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August 14, 2012

selick project Disney Cancels Henry Selicks Stop Motion FeatureFollowing the success of his Coraline at Laika, it was announced in 2010 that Henry Selick would be returning to Walt Disney Pictures to develop an original stop-motion feature for the studio. Today, Variety reports that production on the film has now been halted and that the project may now look for a home elsewhere.

Selick, who directed Disney’s perennial hit The

Reel TV is a new column at Movies.com that takes an ongoing look at the growing intersection of movies and television. If there’s a big screen talent making the move to small screen, even temporarily, we want to tell you about it.

Earlier this month the broadcast networks announced their new crops of shows for the Fall season and it turns out quite a few of them have some serious feature… Continue reading Reel TV: Which Feature Filmmakers Are Diving Into the World of TV This Fall Season?

Coming off the paws of Clifford the Big Red Dog getting the big-screen treatment, across the pond, another beloved children’s character is being adapted into a feature film.

According to Variety, Studiocanal is partnering with “Harry Potter” bigwig David Heyman to adapt Michael Bond’s Paddington Bear. Paul King (“The Mighty Boosh”) will direct the movie, which will be half-CGI, half-live-action.

Paddington has enjoyed great success in the children’s literature world, having sold… Continue reading Paddington Bear Movie: Book To Be Developed Into Feature Film

tarzan arab 530 Tarzan and Arab: Gaza Based Filmmakers Look for First Feature Funding

You probably haven’t heard of Tarzan and Arab, identical twin brothers from Gaza who, until recently, had never done what you likely do on a regular basis: go to the movies. There are no cinemas in the Hamas-controlled Gaza, something that makes the twins’s story that much more amazing. Tarzan and Arab — real names: Ahmed and Mohamed Abu Nasser — are aspiring filmmakers who have… Continue reading Tarzan and Arab: Gaza-Based Filmmakers Look for First Feature Funding

David Yates Planning Doctor Who Feature Film

November 14, 2011

doctor who baker logo David Yates Planning Doctor Who Feature FilmFor the first time in decades, Doctor Who is headed to the big screen. Variety reports that four-time Harry Potter director David Yates is planning to bring the Timelord to theaters everywhere, though apparently not for a few years.

“We’re going to spend two to three years to get it right,” says Yates. “…We’re looking at writers now.”

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