Jackman Heads to Ghostopolis

Having conquered the box office as Wolverine, Hugh Jackman has signed on to star in another graphic novel property: Doug TenNapel’s Ghostopolis. The film is set up at Disney, ... Continue Reading →

Death Note Writes Ticket to Big Screen

Warner Bros. is hoping the manga series Death Note is as popular on the big screen as it is in print, picking up the rights to turn it into an American live-action release. The property ... Continue Reading →

Wolverine Cuts Big Slice of B.O. Pie

X-Men Origins: Wolverine blew away the competition at the box office this weekend, slashing and cutting its way to an $87 million domestic take. The opening was the second strongest ... Continue Reading →

Illumination to Bring Gervais’ Flanimals to 3D Life

Office creator Ricky Gervais is getting animated, with his children’s book series Flanimals optioned for a 3D feature film. Illumination Entertainment, based at Universal, picked ... Continue Reading →

Two Millimages Toons Will Screen in Cannes

French animation house Millimages will have a strong presence at the Cannes Film Festival this year. It was announced this week that the studio’s feature animated project Les ... Continue Reading →

Wolverine, Terra Kick off Summer

The summer movie season gets underway for real today with the wide release of X-Men Origins: Wolverine. The Fox/Marvel prequel, in which Hugh Jackman reprises his role as the hirsute ... Continue Reading →

Zemeckis Hints at Roger Rabbit 2

Director Robert Zemeckis says he’s considering making a sequel to his landmark animation/live-action film Who Framed Roger Rabbit? In comments to MTV this week, the director said ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Starts on Pirates!, Arthur Christmas

Aardman Animation is going full speed ahead with production starting on two new feature-length animated feature films for Sony Pictures. The two films are Pirates!, which will be a ... Continue Reading →

Obsessed Tops B.O.; Monsters Slips to 6th

A quartet of major new releases finally knocked DreamWorks Animation’s Monsters vs. Aliens from the top five at the weekend box office, with the thriller Obsessed leading the ... Continue Reading →

Fighting, Obsessed, Soloist Face Off

It’s the battle of the dramas this weekend at the box office, with debuts Fighting, Obsessed and The Soloist facing off. Obsessed, a crime thriller from Sony/Screen Gems starring ... Continue Reading →