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Could Steve Jobs negotiating position with the Walt Disney Company be any stronger? The head of Pixar Animation Studios is currently re-working Pixar’s deal with Disney, while making noises that he’ll take the CGI giant to another studio if he doesn’t get good terms. Now comes the official word that [...]
Anyone who’s seen the possessed look on a seven-year-old’s face playing a Pokemon vid game, or sat through long explanations of the complexities of the Pokemon world by a five year old, will know why Warner Bros. has such hopes for a new Japanese import. A film based on the [...]
One of the reasons U.S. unemployment may be so high right now is the ubiquitous Kelly Ripa. Currently a talk show host (Live With Regis and Kelly), a soap star (All My Children), headliner of a new ABC primetime comedy (Hope and Faith), Ripa has just signed on to voice [...]
Working with virtually no budget and only nine days of shooting for a feature-length movie, Binary Film has seen their efforts rewarded as their project, The Five Stages of Beer, has been chosen as an Official Selection of the DancesWithFilms Film Festival it was announced today. Self-funded, The Five Stages [...]
Not content to rest on their laurels, the Oscar-winning animators at Sony Pictures f/x and animation division are debuting a new all-CGI short at this year’s SIGGRAPH convention, which is happening in San Diego this week. Early Bloomer is described as a comical coming-of-age tale about an awkward, but adorable [...]
Proving once again that audiences are hungry for family-friendly movies, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over took in an estimated $32.5 million this past weekend, winning the top spot over Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean, which took in $22.4 million, and Bad Boys II with $22 million. In addition, the PG-rated [...]
Some toys have all the luck. Even before their first two films have been released, Lego Media’s best-selling Bionicle toys have got the go-ahead for their third outing from Miramax chief Harvey Weinstein. Variety reports that the third installment of the toys’ CG-animated adventures will be co-produced by Miramax Films [...]
The effects-filled summer continues as two action-packed thrill rides debut in theaters today, one based on a popular video game and the other taking place inside a video game. Angelina Jolie returns in the role of the most famous game vixen in Paramount Pictures’ Lara Croft and the Cradle of [...]
Some guys like Betty, others go for Veronica. Apparently, Miramax Films wants them both for a possible film franchise. The studio is joining forces with Archie Comics Ent. LLC to co-produce a major live-action theatrical motion picture based on the popular comic book icons. Betty & Veronica will be aimed [...]
A new U.K. TV and film production company has been formed by Oscar-winning producer Gary Kurtz (American Graffiti, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and Dark Crystal), Richard Bazley (lead animator on Disney’s Hercules and Pocahontas and Warner Bros.’ Osmosis Jones and The Iron Giant) and Alastair Swinnerton (co-creator of [...]