The new releases couldn't contend with the returning films at the U.S. box office for the weekend of Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2011.
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Warner Bros. is looking for one top director to helm its single story feature adaptation of TWILIGHT ZONE, reports Variety.
Sony Pictures has tapped Dante Harper (HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS) to adapt Isaac Asimov's sci-fi trilogy FOUNDATION for director Roland Emmerich, reports Deadline.com.
Magic Dumpling Ent. has hired LEGEND OF A RABBIT director Sun Lijun to helm the CG animated feature TOFU BOY.
Sparky Animation--in conjunction with Japan's Duckbill Entertainment, Baku Enterprise Inc. and Bandai Visual Inc.--is producing a new CGI animated television program based on the best-selling Japanese book series, One Stormy Night.
CCI Entertainment has signed on for the worldwide distribution of the recently green-lit animated comedy series, “Teenage Fairytale Dropouts”.
Vincent A. Mai, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Sesame Workshop, today announced the appointment of H. Melvin Ming as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sesame Workshop.
Entertainment One (eOne) has announced its appointment as distributor for the second series of Amberwood Entertainment and One Animation’s hit preschool brand, Rob the Robot.
Toon Boom Animation Inc. announced today that Dupuis Edition & Audiovisuel (France) along with Luxanimation (Luxembourg) and Aranéo (Belgium) have chosen the Toon Boom pipeline to produce a new series titled Le Petit Spirou.
Kurt Russell is in negotiations to take the role in Quentin Tarantino's DJANGO UNCHAINED recently vacated by Kevin Costner, reports Heat Vision.
LIONSGATE, a leading global entertainment company, announced today that it has obtained worldwide rights to develop, produce and distribute films based on the award-winning, best-selling and critically acclaimed "Chaos Walking" young adult novel trilogy by Patrick Ness.
EUREKA's former showrunner Bruce Miller has joined Syfy's ALPHAS as the showrunner for season two, reports Deadline.com.
Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), today announced it has concluded a deal to supply five animated kids’ series based on its popular global franchises to ATV’s new Turkish kids network, Minika.
V&S Entertainment, a leading UK independent children’s media company, has concluded a significant deal for its flagship animated pre-school series Everything’s Rosie with Vme, one of America’s largest Spanish language networks.
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), the commercial and brand extension arm of FremantleMedia, today announced it has acquired the rights to Universal Soldier, the hit movie franchise, rebooting it as a major new global television property.
Breakthrough Entertainment’s digital media division has launched the online game Think Big Invention Machine on TVOKids.com.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), DreamWorks Studios and The Walt Disney Studios today announced that the action drama Real Steel will open in 270 domestic IMAX theatres Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, simultaneous with its North American wide release.
The Gnomon School of Visual Effects, a world-class entertainment art school nestled in the heart of Hollywood, has released its 2011 Student Work Compilation reel.
Ellen Sragow, curator/owner of Sragow Gallery, is pleased to announce: “Bill Plympton: “The King of Indie Animation" Exhibit and Sale of his Hand Drawn Works from the 1980’s to the present.”
J. J. Sedelmaier Productions, Inc. is a design and animation studio started by J. J. Sedelmaier and Patrice Sedelmaier in 1990.
NVIDIA today announced that it has named The Johns Hopkins University a CUDA Center of Excellence, recognizing its ground-breaking work leveraging NVIDIA GPUs and NVIDIA CUDA technology to drive education and research programs across a range of scientific disciplines.
DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. is contemplating distributing its own films after its agreement with Paramount ends next year, reports Bloomberg.