New Line's epic romcom NEW YEAR'S EVE finished in first place at the U.S. box office for the weekend of Dec. 9-11, 2011.
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CATS & DOGS director Larry Guterman is set to direct Gold Circle Films' DOG'S BEST FRIEND, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood launched a new contest today called ‘Pick the Winners’ in an effort to drive awareness of the organization’s annual Annie Awards event that celebrates the best in animation.
Leading rights management group Target Entertainment has signed a number of new broadcast deals for Novel Entertainment’s Horrid Henry (156 x 11’) including a prestigious Asian deal following ATF.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films have been selected for consideration for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 84th Academy Awards®.
20th Century Fox is in talks to adapt Jesus Orellana's animated short film ROSA into a feature film, reports Heat Vision.
James Cameron and his Lightstorm Ent. have been sued by a former employee, who claims that he developed the idea for AVATAR and has been not given credit or payment, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Under the direction of Creative Director/VFX Supervisor John Bair and VFX Producer Vivian Connolly, the Phosphene visual-effects team completed more than 80 complex shots for “Young Adult,” a dark new comedy-drama, starring Academy-Award® winning actress Charlize Theron (“Monster,” “The Road”), Golden Globe nominee Patrick Wilson (“Angels in America,” “Morning Glory”) and Patton Oswalt (“Ratatouille,” “The King of Queens”).
Warner Bros. is in talks with director Guy Ritchie and producer Lionel Wigram to take over the big screen adaptation of THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E., reports Deadline.com.
Susan Shipsky has been named vice president, production for Turner Broadcasting’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media’s (AYAKM) Creative Group, it was announced today by Michael Ouweleen, senior vice president and group creative director for AYAKM’s Creative Group, which encompasses both on-air and off-channel creative departments.
Viewers are in for another special two-hour animation block, with all-new back-to-back episodes of Mike Judge’s “Beavis and Butt-Head” at 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, followed by two new episodes of “Good Vibes” at a special time, at 11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET/PT, this Thursday, December 15 on MTV.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced that the Batman: Arkham City Lockdown App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is now available on the App Store.
Ben Kingsley is in negotiations to board Gavin Hood's adaptation of ENDER'S GAME, reports Heat Vision.
V&S Entertainment Ltd – producer of hugely popular pre-school animation Everything’s Rosie – has announced that their toy line from Vivid is set to be launched in the Portuguese market through distributor Giochi Preziosi Spain.
Bulldog Licensing, representative for TV favourite Monkey, has announced details of a brace of new merchandising deals for the famous woolly primate.
Further signaling India's growing presence in Hollywood, the visual effects and engineering division of Indian conglomerate Tata is buying a majority share in a Los Angeles-based kids' animation firm.
The Feature Animated Film Arrugas (Wrinkles) nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 2012 ANNIE Awards will be screened at the LAEMMLE FALBROOK 7 from Dec 9th to Dec 15th at 1.20PM daily.
Viacom and Comedy Central have won a lawsuit over the parody of Samwell's YouTube viral video What What (In The Butt) on SOUTH PARK, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Jerry Robinson, who during his time as an artist on BATMAN helped create the Joker and Robin, has passed away, reports Heat Vision.
With Benicio Del Toro passing on the role, Edgar Ramirez (CARLOS) has emerged as the top contender to play the villain in STAR TREK 2, reports Variety.