Death Note II Coming to U.S. Theaters

The Death Note manga and anime series has another live-action installment set to hit theaters in limited U.S release. VIZ Pictures, the division of VIZ Media focused on live-action ... Continue Reading →

Miyazaki’s Ponyo Hits B.O. Milestone

Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, the latest animated feature from celebrated filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki, has crossed the Yen 10 billion ($93.2 million) mark at the Japanese box office, ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Preps More Superhero Pics

With The Dark Knight breaking box-office records left and right, Warner Bros. is not surprisingly keen on bringing more Batman and other superheroes from the DC Comics universe to the ... Continue Reading →

Cage Will Kick-Ass

Mark Millar’s bloody comic book Kick-Ass is headed to the big screen with actor Nicolas Cage attached to the cast, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film is being directed ... Continue Reading →

Jackson Commits to Hobbit

Daily Variety reports that Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson and screenwriting collaborators Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens have officially announced their participation in New ... Continue Reading →

McAvoy, Blunt Mull Gnomeo Voice Work

Once in development by Walt Disney Feature Animation, the CG-animated feature film Gnomeo and Juliet is now in the works at Miramax and Elton John’s Rocket Pictures, and may have ... Continue Reading →

Setback for Warner Bros. in Watchmen Suit

Warner Bros.’ upcoming big-screen take on the Alan Moore graphic novel Watchmen could be one of next summer’s biggest hits, or it could never be seen by audiences at all. ... Continue Reading →

Knight Vanquished by Thunder

After four weeks atop the North American box office chart, Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight has finally been knocked down a peg by the DreamWorks/Paramount comedy Tropic Thunder. ... Continue Reading →

Cryptozoo Discovered by Hollywood

Cryptozoo Crew from Jerry Carr and Allan Gross is the latest graphic novel series to get a big-screen deal. Daily Variety reports that Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson have acquired ... Continue Reading →

Relativity Eyes Voltron Movie

Ryan Kavanaugh’s Relativity Media is in talks to pick up film rights to the giant robot anime series Voltron: Defender of the Universe, which was put into turnaround at 20th Century ... Continue Reading →