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August 23, 2011

Five Over-the-Top Hollywood Earthquakes

As the dust settles on the East Coast, the Hollywood Reporter revisits some of the biggest quakes in film history.More…

November 2, 2009

12 Facts About 2012

Did the Mayans really predict, all those centuries ago, that Earth would be visited by planetary apocalypse three years from now? It's open to interpretation -- Roland Emmerich has a gargantuan disaster movie to sell and even he admits the whole 2012 theory is just, "a nice hook for the audience." John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Woody Harrelson and Danny Glover are a few of the stars swept up in Emmerich's latest cataclysmic shocker. Rotten Tomatoes meets the cast and director in Cancun, Mexico - close to the once-throbbing heart of Mayan civilisation -- for a 2012 fact-finding mission.More…

August 11, 2008

20 CGI Classics - From T2 to Batman Begins to WALL-E

We showcase 20 films which have employed Pixar's pioneering software RenderMan to create some of the last two decades' most visually-impressive movies.More…

March 10, 2008

Newell's Prince of Persia Ruling Moroccan Sands

Tell the truth: Do you think you could look at a picture of the desert and tell whether it was taken in Iran or Morocco?More…

March 6, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: Ancient Action Arrives Again

For its third chart-topper of the year, Warner Bros. is going back in time with its ancient adventure 10,000 BC which aims to revitalize a box office on the verge of extinction.More…

February 21, 2008

For Roland Emmerich, 2012 Is Now

Roland Emmerich's 10,000 B.C. won't arrive in theaters until March 7, but the big-budget-lovin' director already has studios lining up to pay for his next project.More…

May 31, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "Knocked Up" Expecting Solid Arrival

Call it the weekend of the actor/producer. Three new films with stars that do double duty behind the scenes (or have good agents that can snag a free credit) enter a marketplace filled with big-budget tentpole pics quickly eroding away.More…

April 15, 2007

Michael Bay To Direct "Prince of Persia" Vid Game Pic

If you were at all worried about who Disney might nab to direct the Ubisoft video game adaptation, you can rest easy. Michael Bay is on the job!More…

June 7, 2006

One Director for the Alien, and Another for the Predator

Not only does "Alien vs. Predator 2" look like it will definitely become a reality, but IGN FilmForce seems to have the inside track on who'll be directing the sequel. Both directors, actually.More…

June 1, 2006

Box Office Preview: Jen and Vince Ready to Rumble

How much money will moviegoers spend on watching two celebrities yell and scream at each other for 106 minutes? That is the question that Universal, and the film industry in general, will be asking itself with the opening of The Break-Up, the new romantic comedy starring Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston.More…

May 25, 2006

Box Office Preview: X-Men 3 Ready to Rock Memorial Day Weekend

Wolverine, Professor X, and the rest of their soul patrol will launch a full-scale attack on the North American box office this weekend as the gargantuan comic book film X-Men: The Last Stand invades the marketplace on Friday ready to dominate the long Memorial Day holiday weekend.More…

May 16, 2006

Michael Bay Buys His Very Own FX Company

Michael Bay already owns his own production company (Platinum Dunes), so obviously he has to own his own FX house! This explains why the "Transformers" director and a partner dropped what must have been a LOT of cash to purchase well-regarded FX company Digital Domain.More…

May 14, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Mission: Impossible 3" Beats "Poseidon" to Remain at #1

Tom Cruise's spy sequel Mission: Impossible III remained the most popular film in North America for the second straight weekend while the big-budget disaster film Poseidon opened in second place to disappointing results.More…

May 11, 2006

Roland Emmerich's "10,000 B.C." Begins!

Big-budget spectacle-maker Roland Emmerich just began production on his "10,000 B.C." for Warner Bros. The large-scale old-school period piece will shoot mainly in South Africa and New Zealand.More…

February 27, 2006

Emmerich Enlists a Few Youths for "B.C." Duty

Flashy director Roland Emmerich has begun casting his next epic, the ancient history action tale entitled "10,000 B.C." The first actors aboard will be Steven Strait and Camilla Belle, a pair of up & comers last seen in "Sky High" and "When a Stranger Calls," respectively.More…

January 31, 2006

WB Sends Emmerich Back to "B.C."

Variety reports that Roland Emmerich's "10,000 B.C." was no quicker dropped by Sony than picked up (in "turnaround") by WB, the studio that hopes it make it one of their Summer '07 tentpole releases. (Roland Emmerich is the man who gave you "Stargate," "Independence Day," and "The Day After Tomorrow."More…

October 5, 2005

Roland Emmerich's Next Goes Back to "10,000 B.C."

The director of "Godzilla," "The Day After Tomorrow," and "Stargate" will be heading back to prehistory for his next big-budget epic, says Variety. From filmmaker Roland Emmerich comes "10,000 B.C"!More…

August 25, 2005

Screenwriter Earns $3mill for a "Scriptment" of Someone Else's Novel

According to Variety, Sony just ponied up 3 million big ones to screenwriter Ken Nolan for his 75-page "scriptment" entitled "The Grays," which is based on an as-yet-unpublished novel by Whitley Strieber.More…

April 7, 2005

Michael Bay Contemplates a Transforming Career Move

Ever since Steven Spielberg climbed aboard as executive producer on the Paramount / DreamWorks project "The Transformers," fans have been wondering who the director will be. Buzz earlier this week stated that it was going to be a toss-up between Michael Bay ("Armageddon") and Roland Emmerich ("The Day After Tomorrow"), but Variety reports that the gig may be Bay's ... if he wants it. Based on the extremely popular cartoon and toy characters of the 1980's, this big-screen "Transformers" adaptation is presently scheduled to begin shooting in the fall, and the studios have pegged November '06 for its release.More…

December 20, 2004

Seven Films Contend for Visual Effects Oscar

"The Incredibles" and "The Polar Express," two of this year's effects-heavy films, are out of contention for 2004's Oscar for visual effects, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Instead, the contest will be between seven films: "The Aviator," "Spider-Man 2," "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events," "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," "The Day After Tomorrow," "I, Robot," and "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow."More…