Tag Archives: Jon Landau

“Titanic” 3D version sailing to theaters April 2012

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The reformatted version of James Cameron’s Oscar-winning “Titanic,” retrofitted for 3D, now has a release date. Paramount Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox and Lightstorm Entertainment revealed that the film will sail back into global theaters on April 6, 2012. 
The release marks the 100th anniversary of the Titanic[...]

James Cameron-produced “Fantastic Voyage” remake scores writer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Team “Avatar” is moving ahead on its planned remake of the 1966 sci-fi adventure “Fantastic Voyage.” Laeta Kalogridis has been hired to rewrite the shooting script for 20th Century Fox. A producer on James Cameron’s “Avatar,” Kalogridis also wrote and produced “Shutter Island” with Martin Scorsese. His challenge[...]

“Avatar” extended edition DVD, Blu-ray details unveiled

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: How many times have you seen “Avatar?” How many copies of James Cameron’s Oscar-winning film do you own? And honestly, how many are you willing to shell out for? We received details on the upcoming “Extended Collector’s Edition” of the film, which will be released on Blu-ray[...]

“Titanic” also converting to 3-D for 2012 theatrical release

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: George Lucas staked his claim on the 3-D landscape, announcing that all six “Star Wars” films would be re-treated and re-released in 2012. James Cameron is hot on his heels. The Oscar winner is contemplating releasing a 3-D version of his award-winning “Titanic” into theaters in April 2012[...]

James Cameron, OK GO to be honored by Producers Guild of America

HollywoodNews.com: The Producers Guild of America has announced the 2010 “Digital 25: Visionaries, Innovators and Producers,” an honor which recognizes individuals and teams that have made the most significant contributions to the advancement of digital entertainment and storytelling over the past year. The recipients will be honored at an[...]

Adam Sandler invited to join The Academy

HollywoodNews.com: Adam Sandler is gearing up for the release of his new film, “Grown Ups,” and has just been announced as one of 135 artists selected to join the Academy. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 135 artists and executives who[...]

Avatar’s CCH Pounder returns to Warehouse 13

By Fred Topel CCH Pounder may be best known for her heartbreaking and powerful role on TV’s The Shield. She helped make cinema history by playing the Na’Vi queen Moat in Avatar, the biggest movie of all time. Pounder comes back to television with her recurring role on Syfy’s Warehouse 13. “We’ve[...]

“Avatar” Blu-ray shatters first-day sales records

It seems the Na’vi are more powerful than Batman. James Cameron’s “Avatar” moved far more Blu-rays in its first day of sales — at an estimated 1.5 million copies — than previously sales leader “The Dark Knight,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. A Fox rep who declined to specific figures told THR[...]

James Cameron’s “Avatar” DVD aims to save the planet

BY SEAN O’CONNELL “Avatar” director James Cameron and his producer, Jon Landau, presented scenes from the film’s upcoming Blu-ray release yesterday in Los Angeles, and used the opportunity to map out their initiative to plant 1 million trees in honor of the film’s DVD release on Earth Day. “Avatar” will be[...]