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Gary Rydstrom Takes a 'Hawaiian Vacation'
The Willing Suspension of Disbelief
Ed Hooks (Acting for Animators) discusses the willing suspension of disbelief in theatrical transactions.
First Look at Pixar's 'La Luna'
Enrico Casarosa provides an exclusive sneak peek about his first Pixar short, premiering this week at Annecy.
Tales of the Green Lantern Corps in 'Emerald Knights'
Rick DeMott chats with director Lauren Montgomery about bringing the Green Lantern Corps to life in Green Lantern: Emerald Knights.
Walden Media To Co-Fund Universal's Zamperini Film
Walden Media will co-fund Universal's adaptation of Laura Hillenbrand's book UNBROKEN: A WORLD WAR II STORY OF SURVIVAL, RESILIENCE AND REDEMPTION, reports Deadline.com.
Jennifer Yuh Nelson Talks 'Kung Fu Panda 2'
Hiccup Actor Tapped for Writing Gigs
Jay Baruchel, known to the animation world as the voice of Hiccup in HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, has landed two writing gigs, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
WGA Upholds X-Men: First Class Ruling
The Writer’s Guild of America has upheld a previous ruling regarding the credits on X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, reports Deadline.com. Jamie Moss, who adapted the original draft with Bryan Singer
Hunger Games Gains Its Mom
Takers Director Revs Up for Leatherface
John Luessenhop (TAKERS) is in discussions to take the helm of LEATHERFACE 3D, a new film in the TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE franchise, reports Bloody Disgusting.
9 Story’s Almost Naked Animals Set For U.S. Exposure On Cartoon Network
Multi-award-winning production and distribution company 9 Story Entertainment has signed an agreement with Cartoon Network for the U.S. broadcast of its proprietary animated comedy series, Almost Naked Animals (40 x 22 min); it was announced by 9 Story President and CEO, Vince Commisso.
Reeves to Redux They Live Story
Matt Reeves is set to write and direct redux of Ray Nelson's short story EIGHT O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING, which was turned into THEY LIVE by John Carpenter, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Water for Elephants Scribe to Pen Zamperini Feature
Richard LaGravenese, who adapted Sara Gruen's WATER FOR ELEPHANTS into a screenplay, has been hired by Universal to adapt Laura Hillenbrand's UNBROKEN: A WORLD WAR II STORY OF SURVIVAL, RESILIENCE, AND REDEMPTION, reports Deadline.com.
Smith & Foulkes To Make Feature Debut on Cog
Alan Smith and Adam Foulkes, the famed commercials directing duo who were Oscars nominated for Best Animated Short for THIS WAY UP, are developing their first feature film COG, reports Variety.
Sony Flies to Tatum's Pan
With the project first going out the studios last week, Sony is now in talks to purchase PETER PAN BEGINS from G.I JOE star Channing Tatum, SHATTERED GLASS screenwriter Billy Ray and producer Joe Roth, reports Heat Vision.
Backstage at the Oscars
TOY STORY 3 director Lee Unkrich talked about his grandmother and taking a well-deserved vacation before starting a new feature with producer Darla Anderson; THE LOST THING co-director Shaun Tan admitted they went a little crazy on his short about going unnoticed; INCEPTION visual effects supervisor Paul Franklin said he considers the folding Paris as recognizable a character as any of the most recent character-centric Oscar winners; and ALICE IN WONDERLAND production designer Rob Stromberg conceded that his vfx background was indispensible on the Tim Burton blockbuster.
Toy Story 3 Wins Two Oscars
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences handed out their coveted Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011.
No Bull, Fox Animation to Adapt Ferdinand
Fox Animation Studios has picked up the rights to THE STORY OF FERDINAND, the 1936 classic from writer Munro Leaf and illustrator Robert Lawson, reports Vulture.
Vaughn Retires to Golden Age
Matthew Vaughn is working on putting together THE GOLDEN AGE, a story revolving around a retirement home for superheroes, reports Deadline.com.
The Oscars: To Animation and Beyond
The directors of How to Train Your Dragon, The Illusionist and Toy Story 3 talk transcending the best animated feature.
Brandon Lane to Develop for 9 Story Ent.
Multi-award-winning independent producer 9 Story Entertainment has expanded its development team with the appointment of Brandon Lane as Development Executive, it was announced by CEO Vince Commisso.
The Walt Disney Studios Celebrates 12 Oscar Nominations
Gervais To Voice Mole in Willows
Ricky Gervais will lend his voice to the Mole in the live-action/animatronic version of THE WIND AND THE WILLOWS, reports Variety.
Universal Finally Making Zamperini Tale
After more than 50 years, Universal Pictures will finally be bringing the true-life story of Louis Zamperini to the big screen after buying the rights to Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling book UNBROKEN: A WORLD WAR II STORY OF SURVIVAL, RESILIENCE, AND REDEMPTION, reports Deadline.com.