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James Cameron supports theater owners in VOD debate

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Theater owners found a powerful ally in their ongoing struggle against the major Hollywood studios and their push for a new, premium video-on-demand (VOD) service. James Cameron, whose larger-than-life visions need to be seen on the big screen, prepared to throw his weight behind the largest[...]

James Cameron looks to Brazil for “Avatar” inspiration

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: James Cameron continues to craft the sequel to his staggeringly successful “Avatar,” and reveals where he and his collaborators are looking for inspiration. “‘Avatar’ is a film about the rain forest and its indigenous people. Before I start to shoot the two films I want to[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond – ‘The Roomate’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: All things Super Bowl put a damper on Hollywood’s enthusiasm for releasing intriguing news films this weekend. So what we were stuck with ? A Single White Female ripoff called ‘The Roommate’ was so derivative its releasing studio couldn’t even bring itself to schedule an advance[...]

Oscar films continue to soar – ‘Roomate’ tops slow Super Bowl weekend

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The Super Bowl weekend is not what anyone would consider prime movie-going real-estate, so it stands to reason that there wouldn’t be much on the wide-release circuit this weekend. Screen Gems scored their biggest opening weekend ever last Super Bowl Sunday with the romantic drama Dear[...]

James Cameron And The Cast and Crew Of ‘Sanctum’ Talk About Tackling Cave Diving

HollywoodNews.com: Despite the wealth (no pun intended) of filmmakers interested in investing in a future blockbuster, James Cameron is one of the few folks in Hollywood who puts his money where his mouth is: After investing some $300 million in 3D technology developing his own camera system in order to[...]

James Cameron honored with inaugural 3D award

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Let’s say you were planning on creating an award recognizing achievement in 3D film technology. Could you possibly give the inaugural award to anyone OTHER than James Cameron? No, which explains why the “Avatar” director is going to receive the International 3D Society’s inaugural Harold Lloyd[...]

Kim Kardashian is the center of James Cameron’s twitter attention

HollywoodNews.com: After only a few hours of being logged into the popular social media site, twitter, James Cameron racked up an estimated 13,000 followers, Cameron took to interacting with his audience, including well-established twitter celeb, Kim Kardashian. The Keeping Up With The Kardashian’s star tweeted to the freshly joined director/producer,[...]

James Cameron confirms “Avatar” sequel dates, teases plot

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Not to ruin the surprise, but we now know what James Cameron will be giving his fans for Christmas: “Avatar” sequels. The second and third parts of an “Avatar” trilogy were previously announced. But in speaking with EW.com, the self-proclaimed “King of the World” (kidding, of[...]

DGA Awards Kick Off Year-Long Celebration Of Guild’s 75th Anniversary

hollywoodnews.com: The Directors Guild of America today announced that the DGA will launch a year-long celebration of the DGA’s 75th anniversary at the DGA Awards on January 29. DGA Award winners Kathryn Bigelow, James Cameron, Francis Ford Coppola, Clint Eastwood, John Rich, Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg, the evening’s co-chairs,[...]

“Avatar,” 3D titles power foreign box to record totals

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Yesterday we reported that the domestic box office – while able to cross $10 billion for a second consecutive year – was still down from the previous year. Not by much. But down. Overseas, we’re hearing a different story. The release of films like James Cameron’s[...]