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‘Book of Life’ Opens with $17M Weekend

The Book of Life opened wide to solid results, selling an estimated $17 million in tickets this weekend. That’s good enough for third place at the box office, behind the opening ... Continue Reading →
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‘Heavy Metal’ Under New Ownership

Heavy Metal has a new owner that’s looking to expand the classic adult comics magazine into features, TV and other genres. According to a report in Variety, digital and music ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Domain Promotes Barba to CCO

Venice-based studio Digital Domain 3.0 Oscar-winning vfx supervisor Eric Barba to Chief Creative Officer/senior vfx supervisor. In his expanded role, Barba, will help to drive the development ... Continue Reading →
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Fincher Launches ‘Goon’ Kickstarter Campaign

Oscar-winning director David Fincher (Social Network) has launched a new Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a new animated feature based on Blur/Dark Horse Studios’ The Goon. ... Continue Reading →
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A Fresh Order of Heroes in a Half-Shell

Nick launches a brand new CG take on an ‘80s classic with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This month, fans of the classic ‘80s comic and toon property (and a whole new generation ... Continue Reading →
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Robert Rodriguez Plans New ‘Heavy Metal’ Feature

Robert Rodriguez is looking to bring Heavy Metal back to the big screen. The filmmaker announced at Comic-Con that he had acquired the film rights to the long-running and iconic sci-fi ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Forges Deal for ‘Metal Hurlant’

Universal Pictures Germany has acquired home video and VOD rights to French sci-fi TV series Metal Hurlant Chronicles. According to Variety, the deal which was made with The Licensing ... Continue Reading →