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JON LANDAU TO SPEAK AT NAB SHOW TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT ON CINEMA

JON LANDAU TO SPEAK AT NAB SHOW TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT ON CINEMA

-- Conference, produced in partnership with SMPTE, to focus on advances in image and sound --

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Jon Landau

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Academy Award and two-time Golden Globe winning producer Jon Landau will keynote NAB Show’s Technology Summit On Cinema on Sunday, April 7 in Las Vegas. The Summit is co-produced by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education.

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Relativity Signs Mikael Håfström To Direct Epic Adventure Film Tunnels

Relativity Signs Mikael Håfström To Direct Epic Adventure Film Tunnels

Andrew Lobel Pens Script Based Upon Best-Selling Fantasy Book Series

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) February 28, 2013 – Relativity Media announced today they have signed Mikael Håfström (The Tomb, 1408) to direct a film based on the New York Times’ best-selling internationally-acclaimed fantasy adventure book series Tunnels.  The script by Andrew Lobel is based on the adapted screenplay originally written by Joel Bergvall & Simon Sandquist.  Tunnels is the film adaptation of the first installment of the novel series from Scholastic/Chicken House publishing, by authors Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams, which has sold over one million copies and has been published in nearly forty countries worldwide.

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DANE COOK TAPPED TO VOICE DUSTY IN “DISNEY’S PLANES”

DANE COOK TAPPED TO VOICE DUSTY IN “DISNEY’S PLANES”

High-Flying Animated Comedy Adventure Soars into Theaters August 9, 2013

BURBANK, Calif. (February 28, 2013) – Dane Cook has been tapped to voice the lead character Dusty, a plane with high hopes in “Disney’s Planes.” Inspired by the world of “Cars” and directed by Disneytoon Studios veteran and aviation enthusiast Klay Hall (“King of the Hill,” “The Simpsons”), “Disney’s Planes” is an action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure about Dusty’s dream of competing as a high-flying air racer—and his decidedly unfortunate fear of heights. The film takes off in theaters in 3D on Aug. 9, 2013.

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21st Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party

21st Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party Hosted by Sir Elton John and David Furnish Raised $6 Million for the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

LOS ANGELES--(Business Wire)--The 21st annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party hosted by Sir Elton John and David Furnish raised $6 million for the fight against HIV/AIDS. The gala, which took place on Sunday, February 24, at West Hollywood Park in Los Angeles, was co-sponsored by Chopard, Neuro Drinks, and Wells Fargo; American Airlines serves as the Foundation’s official sponsoring airline. Attendees included Sir Elton John & David Furnish, Agnes Bruckner, Aisha Tyler, Andrew Rannells, Anna Paquin & Stephen Moyer, Ashley Fink, Benji Madden, Bernie Taupin, Billie Jean King, Bono, Britney Spears, Bryan Singer, Carmen Electra, Chace Crawford, Chad Michael Murray, Chelsea Handler, Chris Brown, Chris Colfer, Chris Cornell, Christa B. Allen, Colton Haynes, Dave Grohl, Dustin Lance Black, Emma Roberts, Emmy Rossum, Eric & Janet McCormack, Finola Hughes, George Takei, Heidi Klum, Ian Somerhalder, Jaime King, Jane Lynch, Jane Seymour, Jared Harris, JC Chasez, Academy Award winner Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jenna Elfman, Jennifer Coolidge, Jessica Lowndes, Jim Carrey, Joel Madden, John Ratzenberger, John Waters, Judy Greer, Karina Smirnoff, Katerina Graham, Kelly Osbourne, Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kyle MacLachlan, Lucy Lawless, Lydia Hearst, Matthew Morrison, Mehcad Brooks, Mel Brown, Mena Suvari, Michael Buble, Miley Cyrus, Molly Sims, Naomi Campbell, Natalie Imbruglia, Nia Vardalos, Nicki Minaj, Nicole Richie, Nina Dobrev, Nina Garcia, Paul Wesley, Paz Vega, Peter Facinelli, Petra Nemcova, Quincy Jones, Rachel Griffiths, Randy Jackson, Rose McGowan, Russell Simmons, Ryan Kwanten, Sandra Lee, Sharon Stone, Skylar Grey, Steven Tyler, Terry Crews, Tim Allen, Topher Grace, Wilmer Valderrama, among others.

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Twentieth Century Fox Animation Announces RIO 2 Casting

Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg and the Rest of the Original Gang Are Back for the Follow-up to the 2011 Animated Hit

An Exciting Lineup of Top Acting and Musical Talents Joins the 'RIO' Family

LOS ANGELES--(Business Wire)--The starring voice cast of Twentieth Century Fox's 2011 animated smash RIO is reuniting for the follow-up, RIO 2, and they are joined by a flock of top actors and musical talents new to the franchise, it was announced today by Vanessa Morrison, president of Twentieth Century Fox Animation.

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OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL / Tokyo Premiere Photos!

Below are photos from the Tokyo Premiere of OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL.

Director Sam Raimi, James Franco, and Rachel Weisz were all in attendance on February 20th at the Roppongi Hills Arena Premiere in Tokyo.

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CBS FILMS ACQUIRES THE COEN BROTHERS’ ‘INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS’

CBS FILMS ACQUIRES THE COEN BROTHERS’ ‘INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS’

LOS ANGELES – February 19, 2013 – CBS Films announced today it has acquired US rights to INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS.  Written and directed by Academy Award©-winners Joel and Ethan Coen and produced by Scott Rudin and Joel and Ethan Coen, the film stars Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, F. Murray Abraham and Justin Timberlake.   

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INTERNATIONAL GLAMOUR MODEL JORDAN CARVER DAZZLES AUDIENCES WITH HER FILM DEBUT 'WHO KILLED JOHNNY'

INTERNATIONAL GLAMOUR MODEL JORDAN CARVER DAZZLES AUDIENCES WITH HER FILM DEBUT 'WHO KILLED JOHNNY' WHICH PREMIERED FEBRUARY 13 AT LA FILM SCHOOL IN HOLLYWOOD

German-born, U.S.-based International Glamour Girl,  Jordan Carver made her first feature film debut in  'Who Killed Johnny,' a dark comedy created by Swiss writer/actress, Yanzom Brauen which premiered to a packed audience February 13 at the LA Film School in Los Angeles.

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PlattForm Films Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Reconstructing the Dream

PlattForm Films Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Reconstructing the Dream, a Documentary About the Crippling Skills Gap in America

LENEXA, Kan.--(Business Wire)--PlattForm Films has announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the distribution of Reconstructing the Dream, a documentary that examines the growing gap between the skills today’s companies demand from their workforce and the willingness of America’s higher education leaders to provide those skills to students.

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Diablo Cody’s Much-Anticipated Directorial Debut, Paradise, Finds Its Home at Image Entertainment


Diablo Cody’s Much-Anticipated Directorial Debut, Paradise, Finds Its Home at Image Entertainment

BERLIN--(Business Wire)--Image Entertainment, Inc., a subsidiary of RLJ Entertainment has picked up all U.S. rights to Mandate Pictures’ Paradise, the much-anticipated directorial debut of Academy Award® winner Diablo Cody. Based on her original screenplay, Paradise stars Julianne Hough (Rock of Ages, Footloose), Russell Brand (Rock of Ages, Despicable Me), Octavia Spencer (Academy Award® winner for The Help), Nick Offerman (“Parks and Recreation”) and Holly Hunter (The Incredibles, Academy Award® winner for The Piano). Bill Bromiley, Chief Acquisitions Officer for Image Entertainment, made today’s announcement at the 2013 Berlin Film Festival.

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