CritterPix Taps Lion King Scribe for Vermin

Northern California-based CG animation house CritterPix Studios has announced development on it second feature, Hollywood Vermin. The company has raised $1.35 million in a common stock ... Continue Reading →

Films Labor at Box Office

A new Labor Day weekend record was set by 20th Century Fox’s The Transporter 2, which took advantage of a dearth of worthy competition to claim the top spot with $20.3 million ... Continue Reading →

Thunder Rolls into Theaters

With September now upon us, the tide of big summer blockbusters has rolled back out into the abyss and Ralph Fiennes is allowed to come out and play again (Focus Features’ The ... Continue Reading →

Brothers Grim, Cave Caves

It wasn’t exactly happily ever after at the box office for Dimension Films and its big-budget, Terry Gilliam-directed fantasy pic, The Brothers Grimm. The $80 million period piece ... Continue Reading →

Spielberg to Make Worlds Collide

Daily Variety reports that Steven Spielberg will follow his adaptation of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds with a remake of the 1951 sci-fi thriller When Worlds Collide, another ... Continue Reading →

Grimm, Cave Open for Exploration

Matt Damon and Heath Ledger hit theaters today as legendary 19th Century German fairytale crafters Will and Jake Grimm in director Terry Gilliam’s The Brothers Grimm. Though reviews ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Faces Probe, Stock Dip

The Associated Press reports that shares of Pixar Animation Studios took 2.5% hit Friday following news that the Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into the company. Though ... Continue Reading →

Lions Gate, RichCrest Animation in 3-Pic Deal

Independent production and distribution studio Lions Gate Ent. has entered into a three-picture co-production and co-financing arrangement with Crest Animation Studio’s U.S.-based ... Continue Reading →

Stars Fall for Reeve’s Yankee Irving

IDT Ent. has lined up a stellar voice cast for Yankee Irving, the CG toon feature Christopher Reeve was directing at the time of his death. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the ... Continue Reading →

Halo Pic Locked and Loaded

Microsoft’s hugely successful Halo video game franchise is a step closer to wreaking havoc on the big-screen. Daily Variety reports that domestic distributor Universal and foreign ... Continue Reading →