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 →

Grazer, Howard Will Re-Make Colossus

Brian Grazer and Ron Howard’s Imagine Entertainment has had its creative home at Universal for some time now. With yesterday’s announcement that the duo will soon remake ... Continue Reading →

300 Passes 20 Million On Imax Screens

Still more of a niche product than the more mass-consumer experience company execs would like, Imax has nevertheless been a good deal for films particularly suited for 80-foot screens. ... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man Premiere(s) To Set New Marketing Record

The major studios love franchises. When successful, they can generate literally billions of dollars in box office, DVD sales and licensed products. Now comes word that Sony is preparing ... Continue Reading →

Hunger Bombs, Robinsons Strong

The Gen-Y quasi re-make of the Alfred Hitchcock classic Rear Window took first place in this weekend’s box office derby. But it was the holdovers that made the bigger headlines.While ... Continue Reading →