Posts tagged with "DreamWorks"

Lee Townsend returning to MCM London Comic Con

Lee Townsend returning to MCM London Comic Con
With MCM London Comic Con just hours away, it’s worth bringing to your attention just one of the fantastic comic book artists who will be a part of the ever growing and ever busy Comic Village. With over 20 years in the business, artist Lee Townsend has done it all, from advertising and books, to comics, animation and film. Not only has he drawn for the big two in the comics world, as well as others, he has also worked with the big hitters in... 

BBC Doctor Who Comic: interview with editor Andrew James

BBC Doctor Who Comic: interview with editor Andrew James
To celebrate the launch of the newsstand version of Titan Magazines’ BBC Doctor Who Comic, here’s our exclusive interview with editor Andrew James. This piece first featured back in Issue 27 of MyM magazine, when the comic launched as a digital download in the UK…   Read More →

Scarlett Johansson to Star in Ghost in the Shell Movie

Scarlett Johansson to Star in Ghost in the Shell Movie
Whether taking their inspiration from MMORPGs such as World of Warcraft, or comic hall of famers like Batman and Superman, adaptations seem to be what’s “in” at the movies right now. One property we’ve been hearing whispers about for some time is finally headed for the big screen, with Dreamworks having cast Scarlett Johansson in their upcoming adaptation of Japanese classic cult anime Ghost in the Shell. Set in the year 2029, Ghost... 

Swishwiffling! Steven Spielberg is Making a BFG Movie

Swishwiffling! Steven Spielberg is Making a BFG Movie
With his brilliant track record for making great fantasy films featuring plucky child heroes, if there’s anyone you’d trust to make a decent Roald Dahl adaptation, it’s probably Steven Spielberg. Everyone really ought to be super-excited, then, to learn that the Hollywood auteur has confirmed that he’s directing a new version of The BFG. Amazingly, for all his obvious suitability, Spielberg wasn’t actually the studios’... 

MCM Buzz Saddle Up for the How to Train Your Dragon 2 Q and A

MCM Buzz Saddle Up for the How to Train Your Dragon 2 Q and A
The waves are crashing against immovable stone, the wind is blustering and the ground is trembling, but that’s the least of our worries. Here there be dragons. Through a method of transport that most of the world will never get to experience (the tube, which is statistically true…), MCM Buzz took the perilous trip to the Isle of Berk. On arrival, we heard from How To Train Your Dragon 2‘s director and screenwriter Dean DeBlois (Lilo... 

Live action Ghost in the Shell adaptation gains a director

Live action Ghost in the Shell adaptation gains a director
Along with the live action US adaptations of Akira and Death Note, Ghost in the Shell has been stuck in development for a number of years. However, it has recently shown signs of life, with DreamWorks having settled on director Rupert Sanders to helm the project. His previous debut feature film was Snow White and the Huntsman. It’s reported that Sanders will be working from an entirely new script by William Wheeler (writers Jamie Moss and Laeta... 

Animated Korean History Movie In Development By DreamWorks

Animated Korean History Movie In Development By DreamWorks
Back in 1994 when Jeffrey Katzenberg, David Geffen and Steven Spielberg joined forces to create DreamWorks, the biggest Korean entertainment management company known as CJ Entertainment was one of the first to support the studio, distributing all of their films in South Korea, thus forming a close bond.  DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg is currently touring around Seoul with Jennifer Yuh Nelson, the director of Kung Fu Panda 2 and the upcoming... 

Review: Real Steel

Review: Real Steel
Before you read this review and/or see Dreamworks‘ Real Steel you need to do one thing. Forget every film that is mentioned as having being directed by Shawn Levy in the promotional campaign. Yes that means Cheaper By The Dozen, Night At The Museum and the 2006 remake of The Pink Panther which frankly, was terrible. Real Steel is Levy wanting to create a different machine; one that moves within its own near future universe where robotic pugilists... 

Fright Night Character Posters

Fright Night Character Posters
DreamWorks are going all out with their remake of Fright Night, having released a set of UK character posters. Apart from “bad neighbour” Jerry, the main characters are all seen wielding a weapon. Best of all, David Tennant gets his own poster as the gothic magician turned vampire killer, Peter Vincent. With a shotgun over his shoulder and stocked up on shotgun shells and stakes, he looks positively badass! The film tells of high schooler Charlie... 

Watch the trailer for Steven Spielberg’s War Horse

Watch the trailer for Steven Spielberg’s War Horse
STEVEN SPIELBERG knows how to do epic. The legendary director is comfortable with BIG stories with massive arcs. And by the looks of things, War Horse is no different. It definitely looks like he’s going for something with an emotional impact. The synopsis, from Dreamworks, is: From director Steven Spielberg comes “War Horse,” an epic adventure for audiences of all ages. Set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe... 
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