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Cartoon Saloon has secured co-production partners for its follow-up to its Oscar-nominated THE SECRET OF KELLS, titled SONG OF THE SEA, reports Variety.
Neil Gaiman (CORALINE) will write English scripts for a Chinese-produced 3-D trilogy based on the legend of the Monkey King, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Nickelodeon, the global leader in television animation, will introduce 450 episodes of new animation programming over the next three years, with nearly 200 episodes rolling out on Saturday mornings in 2012.
ANGRY BIRDS creator Rovio Mobile has received $42 million in funding from Atomico Ventures, which is part owned by Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has completed a series of stunning and technically challenging visual effects for the new epic disaster movie by Sony/Columbia, Battle: Los Angeles, which opens in cinemas today.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced that the highly anticipated videogame Batman: Arkham City will step out of the shadows and onto store shelves in North America beginning October 18, in Australia beginning October 19 and in Europe and other global territories beginning October 21, for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.
CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS is now the biggest selling game in U.S. history, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Jason Priestley has inked a deal for a multi-episode run on Syfy's HAVEN, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Via is Nine Inch Nails forum, Trent Reznor announced that he has changed his mind and will no longer be involved in ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER.
Legendary Pictures has made it official — Guillermo del Toro will next direct PACIFIC RIM, reports ComingSoon.net.
The Hollywood Reporter writes that Sony has found its villain and release date for Neill Blomkamp’s highly anticipated ELYSIUM.
20th Century Fox has bought Chris Baldi's script SCAVENGERS and attached DIARY OF A WIMPY KID director Thor Freudenthal to helm, reports Deadline.com.
Warner Bros. Pictures’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 has become the highest grossing installment in the Harry Potter franchise in international markets.
Relativity Media, LLC announced today it has forged a multi-year distribution deal with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment that will cover the marketing and distribution of Relativity’s films on DVD and Blu-ray.
Jennifer Morrison (TV's HOUSE) has been hired to play the lead in ABC's ONCE UPON A TIME pilot, reports Deadline.com.
Lead producers Michael Cohl and Jeremiah J. Harris announced today that SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark has a newly expanded creative team in place.
The new stop motion animation music video from art rock group Eatliz, directed by the Grammy nominated directors Yuval & Merav Nathan ("Her Morning Elegance").
IAM Entertainment's Scott Glassgold and Raymond Brothers are developing a family feature around the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, reports Heat Vision.
Academy Award-nominated actress Keira Knightley (Pride & Prejudice, Pirates of the Caribbean, Atonement) joins the cast of Syfy’s four-hour live action television movie event Neverland as the voice of Tinker Bell.
Relativity Media is courting World Events Prods. to become the funding producer on the VOLTRON live-action feature, reports Vulture.
Walt Disney Pictures has picked up the rights to Dave Andron’s sci-fi pitch THE RUNNER, reports Deadline.com.
24 Frames reports that Sylvester Stallone will not write and direct the sequel to THE EXPENDABLES as he did with the original.