Maggie Q Joins King of the Fighters

A big-screen adaptation of the popular Japanese video game King of the Fighters has a femme fatal in Hong Kong action star Maggie Q, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Recently seen ... Continue Reading →

Madagascar Holds Overseas Lead

DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa dominated the overseas box office for the fourth consecutive week. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the sequel brought in ... Continue Reading →

Warner, Fox Work to Settle Watchmen Suit

Once in danger of being shelved, Warner Bros.’ big-screen adaptation of the beloved DC Comics graphic novel Watchmen is likely to make its March 6 theatrical opening after all. ... Continue Reading →

Rourke May Wrestle with Iron Man

Hot off his career-reviving role in director Darren Aronofsky’s award-winning film The Wrestler, Mickey Rourke may end up putting the smackdown on a popular Marvel superhero. ... Continue Reading →

Persepolis, Bashir Up for BAFTAs

The British Academy of Film and Television has announced the nominees for the Film Not in the English Language BAFTA Award, including two autobiographical animated features in the mix. ... Continue Reading →

Verbinski Explores RPGs for Universal

Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski wants to venture into the darker side of massively multiplayer online role-play games for the big screen. According to Daily Variety, ... Continue Reading →

Nolan Up for DGA Award

A few years ago, it would have seemed far-fetched for a filmmaker to be up for major awards for directing a comic-book movie. With The Dark Knight, director and co-writer Christopher ... Continue Reading →

Warner Puts Hex on Horton Helmer

Warner Bros. has tapped Horton Hears A Who! director Jimmy Hayward to direct its adaptation of the DC Comics property Jonah Hex, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film will be ... Continue Reading →

Lasseter Gives Miyazaki’s Ponyo a Push

Pixar’s John Lasseter is joining producers Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedy in preparing the U.S. theatrical release of Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, the latest animated opus ... Continue Reading →

Monsters vs. Aliens Goes Long for Super Bowl

DreamWorks Animation and Paramount Pictures hope to score big with a 90-second Super Bowl spot for the upcoming animated feature Monsters vs. Aliens. According to Daily Variety, the ... Continue Reading →