Zac Efron Circles Jonny Quest Role

Rumors have been making the rounds that Zac Efron, star of Disney’s High School Musical franchise and the current comedy 17 Again, is due to take on the lead role in a live-action ... Continue Reading →

Watchmen scribe taking on Battling Boy

Watchmen co-writer Alex Tse will take on as his next project another graphic novel adaptation ‘ the forthcoming Battling Boy by Eisner Award winner Paul Pope. The rights to the ... Continue Reading →

Live-Action Dragonball Joins Box Office Battle

It’s not animated, but the live-action version of Dragonball: Evolution is expected to lure fans of the popular anime and manga series to theaters this weekend. The Fox adaptation, ... Continue Reading →

Umbrella Academy Movie Gets a Writer

Universal and Dark Horse are going back to school for their first project since signing a three-year production pact last year, moving ahead with an adaptation of The Umbrella Academy. The ... Continue Reading →

Shadow of the Colossus Makes Play for Big Screen

Sony has hired Iron Man 2 scripter Justin Marks to write a screenplay for a bigscreen adaptation of the Playstation 2 hit Shadow of the Colossus. The game, released in 2005, was developed ... Continue Reading →

Sony Picks Up Easter-Themed Hip Hop

Sony Animation has picked up the rights to Greg Ostrin and Michael Weiss’ Hip Hop for development as a feature film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio paid mid-six ... Continue Reading →

Rai Fiction Toons Up 3 New Shows

Italian pubcaster Rai Fiction unveiled its new slate of animated programs this weekend at the 13th edition of the Cartoons on the Bay festival held in Rapallo (April 2-5). Luca Milano, ... Continue Reading →

Furious, Monsters Soar at Box Office

Fast & Furious blew the doors off the competition with a domestic gross of $72.5 million while the 3-D animated feature Monsters vs. Aliens held strong in its second weekend of ... Continue Reading →

Looney Tunes Last Supper Parody Draws Complaints

A parody of Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper that features Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes gang on display at the Chuck Jones Gallery in San Diego has drawn a consistent stream ... Continue Reading →

Fast and Furious Revs Up to Take On Monsters

Fast and Furious, the fourth film in the street-racing franchise, is looking to outpace the Monsters vs. Aliens 3-D juggernaut at the box office this weekend. The Universal release, ... Continue Reading →