DC, Warner to Form Super Strategy

Warner Bros. is sure to make a killing with the new Batman movie, The Dark Knight, but plans for its DC Comics properties are sketchy beyond that. Daily Variety reports that the two ... Continue Reading →

Sony Claims Planet 51

New Line Cinema’s aborted mission has become Sony’s new animation invasion plan. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group has bought ... Continue Reading →

Elfquest Ventures to the Screen

Wendy and Richard Pini’s cult comic book series Elfquest is the latest fantasy epics to be picked up by a major motion picture studio. The Hollywood Reporter brings word today ... Continue Reading →

Despereaux Trailer Debuts Online

Fans of Kate DiCamillo’s Newberry Medal-winning children’s book The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread can finally ... Continue Reading →

Fly Me Producer Flies with Dragon

Charlotte Huggins, producer of nWave’s upcoming CG-animated stereoscopic 3-D feature film Fly Me To the Moon, is trading in insects for mythical creatures for her next project. ... Continue Reading →

Hancock to the Rescue for Sony

Sony Pictures and actor Will Smith have pulled off another Fourth of July blockbuster weekend with the deconstructed superhero flick Hancock. The film opened on Tuesday night and managed ... Continue Reading →

Imagi Lands Big Investor

As it prepares its feature-length version of the anime classic Astro Boy for theatrical release sometime next year, Hong Kong- and Los Angeles-based animation studio Imagi is receiving ... Continue Reading →

Blur, Fincher to Animate Goon Comic

Eric Powell, creator of the Dark Horse comic book series The Goon, announced on his website (www.thegoon.com) that the property has been optioned by filmmaker David Fincher (Zodiac, ... Continue Reading →

Box-Office Fireworks for Hancock?

Casting the world’s box-office champ as a reluctant superhero should pay off big for Sony Pictures as the Will Smith action-comedy Hancock opens in theaters today. The Tuesday ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Picks Up Hiding in Time Comic

As he works to bring George Miller’s Justice League movie to the big screen, producer Dan Lin has boarded another comic-book adaptation for Warner Bros. Daily Variety reports ... Continue Reading →