Jennifer Todd Beats Jason Blum in Academy Board Runoff

The total number of women on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors is now 22, one more than last year. That’s because producer Jennifer Todd not only beat her Oscar show co-producer Michael De Luca as a finalist to represent the producers branch, but in a run-off election to resolve […]

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Richard Alan Greenberg Dies: Title Designer On ‘Alien’, ‘Superman’, ‘Matrix’ & Many More Was 71

Richard Alan Greenberg, an Oscar-nominated title designer and motion-graphics pioneer, died June 16 in New York City. He was 71. Greenberg scored his Oscar nom for Best Visual Effects on the 1987 Anrold Schwarzenegger thriller Predator. Among his many other notable opening-sequence credits are Superman, Alien, Dirty Dancing, Zelig, The Untouchables, The World According to […]

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Chris Hardwick Won’t Moderate Warner Bros/DC Comic-Con 2018 Panel (Exclusive)

Chris Hardwick will not return as moderator of this year’s Warner Bros/DC Comic-Con panel following ex-girlfriend Chloe Dykstra’s accusations of abusive behavior, an individual with knowledge of the situation tells TheWrap.Warners is debuting the first “Aquaman” trailer along with the trailer for “Shazam” at this year’s Comic-Con inside Hall H. Hardwick moderated last year and […]

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McG Assembles Cast For Netflix Film ‘Rim of the World’

Exclusive: Jack Gore (The Kids Are Alright), Miya Cech (The Darkest Minds), Benjamin Flores Jr. (Transformers: The Last Knight), King Bach (The Babysitter), Lynn Collins (Manhunt: Unabomber), Annabeth Gish (The X-Files), and Michael Beach (Aquaman) have been tapped to star in Rim of the World, director McG’s third feature for Netflix. Zack Stentz wrote the […]

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Paramount Developing Third ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Movie

Paramount has launched development of a third “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie — two years after “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” was a serious disappointment.The studio has hired Andrew Dodge, whose credits include “Bad Words,” to write the script. Producers are Michael Bay, Andrew Form, and Brad Fuller through their Platinum Dunes […]

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