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Warner Bros Acme Feature Film Moving Forward

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In what has to be categorized as possibly the best news of the week for cartoon fans, Warner Bros has indicated they will be moving forward with their planned “Acme” feature film project by announcing the hiring of writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz [“X-Men: First Class”] for the project. Although the film will not […]

Soul ReViver Revived As Feature Film

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Japanese manga series “Soul ReViver” will be getting a full English-language, live-action feature film treatment. The manga series created two years ago by Tohru Fujisawa and Manabu Akishige follows “soul revivers” Jin and Clara as they navigate between the worlds of the living and dead to bring back souls whose missions were not completed while […]

The Day The Crayons Quit Might Be A Film

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Universal has purchased the film rights to the popular children’s book, “The Day The Crayons Quit” by Drew Daywalt, about a box of crayons who decide they need to quit because they are either not being used or not being used properly [white can’t draw on white paper, black can’t color a rainbow, etc..]. The […]

'Divergent' To Be Released On Home Media Platforms In The UK This August

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Based on the novel by Veronica Roth and directed by Neil Burger, Divergent will be released by Entertainment One across DVD, Blu-ray, VOD and download platforms in the UK on 11th August. Similar to the current trend of popular teenage aimed books/movies, Divergent focuses on a dystopian future where the population of Chicago is segregated […]

Stick Man Moves From Book To Short Film

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If you liked “Room on the Broom” then there is a good chance you might like the next book from children’s author Julia Donaldson that is scheduled to be turned into an animated short film – “Stick Man” – about the woody title character who must find a way to return to his family in […]

Ant-Man Gets Replacement Director

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After Edgar Wright bailed on the film project, Disney/Marvel hired Peyton Reed [“Yes Man”] to finish up directing “Ant-Man”. Former “Saturday Night Live” writer Adam McKay will write the script which stars Michael Douglas as Dr. Hank Pym who discovers a chemical potion that can turn a human into an ant-sized superhero. “Ant-Man” is currently […]

Josh Trank Latest To Receive Star Wars Spinoff Call

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With Gareth Edwards [“Godzilla”] already getting his directing gig for the as-yet-unnamed upcoming “Star Wars” spinoff feature film, Disney announced that Josh Trank [“Chronicle”] has now been rewarded with the directorship of yet another “Star Wars” spinoff film. Neither spin-off film have official plot lines yet but one or both are rumored to be about […]

Metal Gear Solid Moves One Step Closer To Becoming Solid Movie

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Another video game adaptation veering toward feature filmdom is “Metal Gear Solid” with the announcement by Sony Pictures of Jordan Vogt-Roberts [“The Kings of Summer”] as the director. The live-action movie will be based on the video game of the same name that follows around soldier Solid Snake as he tries to deal with terrorists […]

Edgar Wright Gets Squashed By Ant-Man

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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 […]

Like, Duh, Monster High Gets 2016 Release Date

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“Monster High” has successfully graduated from Mattel toy line to full-fledged feature film. The live-action film based on Mattel’s doll line has conflicted [no doubt angst-ridden] monster teenagers at the aforementioned Monster High deciding what to do about their monster identities while coming to grips with their non-monster identities. “Monster High” is currently scheduled to […]

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