Spider-Man 3 Huge Overseas

It has yet to open in North America but Columbia Pictures’ Spider-Man 3 is already a massive hit. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie pulled in a record $29.2 million ... Continue Reading →

Winx Fairies Spread Movie Wings

The fashion-conscious fairies of Rainbow’s Winx Club are ready for their big-screen close-up. It was announced this week that the Rome, Italy-based Rainbow is producing a CG-animated ... Continue Reading →

Hedge Drives DreamWorks Profits Up

Thanks to some precocious forest critters and their adventures in suburbia, DreamWorks Animation SKG reported a 33% rise in total revenue for the first quarter of 2007. The company ... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man Effect Stalls Box office

Just as an approaching tsunami causes the surf to pull away from the coast before impact, the highly anticipated May 4 debut of Columbia Pictures’ Spider-Man 3 obviously sucked ... Continue Reading →

Next Seeks Disturbia Real Estate

After two weeks at the top of the box office charts, the Paramount/DreamWorks thriller Disturbia has to contend with a new threat in the form of Paramount’s vfx-heavy Nicholas ... Continue Reading →

Marvel’s Magneto Still Attractive at Fox

Superhero specialist David S. Goyer, who directed Blade: Trinity and scripted Batman Begins and Ghost Rider, has signed on to direct the X-Men spin-off Magneto, according to Daily Variety. ... Continue Reading →

Sony Denies Spidey Piracy

Sony Pictures has issued a statement saying news reports of Spider-Man 3 piracy in China are incorrect. The studio took special measures to keep the film off the black market, including ... Continue Reading →

Csupo Hitched to Moon Princess

Having made his live-action debut with the Disney/Walden Media hit Bridge to Terabithia, Klasky-Csupo co-founder Gabor Csupo has signed on to direct The Moon Princess, a big-screen ... Continue Reading →

Persepolis, Ark to Shine at Cannes Festival

Among this year’s list of films to be screened or premiered at Cannes, are a couple of animated projects of note. Audiences will be treated to the black and white French-produced ... Continue Reading →

Fishburne Hangs Ten for Silver Surfer

Lawrence Fishburne (Matrix, Akeelah and the Bee) has reportedly been hired as the voice of the Silver Surfer in 20th Century Fox’s upcoming big-budget Fantastic Four: Rise of ... Continue Reading →