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Marvel Starts Production on Black Panther Film

Marvel Studios has recently announced that they have started production on yet another film adaptation of a popular comic book franchise. This time around, it’s Black Panther. Astute fans will remember that the Black Panther character has already made his big screen debut as one of the main characters in Captain America: Civil War, but the film promises to put the king of Wakanda centerstage as ...


Fox Animation Gets Rights to Zita the Spacegirl

Fox Animation has recently secured the rights to Ben Hatke’s Zita the Spacegirl graphic novel trilogy, which is to be produced by Chernin Entertainment (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.) The first in the series of books was published in 2011 and brought to the US by MacMillan’s First Second Imprint. The planned feature film will be penned by Morgan Jurgenson and Alex Ankeles and ...


Mama Director Tapped for Shadow of the Colossus Film Adaptation

All the anticipation for Sony’s planned adaptation of the Playstation 2 hidden gem Shadow of the Colossus was not enough to prevent the project from entering development limbo, but after a long wait – it seems like things are starting to pick up steam as Sony Pictures Entertainment has recently announced the hiring of Andres Muschietti as director, joining previously-announced ...


Cartoon Saloon and Aircraft Pictures to Adapt The BreadWinner

Cartoon Saloon and Aircraft Pictures have recently entered into a partnership that will see the adaptation of Deborah Ellis’ award-winning novel The Breadwinner into animated film format. The film will be directed by Cartoon Saloon’s Nora Twomey, who has previously co-directed the Oscar-nominated animated feature The Secret of Kells and the award-winning shorts From Darkness and Cúilín ...


Disney Greenlights Chip N’ Dale Movie

As the recent Alvin and the Chipmunks and Smurfs movies prove, Live-Action/CG hybrid reboots of iconic 80s animated franchises are lucrative, and it’s something that no major studio can ignore – especially when it comes to Disney as they have dozens of these 80s franchises just waiting for a reboot. And according to The Hollywood Reporter, they may be in the process of reviving Chip N’ ...

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