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Headline News NBC Cancels Heroes, Keeps Chuck, Dons Cape

NBC has issued pickups for four more new scripted series with dramas "The Cape," "Outlaw," "Harry's Law" and the comedy "Friends With Benefits" - while renewing the action-comedy series "Chuck" for a fourth season -- all for the 2010-11 season.

Blogs Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 04

This week on the Forum, Joel attempts to summon the wisdom of ghosts while Alan has an identity crisis of historical proportions and unwittingly reveals one of Hollywood's best-kept summer blockbuster secrets. Then, Dave "David B." Levy stops by to talk about how to juggle animation multitasking, authoring books on pitching and job-getting, Ben Franklin, industry infestation, Mad Men, and popping one's bubble. And, you actually can rewind a clock, not that hard.

Headline News Howard to Direct Parsifal Mosaic

Ron Howard is set to direct Robert Ludlum's THE PARSIFAL MOSAIC, VARIETY reports. ROAD TO PERDITION writer David Self will adapt the spy thriller for Universal.

The story follows a CIA agent who believes that his lover was murder for being a KGB double agent.

Imagine Ent.’s Brian Grazer is the producer along side Captivate Ent. heads Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith. Imagine’s David Bernardi is exec producing.

Headline News Tron Legacy Director Headed to Oblivion

TRON LEGACY helmer Joseph Kosinski and Radical Pictures are develop his original concept OBLIVION, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Kosinski will also produce the film with Radical head Barry Levine, David Fincher and David Morrison of Anonymous Content.

The film will follow a court martialed soldier is sent to a distant planet to wipe out the last of a native race. But this mission comes into question when a stranger arrives on the planet unexpectedly.

Headline News Columbia's Smurfs Hybrid Film Coming in 3-D

ComingSoon.net reports that Columbia Pictures' THE SMURFS, a hybrid of live-action and CGI, will be produced in 3-D. The film is set for a December 17, 2010 release.

David Stem and David Weiss wrote the script to be directed by Colin Brady.

The film will be based on characters first created by Belgian cartoonist Pierre Culliford in 1958.

Headline News Saw II Helmer to Remake Scanners

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 28, 2007 at 12:00am

Dimension Films has inked a deal with SAW II helmer Darren Lynn Bousman to direct a remake of David Cronenberg's 1981 cult classic SCANNERS, reports VARIETY. BLADE and BATMAN BEGINS writer David Goyer is writing the screenplay.

The original film had a scientist infiltrating a renegade group of telepathics called scanners, who are using their abilities as deadly weapons.

Dimension co-chairman Bob Weinstein is overseeing the project and production is set to begin in early 2008.

Headline News Six Comic Turns to Them on FOX

FOX is set in motion a new sci-fi series named THEM, based on the graphic novel SIX, written by Michael Oeming and Daniel Berman, reports VARIETY. The pilot will be directed by Jonathan Mostow (TERMINATOR 3) and written by David Eick (BATTLESTAR GALACTICA) and John McNamara (PROFIT). All three will exec produce with Circle of Confusion's David Engel and David Alpert. CBS Paramount Network Television is the production house on the show.

Headline News New Villain & Composer Confirmed for Potter 5

Warner Bros. Pictures has confirmed that Helena Bonham Carter has joined the all-star cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX. Bonham Carter will play Bellatrix Lestrange, Sirius Black's cousin and a Death Eater, who is one of Lord Voldemort's followers.

Headline News Classic British Animation Award Winners Now on DVD

The British Animation Awards has compiled two new DVDs of some of the best winners from its annual event. Some of the British animation classics in the collection were previously unavailable on DVD.

BEST OF BAA CLASSICS VOL. 1 features:MONSIEUR PASCAL by Alison de Vere SKYWHALES by Phil Austin & Derek Hayes DOOR by David Anderson HILL FARM by Mark Baker JUKEBOX by Run Wrake SECOND CLASS MAIL by Alison Snowden THE BIG STORY by David Stoten & Tim Watts THE MILL by Petra Freeman

Headline News David Goyer Set To Pen Thor for Big Screen

During a panel at Charlottes Heroes Convention, BABYLON 5 creator and comicbook writer J. Michael Straczynski slipped the news that David Goyer (BLADE, BATMAN BEGINS) is writing a treatment for a screen adaptation of THOR, reports EMPIRE. Its unknown whether Goyer will be rewriting the draft from Mark Protosevich (POSEIDON) or starting from scratch.

Headline News CBS Greenlights Ultra Comic Pilot

CBS has greenlit a pilot for a new live-action TV program based on the comicbook, ULTRA, reports VARIETY. JOAN OF ARCADIA creator Barbara Hall will exec produce the pilot. CBS Paramount Network TV is producing the show.

The comic is a spoof of celebrity magazines and follows a female superhero who must balance saving the world, advancing her career as super model, Pearl Penalosa, and developing a love life.

David Engel and David Alpert are co-exec producers on the project.

Headline News Cartoon Kings Chronicles History of Cosgrove & Hall

In the week that beloved British actor David Jason married long time partner Gill and received his knighthood from the Queen he also quietly returned to a leafy suburb of Manchester where he helped bring to life the classic characters of DangerMouse and Count Duckula.

Headline News Baraka Works Magic For Slim Jim Campaign

Baraka Post Production was appointed by Miami-based advertising agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky and Outsider director James Rouse to provide pre-production expertise, on-site location advice, post production and 3D animation effects for a series of five commercials for Slim Jim.

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