Tag Archives: Weta

WETA teases James Franco’s CGI “Apes”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: WETA, the special effects house working on this summer’s “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” has given us a brief look at a CGI rendition of the apes. How brief? Try 5 seconds. But it’s enough to hint at how realistic these computer-generated characters will[...]

Steven Spielberg’s “Tintin” photos arrive online

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I’m trying to get excited about “The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn,” Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Georges Rémi’s revered comic strip that will be in theaters in 2011. Right now, I’m lukewarm. I didn’t grow up with the European comic, which Remi penned[...]

King Kong 360 3-D opens today in Hollywood

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Only the coolest movies get their own theme park rides. Last week, film buffs descended on Orlando, Florida to drink butterbeers and ride roller coasters during the grand opening of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter,” part of Universal Studios’ larger theme park. Today, our attentions[...]