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Manimal To Be Reanimated By Sony Pictures Animation

by Alex Beanon July 22, 2014
Sony Pictures Animation will re-animate the cult 1983 television series, “Manimal”, into a live action/CG hybrid with Will Ferrell as one of the producers. Never heard of “Manimal”? Don’t be sad, you’re probably not alone – that’s because the series received only eight lonely episodes when it ran in the autumn of 1983 on NBC. […]
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Shel Silverstein Biopic In The Works

by Alex Beanon July 21, 2014
A film biography profiling cartoonist and children’s author Shel Silverstein, may be coming to life in the near future. The film will be based on the book “A Boy Named Shel: The Life and Times of Shel Silverstein” by Lisa Rogak. The film will cover the life of Silverstein, who started out as a cartoonist […]

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Archer And Armstrong Go From Comic To Big Screen

by Alex Beanon July 17, 2014
Archer – no, not that Archer – and Armstrong, a pair of comic book superhero buddies from the Valiant Comics stable, will be moving out of their comic book digs and onto the big screen with a movie based on their exploits. The movie version – fully funded by Valiant Entertainment – will follow Obadiah […]
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'Divergent' To Be Released On Home Media Platforms In The UK This August

by Grant Whiteon July 16, 2014
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 […]

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Disney Bringing Dumbo Back To Life

by Alex Beanon July 9, 2014
The Disney classic “Dumbo” is set to fly again – this time as a live-action feature film – written by Ehren Kruger [who has written most of the “Transformers” feature film franchise]. “Dumbo” was released in 1941 with a whopping $950,000 budget but pulled in $1.6 million at the box office [approximately $26 million today]. […]
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Anna Kendrick Is Poppy Troll

by Alex Beanon June 17, 2014
Anna Kendrick will provide the voice of Poppy Troll, the upbeat princess, in the upcoming “Trolls” – the DreamWorks Animation musical comedy feature film based on the miniature toys. “Trolls” is currently scheduled to be released on November 4, 2016.

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Aquaman Has A Name – Jason Momoa

by Alex Beanon June 15, 2014
Jason Momoa [“Game of Thrones”] has reportedly been selected to play the role of Aquaman in “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” – the film directed by Zack Snyder and featuring Ben Affleck as Batman and Henry Cavill reprising his role as Superman. Momoa will join a cast that also includes Gal Gadot as Wonder […]
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Get The U-Haul: SpongeBob SquarePants 2 Moving

by Alex Beanon June 6, 2014
Originally scheduled for a mid-February release next year, the SpongeBob SquarePants sequel movie, “SpongeBob SquarePants 2”, is moving up one week, ostensibly to avoid direct competition with what is expected to be a formidable box office foe in “Fifty Shades of Grey”. The hybrid live-action/animated film has the Bikini Bottom regulars encountering some pirates led […]

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Josh Trank Latest To Receive Star Wars Spinoff Call

by Alex Beanon June 4, 2014
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 […]
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Metal Gear Solid Moves One Step Closer To Becoming Solid Movie

by Alex Beanon June 4, 2014
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 […]