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.
RISKY BUSINESS reports that THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS scribe Steven Conrad has been tapped to rewrite Fox’s long-in-the-work remake of the Danny Kaye classic, THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY
Bryan Singer and THE USUAL SUSPECTS writer Christopher McQuarrie are teaming up again on JACK THE GIANT KILLER for New Line and Legendary Pictures, reports HEAT VISION.
Universal Pictures has hired Nick Stoller to rewrite the script for the STRETCH ARMSTRONG feature, which will be directed by MONSTERS VS. ALIENS director Rob Letterman, reports VARIETY.
THE LOS ANGELES TIMES reports that THE UNITED STATE OF TERA writer Sheila Callaghan has been hired to pen the feature adaptation of I DREAM OF JEANNIE.
Author, animator, and 80's cartoon voice reenactor, The Definitive Tim Finn, stops by to discuss coffee-table books, animation based on colors, and 3D Chess. Joel and Alan then engage Tim in a very brief but colossal battle of capitalism in FFAF's newest radio game, "Two Minute Monopoly". All is then put classier when the beautiful, the insightful, and the ever effervescent Lorelei Pepi reveals her unorthodox recipe for Italian Wedding Soup, her thoughts on animation and art, and why FFAF's other newest radio game, "Brain Cloning", is a good excuse to beat up on Joel's face.
Max Borenstein has been brought in to write the newest draft of Man From U.N.C.L.E., the feature film version of the cult classic 60s action-thriller-spy-cold war-cool guns TV show.
Real may be seinen manga, but it definitely requires a mature readership. As mentioned above, and unlike Inoue’s widely successful Slam Dunk, the drama of moving forward in life colors the frames of every page.
Even though TRON LEGACY’s release still nine months away, Walt Disney Pictures has set writers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz onto a sequel, according to HEAT VISION.
The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art - MoCCA is proud to announce two new offerings from its Education Department.
No, this is not an April Fool’s joke, VARIETY reports that Lucasfilm Animation is working on a STAR WARS animated comedy series.
Perry S. Chen, the award-winning 4th grade film critic, TV personality and radio talk show host, has started a new film review blog on AWN.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Disney has brought on Alice in Wonderland writer Linda Woolverton to write Malificent, a planned live action film based on the evil queen from the 1959 animated classic Sleeping Beauty.
Bedrock Studios has tapped BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA screenwriter Jeff Stockwell to adapt Madeleine L'Engle's classic A WRINKLE IN TIME, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Syfy has ordered the 90-minute pilot Three Inches from writer Harley Peyton (Twin Peaks) it was announced today by Mark Stern, Executive Vice President of Development for Syfy.
Pete Docter positively beamed about winning his Best Animated Feature Oscar for UP, and discussed the advantage of animation over live-action, the significance of AVATAR and what 3-D offers...
Amanda Seyfried told press on the Oscars' red carpet last night that she will be starring in THE GIRL WITH THE RED RIDING HOOD, according to COMINGSOON.NET.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences handed out the Oscars on Sunday, March 7th. In the world of animation, Pete Docter won the Best Animated Feature Film for Pixar's UP. In addition to Best Animated Feature, Michael Giacchino won the Oscar for UP's original score.
A remake of FRIDAY NIGHT at DreamWorks Pictures could fall under the helm of Craig Gillespie, according to THE LOS ANGELES TIMES.
1408 scribe Matthew Greenberg is taking on another Stephen King adaptation with the remake of PET SEMATARY, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.