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Management-production company The Gotham Group, which reps a lion’s share of animation professionals, and talent management outfit Principal Entertainment Los Angeles have launched a joint venture. The companies will continue to operate at Gotham’s offices on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles says The Hollywood Reporter. The announcement was made by [...]
The Hobbit’s vfx supervisor Joe Letteri talks about the vfx challenges of returning to J.R.R. Tolkien’s world nine years after the last Lord of the Rings movie cast its spell in theaters. When the team at Weta Digital got word that they were going to work on the prequel to [...]
Everyone’s favorite motion-capture thespian Andy Serkis (aka Gollum) will be going behind the camera for a new adaptation of George Orwell’s classic political fable Animal Farm. Serkis who is also the second unit director on Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit will tackle the project for producer Jonathan Cavendish’s London-based studio The [...]
Despite lower expectations, Fox’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes managed to bring in close to $54 million this past weekend, thanks to positive reviews and good word of mouth. The prequel also made a cool $23.4 million in 25 territories overseas. Directed by Rupert Wyatt, Rise of the [...]
Fox is hoping that audiences will be hungry for its prequel to the 1968 cult classic as Rise of the Planet of the Apes hits the screens this Friday (August 5). Showcasing the talents of James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Tom Felton and performance capture master Andy Serkis as [...]
The cinematic return to Middle Earth that is The Hobbit has set both dates and titles for the two-part adaptation. The first film will be titled The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and will open Dec. 14, 2012. The second part will follow Dec. 13, 2013, under the moniker The Hobbit: [...]
Director and producer Peter Jackson announced on his Facebook page Thursday that loquacious British actor, comedian, television host, writer and avid Tweeter Stephen Fry has been tagged to play the role of the Master of Laketown in the upcoming two-part feature adaption of J.R.R. Tokein’s fantasy tome, The Hobbit. Jackson [...]
Paramount has released the first teaser trailer and poster for Steven Spielberg’s upcoming 3-D CG performance capture feature, The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn. This fresh take on Belgian comic-book artist Hergé’s classic character will hit theaters December 23 of this year. Produced by Spielberg and Peter Jackson from [...]