It wasn't much of a stretch for visual effects supervisor Tim Alexander to move from an animated film (Paramount's Oscar-winning "Rango") to Disney's bigscreen adaptation of "The Lone Ranger."
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Brad Bird (Director, “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol”) "One of the reasons I like him is because he's about not just physics and light and properties. He's down for any crazy idea you want to do…
"Rise of the Planet of the Apes" took top honors but "Rango" took most honors of any feature at the Visual Effects Society Awards on Tuesday night.
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Paramount/Nickelodeon's adventurous chameleon "Rango" rode off with top pic honors and "Kung Fu Panda 2" helmer Jennifer Yuh Nelson became the first solo woman to win the Annie for director Saturday…
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With four diverse entries bowing wide this weekend, led by Paramount's toon "Rango" at 3,917 locations, industryites hope more multiplex traffic will start to turnaround the box office's recent slump.
Helmer Gore Verbinski's new animated film "Rango" is the latest to get an online game treatment.
Universal has attached Gore Verbinski to develop "Clue," a live-action murder mystery based on the Hasbro board game that he would direct.