Before Iron Man came to theaters in 2008, there was a lot of hand-wringing about whether or not audiences would buy a ticket to see a “B-level” Marvel character in the same way that they had with Spider-Man and the X-Men. Five years later and that question has been answered with a loud “YE$ ,” an affirmative so big that I had to replace the… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: What's the Big Deal with 'Big Hero 6'?
Blue Sky Studios, the Greenwich, CT-based animation production company responsible for the hugely successful “Ice Age” films as well as others like Rio and the upcoming Epic, is finally moving forward on two projects that were announced a number of years back.
We’ll discuss them in reverse chronological order since we know more about the second one, called Ferdinand, which is an adaptation of the children’s book… Continue reading Blue Sky Studios Announces & Dates Ferdinand & Anubis
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Amazon Studios’ inaugural slate of 14 pilots are now available at Amazon Instant Video, through any Amazon Instant Video app and at amazonoriginals.com. All of the pilots can be accessed for free, and customer feedback provided after each pilot is viewed will help determine which shows Amazon Studios will order to series.
Among the prospective shows are eight adult… Continue reading Amazon Studios unveils its 14 pilots online, wants user feedback to determine which go to series
Rich Ross announced this morning that he is resigning as Chairman of The Walt Disney Studios in this letter he sent to the company’s staff:
For the last 15 years, I have had the opportunity to work with incredibly talented people on behalf of the worlds best loved brand. During that time, weve told some amazing stories around the world, created successful TV programming, movies, and franchises… Continue reading Industry News: Walt Disney Studios Chairman Rich Ross Resigns
Barely one day after Legendary Pictures stopped production plans on “Paradise Lost,” Columbia and its sister studio, Screen Gems, have put the brakes on two other risky projects. Per The Hollywood Reporter, both “The Boys” and “Mortal Instruments” have been placed in turnaround by the studios, meaning unless another party comes in to help facilitate production costs, the planned films will be shipped to development hell.
Based on the comic by… Continue reading 'The Boys,' 'Mortal Instruments' Dropped By Studios