Posts tagged as: 20th Century Fox

Aronofsky exits ‘The Wolverine’

Aronofsky exits ‘The Wolverine’

After stunning cinephiles by taking on the next “Wolverine” flick, Darren Aronofsky, one of Hollywood’s hottest directors, has backed out of the superhero project. Shooting was set to begin this spring in Japan, but the “Black Swan” director said he didn’t want to be out of the country for as long as production would take. […]

Richard Branson Eyeing ‘300’-style Christopher Columbus Pic Directed by McG

Richard Branson Eyeing ‘300’-style Christopher Columbus Pic Directed by McG

Billionaire entrepreneur, Richard Branson, who recently launched the Virgin Produced banner with Relativity Media, is talks to acquire “Columbus,” a “300”-style film about Italian explorer Christopher Colubmus written by T.S. Nowlin to be directed by McG (“Terminator Salvation”). Deadline reports that negotiations began soon after the script went out last week and that McG, who’s […]

Fox, Walden Media Nab ‘The Family Circus’

Fox, Walden Media Nab ‘The Family Circus’

If you’re a giant movie studio, and you’ve nearly exhausted the world’s catalog of superhero comics and graphic novels, toys from the 1980s and board games, where do you turn for built-in name recognition and established fanbases?  The funny pages. Deadline reports that 20th Century Fox and Walden Media have jointly acquired the rights to […]

‘The Hobbit’ Closing in on Greenlight from MGM, New Line, Warner Bros.

‘The Hobbit’ Closing in on Greenlight from MGM, New Line, Warner Bros.

After years of delays, setbacks, ecstatic highs and devastating lows, fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s work may soon find themselves back in Middle-earth. According to LA Times Warner Bros., its subsidiary New Line Cinema, and partner Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer are very close to giving the greenlight to one of the most anticipated pair of films in history. The […]

‘Avatar’ Returns to Theaters With New Footage

‘Avatar’ Returns to Theaters With New Footage

“Avatar,” the most profitable film ever made having raked in a staggering $2.7 billion during its theatrical run and selling more Blu-Rays than any other movie, has decided that being #1 just isn’t enough. Those environmentally conscious giant blue aliens are coming back for seconds. Below is 20th Century Fox’s official press release announcing James […]

Theaters Expect ‘Avatar’ to Rake in $250 Million Domestically

Theaters Expect ‘Avatar’ to Rake in $250 Million Domestically

“Avatar” is expected to make upwards of $250 million in the U.S. and Canada, and win over new audiences to 3D technology, says Regal Entertainment Group’s chief executive. THR reports that Amy Miles, head of the world’s largest theater operator, said “Avatar” would appeal to older viewers who have not seen 3D films because so […]

Avatar Trailer #2

Avatar takes us to a spectacular new world beyond our imagination, where a reluctant hero embarks on a journey of redemption and discovery, as he leads a heroic battle to save a civilization. The film was first conceived by Cameron 14 years ago, when the means to realize his vision did not yet exist. Now, […]

Avatar Trailer!

Avatar takes us to a spectacular new world beyond our imagination, where a reluctant hero embarks on a journey of redemption and discovery, as he leads a heroic battle to save a civilization. The film was first conceived by Cameron 14 years ago, when the means to realize his vision did not yet exist. Now, […]

‘Wolverine’ Sequel Gets Writer

‘Wolverine’ Sequel Gets Writer

Despite the intense fan and critical lampooning of 20th Century Fox’s “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” the studio has wasted no time in moving forward with a sequel. Variety reports that Christopher McQuarrie has been hired to pen the script for the sequel that will further the legend of the most popular X-Men character, Wolverine. Hugh Jackman […]

The Fantastic Mr. Fox Trailer

The stop-motion film, marking Anderson’s first foray into animation, is an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s story, centering on a clever fox who must outwit three mean, dimwitted farmers who try their hardest to hurt Mr. Fox and his family. Clooney will voice Mr. Fox, while Blanchett voices his wife. Director: Wes Anderson Writer: […]

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