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 →

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 →

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 →

Imageworks Takes on Heroic Projects

With its work on the big-budget superhero satire Hancock set to splash onto screens this weekend, Sony Pictures Imageworks has released a rundown of all the projects currently in its ... Continue Reading →

WALL-E In Top Gear at Box Office

WALL●E from Disney and Pixar came out firing on all cylinders over the weekend, earning an estimated $62.5 million to claim the top spot at the North American box office. The ... Continue Reading →

Dark Knight Selling Out

Moviegoers who wait to buy their tickets at the door may find it hard to get into initial screenings of the new Batman movie, The Dark Knight. Leading online ticket retailer Fandango.com ... Continue Reading →

300 to Get Roman Numeral

Despite the fact that all the heroes die at the end of Warner Bros.’ 300, the hit sword-and-sandal epic apparently has a sequel in development. According to Daily Variety, graphic ... Continue Reading →

Racer X Ponders Becoming Billy Smoke

Last seen on the big screen as the live-action Racer X in Warner Bros.’s adaptation of Speed Racer, actor Matthew Fox (Lost) is in talks to play the lead role in a WB action flick ... Continue Reading →