Hobbit Gets Green Light

Filmmaker Peter Jackson and New Line Cinema co-CEO Bob Shaye have buried the hatchet and are finally set to work together on a big-screen adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. ... Continue Reading →

Serkis Joins Tintin Cast

As seemingly joined at the hip as Tim Burton and Johnny Depp, filmmaker Peter Jackson and actor Andly Serkis are again teaming for big-screen mo-cap work. According to Daily Variety, ... Continue Reading →

Dragonball Heroine Cast

Another anime character gets a flesh-and-blood counterpart as Emmy Rossum (Poseidon, Phantom of the Opera) signs on to play Bulma, the female lead in Dragonball, 20th Century Fox’s ... Continue Reading →

Chipmunks, Legend Face Off

Though they’re not necessarily competing for the same audience, 20th Century Fox’s Alvin and the Chipmunks and Warner Bros.’ I Am Legend will be vying for box office ... Continue Reading →

Director to Clash with Titans

Like it or not, Warner Bros. is remaking the classic Ray Harryhausen mythological epic Clash of the Titans and has finally signed a director. According to Daily Variety, the Herculean, ... Continue Reading →

Beowulf Slays U.K. in 3-D

Robert Zemeckis’ performance-capture epic Beowulf raked in a whopping 32% of its U.K. box office at venues displaying the film in 3-D, according to Daily Variety. The pic earned ... Continue Reading →

Compass Leads Slow Box Office

With an estimated domestic weekend total of $26 million, The Golden Compass isn’t proving to be the blockbuster New Line had hoped for, but its performance was strong enough to ... Continue Reading →

Golden Compass Points to Theaters

The first movie based on Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials series of books debuts in theaters today after a fairly wide sneak preview last Saturday. Following its success with ... Continue Reading →

Weinsteins Nab Telepool’s Niko

The Weinstein Co. has signed on to distribute Niko & the Way to the Stars, a CG-animated holiday movie from German distributor Telepool. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the ... Continue Reading →

Dark Knight Gets IMAX Preview

The first six minutes of Warner Bros.’ Batman Begins sequel, The Dark Knight, will screen at IMAX theaters next week prior to screenings of Warner’s adaptation of the Richard ... Continue Reading →