In a press conference, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key revealed that filming of THE HOBBIT would stay in his country, reports ComingSoon.net.
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Big Idea Entertainment, the leading faith-based studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today that the Company has appointed VeggieTales co-creator and VP of Development, Mike Nawrocki, to Executive Vice President of Big Idea Entertainment Studios.
GK Films is in talks to acquire the rights to a feature project based on Michael Jackson's legendary THRILLER music video, reports Deadline.com.
No Brainer Films' Jamie Foxx and producer Deon Taylor are crafting the new horror anthology series, NIGHT TALES, reports Variety.
CBS Films has hired Niels Arden Oplev (THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO) to direct its adaptation of Jennifer Egan’s THE KEEP, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Mark Canton and Lucky VIII Films have picked up the rights to Ryan Brown's book PLAY DEAD, reports Variety.
In a move to help Lionsgate's chances to acquire MGM, Lionsgate investor Carl Icahn has offered to buy MGM debt for $.53 on the dollar, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Universal has inked a deal with SEE Virtual Worlds to bring its bevy of classic monsters to a massively multiplayer online game, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
During the press rounds for DUE DATE, Robert Downey Jr. slipped on a secret role for his co-star Zach Galifianakis.
The Los Angeles Animation Festival, which is unspooling Friday December 3 through Tuesday December 7 at Cinefamily's Silent Movie Theatre at 611 N. Fairfax in Los Angeles, continues to book great events.
Chainsaw (www.chainsawedit.com), a leading independent provider of post production services for television, feature films and other media, has hired Boyd Stepan to head its newly-launched visual effects department.
Warner Bros. has bought a pitch from Kevin and Dan Hageman (LEGO movie) that delves into the inner mayhem of the ACME warehouse made infamous in Looney Tunes cartoons, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Alexander Anderson Jr., the creator of ROCKY & BULLWINKLE, has died following a battle with Alzheimer's disease, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Mark Wahlberg is in negotiations to star in Seth MacFarlane's directorial debut, TED, reports Variety.
Ang Lee has found his lead actor for his adaptation of Yann Martel's popular novel LIFE OF PI, reports ComingSoon.net.
The Force is back and better than ever – in Star Wars: The Clone Wars The Complete Season Two, coming to DVD and high-definition Blu-ray Disc October 26 from Lucasfilm Ltd. and Warner Home Video.
Francis Ford Coppola has begun production on a low-key horror thriller titled TWIXT NOW AND SUNRISE, reports Deadline.com.
Kabillion, the Emmy Award-winning multi-platform kids’ entertainment network, has launched on Time Warner Cable, expanding the Kabillion footprint to over 35 million digital cable households comprising 90% of the top 25 TV markets in the US.
Motion Picture Corp. of America has hired Jennifer Lynch to helm the supernatural thriller VISIBILITY, reports Variety.
Digital Video S.p.A. today announced the release of the new version 6.2 of its flagship product Toonz in its two editions: Toonz Harlequin, the 2D animation software for traditional and paperless animation productions, and Toonz Bravo, the ideal tool for paperless productions at an affordable price.
Syfy will get a jump on the festive holiday season with a pair of November Saturday Original Movies featuring mutant creatures and rampaging dinosaurs.