December 7, 2012
The Jumanji Remake Gets a Writer
Stranger Than Fiction writer Zach Helm will attempt to "reimagine" and "update" the bestelling children's book for its second trip to the big screen.
November 14, 2005
"Little" Stays Big for a Second Weekend at the Box Office
Disney's "Chicken Little" managed to stay atop the box office charts for a second consecutive weekend, despite family-friendly competition of the outer space kind. "Little" added a big $32 million egg to an omelette presently worth $80.7 million, and the folks over at Disney Animation think the thing's pretty delicious. Debuting in second place was Sony's "Jumanji" in Space" adventure "Zathura," which tallied a fairly decent $14 million from 3,200 screens.
November 10, 2005
Critical Consensus: "Zathura"'s Got Game, "Get Rich" Dies Tryin'
This week's wide releases raise a number of questions. Is "Zathura" a game worth playing? Is 50 Cent's movie debut, "Get Rich or Die Tryin'," the cinematic equivalent of a trip to the candy shop? Is "Derailed" a speedy locomotive, or is it true to its name? What do the critics have to say?
June 13, 2005
Hensleigh Heads Over to the "Darksiders"
Writer/director Jonathan Hensleigh ("The Punisher") has been enlisted by New Line to bring "Darksiders" to life, says The Hollywood Reporter. The movie, "which revolves around a band of vampires that become special operatives for the FBI," has had a few filmmakers attached in the past, most notably David Goyer ("Blade: Trinity") and David Nutter (TV's "Dark Angel" and "Smallville").