Slumdog Star Patel Joins Airbender Cast

Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel has signed on to play Zuko in M. Night Shyamalan’s feature-film adaptation of the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Patel steps into ... Continue Reading →

Niko Wins Finland’s Top Film Award

Animated feature Niko & the Way to the Stars was named best picture at the Jussi Awards, Finland’s most prestigious film honors It was the first time an animated film has ... Continue Reading →

Moviegoers Thrilled with Taken

The 20th Century Fox thriller Taken, starring Liam Neeson, topped the domestic box office on Super Bowl weekend, raking in $24.6 million on its opening weekend, reports the website ... Continue Reading →

Taken Tries to Tackle Fans Away from Super Bowl

The list of films looking to lure viewers away from this weekend’s Super Bowl is led by Taken, a new thriller from Fox starring Liam Neeson that opens on more than 3,100 screens. Also ... Continue Reading →

Isla Fisher Joins Cast of Rango

Actress Isla Fisher will jump from the world of shopping into animation. Variety reports the star of the upcoming Confessions of a Shopaholic will voice the lead female character in ... Continue Reading →

Fox Picks Up Narnia

20th Century Fox has signed on to co-finance the next film in the Chronicles of Narnia series with Walden Media. Disney, which co-financed the first two films in the series, dropped ... Continue Reading →

Universal Picks Up The Thing

The classic horror movie The Thing will be remade once again, with Universal attaching Battlestar Galactica‘s Ron Moore to the script and commercial director Matthijs van Heijningen ... Continue Reading →

Panda Director Gets He-Man Gig

John Stevenson, co-director of the Oscar nominated animated feature Kung Fu Panda, has been hired to direct a He-Man live-action film, Variety reports. He-Man, who was created as part ... Continue Reading →

3-D Terra picked up for May 1 release

Snoot Entertaiment’s 3-D animated feature Battle for Terra has been picked up by Lionsgate and Roadside for a May 1 release. The movie will be released in both 2-D and 3-D formats, ... Continue Reading →

Imagi Debunks Rumors of Halt to Astro Boy

Amid reports of financial problems plaguing Hong Kong-based Imagi, president of the company’s U.S. operation Erin Corbett denied in an interview with io9.com that the Astro Boy ... Continue Reading →