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‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ Review: Animated Reboot Delivers Plenty of Familiar Charms

The perpetual troubles of a prepubescent protagonist are humorously placed at the center of Disney Plus’ “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.” After a successful run of four live-action features adapted from Jeff Kinney’s popular book series, director Swinton Scott refurbishes the franchise as an animated feature, and while the wholesome-minded product feels a tad redundant, […]

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‘Home Alone,’ ‘Night at the Museum’ to Be Rebooted at Disney+

Disney has found massive success in reimagining its classic properties and is now looking to do the same with 20th Century Fox’s library following its $71.3 billion acquisition of most of the Fox empire.During Disney’s earnings call on Tuesday afternoon, CEO Bob Iger revealed that Fox properties Night at the Museum, Diary of a Wimpy […]

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Paramount Moving Ahead on ‘Rugrats’ Movie With ‘Wimpy Kid’ Director

Paramount has hired family film specialist David Bowers as the director of its upcoming live-action/CG “Rugrats” movie.Bowers directed the second, third and fourth “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” movies. He also directed the animated movies “Astro Boy” and “Flushed Away.”Producers are Brian Robbins, series creator Gabor Csupo and Karen Rosenfelt. “Rugrats” is being produced through […]

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‘Rugrats’ Live-Action Movie Lands ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ Director (Exclusive)

Paramount Player’s live-action/CG hybrid take on Rugrats has found its director.David Bowers, who directed three of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies, has been tapped to direct the project, which is being produced by Karen Rosenfelt.Rugrats was the popular Nicktoon show that ran from 1991 and into the 2000s, centering on a group of […]

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