Posts Tagged ‘ Disney ’

Disney Reducing the Cost of ‘The Lone Ranger’

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August 16, 2011
The Lone Ranger

News has just surfaced that the costs associated with Disney’s Lone Ranger project are spiralling out of control. Now producer Jerry Bruckheimer is scrambling to shrink those costs down. There have been misleading rumors circling around recently that Disney has completely pulled the plug on the project altogether, but this couldn’t be further from...
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Reese Witherspoon to Star in Disney’s ‘Wish List’

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August 3, 2011
Reese Witherspoon

The choice of roles some Hollywood A-listers make never ceases to be a source of great bewilderment and mystery to me. Reese Witherspoon’s recent decision to star in Disney’s upcoming movie Wish List is no exception. Wish List will be a romantic comedy about a young girl who makes 10 wishes beside a wishing...
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Disney in Discussions With Johnny Depp For Pirates 5

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July 7, 2011
Johnny Depp - Pirates of the Caribbean

The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has grossed more than $1 billion at the global box office so far, much to Disney’s delight. Pirates is no doubt a hugely successful and lucrative franchise, one that Disney wishes to further capitalise on. So it should come as no surprise to anyone to learn of Disney’s...
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Rebecca Black Presents Award in Vegas: Photos and Video

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April 30, 2011
Rebecca Black - MTV O Music Awards

It wasn’t Friday, but YouTube sensation Rebecca Black was out on the town attending the first ever MTV O Music Awards ceremony held at The Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday night. Shaking off recent death threats, and a resulting police investigation by the Anaheim, California Police Department, Rebecca Black appeared...
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Rebecca Black’s “Friday” Performed by Katy Perry: Video

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April 30, 2011
Katy Perry performing Rebecca Black's song "Friday"

Katy Perry performed Rebecca Black’s popular song “Friday” in a concert performance at the Rod Laver Arena last night in Melbourne, Australia. Proving just how popular Rebecca Black’s song has become after the YouTube video for “Friday” recently went viral, the Melbourne crowd instantly recognized the song and began to sing along, even knowing exactly when...
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Rebecca Black Responds to Death Threats

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April 22, 2011
Rebecca Black Responds to Death Threats

Rebecca Black just doesn’t get the criticism and recent death threats in response to her song “Friday.” The Anaheim, California Police Department recently opened up an investigation into multiple death threats launched against the 13-year-old singer. In an interview with Extra’s Mario Lopez, Black said that she just doesn’t understand what she did that was so wrong. I...
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Hollywood Production Deals Back On The Rise

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March 14, 2011
Hollywood Production Deals Back On The Rise

Hollywood producers can all breathe a sigh of relief because harmful cost cutting by the major studios appears to have abated, albeit for the time being. In the past six months, production deals at the major studios have increased by 5% to a total of 152. Big names like Roy Lee, Darren Aronofsky, John...
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Revival Of The Western Genre

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March 12, 2011
Revival Of The Western Genre

In both its classic and hybrid forms, the western was pronounced dead. But now a new generation of filmgoers are welcoming it back, prompting a rebirth of the western genre, albeit in hybrid form. Hero Complex examined the search for the new old west in Hollywood. It looked at Rango (2011), which is filled...
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