Two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank has signed on to star and produce an adaptation of Radical Publishing's SHRAPNEL, reports Variety.
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Warner Bros. has picked up the film rights to Deborah Harkness' bestselling novel A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES, reports Deadline.com.
Duopoly announces the U.S. launch of the delightful animated family comedy series The Very Good Adventures of Yam Roll in Happy Kingdom, now streaming on the free, ad-supported Hulu.com and the Hulu Plus subscription service at http://www.hulu.com/yam-roll.
Lionsgate has finally settled on a release date for the Joss Whedon-written horror film THE CABIN IN THE WOODS, reports ComingSoon.net.
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. DWA today announced that Kevin Lima (Enchanted, Tarzan) will direct the upcoming feature film Monkeys of Mumbai(working title), the studio's first-ever Bollywood-style animated musical adventure.
Sony Pictures Animation and Dark Horse Entertainment will develop an animated feature film based on the Dark Horse graphic novel series CHICKENHARE by Chris Grine, it was announced by Michelle Raimo-Kouyate, president of Sony Pictures Animation.
JAKKS Pacific, Inc., Dentsu Entertainment USA and FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) announced today a global content distribution deal with leading children’s entertainment network Nickelodeon for worldwide broadcast rights to the new original animated entertainment franchise Monsuno.
Ben Stiller is in discussions to not only star in 20th Century Fox's remake of THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, but also direct, reports Variety.
Disney has hired David Elliot and Paul Lovett (G.I. JOE: RISE OF COBRA) to pen the script for a fantasy film centering on gargoyles, reports Variety.
Warner Bros. is in talks to pick up the right to comic THE RED STAR from Universal in turnaround, reports Heat Vision.
With CAPTAIN AMERICA arriving in theaters this Friday, Canadian firm Minds Eye Ent. is getting into its own patriotic superhero project with CAPTAIN CANUCK, writes Variety.
Disney is in discussions with Helena Bonham Carter, Dwight Yoakam and Barry Pepper to board the cast of THE LONE RANGER, reports Heat Vision.
Jessica Chastain (THE TREE OF LIFE) is in talks to star in the Guillermo del Toro-produced supernatural thriller MAMA, reports Variety.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), and Paramount Pictures announced today that Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the highly anticipated third film in the blockbuster Transformers franchise, will be released in China day-and-date in the immersive IMAX 3D format on Thursday, July 21, on 31 IMAX screens.
Imira Entertainment, Spain’s leading production and distribution company specialising in youth programming, is growing its licensing division with new appointment Julian Barbier as Head of Licensing.
Six short films from Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland and United Kingdom will compete for the Cartoon d'Or 2011, the award for the best European animation short film.
Universal has decided to pass on Ron Howard's epic film and TV adaptation of Stephen King's THE DARK TOWERS, reports Deadline.com.
Cartoon Network has signed a development agreement with action-adventure producer Don Murphy and partner Susan Montford and their company Angry Filmworks to develop a live-action motion picture based on the groundbreaking, environment-saving animated hero, Captain Planet and the Planeteers, it was announced today by Stuart Snyder, president and COO of Turner Broadcasting System Inc.’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media division (AYAKM).
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has contributed complex visual effects for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.
Universal has tapped Blake Masters, the creator of the TV series BROTHERHOOD, to do a redux on its COLOSSUS remake, reports Variety.