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 →

Garfield Is Cat’s Meow Overseas

Following a moderately successful U.S. theatrical run, 20th Century Fox’s Garfield: The Movie is the top cat overseas. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the CG/live-action ... Continue Reading →

Toho’s Godzilla Vs. U.S. CG Version

Film icon Godzilla, which celebrated his 50th anniversary this year, will reportedly kick some CG tail in the next and supposedly final installment (for at least a decade) in Toho’s ... Continue Reading →

Anacondas, Hero Tangle at Box Office

Giant CG snakes and high-flying Kung Fu combatants vie for moviegoer dollars this weekend as Sony/Screen Gems unleashes the sequel Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid and Miramax ... Continue Reading →