Portman Tends to Thunder God in Thor

Having conquered the Star Wars universe, Natalie Portman is setting her sights on Marvel and Asgard, signing on to the comic-book studio’s upcoming Thor feature film. Portman ... Continue Reading →

WB Rings Reynolds for Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds is jumping from Marvel to DC, having been cast as the lead role in Warner Bros.’ upcoming Green Lantern movie. Reynolds, who has appeared this summer as Deadpool ... Continue Reading →

Zamm to Direct Hong Kong Phooey Movie

Alex Zamm is set to direct Alcon Entertainment’s movie version of Hong Kong Phooey, a popular 1970s Saturday-morning cartoon series produced by Hanna-Barbera. Zamm’s credits ... Continue Reading →

Bruno Chills Out Ice Age

Bruno cracked Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs to top this weekend’s box office. The Universal Studios comedy, in which Sacha Baron Cohen reprises the role of the gay Austrian fashion ... Continue Reading →

Gosnell to Direct Big-Screen Smurfs

Raja Gosnell has been hired to direct Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming feature film adaptation of Smurfs. Gosnell, who began working in the film business ... Continue Reading →

Bruno Tries to Crack Ice Age, Transformers

It may take a new comedy from the creator of Borat to finally end the robots’ rein atop the box office. Bruno, which stars Sascha Baron Cohen as the effeminate, offensively clueless ... Continue Reading →

Up No. 1 on Yahoo!’s Top 30 List

Disney/Pixar’s Up has landed on top of the list of top 30 animated films of all time, compiled from ratings posted by Yahoo! users. Directed by Pete Docter, the tenth animated ... Continue Reading →

Ice Age, Transformers Tie It Up at Box Office

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen have emerged from the July Fourth weekend locked in a rare tie for the box office crown. Both films grossed an ... Continue Reading →

Weinstein Co.’s Escape Delayed

The Weinstein Co.’s 3-D animated feature film Escape From Planet Earth has been delayed, with production shut down until August and its release pushed back to January 2011 at ... Continue Reading →

Losses Bump Gonzo Stock Listing

Japanese animation company Gonzo’s ongoing financial issues have forced it to delist from the Mothers section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, effective July 30. The decision was ... Continue Reading →