Sony Pictures has acquired the film rights to Hasbro's classic world domination game Risk, reports VARIETY.
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The screenwriter behind SAVING PRIVATE RYAN and THE PATRIOT, Robert Rodat, is writing the script for the WARCRAFT movie, MTV reports.
Aardman Animations is further consolidating its ongoing relationship with ABC Australia, securing a pre-sale for its new live action series Wallace & Gromit present A World of Invention.
VOOZ, the creator of PUCCA and BRB International are teaming up to breathe life into CANIMAL, an original television series aimed a pre-school target audience.
Producers James Young, Ford Oelman and Mark Costa have filed a lawsuit in L.A. against St. Louis-based World Events and Kickstart Prods. alleging that they illegally worked out VOLTRON deals during their exclusive rights window, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
London will host a little Disney magic this holiday season as Jim Carrey, Colin Firth, Robin Wright Penn and filmmaker Robert Zemeckis come together to celebrate DISNEY’S A CHRISTMAS CAROL on Nov. 3, 2009.
The hot Russian director Timur Bekmambetov gives us his take on 9 and an exclusive sneak peek of his other projects, including the supernatural Moby Dick.
Shane Acker discusses how he pulled off his long-awaited feature directorial debut as well as his latest short at Gnomon and future projects.
Wild things, natural disasters, robots, freaks, werewolves are just some of the highlights in our fall sneak peek.
The Sims are off on an adventure to famous destinations around the world! The EA Play Label of Electronic Arts Inc. today announced that The Sims 3 World Adventures is in development and will ship to retailers worldwide the week of November 16, 2009.
Jerry Bruckheimer has acquired the right to IDW Publishing's graphic novel WORLD WAR ROBOT, reports VARIETY. Written by Ashley Wood, the story is presented in the form of war journals from a war between humans and robots that stretches from Earth to the moon to Mars.
Wood and IDW head Ted Adams are set to exec produce.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince looks a lot more photoreal, and Bill Desowitz finds out how and why from Tim Burke, Double Negative, MPC and Rising Sun Pictures.
FANGORIA reports that the screen adaptation of Max Brooks' WORLD WAR Z has a new screenwriter. Matthew Michael Carnahan, who penned STATE OF PLAY and THE KINGDOM, is now writing the story of a U.N. Postwar Commission as the interview the survivors of a zombie war that destroyed all nations. Previously, CHANGELING and BABYLON 5 writer J. Michael Straczynski was adapting the novel.
Tara Bennett reports back from the set of M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender in Philadelphia, offering a glimpse of the director's first vfx-intensive adventure, courtesy of ILM.
Activision announced today that LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES BASEBALL 2009 is out now for Wii and Nintendo DS. The game was produced by Japanese developer NOW Production. Players will have the chance to become a Little League World Series baseball Champion, or play with up to three other friends in a variety of exhibition and skill modes.
The list of new features in LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES BASEBALL 2009 is extensive, including:* New Power-ups that boost your players with special abilities* More customizable features to edit your players and teams
Place: Cartoon Network in Burbank, CA, Roof Top (Sweaters/jackets are recommended. No high or spiky heels, please.)
Time: 6:30 Check-in and Networking7:00 WIA Business7:30 One World Giving
Donation: Student Members $5. Members $10. Guests $15. All fees are donations to our new One World Giving Fund.
RSVP: No later than Friday, June 12th via firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited. RSVP early.
Speakers to be announced.
Press Release from Chorion
London/New York, 1 June 2009: Leading family entertainment producer and distributor Chorion has signed a number of licensing deals for The World of Eric Carle in the US and Europe and has appointed a new agent, CPLG, for the property in Benelux.
Art By Chance is the brand new "Ultra Short Film Festival" that will be aired in May 2009 all around the world. Films will meet with us unexpectedly in 10 countries: U.S., U.K., Canada, Italy, France, Belgium, Qatar, Turkey, Netherlands, Germany and 55 cities. New ones are added to the list every day.
Press Release from Brandissimo!
ENCINO, Calif. -- (May 4, 2009) -- Celebrating the fourth anniversary of the launch of Urbaniacs -- a comic book world come to virtual life -- Brandissimo! announces the third annual Cinco de Mayhem celebration at Urbaniacs.com.
There are seven animated shorts and one feature-length film at IFFLA 2009. For full synopsis and festival schedule, visit www.indianfilmfestival.org.
BATTLE OF THE ALBUM COVERSDirector: Rohitash RaoUSA/2007/3min/Digibeta LA Premiere
CURIOUS TODD AND THE MYSTERY DREAMDirectors: Ganesh Gothwal, Rahul JogaleIndia/2008/7min/Beta World Premiere
KEY TUMI?Director: Kunal SenCanada-India/2008/7min/Digibeta LA Premiere
THE PASSION OF CRICKETDirector: Shyam A. Salunke
Press Release from VIZ Pictures
San Francisco, CA, APRIL 10, 2009 -- VIZ Pictures, an affiliate of VIZ Media, LLC that focuses on Japanese live-action film distribution, has partnered with Trans World Entertainment (TWE) to sponsor a special retail ticket giveaway campaign at participating F.Y.E. and SUNCOAST stores nationwide in support of the U.S. theatrical premiere of DEATH NOTE: L, change the WorLd. VIZ Pictures and NCM Fathom will present this live-action film, in a two-night, multi-city event taking place on April 29th and 30th.
Peter Rizkalla goes undercover with the creators of mob masterpiece follow-up The Godfather II from Electronic Arts.
Twentieth Century Fox has purchased the film rights to environmental novel THE WORLD WITHOUT US, per THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Alan Weisman's nonfiction book about what Earth would look like if humans were to suddenly disappear has been a critical and financial success.
Fox is looking to take the material, based in science, and create a fiction tale around it. The book explores, through interviews and research, how buildings and houses would disappear, how long man-made objects would last and how waste and pollutants would dissipate.
Longtime animation industry exec Buzz Potamkin examines the world economy, and shares his thoughts on how the problems will affect animation.
Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind SESAME STREET, is stamping its passport and traveling to Denmark with localized SESAME programming this fall on public broadcaster TV 2. The new block will include programs PLAY WITH ME SESAME, ELMO'S WORLD and interstitials with SESAME STREET's fairy-in-training Abby Cadabby. The block is scheduled to premiere September 2009 and will be hosted by Denmark's own Elmo and his new Danish friend.