Henson Co. To Adapt Fantasy Books

The Jim Henson Co. is building a slate of fantasy family films by acquiring rights to the popular books The Boggart by Susan Cooper, The Doubtful Guest by Edward Gorey and the Monster ... Continue Reading →

Arthur Gets Boost in U.K.

Eurocorp’s largely animated feature film Arthur and the Invisibles benefited from a U.K. box office boycott, according to Daily Variety. The pic from writer/director/producer ... Continue Reading →

Csupo Says Terabithia Ads Mislead

Those going into the upcoming Disney movie Bridge to Terabithia expecting a Lord of the Rings or Harry Potter experience are in for something very different, according to the filmmakers. ... Continue Reading →

Bridges Welded to Iron Man

Fresh off his voice work on Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming penguin feature Surf’s Up!, Jeff Bridges has become the fourth Academy-Award nominee to join the cast of Marvel ... Continue Reading →

Disney, Zemeckis to Make CG Pics

The Walt Disney Studios has joined forces with the award-winning team of Robert Zemeckis, Jack Rapke and Steve Starkey to set-up a new company that will produce movies using the performance ... Continue Reading →

Whedon Off Wonder, Levy On Flash

The Hollywood Reporter today brings word of two major shifts in direction for upcoming Warner Bros. feature films based on DC Comics properties. Joss Whedon, creator of Buffy the Vampire ... Continue Reading →

Journey 3-D Set for 2008

Real D’s digital 3-D projection system will handle its first live-action feature film when New Line Cinema and Walden Media debut Journey 3-D, a new take on the classic Jules ... Continue Reading →

Aqua Teen Stunt Causes Scare

Turner Broadcasting may be in hot water after a viral marketing campaign for the Adult Swim series Aqua Teen Hunger Force caused a terrorism scare in Boston yesterday. Bomb squads were ... Continue Reading →

It’s Officially Splitsville for Aardman and DreamWorks

Bristol-based Aardman Animations has officially severed ties with DreamWorks Animation. The entities announced today that they have prematurely dissolved their five-picture deal after ... Continue Reading →

Spoofing FX Pics Pays for Epic

Taking aim at such vfx-heavy blockbusters as Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, X-Men: The Last Stand and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe ... Continue Reading →