Richard LaGravenese, who adapted Sara Gruen's WATER FOR ELEPHANTS into a screenplay, has been hired by Universal to adapt Laura Hillenbrand's UNBROKEN: A WORLD WAR II STORY OF SURVIVAL, RESILIENCE, AND REDEMPTION, reports Deadline.com.
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Kelly Macdonald (TV's BOARDWALK EMPIRE) has taken over the role of Princess Merida in Pixar's BRAVE, reports Variety.
In the Los Angeles Times, Jeff Robinov, president of the Warner Bros. motion picture group, talked about the future of DC Comics properties.
Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger, the writers of the KUNG FU PANDA films, are set to write Universal's CANDY LAND adaptation, reports Heat Vision. Kevin Lima (ENCHANTED) will direct with Hasbro’s Brian Goldner and Bennett Schneir producing. Christopher Chase is the exec producer.
The story follows the search for the missing king of Candy Land. The board game includes such characters as Princess Frostine, Gramma Nutt and bad guy Lord Licorice.
With script delays holding up the reboot of the Jack Ryan franchise, starring Chris Pine, Paramount Pictures has decided to move forward with STAR TREK 2 instead, reports Deadline.com.
Stuart Beattie, the writer of G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA, has been hired to write and direct Lakeshore's I, FRANKENSTEIN, reports Heat Vision.
Thomas McDonell (forthcoming PROM) has been cast as the young Barnabas Collins in DARK SHADOWS, reports Deadline.com.
Teresa Palmer (I AM NUMBER FOUR) has been cast in Summit's undead romance WARM BODIES, reports Heat Vision.
Nelvana Enterprises puts the spotlight on laughter this spring as it heads to MIPTV next week with three new animated comedies: Sidekick, Spliced and Scaredy Squirrel, and the live-action sitcom Mr. Young.
Leading kids’ entertainment specialist, CAKE has been appointed as worldwide distributor for kids’ animation Tom & The Slice of Bread with Strawberry Jam & Honey.
DHX Media has received a commission for a new CG animated series Monster Math Squad starring loveable monsters who help children develop formative math-related skills.
Starz Digital Media, the digital and on-demand distribution arm of Starz Media, LLC, has renewed the popular, movie parody web series “How It Should Have Ended” (HISHE) for a second season and will expand the HISHE franchise into the video game genre with a new web series, “How It Should Have Ended: Video Games.”
Grossing over 400 million dollars in global theatrical sales to date, TANGLED, The Walt Disney Studios blockbuster animated feature that takes a modern twist on the famous hair-raising fable Rapunzel, debuts as the ultimate 4-Disc Disney Blu-ray Combo Pack (3D Blu-ray + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy in a single package) on March 29, 2011.
Join Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts characters as they help their pal Linus break free from his attachment to his security blanket in Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, the first new Peanuts special in five years.
The National Film Board of Canada is making app news once again with the release of version 2.0 of NFB Films for the iPad — selected by iTunes Canada as the iPad App of the Week.
The Bakery (bakery3D.com), the 3D computer graphics software company, will unveil its game-changing animation and visual effects lighting and rendering solution Bakery Relight at the 2011 NAB Show.
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, invites fans to dive into the crime-fighting action of one of the most anticipated anime series of 2011 with the simulcast premiere of TIGER & BUNNY on Saturday, April 2nd.
Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of videogames, today announced Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, is in development for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC.
Bi-coastal production company Stardust has been tapped by BBDO Moscow to create eye-popping holographic video content for client Blackberry MTS that will be shown on a unique, new mixed-reality 'presentation station' (RealFiction's Dreamoc 3D Display).
The scene is all too familiar to students these days: one person posts a taunt to another on a social networking site.
Dynasty Visual Effects & Animation LLC has hired VFX veteran Rob Morgenroth as Executive Producer/Senior Director, Business Development.
Courtenay Palaski has been promoted to vice president, public relations, for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media Group, it was announced today by James Anderson, senior vice president, public relations, for the Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media Group. In her expanded role, Palaski will oversee development and implementation of the public relations efforts surrounding all series programs for Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang.
Tweak Software, makers of RV, the next generation image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists, announced RV SDI, to be unveiled at the National Association of Broadcasters Conference (NAB) at the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 11-14 in booth SL9707.
StorySmyth Ventures Ltd, the producers of the StorySmyth Tales range of digital mobile children’s stories, has today launched a range of titles featuring children’s books from Oxford University Press (OUP).