Lionsgate's THE LAST EXORCISM took possession of the #1 slot at the U.S. box office for the weekend of August 27-29, 2010.
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The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences handed out the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010.
AWN reported on August 18, 2010 that Jeffrey James Varab, the director of TUGGER: THE JEEP 4 X 4 WHO WANTED TO FLY, had been arrested in Osceola County, Florida on charges of securities fraud, which was originally reported in the ORLANDO SENTINEL. Varab has written the following letter to give his side of the accusations against him.
Sym-Bionic Titan, a new original animated series from acclaimed animation creator/director Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory and Samurai Jack) crash-lands on Cartoon Network Friday, September 17 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).
Two weeks after becoming the highest-grossing animated film of all time, Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story 3 will cross the $1 billion mark at the global box office on Aug. 27, 2010, joining Alice in Wonderland as the second $1 billion film this year from The Walt Disney Studios – the first studio in history to accomplish this feat.
Bruce C. McKenna, co-exec producer and writer of the Emmy-winning miniseries THE PACIFIC, has sold a pitch on The Battle Of Midway to Warner Bros., reports Deadline.com.
Ryan Reynolds and Bradley Cooper have signed on to THE LONGEST YARD writer Sheldon Turner's untitled action-comedy, reports Risky Business.
Freestyle Releasing and Cinemarket Films have bought U.S. distribution rights to Andrei Konchalevsky's 3-D version of THE NUTCRACKER, reports Deadline.com.
DOCTOR WHO actor Sylvester McCoy has told the Argyllshire Standard that he has been cast in THE HOBBIT.
Sylvester Stallone tweeted that he has asked Bruce Willis to return for a full role in THE EXPENDABLES II.
Kihachiro Kawamoto, famed Japanese puppet animator, has died of pneumonia, reports Anime News Network.
Sony has hired KUNG FU PANDA writers Cyrus Voris and Ethan Reiff to pen a sequel to the KARATE KID remake, reports Heat Vision.
In "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Road Rally" - Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy and Pluto, along with Clubhouse pals Toodles, Pete, Clarabelle Cow, and Chip and Dale embark on the first annual Clubhouse road rally.
"Fish Hooks," an imaginative, eye-catching and funny animated series revolving around three tweens, Milo, Bea and Oscar (who happen to be fish), as they navigate the choppy waters of high school, will premiere Friday, September 24 (9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Scholastic Media today announced that the third season of its Emmy Award-winning animated comedy series, WordGirl will air on PBS KIDS GO! (check local listings) with brand-new episodes beginning September 13th.
Nelvana Enterprises has entered into a licensing agreement with Vivendi Entertainment for home entertainment and digital downloading for the new animated series BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion in North America.
Albert Brooks has been cast as a villain in DRIVE, based on James Sallis' novel, reports Deadline.com.
Syfy’s Three Inches has added an all-star cast to the 90-minute pilot, starring Noah Reid (Strange Days at Blake Holsey High).
James Cameron's AVATAR returns to theaters on Friday in a 3-D "special edition" with an extra 8 1/2 minutes featuring more action, more Na'vi and the eagerly awaited sex scene.
The sixth and final season of LOST debuted on Blu-ray/DVD this week (Walt Disney Home Ent.) along with a complete series set.
Twentieth TV has signed a deal with Tribune operated TV stations to syndicate the new Comedy Central episodes of FUTURAMA on weekends, reports VARIETY.