Mixed Reviews for Shark Tale Venice Debut

More than 5,000 people showed up for Friday night’s world premiere of DreamWorks Animation’s new computer-animated comedy, Shark Tale, at the Venice Film Festival. While ... Continue Reading →

Resident Evil Rises Again

Video Game vixen Alice is back on the big screen today in Sony Pictures’ effects-laden sequel to its 2002 surprise box office hit, Resident Evil. While it may not live up to its ... Continue Reading →

Radar Goes to Shatner’s C.O.R.E for Toon Features

Radar Pictures of Los Angeles has secured a minority interest in the Canadian visual effects group of companies that includes C.O.R.E. Feature Animation and C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures ... Continue Reading →

Exodus Makes Weird Science with Igor

The mad scientist genre gets an interesting twist with Igor, a CG feature in the works at Exodus Film Group. Former Disney and Warner Bros. Feature Animation exec Max Howard has been ... Continue Reading →

Hero, Anacondas Strangle Newcomers

The Miramax-distributed Jet Li period actioner, Hero, vanquished new arrivals at the box office to remain on top for a second week. Fellow holdovers Without a Paddle and Anacondas: ... Continue Reading →

Kong Ready for his Close-up

Universal Pictures announced today that principal photography is set to begin this month on Peter Jackson’s remake of the 1933 adventure classic, King Kong. Like Jackson’s ... Continue Reading →

Heads Rolling on Animated Highlander

Despite the famous line "There can be only one," the 1986 cult hit, Highlander, has spawned three sequels, a made-for-television feature, two live-action syndicated television ... Continue Reading →

Theron injury Flux Up Feature

The Associated Press brings word that an injury sustained by Oscar-winner Charlize Theron has temporarily shut down filming on the Paramount Pictures/MTV Films live-action feature version ... Continue Reading →

Paramount Abducts Midway’s Area 51

Just days after Midway announced that David Duchovny (The X-Files), Powers Boothe (Deadwood) and goth rocker Marilyn Manson have signed on to voice characters in the upcoming game, ... Continue Reading →

Hero Puts Squeeze on Anacondas

China’s top-grossing film is now America’s reigning box-office champ. The Miramax-distributed Jet Li period actioner surpassed expectations, taking in an estimated $17.8 ... Continue Reading →