After 25 years of using it to make such popular films as “Toy Story” and “Monsters, Inc.”, Pixar has decided to offer its RenderMan 3D software for free. What’s the catch? The free version is for non-commercial use only. [The RenderMan 3D for commercial use still costs $495 to license plus the $200 maintenance fee]. […]
A picture of one of the new creatures for the upcoming “Star Wars VII” has been unveiled on set in Abu Dhabi [courtesy of TMZ] and director J.J. Abrams has added two more cast members to “Star Wars VII” – Lupita Nyong’o [“12 Years A Slave”] and Gwendoline Christie [“Game of Thrones”] – and although […]
Josh Brolin has been named as the actor who will play Thanos of Titan in the next Avengers film “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. Brolin has already made a voiced “appearance” as Thanos in the upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy” film. “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is currently scheduled to release on May 1, 2015.
Fox released some of the first images from their upcoming animated feature film, “The Book of Life”. The Day of the Dead-style animation of the film follows Manolo [voiced by Diego Luna – “Elysium” and also the voice of Mauricio in “American Dad!’s “Poltergasm” episode] as he and his childhood friend, Joaquin [Channing Tatum] each […]
After 123 days, the film version of popular video game “World of Warcraft” has finished filming and heads to the long, arduous post-production process before its release next spring. The film plot is still somewhat of a mystery – though likely having to do with an origins story of the Orcs vs. humans feud – […]
Edgar Wright and Disney/Marvel parted ways with the director leaving the “Ant-Man” feature film project just over a mere year before its scheduled release. Wright [“Shaun of the Dead”]. An official press release cited “differences over their vision of the film” as the reason behind the divorce of the project between Disney/Marvel and Wright, who […]
The Force is strong with this one. Fresh off his recent success as the director of “Godzilla”, Gareth Edwards has been rewarded with the directorship of the as-yet-unnamed upcoming “Star Wars” spinoff feature film, which is rumored to be about either bounty hunter Boba Fett, Jedi master Yoda, a Han Solo origin story or any […]
Disney has released three new stills from Big Hero 6, an adaptation of a Marvel superhero comic book scheduled for release on November 7, 2014. The stills show the movie’s hero Hiro Hamada and his robot Baymax, who unite with four more heroes to form the superhero team of the title dedicated to protecting the […]