Jeremy Zag's Zagtoon, Ben Stassen's nWave, StudioCanal and Nexus Factory are teaming to bring the SAMMY'S ADVENTURE film franchise to TV, reports Variety.
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John Hlavin has been tapped to write an adaptation of the board game RISK for Columbia Pictures, Hasbro and Overbrook Ent., reports ComingSoon.net.
Disney will pay seven figures to LOST exec producer Damon Lindelof to write/produce the sci-fi tentpole 1952, reports Deadline.com.
Chris Columbus’ 1492 Pictures and CJ Entertainment & Media have purchased the remake rights to the Norwegian found-footage film TROLL HUNTER, reports Deadline.com.
6 Point Media’s enormously talented directorial duo, Zack Keller and Ed Skudder, have launched Season 2 of their extremely popular, animated web series: “Dick Figures.”
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has completed more than 115 visual effects shots for Twentieth Century Fox’s X-Men: First Class, which hit cinemas last week.
FilmDistrict has set the release date for Rian Johnson's sci-fi film, LOOPER, reports ComingSoon.net.
Diego Luna, best known for roles in Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN and Steven Spielberg's THE TERMINAL, is in discussions to board Sony and MRC's ELYSIUM, reports Variety.
Anthony Mackie (THE HURT LOCKER) has joined the cast of Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow's GANGSTER SQUAD, reports Variety.
Shane Acker (9) has been tapped by HIT Ent. to direct its live-action adaptation of THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE, reports Deadline.com.
MGM has tapped David Silverman (THE SIMPSONS MOVIE) to direct its adaptation of Jarrett Krosoczka's book series PUNK FARM, reports Variety.
Joann Sfar (THE RABBI'S CAT) is set to direct and write StudioCanal's adaptation of her graphic novel LITTLE VAMPIRE GOES TO SCHOOL, reports Variety.
Cepia LLC, the maker of ZhuZhu Pets, the world's favorite interactive hamsters, today announced a worldwide television rights and home entertainment arrangement with Universal Pictures to release two feature-length, animated films, "Quest for Zhu" and "Power of Zhu," to debut exclusively on DVD in 2011 and 2012, respectively.
Moonscoop, the worldwide brand management and entertainment company representing properties from some of the leading animation producers across the globe, is pleased to announce production on a brand new live action and 3D version of its animated hit Code Lyoko with co-production partners France Television and Canal J.
Vulture reports that Universal Pictures is courting Roland Emmerich (INDEPENDENCE DAY) to direct its adaptation of the Atari game ASTEROIDS.
With both Colin Firth and James Franco passing, Matthew Goode (WATCHMAN) is now in negotiations to star in Chan-wook Park’s STOKER, reports Variety.
Method Studios (London) completed 23 shots on X-Men: First Class including compositing shots during two sequences -- Havoc's montage training and the Club sequence where Erik and Charles meet Angel for the first time.
Variety reports that Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessie Eisenberg are in talks to lead the heist thriller NOW YOU SEE ME.
Variety confirms that New Regency has signed on to co-fund Darren Aronofsky’s NOAH, a dark take on the Biblical tale.
INCEPTION and THE DARK KNIGHT production company, Legendary Ent. is partnering with Hong Kong-based Huayi Brothers Media to form Legendary East, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
“Thufferin thuccotash!” Sylvester the Cat, Tweety Bird, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner will all return to theaters in three original Looney Tunes 3D theatrical cartoon shorts produced by Warner Bros. Animation and directed by Matthew O’Callaghan (Coyote Falls).
Fox Animation has tapped Christian Magalhaes & Bob Snow to pen a modern take on KING KONG, reports Deadline.com.