Newell Considers Prince of Persia

Known for its beautifully rendered animation and engaging storyline, the Ubisoft video game Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is headed for the big screen, but Michael Bay will not ... Continue Reading →

Oshii Making Sky Crawlers

Mamoru Oshii, the world-famous Japanese filmmaker behind the anime favorite Ghost in the Shell and its sequel, Innocence, is set to direct a new animated feature titled The Sky Crawlers. ... Continue Reading →

Sony Joins Jackson’s District

Sony Pictures has come aboard to distribute District 9, the big-budget sci-fi thriller producer Peter Jackson and director Neill Blomkamp are making while they wait for funding for ... Continue Reading →

Editor’s Note: Beowulf Surprises

There’s a reason why the Beowulf tale has endured for centuries and is taught in virtually every high school. It’s hard to mess up a great story, but there were doubts about ... Continue Reading →

Gangster Caps Bee Movie

Despite its inescapable marketing efforts, DreamWorks Animation’s Bee Movie failed to take the top spot at the North American box office over the weekend. The Jerry Seinfeld comedy ... Continue Reading →

Bee Movie Buzzes Theaters

Backed by a robust, ubiquitous marketing campaign and the star power of Jerry Seinfeld, DreamWorks Animation’s Bee Movie is bound for box office dominance as it rolls out in nearly ... Continue Reading →

Halo Team Makes District Instead

With the highly anticipated filmed adaptation of Microsoft’s Halo video game stalled due to studio withdrawal, producer Peter Jackson and director Neill Blomkamp are moving on ... Continue Reading →

Transformers Sparks Viacom Profits

With help from some giant, mercurial robots, Viacom’s net earnings for the third quarter of 2007 increased 80% over the same quarter last year. Buoyed by the tremendous worldwide ... Continue Reading →

Spiderwick Crawling to IMAX

Paramount Pictures/Nickelodeon Movies’ fantasy-adventure flick The Spiderwick Chronicles is the latest big vfx film to get an IMAX release date. IMAX Corp. and Paramount today ... Continue Reading →

VIZ Manga Spawn Four Features

VIZ Pictures, an affiliate of VIZ Media LLC, has licensed four popular sh’jo manga titles released under VIZ Media’s Shojo Beat imprint and has produced live-action films ... Continue Reading →