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Leonardo DiCaprio to Narrate New IMAX 3-D Space Film Hubble 3-D

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 18, 2010 at 7:40am

Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. and IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that three-time Academy-Award(R) nominee Leonardo DiCaprio will narrate Hubble 3D.

Disney Headline News

Walt Disney Studios Names Sean Bailey President of Production

Rich Ross, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios (TWDS), announced today that Sean Bailey has been named President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production as the segment continues to restructure its operation.

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(500) Days Director Casts Web on Next Spidey

Deadline Hollywood reports that Marc Webb ((500) DAYS OF SUMMER) is Sony's lead choice to helm the reboot of the SPIDER-MAN franchise. SPIDEY producers and exec find that Webb showed an understanding of young people in SUMMER, which fits well with the new high school set direction for the franchise. Screenwriter Jamie Vanderbilt has brought Peter Parker back to his teens. Other directors on Sony's list include heavyweights like James Cameron, David Fincher, and Wes Anderson.

Film Headline News

Almost Alice Gets Musical Treatment at Buena Vista

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 11:59am

Buena Vista Records will release two albums capturing the wonder of Lewis Carroll’s beloved books and visionary director Tim Burton. ALMOST ALICE is a 16-song compilation featuring ALICE IN WONDERLAND’S end credit track “Alice (Underground)” written by Avril Lavigne and produced by Butch Walker.

Awards Headline News

ASC Nominates 5 for Outstanding Achievement Award

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 10:00am

The finalists in the feature film category of the 24th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Outstanding Achievement Awards competition are Barry Ackroyd, BSC for The Hurt Locker, Dion Beebe, ASC, ACS for Nine, Christian Berger, AAC for The White Ribbon, Mauro Fiore, ASC for Avatar and Robert Richardson, ASC for Inglorious Basterds.

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Sony Scraps Spider-Man 4, Wants to Reboot Franchise

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 11, 2010 at 3:54pm

Spider-Man 4, which has been showing outward signs of trouble for months, has been killed by Sony Pictures, AIN'T IT COOL NEWS confirmed this afternoon.