Could Pixar do a Marvel superhero animated feature film now that Disney’s buying them?

Most of you probably know by now that Disney is buying Marvel Entertainment outright. The deal puts Marvel’s list of comic characters into the stable of Disney’s history, expertise and multimedia infrastructure. Some additional details have been released at ComingSoon, regarding the specifics of the deal, including a meeting with Pixar’s John Lasseter with Marvel, ….

Robert Downey Jr. eyeing the role of Lestat in The Vampire Chronicles

According to BloodyDisgusting, the popularity of vampires continues to spread, with the news that Universal Pictures is looking to jump-start Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles, the story of the vampire Lestat Du Lioncort, a nobleman-turned-vampire in the late 18th century. There was no word on how they plan on unfurling franchise, but according to the ….

The Soloist Blu-ray review

The Soloist follows the story of Nathaniel Ayers (Jamie Foxx), a musically gifted schizophrenic homeless man, and Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr.), a Los Angeles Times writer who attempted to restore Ayers’ inner-talents and lead him back to a path of personal and musical success. The film transcends its own emotionally draining story-line, with a ….

Star Trek scribes’ Cowboys and Aliens script finished – still unknown if Robert Downey Jr. will star

Writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman (the team who wrote the latest Star Trek film) have completed a new script for the long-in-development Cowboys and Aliens adaptation, and recently discussed the project with reporters, including Sci-Fi Wire. “We literally handed it in yesterday,” Kurtzman told reporters on August 6, adding that they’re hoping for feedback ….

Toy Story 1 and 2 returning to theaters in 3D, plus updates on a boatload of new 3D projects

Low-cost quality hosting and domain names: On October 2nd, Disney/Pixar has scheduled a short-run release of the Toy Story films as a double feature, according to Screenrant. For two weeks the films will play in theaters. This of course, is meant to lead up to the Lee Unkrich-directed Toy Story 3, slated for release ….

See the first glimpse of Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law as classic gumshoes Holmes and Watson

USA Today has posted a gallery of images from the upcoming Guy Ritchie-directed Sherlock Holmes film. In Ritchie’s action-packed reboot of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective series, Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law play Sherlock Holmes and his trusted partner Watson. Shots include a peek at Rachel McAdams as the brilliant con-woman Irene Adler, along ….

The Soloist film review

Here’s a review of the new Jamie Foxx/Robert Downey Jr. film The Soloist, by long-time contributor Sir Charles Maye. Ok, so this is pretty tricky. This review is kinda like Lindsay Lohan – it goes both ways, so bear with me. The Soloist is about homeless, Julliard-trained cellist/violinist Nathaniel Ayers (Jamie Foxx) who’s suffering from ….

Downey, Witherspoon and Wanted director going back in time

Robert Downey Jr., Reese Witherspoon and Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov are currently in negotiations to topline (and helm) Warner Bros.’ sci-fi thriller The Days Before, according to an article on Dark Horizons. Chad St. John’s script follows a race of aliens who invade Earth by traveling backward through time and wiping out humanity one day ….