In light of the smashing B.O. triumph of "Despicable Me" and its sequel, "Despicable Me 2," France's toon industry has never been so appealing to U.S. studios and TV networks.
Timur Bekmambetov (“Wanted”) is in negotiations direct MGM’s reboot of “Ben-Hur,” the studio’s 1959 epic starring Charlton Heston. Sean Daniel and Joni Levin are producing the the remake. Jason Brown…
Squirrels are the new piranha and angry birds. A pre-production sales trailer for Timur Bekmambetov’s horror comedy “Squirrels” has appeared online, providing an early look at the film based on an…
There's something curiously underwhelming about this latest and least installment in the cult-fave franchise.
ANNECY — In a first ever extended presentation to an audience outside DreamWorks Animation, writer-director Dean DeBlois and producer Bonnie Arnold lifted the lid Tuesday on one of DWA's most…
Open Road Films has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to the 3D animated comedy "The Nut Job" and set a Jan. 17, 2014 as the release date.
Michele Wolkoff has joined the Mark Gordon Co. as exec VP of production in the film division. Wolkoff will report to Mark Gordon. “Not only does she have tremendous skills and expertise across all…
Seeking to dismiss a suit filed in October, the Walt Disney Co. declared that Stan Lee Media's effort to claim the rights to Marvel characters is "flawed beyond cure."
The documentary's broad theme necessitates quick, superficial treatment of myriad underlying causes, but it's a solid, fairly even-handed spur for discussion that will be particularly welcome in…
Highlighting nine chefs who have earned the Michelin Guide's coveted "Three Stars," Lutz Hachmeister's docu examines the impact of gastronomy's ratings system, the various culinary philosophies…