Columbia Calls Ghostbusters Again

It’s starting to feel like the ’80s all over again as major studios set their sights on such franchises as Voltron, Poltergeist and Ghostbusters. Daily Variety reports that ... Continue Reading →

Disney to Bring Ponyo to U.S. in 2009

Reporting on the Venice Film Festival screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s latest animated opus, Time Magazine confirms that Disney will release Pony on the Cliff By the Sea in North ... Continue Reading →

Voltron May Have Director

Writer/director Max Makowski, whose credits include independent films and TV shows, is in negotiations to direct Relativity Media’s big-screen version of the 1980s animated series ... Continue Reading →

Poltergeist Director Confirmed

The remake bandwagon rolls on as MGM moves forward with plans to make a new version of the Steven Spielberg-produced 1982 chiller Poltergeist. The studio has confirmed that Vadim Perelman, ... Continue Reading →

Watchmen Trial Set for January

The fate of one of the most highly anticipated big-screen comic-book adaptations hangs in the balance as 20th Century Fox gets its day in court. Daily Variety reports that a Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →

Animated Short Walks Tight Rope

Magnolia Pictures’ documentary Man on Wire will be accompanied in select theaters by Michael Sporn’s 2005 animated short film The Man Who Walked Between the Towers, reports ... Continue Reading →

Delgo Finally Gets Release Date

We first became aware of the independently produced CG animated feature film Delgo in 2003, but haven’t heard much from the production since the initial casting news. Now The ... Continue Reading →

Renaissance Producer Spawns Prodigies

Aton Soumache, producer of Christian Volker’s 2006 Annecy award-winning animated feature Renaissance, is producing another major French CG feature. According to Daily Variety, ... Continue Reading →

New Trailer Brings the Payne

Video games have a lousy track record when it comes to big-screen adaptations, but 20th Century Fox is hoping to beat the odds with its action thriller based Rockstar Games’ Max ... Continue Reading →

Gnomes and Trolls Invade Europe

Gnomes and Trolls: The Secret Chamber, a new animated children’s movie from Swedish production company Whiteshark Films, is building an audience across Europe and other parts ... Continue Reading →