Sony Pictures Animation has acquired the treatment "Open Season" from cartoonist Steve Moore and producer John Carls to turn it into a computer-animated film.
Technicolor Creative Services, the post-production arm of film lab Technicolor, plans to expand beyond its Los Angeles base and open a facility in New York's Greenwich Village.
Cinesite Europe has snapped up much of Mill Film's top talent now that the London-based effects shop behind "Gladiator" and "Black Hawk Down" is ankling the feature f/x biz.
As a way to fire up the marketing machine to promote its big-budget summer tentpole "The Hulk," and to quash some early negative rumors surrounding the look of the pic's title character, U over the…
MGM has bolstered its theatrical publicity team with a series of new appointments and promotions.
James Gandolfini is moving from head of the crime family to head of the nuclear family: The "Sopranos" star is in negotiations to topline "Surviving Christmas" at DreamWorks Pictures opposite Ben…
Larry Chernoff has been tapped chairman of Ascent Media Creative Services, a division of John Malone's post-production conglom Ascent Media Group.
Fretful about your Christmas gift list? Then consider this: For Hollywood celebs, Christmas is year-round. They're showered with freebies 12 months a year.
DreamWorks Pictures is negotiating with helmer Gore Verbinski and scribe Ehren Kruger to return for a sequel to "The Ring."
It's almost as if the f/x biz in 2002 was trying to make up for the creation of Jar Jar Binks. Besides boasting bigger and more realistic visuals, several among this year's crop of effects-heavy pics…