Columbia Pictures has tapped Steven Knight (DIRTY PRETTY THINGS) to adapt the third book in the DA VINCI CODE series, THE LOST SYMBOL, reports VARIETY.
HEAT VISION BLOG is reporting that FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS co-creator James Bobin has accepted an offer to direct Disney's new MUPPETS movie.
Matt Damon told EMPIRE MAGAZINE that the next Bourne film will probably be a prequel under a different team.
HEAT VISION is reporting that Lucasfilm is developing a CGI-animated musical at George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in Northern California.
Family Guy creator and acclaimed writer-producer Seth MacFarlane is set to host the 2010 Writers Guild Awards’ West Coast ceremony on Saturday, February 20, at the Hyatt Regency Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.
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.