICE IN WONDERLAND) has been cast as the kidnapped princess in JACK THE GIANT KILLER, reports ComingSoon.net.
Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), has split its boys/action and girls/preschool creative teams into separate series development and current programming groups to meet increased production output.
Kicking off its global Earth Hour “Beyond the Hour” campaign, executives from Earth Hour Global, World Wildlife Fund and Zinkia Entertainment today announced that the beloved children’s character, POCOYO, will serve as the campaign’s first official Global Kids’ Ambassador.
Hiroyuki Sanada, Kou Shibasaki, Tadanobu Asano and Rinko Kikuchi have been cast in 47 RONIN, which stars Keanu Reeves, reports Variety.
XENA star Lucy Lawless is lending her voice to Bethesda Softworks' HUNTED: THE DEMON’S FORGE, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
The VIZ MANGA APP is available for FREE through the iTunes Store and manga volumes are generally available for purchase and download in the U.S. and Canada within the application for $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) per volume.
The European Commission under President Barroso's presidency is considering ending the MEDIA Programme.