Persepolis, Bashir Up for BAFTAs

The British Academy of Film and Television has announced the nominees for the Film Not in the English Language BAFTA Award, including two autobiographical animated features in the mix. ... Continue Reading →

Verbinski Explores RPGs for Universal

Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski wants to venture into the darker side of massively multiplayer online role-play games for the big screen. According to Daily Variety, ... Continue Reading →

Nolan Up for DGA Award

A few years ago, it would have seemed far-fetched for a filmmaker to be up for major awards for directing a comic-book movie. With The Dark Knight, director and co-writer Christopher ... Continue Reading →

Rourke May Wrestle with Iron Man

Hot off his career-reviving role in director Darren Aronofsky’s award-winning film The Wrestler, Mickey Rourke may end up putting the smackdown on a popular Marvel superhero. ... Continue Reading →

Warner Puts Hex on Horton Helmer

Warner Bros. has tapped Horton Hears A Who! director Jimmy Hayward to direct its adaptation of the DC Comics property Jonah Hex, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film will be ... Continue Reading →

Lasseter Gives Miyazaki’s Ponyo a Push

Pixar’s John Lasseter is joining producers Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedy in preparing the U.S. theatrical release of Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, the latest animated opus ... Continue Reading →

Monsters vs. Aliens Goes Long for Super Bowl

DreamWorks Animation and Paramount Pictures hope to score big with a 90-second Super Bowl spot for the upcoming animated feature Monsters vs. Aliens. According to Daily Variety, the ... Continue Reading →

Pegg, Frost Join TinTin Cast

British comedic actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, who appeared together in the cult hits Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, have reportedly signed onto the cast of Steven Spielberg’s ... Continue Reading →

9 Trailer Emerges

Having attracted the attention of filmmaker Tim Burton, director Shane Acker’s award-winning CG-animated short film, 9, is coming to the big screen this year. Set in a post-apocalyptic ... Continue Reading →

Madagascar Holds Overseas B.O. Lead

DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa had a great holiday run, leading the foreign box office for a third consecutive week. The sequel has now taken in roughly $340 ... Continue Reading →