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Del Toro Double Dares Disney On Toons

By Rick DeMott | Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 12:08am

The Walt Disney Studios, in collaboration with acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro (“Pan’s Labyrinth,” “The Hobbit”), is launching a new production label called Disney Double Dare You, to create new animated films full of chills and thrills for audiences of all ages, it was announced today at the D23 Expo by Dick Cook, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios.

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MGM Ousts Sloan as CEO

MGM made a bold move this week to tackle its $37B debt. The struggling lion removed Harry Sloan as CEO and appointed Stephen Cooper. Sloan has worked the past four years to nurture MGM back to life as a major studio player.

Variety reports Cooper, also named Vice Chairman, begins work immediately tackling such issues as the fate of MGM’s library, the James Bond franchise and a pivotal stake in THE HOBBIT movies.

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Post Logic NY announces New Hires

Press Release by Post Logic

New York, NY (August 17, 2009) -- Leading post-production facility Post Logic Studios, a division of Prime Focus Group, announced today two new hires, Kevin Wilson as audio engineer and Mick O'Connor as manager, new business. Both will be based out of Post Logic Studios' New York facility.

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ICM Signs Comic Book Icon

Comic book legend, Neal Adams, is taking his Continuity Studios to ICM for representation, says today’s HollywoodReporter.

Adams plans to take his creations across all forms of media while he makes the artistic transition to film writing and directing. Adams’ realistically modern imagery has received great acclaim as displayed in the 1960s and 1970s comics “Uncanny X-Men," "Green Lantern and Green Arrow" and "Batman.”

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Twilight’s Stephenie Meyer Joins the Female Force

TWILIGHT author Stephenie Meyer’s own story will be re-told in the comic book “Female Force,” reports

Bluewater Productions publishes the biographical comic, a popular read celebrating strong women.

Two editions (Standard and Collectable) will hit store shelves before NEW MOON’s November theatrical release. The comic’s assigned writer, Ryan Burton, has hinted that a popular vampire will serve as narrator, but teased nothing more.