Producer Samuel Hadida has secured the rights to the vidgame "Return to Castle Wolfenstein," with Roger Avary attached to write and direct the adaptation of the ID Software property.
James Cameron has added two cast members to "Avatar." Stephen Lang and Michelle Rodriguez will join Australian actor Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Wes Studi and CCH Pounder in the…
TV movie producer Craig Anderson Prods. is branching into feature film and TV series development, naming two execs to handle the company's expanded slate.
French thesp Sophie Marceau will receive a special tribute at this year's edition of the Montreal World Film Festival. Fest also Thursday unveiled the lineup for its newly created Midnight Slam…
Acting and visual effects sometimes seem hopelessly incompatible. Acting is an organic, spontaneous craft, while vfx uses technology and thrives on meticulous planning. Acting depends on human beings…
Too much of a good thing at the summer box office is leaving studios in an unusual predicament. Pictures are holding so well and there's such a crowded pack of new entrants, so they're having to…
If a robot is to save mankind, then it had better look the part. Optimus Prime, the lead robot battling evil in the film "Transformers," appeared too weak in its initial design, thought Keiji…
When CG crews return to beloved characters on films like "Shrek the Third" and "Spider-Man 3" they face two great challenges -- incorporating the new tools and techniques developed between the…
Lensing is under way on the latest pic to deal with the Nanking massacre, a $51 million U.S.-Chinese-Anglo co-production called "Purple Mountain," the Chinese producers said this week.
A Los Angeles jury Thursday awarded producers Alan Ladd Jr. and Jay Kanter precisely the $3.2 million in damages on their allocation claim against Warner Bros. that attorney John Gatti asked for in…