David Pritchard

Ex-Film Roman CEO Charged in Fraud Case

Federal agents have accused a Los Angeles production company of defrauding investors in a 3D animated remake of more than $22 million and arrested the company’s principals, including ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Sets ‘Boxtrolls’ Final Trailer Premiere for Annecy

The stop-motion wizards at LAIKA have announced that the final trailer for its upcoming neo-Victorian fantasy tale The Boxtrolls will have its world premiere at the Annecy International ... Continue Reading →
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SPA Buys ‘Medusa’; Lauren Faust to Director

Sony Pictures Animation has acquired an original animated comedy feature pitch by Todd Alcott and Holly Golden, titled Medusa, which will tell an all-new story behind the infamous snake-headed ... Continue Reading →
Josh Trank

Josh Trank to Direct Stand-Alone ‘Star Wars’

Lucasfilm and new guardians of the franchise universe Disney announced on StarWars.com that Josh Trank (Chronicle) is the latest director slated to helm a stand-alone Star Wars film. ... Continue Reading →
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Derrickson to Direct ‘Doctor Strange’

Marvel Studios has reportedly tapped writer-director Scott Derrickson for a planned Doctor Strange feature film. Derrickson is best known as a writer and director of horror films, including ... Continue Reading →
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‘Letter to Momo’ Opens July 23 in New York

GKIDS will release Hiroyuki Okiura’s A Letter to Momo at New York’s IFC Center on July 23, followed by an expansion into top U.S. markets including Los Angeles, San Francisco, ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer Previews Folman’s ‘The Congress’

A new trailer is offering a tantalizing look at Ari Folman’s new hybrid feature film The Congress. The film, which played at this year’s Cannes, stars Robin Wright as herself ... Continue Reading →
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Nyong’o, Christie Cast in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

The Force is adding a few actresses to its cast. The producers of the now-in-production Star Wars: Episode VII have announced that Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o and Game ... Continue Reading →
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‘Maleficent’ Easily Defeats Fox’s ‘X-Men’

Who says the “bad guys” never win? Maleficent, Disney’s much-anticipated live-action take on the Sleeping Beauty tale told from the antagonist’s perspective, ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer Teases Moore’s ‘Song of the Sea’

A trailer has been released for Song of the Sea, the upcoming animated feature from the studio and director behind the Oscar-nominated The Secret of Kells. Take a look at it right now: “Almost ... Continue Reading →