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David O. Russell has dropped out of Sony's adaptation of the PS3 game UNCHARTED: DRAKE'S FORTUNE, reports Variety. The reason is being reported as creative differences. Russell was also set to rewrite the script from Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer. The studio is still looking for a scribe to rework the script.
Warner Bros. has tapped RIO's Joshua Sternin and Jeffrey Ventimilia to write YOGI BEAR 2, reports Variety.
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has completed more than 300 stereoscopic visual effects shots for Pirates of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
HP and DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) have united once again to create the studio’s action packed 3-D film "Kung Fu Panda 2," which hits theatres today.
Simba, Mufasa, Nala, Timon and Pumbaa are back and better than ever this fall when Disney’s “The Lion King” roars into theaters and homes in breathtaking 3D.
Illumination Entertainment has picked up the animated feature film rights to the Uglydoll brand, reports Deadline.com.
20th Century Fox has narrowed the field of directors up for THE WOLVERINE to eight, reports Variety.
CIS Hollywood completed 70 shots on PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES, which included a sequence of Jack Sparrow stranding Angelica on a small island.
Walt Disney Pictures has set March 8, 2013 as the release date from OZ, THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, reports ComingSoon.net.
Relativity Media has closed deals with Mark Povinelli (Water for Elephants), Jordan Prentice (Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle), Danny Woodburn (Watchmen), Sebastian Saraceno (Bedtime Stories), Ronald Lee Clark (Epic Movie), Martin Klebba (Hancock) and Joey Gnoffo (Pirates of the Caribbean series) to play the Seven Dwarfs in its upcoming untitled Snow White feature, directed by Tarsem Singh (Immortals, The Cell).
Bill Nighy (PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST) is in discussions to join TOTAL RECALL, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Leading entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi has appointed The Joester Loria Group, a leading full-service licensing and marketing agency, as the exclusive licensing agent for Poppy Cat for North America.
Chello Zone today announced the launch of global pre-school entertainment channel JimJam on Skynindo – Indonesia’s newest pay TV supplier.
Turner Broadcasting has acquired UK TV and licensing and merchandising rights to magical preschool series Chloe’s Closet from Moonscoop.
Leading family entertainment producer and distributor Chorion has secured new licensing and retail deals for Mr. Men and Little Miss in Brazil through its agent Exim Licensing.
As an Honorary Society, VES has led the way in promoting the incredible work of VFX artists but so far no one has stood up to lead the way on the business side of our business.
Columbia Pictures has acquired United States distribution rights to the forthcoming motion picture from Oscar-winners Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal, director and screenwriter, respectively, of the Best Picture-winning film The Hurt Locker, it was announced today by Amy Pascal, Co-Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Summit Entertainment has tapped director Matt Reeves (LET ME IN) and writer Jacob Estes (MEAN CREEK) to adapt Kenneth Oppel's THIS DARK ENDEAVOR: THE APPRENTICESHIP OF VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN, reports ComingSoon.net.
LOOK Effects’ Hollywood and New York facilities created the visual effects for four television series pilots that have been picked up for the 2011 – 2012 season.