Transformers: Dark Of The Moon IMAX edition opening one day early
IMAX and Paramount Pictures announced today that Transformers: Dark of the Moon will be released in IMAX 3D format as an early engagement starting Tuesday, June 28th, on 146 domestic IMAX screens. The film will also open on at least 117 IMAX screens internationally – 105 of which will open during launch weekend – with …
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen - The IMAX Experience posts biggest opening in IMAX history
IMAX announced that the Paramount Pictures release Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: The IMAX Experience, directed by Michael Bay and featuring scenes filmed with IMAX cameras, posted exceptionally strong opening results, with an estimated $14.4 million coming from 169 IMAX theatres domestically, for a per screen average of over $85,000 during the five-day opening from …
Zombie comic Deadworld headed to big screen
Dark Hero Studios partners David Hayter and Benedict Carver are teaming up with Pandemonium’s Bill Mechanic to turn the comic Deadworld into a feature film franchise, according to Variety. Hayter – who wrote scripts for X-Men, X2 and Watchmen – will pen the screenplay, and will produce, along with Mechanic and Gary Reed, who wrote …
Cronenberg's Videodrome to get remake treatment
Universal will remake the 1983 David Cronenberg cult classic Videodrome, with Ehren Kruger attached to write, according to Variety.
Transformers 2, Y: The Last Man and possibly Iron Man 2 to be partially shot with IMAX cameras
According to a report on Variety, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Y: The Last Man, are looking to shoot footage using IMAX cameras. Transformers director Michael Bay has already shot three scenes for the upcoming sequel with the 70mm IMAX camera, meaning those segments will not need to be enlarged, in order to be …
Weinsteins' Dimension Acquires Boathouse
Dimension Films announced today that they have acquired the rights to develop The Boathouse, a supernatural thriller pitch being written by David Loucka. Iain Softley (The Skeleton Key) is set to direct and will be produced by Softley and Sarah Curtis (Mrs. Brown) through their company Forthcoming Productions, along with Ehren Kruger (writer of The Ring, The Skeleton Key and Scream 3), and Daniel Bobker (The Skeleton Key). …
Universal Snaps Up Zoo
Variety reported that Universal Pictures has acquired a sci-fi comedy pitch called Zoo, from a script written by David Berenbaum (writer of Elf, Zoom and the upcoming The Spiderwick Chronicles). Zoo is based on a pitch by writer Ehren Kruger (writer of The Ring, The Ring 2, The Skeleton Key and the upcoming John Carter of Mars). The plot is top-secret.