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Salma Hayek’s ‘Prophet’ Draws Top Helmers

There’s been a lot of indie interest in the upcoming animated adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s best-selling book The Prophet. The intriguing pic, which is being produced by Salma Hayek ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lion King’s’ Roger Allers Joins Animated ‘Prophet’

Roger Allers, who co-directed Disney’s smash hit The Lion King and Sony Pictures Animation’s Open Season, has signed on to an animated adaptation of Khalil Gibran’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Persepolis’ Screening Continues to Rattle Tunisians

The Tunisian trial over Nessma TV’s broadcast of Marjane Satrapi’s controversial 2007 animated feature Persepolis was cut short after the lawyers from the two sides shouted and ... Continue Reading →
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TV Broadcast of ‘Persepolis’ Divides Tunisians

Marjane Satrapi’s Oscar-nominated 2007 animated feature Persepolis has been the center of a political storm in Tunisia this past week. After Muslim fundamentalists attacked the TV ... Continue Reading →
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Satrapi Delivers Tasty ‘Chicken With Plums’ in Venice

Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud’s  Chicken with Plums, the live-action follow-up to their Oscar-nominated animated feature Persepolis (2007) made a big splash at the Venice ... Continue Reading →
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Salma Hayek Joins Effort to Animate Gibran’s ‘The Prophet’

Award-winning actress Salma Hayek and her company Ventanarosa Productions are reportedly joining a project to make an animated feature based on the classic poetry collection, The Prophet, ... Continue Reading →