Nielsen Media to launch MovieWeek LA event

Nielsen Business Media today announced that it will launch MovieWeek LA in 2010, an annual industry and consumer gathering that will explore the art, craft and business of creating the moving image. The confab – which is being created by the company’s Entertainment Group, which includes The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Backstage, and ShoWest – will ….

Costumes from Takashi Miike’s “kid’s film” Yatterman revealed

Variety Asia and Japan Today posted some pics from Takashi Miike’s next film Yattaman, or Yatterman, based on an animation which first aired in Japan in the late 1970s. Miike, who has directed some of the most violent crime thrillers and bloody horrors in recent memory, is trying the teen genre. But this won’t his ….

Alien Trespass movie trailer

IGN has the exclusive preview trailer for Roadshide Attractions’ Alien Trespass online. The film looks like a blend of Creepshow and Eight Legged Freaks, for you pulp sci-fi lovers. Set in 1957, Alien Trespass chronicles a fiery object from space that crashes into a mountaintop in the California desert, bringing the threat of disaster to ….

Keanu Reeves will top-line Cowboy Bebop live-action film for Fox

It’s been reported for some time that Fox is overseeing a big-screen version of the popular Japanese anime series Cowboy Bebop. Variety has confirmed that Keanu Reeves in fact attached to star as the easygoing bounty hunter Spike Spiegel, who wanders through space in search of fortune and good times, in the year 2071. Cowboy ….

Sleep Dealer film details and photos

Indie distributor Maya Entertainment will release the U.S./Mexico co-production Sleep Dealer, in U.S. theaters this April. The film uses sci-fi elements to deal with issues very relevant in modern society. Sleep Dealer takes place in a corporate controlled, militarized near future where the United States has successfully sealed its borders. Through American technology, we have ….