Imageworks, Zemeckis to Slay Beowulf

Sony Imageworks and director Robert Zemeckis will apparently get some more use out of the performance-capture technology used to produce The Polar Express. Daily Variety reports today ... Continue Reading →

Fox to Adapt Chronicles of Darkness

In the latest bid to discover the next Harry Potter, Fox 2000 has bought rights to the best-selling U.K. kid lit series, Chronicles of Darkness. According to Daily Variety, acclaimed ... Continue Reading →

Director Conjured for Harry Potter 5

With Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire now in production, Warner Bros. has already lined up a director for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, the fifth film to be based on ... Continue Reading →

Stars Snared in Charlotte’s Web

Superstar Julia Roberts has signed on to voice the title arachnid in Paramount Picture’s live-action/animated hybrid adaptation of E.B. White’s beloved children’s ... Continue Reading →

Elektra, Stripes Lead B.O. Derby

Comic-book fans and parents with young kids should be shelling out the lion’s share of moviegoer moulah this weekend as the Daredevil spin-off Elektra and the talking animal comedy ... Continue Reading →

Appleseed Planted in Theaters

The anime feature Appleseed, which debuted theatrically in Japan early last year, opens today in select cities in the U.S. Released by Geneon Ent., the sci-fi film is based on the manga ... Continue Reading →

Disney to Recycle Tron

With the success of Buena Vista Games’ Tron 2.0 video game, many admirers of the groundbreaking 1982 sci-fi feature have been hoping for a big-screen sequel. And while Disney ... Continue Reading →

Fantastic Four Trailer Hitched to Elektra

Comic-book fans eagerly awaiting the big screen debut of Reed Richards, Susan Storm, Johnny Storm and Ben Grimm may want to check out another comic-book adaptation arriving in theaters ... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man 2 4K Screening Nixed

Sony Pictures’ highly touted, invitation-only 4K digital cinema screening of the blockbuster superhero sequel, Spider-Man 2, will not go on as planned. Originally scheduled to ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Gets Fuji TV’s Brave Story

According to Daily Variety, Warner Bros. has snatched up theatrical distribution rights in Japan for Brave Story, the first animated feature from Fuji TV. Warner Bros. also has an option ... Continue Reading →