Columbia Pictures has tapped Steven Knight (DIRTY PRETTY THINGS) to adapt the third book in the DA VINCI CODE series, THE LOST SYMBOL, reports VARIETY.
Scott Free Prods., Ridley and Tony Scott's production house, have tapped the services of Jack Arbuthnott, former BBC Films' development exec, and Surian Fletcher-Jones, former BBC television drama script editor.
Pete Docter tells us about Up's breakthrough best picture Oscar nomination and its tremendous impact on viewers.
According to Twentieth Century Fox, James Cameron's AVATAR has passed his previously held domestic box-office record for TITANIC.
News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch told analysts during a quarterly earnings call that he is in "very early talks" with director James Cameron to do an AVATAR sequel, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
VARIETY is reporting that Michael Bay's next project, TRANSFORMERS 3, might be getting the 3-D treatment at Paramount with help from Industrial Light & Magic.
Lakeshore has picked up a new film project and plans to begin shooting this summer, VARIETY reports.
Olivia Wilde is in talks to star opposite Daniel Craig in COWBOYS & ALIENS, HEAT VISION BLOG reports.
Russel Mulcahy has been tapped to direct the pilot for MTV's TEEN WOLF, a remake of the 1985 movie, SHOCKTILLYOUDROP.COM reports.
Joel Silver, producer of the comic book adaptation of SGT. ROCK, told the LOS ANGELES TIMES the film's setting is changing course.
Lionsgate announced that it will partner with Crest Animation Studios to co-produce NORM OF THE NORTH, a stereoscopic 3-D animated family feature, according to COMINGSOON.NET.
Nominations for the 82nd Academy Awards were announced today (Tuesday, February 2) by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak and 2008 Oscar nominee Anne Hathaway.
In the end, James Cameron could only be outdone by himself. AVATAR surpassed TITANIC over the weekend, Jan. 29-31, all the all-time worldwide grosser with $2.04 billion so far. The film raked in $31.2 million and held on to its #1 spot for the seventh straight week.
During the Grammy Awards last night, viewers at home and in the Staples Center were treated to a tribute to Michael Jackson that mixed 3-D technology, an all-star chorus and an appearance by his two oldest children, the LOS ANGELES TIMES reports.
HEAT VISION BLOG is reporting that FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS co-creator James Bobin has accepted an offer to direct Disney's new MUPPETS movie.
Matt Damon told EMPIRE MAGAZINE that the next Bourne film will probably be a prequel under a different team.
SOUTH PARK creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have teamed up with AVENUE Q composer/lyricist Robert Lopez to create a new stage musical, reports VARIETY.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced a reshuffling of its executive ranks, reports VARIETY.
HEAT VISION is reporting that Lucasfilm is developing a CGI-animated musical at George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in Northern California.