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Ex-SNLer Slate to Write New ‘Looney Tunes’ Feature

A new hybrid live-action/animated feature film written by an ex-SNL cast member is the next step for Warner Bros.’ famous Looney Tunes franchise. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Serves Up New ‘Dark Knight’ Clip

Warner Bros. is riding the popularity of the Batman series with a new animated adaptation of Frank Miller’s Bat-epic The Dark Knight Returns. The new direct-to-DVD release takes place ... Continue Reading →
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CalArts Celebrates Chuck Jones’ 100th Birthday

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) celebrates the 100th birthday of animation legend Chuck Jones with a special program at the REDCAT theater in Los Angeles. At the event, John ... Continue Reading →
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Spidey Beats Batman in China

To limit the grosses of American movies, China Film Group opened Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man on the same day as Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight Rises on Monday (August 17) in ... Continue Reading →
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Freeman and Banks Join ‘Lego’ Movie Voice Cast

Elizabeth Banks and Morgan Freeman have joined the voice cast for Warner Bros.’ upcoming feature Lego: The Piece of Resistance, according to Deadline.com. The animation/live-action ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Signs Exclusive Deal with ‘Nut Job’ Producers

Warner Bros. has signed an exclusive first-look deal with Gulfstream Pictures, the film production and financing company headed by Mike Karz, producer of Valentine’s Day, and Bill ... Continue Reading →
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Scooby-Doo and WrestleMania Sign Up for New Movie

Warner Bros. and WWE Studios announced they will co-produce a Scooby-Doo animated feature that will find Scooby and the gang solving a mystery at WrestleMania. The announcement was ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Shutters Straight-to-Vid Division

Warner Bros. has closed Warner Premiere, its straight-to-video division. The Hollywood Reporter says the studio cited the declining DVD market and its current transition to digital ... Continue Reading →
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WB Talks Directing ‘Justice League’ with Affleck

Warner Bros. is reportedly set to meet with actor/director Ben Affleck to discuss him possibly directing the studio’s planned Justice League superhero epic. According to a report ... Continue Reading →
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Jackson Confirms Third ‘Hobbit’ Feature

It’s official: Peter Jackson has confirmed that he will be expanding his two-part adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit into a trilogy. Warner Bros. is probably thrilled to ... Continue Reading →