Relativity Media announced today that it has acquired U.S. rights to market and distribute Intrepid Pictures' The Raven, directed by James McTeigue (V For Vendetta) and starring John Cusack (2012, 1408).
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Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based television production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS), has signed writer-executive producer Jeff Kline (Transformers: Prime, G.I. Joe: Renegades) to an overall series development and producing deal.
John D. Payne and Patrick McKay (GOLIATH) have been hired to transform Spike TV's THE DEADLIEST WARRIOR into a fictional feature, reports Variety.
Rian Johnson's LOOPER has added Noah Segan (BRICK), Jeff Daniels (THE LOOKOUT) and Piper Perabo (TV's COVERT AFFAIRS) to its cast, reports Variety.
Sony Pictures loves working with Neill Blomkamp. Deadline.com reports that Sony has picked up the worldwide rights to the DISTRICT 9 filmmaker's followup feature ELYSIUM.
The Hollywood Reporter writes that with the departure of evp Jessica Goodman many of the reboots she had been working on have been reassigned to other execs.
Walt Disney Studios has moved Tim Burton's FRANKENWEENIE away from Ridley Scott's PROMETHEUS and pitted Andrew Stanton's JOHN CARTER OF MARS against it instead, reports Deadline.com.
Annie Ilonzeh (GENERAL HOSPITAL) has been cast in the revamped CHARLIE'S ANGELS, reports Deadline.com.
Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Anne Hathaway has been cast as Selina Kyle in Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises.” She will be starring alongside Christian Bale, who returns in the title role of Bruce Wayne/Batman.
Sony Pictures Animation has tapped Kevin Lima (ENCHANTED) and writer David Sussman (MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000) to develop Michael Kurinsky and Chris Chase's untitled pitch into a feature, reports Variety.
SCHINDLER'S LIST writer Steve Zaillian has shifted his remake of Spanish sci-fi film, TIME CRIMES, from United Artists to DreamWorks, reports Deadline.com.
The FCC and the Department of Justice have given the okay on Comcast's purchase of a controlling share in NBC Universal, reports Variety.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) announced today that the IMAX release of Walt Disney Pictures' TRON: Legacy, the 3D high-tech adventure starring Garrett Hedlund and Oscar- and Golden Globe-winner Jeff Bridges, has grossed more than $51.4 million worldwide in IMAX theatres to date.
EW reveals that DreamWorks Animation is set to make a 3-D CG feature based on Mr. Peabody and Sherman with Robert Downey Jr. voicing the genius pup.
Australian actor Liam McIntyre is taking over the role of the Thracian warrior sold into slavery in the Roman Republic city of Capua – where he rises to become the champion of the city – before leading the slave revolt that ended Season 1.