Posts Tagged ‘movie news’

Henson Co. to make “Dark Crystal” sequel

The Jim Henson Company is to partner with Australian production outfit Omnilab Media to make “Power of the Dark Crystal,” a sequel to Henson’s 1982 fantasy hit “The Dark Crystal,” the companies confirmed Wednesday. “Daybreakers” directors Peter and Michael Spierig...
May 4th, 2010 | News | Read More

Lindsay Lohan ‘sacked’ from latest film

Lindsay Lohan has been sacked from her latest film due to fears about relying on her “bankability” for the project. The actress was set to star in The Other Side – a film about a grad student working on a deserted island – along with Woody Harrelson, Giovanni Ribisi, Dave Matthews...
April 30th, 2010 | News | Read More

Disney ‘Diamond Edition’ Dates Confirmed

‘Hear-Ye, Hear Ye’… Some interesting news has just cropped up from the land of Disney. And they’ve come in the form of long awaited release dates! Beauty and The Beast: Diamond Edition – October 5th Fantasia/F-2000: Diamond Edition – December 7th During what’s...
April 29th, 2010 | News | Read More

Edinburgh FF hosts Toy Story 3 premiere

Cinema audiences in Scotland will be the first outside of the US to see one of the most eagerly anticipated sequels of all time.For this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival will host the international premiere of Toy Story 3. The CGI blockbuster will have a 3D gala screening in June, only...
April 29th, 2010 | News | Read More

Pixar announces Monsters Inc. 2

Rumours of a second Monsters Inc. movie have been bothering tight-lipped director Pete Docter for almost a year now. Well, the Up and Monsters Inc. filmmaker can finally rest easy, as Pixar have officially announced a sequel is in the works. They have set a release date of 16 November, 2012 for the furry...
April 24th, 2010 | News | Read More

Gervais has reason to smile about new film

Gervais has been busy promoting his new film Cemetery Junction, but when Sky News caught up with him and his co-writer and director Stephen Merchant he was already pondering his next move. “Yes, I’ll probably run for Prime Minister in 2012,” Gervais joked, before Merchant quickly reminded...
April 13th, 2010 | News | Read More

Massacre movie top winner at Canada film awards

“Polytechnique,” a French-language movie that relives the 1989 massacre of 14 women by a crazed gunman in Montreal, dominated Canada’s film awards on Monday, winning nine Genies, including best picture. Its haul also included best director for Denis Villeneuve, actress for Karine Vanasse,...
April 13th, 2010 | News | Read More

Clash of the Titans leads worldwide box office

“Clash of the Titans,” the latest film to cash in on the 3D craze, easily won the battle at the worldwide box office during the weekend, according to studio estimates issued on Sunday. The Olympian epic earned $64.1 million from theaters in the United States and Canada since opening Thursday...
April 6th, 2010 | News | Read More

Rachel Weisz Could Be Bond’s Next Villain

Everything at MGM is pretty much on hold until the company gets sold, but that doesn’t mean movies like James Bond and The Hobbit won’t happen. They just may take a little longer to get done. And while actual production may be on hold, that doesn’t mean these films’ producers aren’t planning...
March 31st, 2010 | News | Read More

‘Robin Hood’ to Open Cannes Film Festival

The premiere of “Robin Hood,” from the director Ridley Scott, will be the opening film of the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, Reuters reported. And though Robin’s men look more menacing than merry in this script by the “Green Zone” screenwriter, Brian Helgeland, the film is not there to be judged,...
March 30th, 2010 | News | Read More