Axed Animators in New Deal with Raven, MG

Since Disney shuttered its Orlando, Fla. animation studio late last year a number of up-and-coming toon houses have been eager to swoop in and rummage through the stockpile of available ... Continue Reading →

Warner Flexes Home Vid Muscle in Courting Pixar

Daily Variety reports that Time Warner Entertainment and Networks chairman Jeffrey Bewkes is boasting that the company’s home video distribution strength makes it a perfect partner ... Continue Reading →

Seabiscuit Director Mounts Desperaux

Daily Variety reports that Seabiscuit helmer Gary Ross will produce an animated feature adaptation of Kate DiCamillo’s Newberry Award-winning book Tale of Desperaux: Being the ... Continue Reading →

Marvel’s Luke Cage Captures Singleton

The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Columbia Pictures is in talks with filmmaker John Singleton (Boyz N the Hood, Shaft) regarding a feature film based on the Luke Cage comic books. ... Continue Reading →

Cool Zone: Submitted for your approval: Monster Island

If Ray Harryhausen’s Mysterious Island and any Roger Corman creature feature from the ’50s got fused in an atomic blast, the resulting film would look a lot like Monster ... Continue Reading →

Hidalgo Enters Tough B.O. Race

Disney’s EFX-laden, live-action epic Hidalgo rides into theaters today to face tough competition from Mel Gibson’s controversial The Passion of the Christ and the Ben Stiller/Owen ... Continue Reading →

Namco Sells SoulCalibur Film Rights

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Namco’s SoulCalibur may soon be coming to the big screen. American Pie franchise producer Warren Zide and his Sony-based production shingle, ... Continue Reading →

Sony, Marvel Talk Spider-Man 3

At a time when movie franchises automatically come in threes, it’s no surprise that Marvel is already baiting fans with talk of a third theatrical appearance from everybody’s ... Continue Reading →

Disney to Journey to Narnia

The studio with a Mouse in the house now has a lion and a witch in its wardrobe. Walt Disney Studios has entered into an agreement with Walden Media to co-finance and distribute the ... Continue Reading →

Oscar Winner Elliot Talks Krumpet

Back in July, we caught up with filmmaker Adam Elliot after his short film, Harvie Krumpet, won a trio of awards at the Annecy Film Festival. Now that Elliot and his pal Harvie are ... Continue Reading →