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According to The Hollywood Reporter, legendary action auteur John Woo has optioned film rights to Nintendo’s Metroid video game franchise. The filmmaker will produce under his Tiger Hill shingle and may direct the big-budget sci-fi film planned for release before 2006. Metroid first surfaced in 1986 for the Nintendo Entertainment [...]
Computer animation studio Cyper Media, Inc., now in production on the CG feature The 5th Glacial Epoch, has acquired Joongang Movie Ent. Co. Ltd., a producer of animated content for the Pokemon series. Cyper CEO Duk Jin Jang comments, "Cyper will now be able to offer our combined clients traditional [...]
Despite the lack of bankable stars, Sony Pictures and Revolution Studios’ CG-heavy, supernatural action flick, Hellboy, proved that an obscure comic book series can translate to box office bang. Though modest for a big effects film, the movie’s estimated take of $23.5 million was more than enough to put it [...]
Cows turn bounty hunters to save the farm and bring down a nefarious criminal in Disney’s latest animated comedy to hit the big screen. Home on the Range opens today, going hoof to fist with Sony/Revolution Studios’ CG-laden comic book adaptation Hellboy and The Rock’s remake of Walking Tall from [...]
Opening in very limited theatrical release today is the new anime feature Tamala 2010: A Punk Cat in Space. Described as a dark allegory, the adult-oriented film is presented in black and white to evoke shades of noir. The story jumps around between various points in the distant past and [...]
DreamWorks Animation announced today that it has signed pop star Jessica Simpson, President George W. Bush and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice for a new 3D animated feature, penned by Curb Your Enthusiasm’s Larry David. Happy April Fools’ Day!
Daily Variety reports that Section 8, the production shingle for George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh, will produce an animated adaptation of the Philip K. Dick novel A Scanner Darkly. Keanu Reeves, who lent his voice to Warner Bros.’ animated DVD release The Animatrix, will return to toondom in the lead [...]
Call the case of the zombie flesh-eaters closed. Those meddling kids and their computer-animated canine pal managed to foil the brief box office reign of Universal’s Dawn of the Dead. Warner Bros.’ Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed brought in an estimated $30.7 million over the weekend, easily taking the top spot [...]
The 13-year legal battle over Winnie the Pooh royalty payments is over. The Associated Press reports that a judge has dismissed the lawsuit filed against the Walt Disney Co. by Pooh rights holder Stephen Slesinger Inc. The Slesinger case was built largely upon documents that were somehow obtained from Disney. [...]
Warner Bros.’ live action/CG feature Scooby-Doo debuted in June of 2002 with a whopping $54 million opening weekend take and went on to make more than $153 million at the North American box office. The studio is hoping to scare up more of the same this weekend as Scooby-Doo 2: [...]