Directory of film news articles and press releases.
Broadway Musical To Become Film ....1/27/05
More and more Broadway musicals are being adapted into films, pointing to a new trend in which stage musicals are translated into big-screen extravaganzas. Read more...
Cable TV Stations Honor African American Filmmakers ....1/19/05
The cable TV stations, HBO (Home Box Office) and Black STARZ!, are both honoring African American filmmakers in unique ways this year. Read more...
Filmmakers Nominated For Awards ....1/18/05
The Writers Guild of America (WGA), Directors Guild of America (DGA), American Society of
Cinematographers (ASC), and American Cinema Editors (ACE) have released their lists of nominees for awards ceremonies they are holding early this year. Read more...
Horror Film To Use Characteristics Of Video Game
Recreating stories and characters from popular video games is becoming a film industry trend. Films such as Resident Evil and
House of the Dead were both based on video games. Read more...
Iron Man Coming To The Big Screen
New Line Cinema and Marvel Studios (NYSE: MVL
), have hired Nick Cassavetes (The Notebook, John Q) to direct a new film based on the Marvel comic book character, Iron Man. Read more...
Horror Film Becomes Video Game
The upcoming horror film, Constantine
, is being adapted into a video game scheduled for release in
February 2005. The game uses elements from the film's screenplay and will be available for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox video game systems. Read more...
Lions Gate Bets On Horror
Lions Gate Films (NASDAQ: LGF), a major film distributor, will release five new horror films in 2005: Alone In The Dark, High Tension, Undead, Devil's Rejects, and Saw 2. Read more...
IMAX Expands For Moviegoers ....12/21/04
IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ: IMAX), creator of the big-screen IMAX film format, has
expanded its creative and territorial reach with new marketing and theatre chain partnerships, and with a new 3D film.
Nickelodeon, Paramount Grab Adventure ....12/22/04
Nickelodeon Movies and Paramount Pictures have purchased the film rights to The Anybodies, a children's
book by author Julianna Baggott. Read more...