Deadline.com reports that 20th Century Fox has hired TRAINING DAY scribe David Ayer to write a redux of COMMANDO.
IndieWire reports that Ang Lee is prepping a big screen adaptation of Yann Martel’s Booker prize-winning LIFE OF PI.
Tina McCann, the former chief content officer for Turner Broadcasting's European, Middle Eastern and Asian kids' brands, has been named head of Nickelodeon U.K., reports VARIETY.
Visual effects veteran Pam Hogarth has joined LOOK Effects Inc., where she will be working to expand LOOK’s reputation in the visual effects and production industries as Director of Marketing.
If you haven’t experienced the Radical Axis vision, you’re falling behind. From the deviant fast-food characters of Aqua Teen Hunger Force to the alcoholic mouse of 12 oz. Mouse, Radical Axis continues to push the boundaries of animation’s familiar aesthetic and to joyously exercise the freedom of speech intrinsic to comedy’s carnival.
Aaron Blaise (BROTHER BEAR) has been hired as the first director at Digital Domain Florida, reports VARIETY.
Syfy Channel and Canada's Showcase Television have hired Adam Kane (HEROES) to helm the pilot of the supernatural show, HAVEN, created by Stephen King, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Writer Eric Heisserer (A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET remake) is set to pen New Line's FINAL DESTINATION 5, reports HEAT VISION.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that industry veteran Mark Zoradi will begin working for the Company as a non-executive strategic advisor effective April 12, 2010.
Rick DeMott chats with Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward about creating the series, its quick cult success and other stupid stuff.
This week on the Forum, Joel attempts to summon the wisdom of ghosts while Alan has an identity crisis of historical proportions and unwittingly reveals one of Hollywood's best-kept summer blockbuster secrets. Then, Dave "David B." Levy stops by to talk about how to juggle animation multitasking, authoring books on pitching and job-getting, Ben Franklin, industry infestation, Mad Men, and popping one's bubble. And, you actually can rewind a clock, not that hard.
It was a bit like life imitating art with Robert Downey Jr. jesting like Tony Stark this morning at the Iron Man 2 press conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. Imagine if Downey and George Clooney ever teamed up together.
THE CRAZIES director Breck Eisner is chatting with New Line to take the helm of its remake of ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK, reports VARIETY.
THE LOS ANGELES TIMES reports that Robert Downey Jr. is in negotiations to play the title character in a WIZARD OF OZ prequel for Disney.
Bryan Singer and THE USUAL SUSPECTS writer Christopher McQuarrie are teaming up again on JACK THE GIANT KILLER for New Line and Legendary Pictures, reports HEAT VISION.
New York-based Manic Design + Visual Effects has signed renowned veteran VFX Artist David A. Elkins.
Short Films and Feature Animation Branch governor Bill Kroyer will lead an evening focused on two Oscar-winning films – “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (2008) and “Avatar” (2009) – to demonstrate how innovations in performance-capture technology, digital doubles, digital makeup, photorealism and image manipulation are affecting actors.
Revolutionmuslim.com has said that despite a post warning SOUTH PARK creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone of a possible violent retaliation for portraying Prophet Mohammed in a bear suit that the site is only supporting the protest of the series not violence, according to CNN.
Addressing the demand for children's animated content, and the rapid growth and success of its Bangalore, India-based animation studio, Technicolor today announced the formation of a new team to develop and produce animated broadcast content.
Rich Ross, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios announced today that MT Carney has been named President of Marketing for The Walt Disney Studios.
Lauren Lung has been named vice president and general manager of Kodak's Entertainment Imaging Division in North and South America.
ShockTillYouDrop.com via PRODUCTION WEEKLY is reporting that SAW V helmer David Hackl will direct an adaptation of Vince Churchill's book THE BUTCHER BRIDE.
HEAT VISION reports that Shiloh Fernandez (UNITED STATES OF TERA) has been cast opposite Amanda Seyfried in GIRL WITH THE RED RIDING HOOD.
Warner Bros. TV has inked a two-year, seven-figure agreement with FRINGE exec producer Jeff Pinkner, reports VARIETY.