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Oscar nominated screenwriter David Reynolds (Finding Nemo) has been hired to write an untitled animated feature film based on an original story by animation veteran Stephan Franck (Iron Giant, Despicable Me) who will also direct.
Vanguard Films has tapped CORPSE BRIDE director Mike Johnson to direct its CG/stop-motion production OZ WARS, reports Variety.
Jon Favreau has informed Marvel Studios that he will not return to direct IRON MAN 3, reports Vulture.
Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana, the Oscar-winning writers of BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, are working on two Western adaptations for Ridley Scott and Scott Cooper (CRAZY HEART), reports Deadline.com.
Syfy Ventures and Universal Pictures are joining forces to create Syfy Films, a new film company that will develop and produce Syfy branded theatrical motion pictures to be distributed by Universal.
SMALLVILLE writers and producers had primary claims of their lawsuit against Warner Bros. thrown out, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The appetite for Little Airplane Productions’ new short-form, animated series “Small Potatoes” continues to grow with new programme deals agreed with Canal + and Piwi in France and Finland’s YLE.
Dane DeHaan (TV's IN TREATMENT) and Rebecca Wisocky (90120) have joined the cast of TRUE BLOOD, reports Deadline.com.
In touting his Golden Globe nomination for DreamWorks' HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, director Chris Sanders told AWN that he is most excited about the fact that "people have been treating it like a movie. Animators or not, people are talking about it in terms of the lighting and the acting, which is really thrilling because animation has come into its own."
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominations for "The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards" this morning and you can view them below.
Universal's SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN is looking to cast an unknown for its lead, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Mila Kunis and Adam Scott are in talks to take roles in Seth MacFarlane's live-action feature debut TED, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Universal and Dino De Laurentiis Co. are working on a new version of Stephen King's FIRESTARTER, reports Variety.
Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS), and Turner Broadcasting, EMEA, have agreed to a programming deal covering four key properties including Transformers Prime, The Adventures of Chuck and Friends, Pound Puppies and My Little Pony.
Michael Apted has directed the latest installment of The Chronicles of Narnia, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, produced by Twentieth Century Fox and Walden Media.
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) and LucasArts, a division of Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd., in collaboration with TransGaming, Inc. (TSX-V: TNG), today announced that Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, a free-to-play family-friendly online virtual world, is now available for Macintosh Platform users at www.CloneWarsAdventures.com.
Verizon’s FiOS TV customers now have on-demand access to the cultural phenomenon of Japanese animation known as “anime,” with the launch of the Anime Network on FiOS TV Video on Demand.
On the heels of the successful animated blockbuster, How To Train Your Dragon (DreamWorks Animation), comes all new dragon adventure ‘’Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon.’’
The comeback of the brand “BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion” marketed by the brand management and media company m4e AG and toy manufacturer Hasbro is in full swing.
Axis delivers Perfect content for ENSLAVED: Odyssey to the West Axis have worked closely with client Ninja Theory to create over 12 minutes of stylish and charming animation for the premium downloadable content (DLC) addition to the critically acclaimed game ENSLAVED: Odyssey to the West published by NAMCO BANDAI Games.
Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, and RadioShack, a leading national retailer of innovative mobile and technology products, today announced that DVDs of popular television specials Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman are available at 4,600 RadioShack stores nationwide this holiday season.