At CinemaCon, Walt Disney Pictures announced that the second MONSTERS, INC. film will be a prequel titled MONSTERS UNIVERSITY, reports ComingSoon.net.
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DreamWorks Animation has hired MEGAMIND writers Alan J. Schoolcraft and Brent Simons to pen a PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR feature, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
After recent news that it was being retitled HORIZONS, Disney has decided to drop TRON: LEGACY director Joseph Kosinski's sci-fi feature OBLIVION, reports Variety.
Lucasfilm, one of the world’s leading film and entertainment companies, and Prime Focus, the global visual entertainment services company, are proud to announce their collaboration on the 3D conversion of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace for theatrical release, heralding an exciting new era in Star Wars entertainment.
Melissa Rosenberg, the screenwriter behind the TWILIGHT series, has been tapped to write and produce an adaptation of Pamela Sargent's EARTHSEED, reports Risky Business.
Deadline.com reports that Oscar-nominee Hailee Steinfeld (TRUE GRIT) is set to star in SLEEPING BEAUTY.
Rainmaker Entertainment, the multifaceted animation studio and one of Canada’ largest producers of CG animation, will launch a new channel on YouTube beginning today.
Michael Caton-Jones (THE JACKAL) has signed on to helm a sequel to THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH miniseries, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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.
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.