Variety reports that Sony Pictures has secured rights to the Robotech franchise, with an eye to moving quickly to a live-action feature film adaptation. The project will be overseen at Sony Pictures by Sony Pictures Entertainment Group President Doug Belgrad, Columbia Pictures Production Chief Michael De Luca, and Sony Pictures Vice President of Creative Production […]
Actor Leonard Nimoy passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015, at the age of 83 due to end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nimoy had been hospitalized earlier in the week due to chest pains. Mr. Nimoy was best known for his role as the logical Vulcan Mr. Spock on the Star Trek television series starting […]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Second Seasons of "Tumble Leaf," "Creative Galaxy", "Annedroids," "Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street"
Amazon Studios Forms Kids Thought Leader Board to Bolster Lifelong Creative Learning Amazon Studios has formed its first-ever Amazon Kids Thought Leader Board to further its mission of lifelong creative learning. Assembled under the guidance of Amazon Kids Educational Advisor Dr. Alice Wilder, the council will be comprised of: Maker Media President & CEO Dale […]
Veteran voiceover performer Gary Owens has passed away on February 12, 2015, at the age of 80. A longtime radio and TV announcer, Owens was best known to the general public as the mellifluous baritone for NBC’s Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In. He also coined the “beautiful downtown Burbank” phrase on his KMPC radio show that […]
Artist and animator Rachel Ryle has produced her first movie trailer: a stop-motion animated trailer for Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman: The Secret Service, slated for release this Friday, February 13, 2015. Kingsman: The Secret Service is based on the graphic novel The Secret Service by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons. The movie stars Colin Firth, Samuel […]