Paltrow Drawn to Iron Man

It appears that Marvel’s upcoming feature film adaptation of its Iron Man comic-book property has snagged another Oscar-caliber actor. Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow (Proof, ... Continue Reading →

Weak Bows for Arthur, Primeval

MGM and The Weinstein Co. debuted Arthur and the Invisibles in wide release in North America over the weekend but only got a small piece of the box office action. Budgeted at around ... Continue Reading →

News from NATPE: Words from the Wise

If it seems a bit quiet in your neck of the woods this week, it’s because many of the animation execs, buyers, sellers, producers and distributors are attending the NATPE confab ... Continue Reading →

Theaters Get Primeval

Having created fierce lycanthropes for the Underworld films and blood-thirsty subterranean dwellers for The Cave, visual effects studio Luma Pictures takes on a different kind of beast ... Continue Reading →

Arthur and the Invisibles Gets Seen

Arthur and the Invisibles, the English-language version of French filmmaker Luc Besson’s new live-action/animation hybrid feature film, opens wide across North America today. ... Continue Reading →

Madonna Brings Arthur to NY Schools

Pop icon Madonna, who voices the animated female lead in the English-language version of director Luc Besson’s new family feature Arthur and the Invisibles, will host a special ... Continue Reading →

Peter Jackson Banned from New Line

After helping New Line Cinema make billions of dollars with his big-screen adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings tales, director/producer Peter Jackson has been blacklisted ... Continue Reading →

Shyamalan to Bend Avatar

Following the critical and box-office misfire that was Lady in the Water, film director M. Night Shyamalan will reportedly put his own material aside to make big-screen pics based on ... Continue Reading →

Leno, Coolidge Hump It to Igor

Late-night talk show host Jay Leno and popular comedic actor Jennifer Coolidge (For Your Consideration, Legally Blonde: Red, White and Blonde) have signed on to lend their voices to ... Continue Reading →

Arthur Loses Oscar Eligibility

Arthur and the Invisibles, the first animated feature from celebrated French filmmaker Luc Besson (The Fifth Element, La Femme Nikita) is apparently not animated enough for the Academy ... Continue Reading →