LATINO REVIEW is reporting that Sam Washington is a frontrunner to play Dracula in Universal's DRACULA YEAR ZERO.
20th Century Fox has not given up plans on rebooting the PLANET OF THE APES franchise, despite reports the project was killed, VULTURE reports.
Kevin Falls (JOURNEYMAN) is writing the TV pilot for Sony's adaptation of POWERS at FX, PREMIUMHOLLYWOOD.COM reports.
The 5,777 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences must return their completed Oscar nominations ballots to PricewaterhouseCoopers no later than 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 23.
Avatar, An Education and The Hurt Locker have each received eight nominations for the Orange British Academy Film Awards in 2010.
Summit Entertainment is jointly developing and producing a TV series based on PUSH with E1 Entertainment, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Jonathan Levine (THE WACKNESS, ALL THE BOYS LOVE MANDY LANE) has been tapped to write and direct an adaptation of Isaac Marion's zombie romance novel WARM BODIES, according to VARIETY.
According to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER'S HEAT VISION BLOG, D.J. Caruso (EAGLE EYE, DISTURBIA) has landed a deal to direct I AM NUMBER FOUR.
The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during the past year.
Even though the New Year has begun, it’s not too late to think about a few resolutions… animation and otherwise…
I just got the list of Viz’s manga releases for the first half of 2010, and it’s a long list. So, rather than give you my fun, yet abridged synopses of these undoubtedly great titles, especially since I have yet to read any, here’s the initial installment straight from the mouth of PR:
Spider-Man 4, which has been showing outward signs of trouble for months, has been killed by Sony Pictures, AIN'T IT COOL NEWS confirmed this afternoon.
A Hitchcock-style thriller from Jeff Miller, PLAYING JOE, has been optioned by Castle Rock, VARIETY reports.
Change always accompanies the new year. And The Anime Beat is no different. That's right folks, I'm continuously expanding this little dog and pony show!
Twentieth Century Fox has hired Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, the team behind ZOMBIELAND, to write the screenplay for the X-MEN spinoff DEADPOOL, VARIETY reports.
It was announced today that three-time Grammy Award winner and internationally renowned singer, songwriter, producer and designer Pharrell Williams will write original music for Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming 3-D CGI feature Despicable Me.
Mark Pellington has been hired by New Line to direct ORPHANAGE, the remake of the Spanish-language ghost tale EL ORFANATO, VARIETY reports.
The prequel to THE THING, a remake of John Carpenter's classic, is expected to begin filming in March in Toronto, COMINGSOON.NET reports.
Ghostbusters 3 is finally gearing up to begin production next summer with a release expected in 2011, according to SHOCKTILLYOUDROP.COM.
Peter Morgan (FROST/NIXON, THE QUEEN) told MI6 that James Bond 23 will be a "shocking story." Morgan has been working on the first draft of the screen play from July until October of this year, but said he couldn't give anyway anything further.
Now with Bryan Singer at the helm, X-MEN ORIGINS: FIRST CLASS has a new writer in Jamie Moss, according to the Heat Vision blog.
DreamWorks Animation has tapped KUNG FU PANDA's Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris to adapt A. Lee Martinez's novel GIL'S ALL FRIGHT DINER, reports VARIETY.