Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows opens on 16th December 2011 in the USA and the UK. The sequel to 2009’s box office smash, Sherlock Holmes, the film sees Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law reprising their roles as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, with Guy Ritchie once more at the helm.
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IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Bona Film Group (Nasdaq: BONA), a leading film distributor in China, today announced that the 3D martial arts motion picture Flying Swords of Dragon Gate earned approximately $2.5 million at the box office in 59 digital IMAX theatres across China during its opening weekend for a per-screen average of $42,400.
FOX has ordered a presentation and script for a new animated project from Russell Brand, reports Deadline.com.
Kavaleer Animations, the award winning Irish animation production company who have just celebrated their 10 year anniversary have announced that in order to keep up with their international work load, they will create 30 new animation jobs over the course of 2012.
Denny Clairmont, John Hora, Bob Lambert and Milt Shefter have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council's 2011–2012 membership roster to 24.
20th Century Fox is in talks to adapt Jesus Orellana's animated short film ROSA into a feature film, reports Heat Vision.
William Hurt is in discussions to play Jeb in the film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s novel THE HOST, reports EW.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that Blue Sky World Entertainment signed an agreement to install a digital IMAX theatre system at the 20th Century Plaza in Nairobi, Kenya.
As the trend in Hollywood toward increasingly sophisticated, visually immersive stereo 3D production continues, another trend is gaining ground as well; studios partnering with smaller, specialized stereo 3D production artists around the world who have invested in the tools and techniques to create custom stereo production pipelines built on the industry’s most leading edge technologies.
Summer 2012 is heating up for moviegoers as Columbia Pictures adds three highly anticipated films to its summer slate, it was announced today by Jeff Blake, chairman, Worldwide Marketing and Distribution for Sony Pictures.
Edward Noeltner’s Beverly Hills based international sales company Cinema Management Group (CMG) announced that he’ll be bringing two 3D Animated films to their American Market lineup; Zambezia is set for release in June 2011 while Khumba is set for June 2012.
SHREK FOREVER AFTER has crossed $480.7 million at the international box office, making it DreamWorks Animation's biggest international hit.
South African animator Mike Scott has created a new 52-episode shorts series called HAPPYLAND SHORTS.
The Weinstein Company has secured the North American and South African rights to Chinese martial arts flick, REIGN OF ASSASSINS, starring Michelle Yoeh, reports VARIETY.
Honayn's Shoe, an animated tale about a lost nomad’s search in the desert, with his camel, for his lost shoe, was named Best Animation at this year’s African Movie Academy Awards.
Taylor Kitsch, who is best known for playing Gambit in WOLVERINE, has sunk the lead role in Universal’s boardgame-inspired BATTLESHIP, reports HEAT VISION.
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has licensed 52 episodes of the popular Shonen Sunday KEKKAISHI anime series to Adult Swim for domestic broadcast. KEKKAISHI will begin airing on May 29th.
Univision Interactive Media and CBS Interactive’s GameSpot are teaming on the Spanish-lingo game site, Univision.com, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Kenya-based Homeboyz, in partnership with the U.K.'s Tiger Aspect, is producing a new animated TV series titled TINGA TINGA TALES, reports VARIETY.
Nigeria's information minister Dora Akunyili isn't mincing her words when it comes to criticizing what she sees as a denigrated portrayal of her countrymen in DISTRICT 9.
PorchLight Ent. has announced that Discovery Kids and Jetix Europe have ordered 13 new episodes of the Emmy award-winning animated series, TUTENSTEIN. The new episodes are scheduled for delivery in 2006. Discovery Kids Channel and Jetix Europe are the series partners in the U.S. and Europe respectively. In the U.S., Tutenstein airs on the Discovery Kids channel and the Discovery Kids Saturday morning block on NBC.
Zingy has announced an exclusive mobile publishing agreement with G-Unit, a leading urban brand founded by award-winning hip hop artist, 50 Cent. Under the agreement, Zingy will release a series of games based on members of the G-Unit crew, including 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck and Tony Yayo.
Zingy is the exclusive distributor of 50 Cent voice ringtones, ringback tones, voicemail greetings, wallpapers and video ringtones. This extension of the partnership between the two entities will now include an array of 2D and 3D G-Unit mobile videogames.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has arranged a great many varieties of animated sitcoms into a great bouquet to be presented to viewers on May Day, May 1, 2005, with the return of FAMILY GUY at 9:00 pm, debut of the AMERICAN DAD series, airing at 9:30 pm, KING OF THE HILL at 7:00 pm and, reportedly, 350th episode of THE SIMPSONS at 8:00 pm.