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Daily Variety reports that Disney Feature Animation has hired writers Grant Calof and Greg Lee to script a big-screen adaptation of David Wiesner’s children’s book The Three Pigs. Reports say the film will combine CG and traditional animation to update the classic tale of the Three Little Pigs and their [...]
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science announced the seven films on the visual effects category shortlist today. Universal Studios’ The Hulk, New Line Cinema’s The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, 20th Century Fox’s Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Universal’s Peter [...]
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is well on its way to box office domination, having raked in an estimated $8 million during Wednesday’s midnight shows alone, according to Box Office Mojo. New Line is hoping the epic fantasy will sail into Titanic waters with a [...]
The movie event of the year kicks off today with the release of the third and final chapter in New Line’s big-screen adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Having already won the New York Critics Circle award for Best Picture, Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the [...]
Actor Christopher Reeve, best known for portraying the Man of Steel in four Superman films, is turning his x-ray sights to animation. He has been tapped to helm an animated feature for IDT Ent. The unnamed film is only being described as an urban fable set in the 1930s. It [...]
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Chuck Gordon’s Daybreak Prods. and Adrian Askarieh’s Prime Universe Prods. are keen on producing feature film or TV projects based on Scott Alan Kinney’s upcoming comic book series Killer Stunts, Inc., being published by DPG Visions. The entities have optioned the rights and will produce [...]
The New York Film Critics Circle Awards were announced yesterday, naming New Line’s The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Best Picture. And while that win was a major coup for effects films in a year ripe with critically acclaimed indies, the biggest upset was Sony Pictures [...]
Pinewood Studios, U.K.-based production outfit Digi-Guys is ramping up for a busy production slate with the purchase of a 55-seat site-license of Bauhaus’ Mirage, a real-time 2D animation, paint and special effects software package. Digi-Guys will use Mirage for several upcoming film, game and broadcast works including a combination HD24p [...]
Entertainment software developer and publisher Enlight has released new screenshots for its upcoming title Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc, scheduled for release in late January or February. Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc blends action, RPG and RTS elements to depict the most epic battles of the Hundred Years [...]
The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Disney has cast the main parts for its upcoming CG feature Chicken Little. The title role will go to Zach Braff, star of TV’s Scrubs. Joan Cusack, Steve Zahn, Amy Sedaris, Don Knotts, Katie Finneran and Garry Marshall are also attached to the toon. [...]