Twilight Saga: New Moon, Peter Jackson and James Cameron’s Avatar circling 40th Comic-Con International

The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Peter Jackson, who’s finishing up the horror film The Lovely Bones and James Cameron’s epic sci-fi movie Avatar, are purported to be among the highlights of this summer’s 40th Anniversary edition of Comic-Con International in San Diego, according to the New York Times. Jackson has never attended the event, despite …
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Director James Cameron, Variety’s Peter Bart, Precious director Lee Daniels, uber-producer Lauren Shuler Donner to speak at Produced By Conference 2009

In June of 2009, the entire producing community will gather in one place for an extraordinary weekend of discovery, learning and creative inspiration. Presented by the Producers Guild of America and hosted by Sony Pictures Studios, the Produced By Conference brings together the entire producing profession—from acclaimed Oscar and Emmy winners, to experienced team members, …
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Gossip Girl gets gobbled up by Piranha 3D

Dimension Films has confirmed that “Gossip Girl” Jessica Szohr, has joined previously announced cast members Elisabeth Shue, Richard Dreyfuss, Ving Rhames, Adam Scott and Dina Meyer in the upcoming film PIRANHA 3D. E Online broke the news earlier today, that Szohr will appear in the Alexandre Aja-directed remake of the cult classic horror film. As …
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Hills Have Eyes director now eyeing Contractor

Frenchmen Alexandre Aja – who helmed the French language cult horror High Tension, as well as The Hills Have Eyes and Mirrors – is attached to direct the thriller The Contractor, according to Variety. Ian Jeffers (Death Sentence, upcoming Castlevania and Mandrake) is rewriting the script for the project, which Alexandra Milchan – daughter of …
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Animated sci-fi epic Battle for Terra trailer online

The official theatrical release trailer for the animated Battle for Terra is now online. ‘Terra’ follows the story of a peaceful alien planet facing annihilation. The animation was done by a company called MeniThings, whose artistic director, Aristomenis Tsirbas, is also the director of the film. According to MeniThings’ website, Tsirbas was a visual effects …
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Terminator 2: Judgement Day film review

James Cameron made one of his biggest early hits with the sequel to the popular Terminator, Schwarzenegger’s baddest-ass role to date. Sent back in time (again) to protect the young leader of a future resistance group, Arnie does battle with a superior model of himself (Robert Patrick). Of course he wins, but not before dazzling …
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A noble effort for Macbeth director

Geoffrey Wright, (director of Romper Stomper and Cherry Falls) must have had a great time bringing his newest effort to the screen. Macbeth is a sexy and stylish, contemporary retelling of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. While I felt it somewhat confined to it’s inspiration’s dialogue and even storyline, it was a visually stunning …
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Geoffrey Wright’s Macbeth synopsis

Geoffrey Wright’s Macbeth, distributed by Union Station Media and Truly Indie, opens July 6th, 2007 at the Quad Cinema, 34 West 13th Street, New York City. From the mind of Geoffrey Wright, (Romper Stomper, Cherry Falls) comes a sexy, stylish, contemporary retelling of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays, Macbeth. This archetypal tale of the …
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George Lucas receives AFI’s 33rd Life Achievement Award

Thousands of guests filled the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, California, last night for the 33rd American Film Institute (AFI) Life Achievement Award honoring George Lucas. The two-hour special event, executive produced and written by Bob Gazzale and directed and co-produced by Louis J. Horvitz, was taped for telecast on USA Network on Monday, June …
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More on James Cameron’s Avatar

According to the Hollywood North Report, Joel Moore (Dodgeball) has been all but confirmed for a lead inJames Cameron’s upcoming return to the big screen; the science fiction epic Avatar. According to the story, in the future, Jake, a paraplegic war veteran is brought to another planet named Pandora, which is inhabited by the Na’vi, a race with their own …
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