Poltergeist Director Confirmed

The remake bandwagon rolls on as MGM moves forward with plans to make a new version of the Steven Spielberg-produced 1982 chiller Poltergeist. The studio has confirmed that Vadim Perelman, ... Continue Reading →

Watchmen Trial Set for January

The fate of one of the most highly anticipated big-screen comic-book adaptations hangs in the balance as 20th Century Fox gets its day in court. Daily Variety reports that a Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →

Animated Short Walks Tight Rope

Magnolia Pictures’ documentary Man on Wire will be accompanied in select theaters by Michael Sporn’s 2005 animated short film The Man Who Walked Between the Towers, reports ... Continue Reading →

Delgo Finally Gets Release Date

We first became aware of the independently produced CG animated feature film Delgo in 2003, but haven’t heard much from the production since the initial casting news. Now The ... Continue Reading →

Renaissance Producer Spawns Prodigies

Aton Soumache, producer of Christian Volker’s 2006 Annecy award-winning animated feature Renaissance, is producing another major French CG feature. According to Daily Variety, ... Continue Reading →

New Trailer Brings the Payne

Video games have a lousy track record when it comes to big-screen adaptations, but 20th Century Fox is hoping to beat the odds with its action thriller based Rockstar Games’ Max ... Continue Reading →

Gnomes and Trolls Invade Europe

Gnomes and Trolls: The Secret Chamber, a new animated children’s movie from Swedish production company Whiteshark Films, is building an audience across Europe and other parts ... Continue Reading →

Spielberg Still Helming First Tintin

Brussels-based Herge Studios, owner of rights to the classic Tintin comic strip, recently broke word that Peter Jackson would take over Steven Spielberg’s installment of the planned ... Continue Reading →

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 →