Latest News on The Spiderwick Chronicles

September 8, 2008

Spiderwick Producers Are Spanking Shakespeare for Paramount Opens in new window

Paramount has forged an agreement with the producers of "The Spiderwick Chronicles" to assemble an adaptation of Jake Wizner's hit young adult novel, "Spanking Shakespeare." More...

June 23, 2008

RT on DVD: A Killer Sopranos Set; WALL-E Gets a Friend Opens in new window

You thought the Sex and the City DVD collection was expensive? Start saving up for the ultimate Sopranos box set, coming this fall. Also look for a DVD spin-off from last weekend's Get Smart, and find out what new robot character Pixar might have planned to keep WALL-E company! Plus, this week's new releases after the jump. More...

March 16, 2008

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Horton Hears Cash Registers Ring at Box Office Opens in new window

North American film fans heard the call of the elephant and stampeded to the box office to see the animated Dr. Seuss pic Horton Hears a Who, which enjoyed the largest opening weekend of the year so far. More...

March 6, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: Ancient Action Arrives Again Opens in new window

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 29, 2008

Freddie Highmore Is Astro Boy Opens in new window

Imagi Studios hasn't yet fully fired up the hype machine for its big-screen CGI take on Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy, but the time isn't far off -- matter of fact, the computer-animated hero just got himself a voice. More...

February 21, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: Vantage Point Aims For #1 Debut Opens in new window

A terrorist attack is played out through multiple perspectives in the high-octane political thriller Vantage Point which leads the four-pack of new openers which also includes three small comedies. More...

February 17, 2008

Box Office Wrapup: Jumper Teleports to #1 Over Presidents' Day Weekend Opens in new window

Moviegoers lined up to see ex-Jedis Hayden Christensen and Samuel L. Jackson duke it out sending their new science fiction actioner Jumper to number one over the Presidents' Day holiday weekend. More...

February 14, 2008

Box Office Preview: Four New Candidates Arrive For Presidents' Day Opens in new window

The annual convergence of the Valentine's Day and Presidents' Day holidays has lead to a unique situation this year as studios are all releasing their wide openers on Thursday hoping for strong five-day starts for their pictures. More...

February 13, 2008

Critics Consensus: Spiderwick Weaves Gold, Jumper Goes Over the Shark, Say Yes to Maybe Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got supernatural dwellers, teleporters, a dance dance revolution, and uncertain love. What do the critics have to say? More...

November 2, 2007

The Spiderwick Chronicles are Coming to IMAX Opens in new window

When Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi's Spiderwick Chronicles make the leap from printed page to silver screen on February 15, the Mark Waters-directed adaptation will be getting a little extra boost, courtesy of the IMAX Corporation. More...

October 6, 2006

The Weekly Ketchup: Robert Downey Jr. As "Iron Man," George Lucas In The News, And More! Opens in new window

In this week's Ketchup, Robert Downey Jr. finally gets cast as "Iron Man," and George Lucas discusses many things, including "Indiana Jones 4." More...

September 29, 2006

Strathairn Joins Cast Of "The Bourne Ultimatum," "The Spiderwick Chronicles" Opens in new window

David Strathairn is going to be a very busy man. Variety reports the respected character actor is joining the cast of the Paul Greengrass-helmed "The Bourne Ultimatum," as well as the fantasy film "The Spiderwick Chronicles." More...

July 24, 2006

Kid Stars Sign Up for "Spiderwick" Opens in new window

Young actors Freddie Highmore ("Charlie and the Chocolate Factory") and Sarah Bolger ("In America") have signed to star in Paramount's big-screen rendition of "The Spiderwick Chronicles," which is based on the very popular series by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi. More...

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