Marvel Taps Elf, Shaun Directors

As Marvel Studios continues to line up talent to bring its aggressive slate of independently produced comic book-based feature films to the big screen, the company has hired director/actor/writer ... Continue Reading →

TV’s Earl is Underdog

The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Jason Lee, star of hit NBC comedy My Name is Earl, has been cast as the voice of bumbling canine superhero Underdog in Spyglass Ent. and Walt ... Continue Reading →

Silent But Deadly at Box Office

Sony Pictures video game-based horror flick, Silent Hill, slayed the competition at the North American box office over the weekend, scaring up an estimated $20.2 million to claim No. ... Continue Reading →

Moviegoers Game for Silent Hill?

Horror has been on a roll at the box office lately, but fright flicks based on video games don’t have such a good track record, considering the performance of director Uwe Boll’s ... Continue Reading →

Asterix Scores in France

M6, the animation company behind the new animated feature Asterix and the Vikings, informs us that the film has enjoyed a successful theatrical debut in its native France. So far, the ... Continue Reading →

Ice Still Hot, Wild Mild

Disney’s The Wild didn’t exactly come in like a lion over the weekend. According to box office estimates, the studio’s latest CG-animated comedy-adventure yarn earned ... Continue Reading →

Disney Sounds Call of The Wild

It’s widely regarded as Madagascar redux, but Disney insists there’s enough originality in it’s latest CG-animated feature to warrant a family trip to the multiplex ... Continue Reading →

New Line Picks Shazam! Man

With Sony’s Spider-Man 3 and Warner Bros. eagerly awaited Superman Returns poised to set the box office on fire, New Line is hoping to erect its own superhero tentpole with Shazam!, ... Continue Reading →

Gnomeo in Miramax’s Garden

After getting the boot by the new toon regime at Walt Disney Feature Animation, the animated feature Gnomeo and Juliet has been picked up Mouse House subsidiary Miramax Films. The musical ... Continue Reading →

IDT, Vanguard Launch Space Chimps

IDT Ent. and Vanguard Animation have begun production on Space Chimps, an animated feature film to be distributed domestically through IDT Ent.’s multi-picture deal with 20th ... Continue Reading →