The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 178 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.
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Peter Jackson posted on Facebook that Evangeline Lilly (TV's LOST) and Barry Humphries (Dame Edna) have joined the cast of THE HOBBIT.
Peter O’Brien, the writer of the HALO: REACH videogame, has been tapped by Warner Bros. to rewrite the script for thriller LINE OF SIGHT, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Luxology LLC today announced the availability of the Studio Environment Set 2 (SES 2) Kit, a new collection of high dynamic range (HDR) spherical images complete with ground planes that make it easy for users to obtain professional-quality studio lighting.
Legendary Ent. has started negotiations with Mattel to pick up the film rights to HOT WHEELS, reports Variety.
24 Frames reports that Fox 2000 has tapped Thor Freudenthal (DIARY OF A WIMPY KID) to direct PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS: THE SEA OF MONSTERS.
Universal Pictures has selected release dates for DESPICABLE ME 2 and OBLIVION, reports ComingSoon.net.
Charlie Day (HORRIBLE BOSSES) is in negotiations to board Guillermo del Toro's PACIFIC RIM, reports Variety.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment’s “manufacturing on demand” (“MOD”) program is excited to announce its newest addition, CAPTAIN AMERICA, available on DVD as part of MGM’s Limited Edition Collection.
ComingSoon.net got the word from Licensing International Expo that a LEGO STAR WARS TV special is in the works. Details are few, but the special will arrive in late September.
20th Century Fox has selected 3:10 TO YUMA director James Mangold to helm THE WOLVERINE, reports Deadline.com.
Steven Spielberg and THOR writer Mark Protosevich have teamed up to brainstorm ideas for JURASSIC PARK 4, reports Heat Vision.
Russell Crowe is in talks to take the role of Superman's father Jor-El in MAN OF STEEL, reports Variety.
Eden FX is creating all of the visual effects for the new MTV dramatic series “Teen Wolf,” announced John Gross, Creative Director, Eden FX.
Millennium Films has tapped TOMB RAIDER director Simon West to helm THE EXPENDABLES 2, reports Deadline.com.
Universal Pictures and Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes has hired Simon Kinberg (SHERLOCK HOLMES) to rewrite OUIJA, reports 24 Frames.
NBCUniversal has taken an equity stake in Stan Lee's hockey superhero property THE GUARDIAN PROJECT, reports Variety.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ruled that The Weinstein Co. versus Relativity Media lawsuit over the remake of THE CROW should head to arbitration, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
GREEN LANTERN writer Marc Guggenheim will write the new comicbook series NOWHERE MAN for Liquid Comics, reports Deadline.com.
VICON House of Moves (HOM), a leading motion capture and animation service company, was recently contracted by EA to create identity elements and promotional content for the launch of EA's new entertainment platform and online store, Origin.
Heat Vision reports that James Cameron is interested in exec producing Will Staples' big, sci-fi story MYTH.
The governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted on Tuesday (6/14) to add a new twist to the 2011 Best Picture competition, and a new element of surprise to its annual nominations announcement.