17 Again Laughs its Way to B.O. Victory

Moviegoers opted for laughs over drama as comedy 17 Again starring Zac Efron topped the box office this weekend, taking in an estimated $24 million and handily beating second-place ... Continue Reading →

17 Again Leads Busy B.O. Weekend

A trio of new releases look to shake up the box office this weekend, lead by the Zac Efron comedy 17 Again. The Warner Bros. movie opens at more than 3,000 theaters, making it the ... Continue Reading →

Hannah outpaces Fast & Furious at Box Office

Hannah Montana: The Movie put some brakes on the runaway success of Fast & Furious, while the animated 3-D movie Monsters vs. Aliens held on for a strong finish in third place ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →