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Juan Jose Campanella (THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES) has lined up Buenos Aires-based animation studio Catmandu and Spain-based Plural-Jempsa to co-produce his animated feature METEGOL (FOOSBALL), reports Variety.
New Line has tapped Anthony Hopkins for THE RITE, based on Matt Baglio’s true-life book, THE RITE: THE MAKING OF A MODERN EXORCIST, reports Variety.
Leading family entertainment producer and consumer products licensor Chorion is embarking on three major promotions this autumn for its hit global fashion and novelty brand Mr. Men and Little Miss.
For 30 years Strawberry Shortcake has been a favorite with little girls and moms alike, teaching wholesome values, going on fantasy adventures and proving that little girls can do big things. Today American Greetings Properties (AGP), the intellectual property and outbound licensing division of American Greetings Corporation (NYSE: AM) announced that her new “Strawberry Shortcake’s Berry Bitty Adventures” series will be airing in French-speaking Canada, Italy, and Portugal for the first time.
Nickelodeon offers a slate of spooky, side-splitting programming this Halloween, including the premiere of the two-hour TV movie, The Boy Who Cried Werewolf, a teen comedy with a sci-fi twist starring Victoria Justice (Victorious) and Brooke Shields, on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT).
James Cameron is talking with Sony Pictures Entertainment to take the helm of their 3-D adaptation of Stacy Schiff's book CLEOPATRA: A LIFE, which is set to star Angelina Jolie, reports Deadline.com.
BASIC INSTINCT director Paul Verhoeven is no stranger to the erotic. Deadline.com reports the helmer is lining up ETERNAL, a FATAL ATTRACTION-like thriller featuring a succubus, as his next project.
Disney is in talks with Amy Adams, Chris Cooper and Rashida Jones to join its new Muppet movie, reports Heat Vision.
20th Century Fox has marked a date for MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS, its adaptation of Richard and Florence Atwater's kids' classic, reports Variety.
Disney Interactive Studios has pulled the plug on the videogame PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ARMADA OF THE DAMNED, reports Variety.
Vanessa Hudgens is in talks to take the female lead in JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Soda Pictures is hosting a content to celebrate the U.K. theatrical release of the stop-motion feature MARY & MAX, directed by Oscar-winner Adam Elliot.
Mark Osbourne (KUNG FU PANDA) has signed on to direct a French-produced 3-D adaptation of THE LITTLE PRINCE, reports Variety.
Paramount Pictures has begun talks with producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Tony Scott to join TOP GUN 2, reports Vulture.
DreamWorks, along with distribution partner Disney, has shuffled its 2011 release schedules, reports Variety.
The Wrap reports that Rhys Ifans will be playing Dr. Curt Connors, aka The Lizard, in the SPIDER-MAN reboot.
Noomi Rapace and Ben Kingsley have been cast in THE LAST VOYAGE OF DEMETER, a tale focusing on Dracula's ocean voyage from Transylvania to England inside his coffin, reports 24 Frames.
Summit Entertainment announced today the following have been cast in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn for roles in The Amazon Coven, The Egyptian Coven, The Irish Coven and The Romanian Coven as well as the American and European Nomads as outlined below.
Constantin Film has picked up the rights to a trio of titles from Swiss comicbook creator Hansrudi Waescher, reports Variety.
Following an incredibly positive MIPCOM 2010 market in Cannes last week, Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, today announced a broadcast deal for the new animated tween series, My Life Me, from rising manga star Svetlana Chmakova.