Posts tagged as: DreamWorks

Daniel Day-Lewis to Play Abraham Lincoln in Spielberg Biopic

Daniel Day-Lewis to Play Abraham Lincoln in Spielberg Biopic

Two-time Oscar-winning actor, Daniel Day-Lewis, has reached a deal to play Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg’s biopic about the 16th president of the United States. Several false starts and glitches cast doubt on whether the film would ever be made. But Friday’s announcement that the notoriously fickle method actor would star as the Great Emancipator […]

Guillermo del Toro Takes on H.P. Lovecraft While James Cameron Produces

Guillermo del Toro Takes on H.P. Lovecraft While James Cameron Produces

Speculation has been at a fever pitch about what he’ll do next since Guillermo del Toro backed out of directing “The Hobbit.” Now Deadline is reporting that del Toro’s next project will be to direct “At The Mountains Of Madness,” a 3D adaptation of the H.P. Lovecraft story for Universal Pictures. Sounds like a match […]

Shrek Forever After (2010)

Shrek Forever After (2010)

The trilogy used to be the golden standard for film franchises prior to the aughts.  Every now and then a “James Bond” or a “Godzilla” or a “Star Trek” would come along and break the mold, creating a veritable cash cow for the property’s delighted studio.  But properties with that level of fan loyalty and […]

Zach Galifianakis Flirting With ‘Puss in Boots’

Zach Galifianakis Flirting With ‘Puss in Boots’

Funnyman, Zach Galifianakis, has exploded as a bankable Hollywood star. Todd Phillips’ smash-hit, the $461 million grossing, “The Hangover,” in which Galifianakis starred, has propelled the little-known standup comedian into a high demand A-lister.  THR reports that he is currently in talks, among other things, to voice the Humpty Dumpty character in a “Shrek” spinoff […]

Up In The Air Trailer

George Clooney stars as Ryan Bingham, a corporate hatchet man who loves his life on the road but is forced to fight for his job when his company downsizes its travel budget. He is required to spend more time at home just as he is on the cusp of a goal he’s worked toward for […]

Spielberg to Adapt Crichton’s ‘Pirate Latitudes’

Spielberg to Adapt Crichton’s ‘Pirate Latitudes’

The same friendship and partnership that brought us “Jurassic Park,” “Twister,” and medical TV show, “ER,” will team up again for the pirate tale, “Pirate Latitudes.” USA Today reports that Steven Spielberg is currently developing a film based on the posthumously published novel by his friend, the late Michael Crichton. It is an adventure story […]

‘Oobermind’ Signs Ferrell, Pitt, and Jonah Hill

‘Oobermind’ Signs Ferrell, Pitt, and Jonah Hill

“Oobermind,” the new animated comedy from DreamWorks Animation, has signed three new voices; Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, and Jonah Hill. Robert Downey Jr. was originally attached to play the title role of a supervillain who ruminates about all his nefarious dreams coming true after defeating his superhero rival, Metro Man (Pitt), only to discover life […]

‘Dawn of the Dinosaurs’ Set to Break International Animation Record

‘Dawn of the Dinosaurs’ Set to Break International Animation Record

Disney-Pixar’s “Finding Nemo,” the first animated film to exceed $500 million in gross international earnings, has been the king of the animation castle since 2003 with total earnings exceeding $525 million for Buena Vista. But that record may be in jeopardy. 20th Century Fox’s “Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs” has already sailed by $500 […]

‘Monsters vs. Aliens’ May Get Sequel

‘Monsters vs. Aliens’ May Get Sequel

Despite the Stateside success of DreamWorks’ animated “Monsters vs. Aliens,” its sub-par performance overseas has left the future of a would-be sequel uncertain, says The Hollywood Reporter. “This is the first movie we’ve had that’s right on the bubble,” DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg told THR Tuesday. “We want to talk to people that are on […]

Children’s Toy, View-Master, Adapted Into a Feature Film

Children’s Toy, View-Master, Adapted Into a Feature Film

Brad Caleb Kane, best known for his work on “Fringe,” will write a feature film based on the popular children’s toy, View-Master, for Dreamworks Pictures, reports Greek Geek. Kane also indicated in a Twitter post that “Transformers” and “Star Trek” scribes Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are also involved on the project.  Kane went to […]

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