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Spotlight on the Stars: Robert Zemeckis

For this week’s spotlight piece, I wanted to take a look at an A-list director, one who’s really influenced the industry in a big way. The filmmaker in question? Why, Robert Zemeckis, of course. He’s known for his work with visual effects, for sure, but his talents go beyond that.[...]

Josh Groban to guest star on yet another hit show: “The Office”

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Josh Groban will be making yet another guest appearance on a major prime time show—this time as the brother of Ed Helms’ character, Andy Bernard, on “The Office.” The appearance will be the third this year to call upon Groban’s skills as a character[...]

Denzel Washington boarding “Flight” with Zemeckis?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: After years of toiling in motion-capture animation on projects like “The Polar Express” and “A Christmas Carolm” Robert Zemeckis is returning to live-action (yay!) and he may be bringing Denzel Washington with him (double yay!). Zemeckis, who helmed a handful of masterpieces such as “Cast Away” and the[...]

“Battle: Los Angeles” Wins Box Office War

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: As expected, the heavily-hyped Battle: Los Angeles (teaser/review) topped the box office this weekend, grossing an estimated $36 million. If that number holds, it will be the twelfth-biggest March opening in history, and a rock-solid start for a would-be tentpole that cost (depending on who you[...]

“Mars Needs Moms” director Simon Wells

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Some animated heroes only dream of going to infinity and beyond. Not Milo. The brave young boy found at the heart of Walt Disney’s “Mars Needs Moms” leaves the dreaming to toys, actually boarding a rocket ship headed to the red planet when Martians kidnap his mom[...]

‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘Dragon’ and ‘Airbender’ get DVD release dates

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Some major DVD announcements coming across the wire this morning. In an e-mail sent to DisneyDVD subscribers, the studio revealed that “Toy Story 3” will be available on Nov. 2 in DVD, Blu-ray and downloadable format. Also opening that day: “Cars Toon: Mater’s Tall Tales,” as the studio[...]

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[...]

“Clash of the Titans” to be released in 3D

BY STAFF Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that the upcoming feature film “Clash of the Titans” will be released in 3D worldwide on April 2, 2010. The film will simultaneously be released in 2D, reports The Hollywood Reporter. In making the announcement, Dan Fellman, President, Domestic Distribution,[...]