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James Cameron to co-produce 3D film in China


August 9th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Director James Cameron has announced that his company will co-produce with Chinese filmmakers a 3D film highlighting the history of Beijing. The announcement Wednesday came ... Read more...

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‘Gattu’ to open Goa’s Children’s Film Festival


May 5th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 5 (IANS) Rajan Khosa's "Gattu", which has already received positive response at international film shows, will open the Children's Film Festival to be held in Goa starting May ... Read more...

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DreamWorks China venture to produce first animation film


March 20th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 20 (IANS) A joint venture between DreamWorks Animation, producer of Hollywood blockbusters such as "Kung Fu Panda", and its Chinese partners is scheduled to release its first ... Read more...

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‘Rango’ named best animated feature film at Oscars


February 27th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) "Rango", a movie about a chameleon, won the best animated feature film trophy at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony here.The movie, directed by Gore ... Read more...

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India a growing market for Hollywood films


February 15th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) From superspy thrillers to animation films to action adventure offerings, a barrage of Hollywood movies is releasing in India. Though the viewership is still ... Read more...

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Brangelina’s kids don’t find them cool


December 9th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's children don't find their parents "cool"."Fortunately, I've scored some points at home because of 'Kung Fu Panda'. They love ... Read more...

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‘X-Men: First Class’ whips up $56 mn on opening weekend


June 7th, 2011 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) "X-Men: First Class" made a good start at the box office by earning $56 million on the opening weekend.The opening for director Matthew Vaughn's "X-Men: First ... Read more...

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‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ breaks China records, earns 11 mn pounds


June 6th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Animation movie "Kung Fu Panda 2" got an overwhelming response in China - it raked in 11 million pounds on its opening weekend.The film which features ... Read more...

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Bachchans on rare family outing to watch ‘Kung Fu Panda 2′


June 1st, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan along with his wife Jaya, son Abhishek and daughter-in-law Aishwarya stepped out for a rare family outing when they went to watch ... Read more...

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‘Hangover Part II’ tops US box office


May 30th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Todd Phillips' "The Hangover Part II" has triumphed at the domestic box office by raking in $118.1 million in the first four days of ... Read more...

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‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ - double the delight (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


May 27th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Kung Fu Panda 2"; Director: Jennifer Yuh; Voiceovers: Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Gary Oldman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Jean-Claude Van Damme; Rating: ****The trailer of "Kung ... Read more...

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Her kids know when Jolie is funny


May 8th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 8 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie says her children don't find her cool all the time."They know when mommy's funny and when mommy's not funny. They'll sit ... Read more...

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First Beijing international film festival begins


April 24th, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Hollywood star Jackie Chan, "Lion King" director Rob Minkoff and director of Oscar-winning "Black Swan", Darren Aronofsky, were among the celebrities who attended the First Beijing ... Read more...

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‘Gulliver’s Travels’ Movie Review: A Very Disappointing Journey


December 31st, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: Gulliver’s TravelsDirector: Rob LettermanCast: Jack Black, Amanda Peet, Jason Segel, Billy Connolly, Chris O'Dowd, Emily BluntRating: **This is perhaps the worst silver screen edition of the 18th century novel ... Read more...

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‘Kung Fu Panda’ lawsuit goes forward


December 8th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A writer filed a lawsuit against DreamWorks Animation for allegedly stealing his idea for 'Kung Fu Panda' has been given the permission to look into the firm's ... Read more...

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New Yorkers Gear Up For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2010


November 25th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Nov 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is again that time of the year when Americans forget about the trials and tribulations of their lives and indulge in the festive ... Read more...

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Charlie Kaufman to polish Kung Fu Panda


May 15th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Charlie Kaufman has been roped in by DreamWorks to polish the script of Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom. It's not the first time that a ... Read more...

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DreamWorks Studio Launches Kung Fu Panda Virtual World


April 13th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Apr 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When you have a $10 million investment in carving out the very best of your project which has been through some serious brainstorming sessions, ... Read more...

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DreamWorks: How to Train a Corporate Dragon


February 24th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by admin
Dan Satterthwaite – Head of HR for DreamWorks speaks out for MeettheBoss.TV on his training techniquesFeb 24 (MeetTheBoss.tv) DreamWorks Pictures spun off DreamWorks Animation as a public company in 2004. And while ... Read more...

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“Dancing With The Stars: Episode 7″ : An Insight


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The episode 7 of 'Dancing with The Stars' has gone on air, and the heat is on, not just for the contestants but for the audience ... Read more...

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Kung Fu Panda to be adapted into TV series


May 16th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Hit animated movie Kung Fu Panda is set to come to the small screen in the form of an adapted TV series.The 2008 comedy blockbuster, which held ... Read more...

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‘Kung Fu Panda’ coming as a TV series


May 16th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Popular animated film "Kung Fu Panda" will soon be seen as a TV series. The 2008 movie, which featured the voices of Jack Black and Angelina Jolie, grossed ... Read more...

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Jack Black takes two breakfasts


May 10th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Hollywood comedian Jack Black has revealed that he eats two breakfasts to temporarily satisfy his almost insatiable appetite. The "Kung Fu Panda" star accepts he gorges on food everyday, ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus, Jonas Bros, High School Musical 3 grab Kids’ Choice Awards


March 30th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 30 (ANI): Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers, High School Musical 3, claimed victory at the 22nd Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles.A new record was set when more than 90 ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks to play Major Matt Mason


March 25th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Hollywood actor Tom Hanks will star in a live-action feature based on the vintage Mattel toy Major Matt Mason.Matt Mason is an astronaut who lived and worked ... Read more...

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‘Roadside Romeo’ nominated for Visual Effects Society Award


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Yashraj Films' animation film “Roadside Romeo” has bagged a nomination at the Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards.“Roadside Romeo”, written and directed by debutant Jugal Hansraj, was India's ... Read more...

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Kung Fu Panda sweeps cartoon awards


February 3rd, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Kung Fu Panda has beaten Wall-E to dominate the 36th Annie Awards, which recognise achievement in animation.The Jack Black movie bagged best animation and 14 other awards ... Read more...

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New He-Man film in the pipeline


January 31st, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Kung Fu Panda director John Stevenson has been roped in to helm Warner Brothers'' He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe.The director''s involvement has laid to rest ... Read more...

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‘Kung Fu Panda’ co-director to helm live-action ‘He-Man’ movie


January 31st, 2009 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) John Stevenson, co-director of “Kung Fu Panda”, is to make his live-action debut with an adaptation of cartoon series “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe”.Contactmusic.com reports, Stevenson ... Read more...

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Jolie calls Oscar nod a “privilege beyond any expectation”


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Angelina Jolie, who is among the nominees in the Best Actress category for Changeling, has called her nod "a privilege beyond any expectation.""Working with Clint Eastwood was ... Read more...

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81st Annual Academy Awards nominations


January 22nd, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) The complete nomination list for the 81st Annual Academy Awards for Motion Pictures. The winners will be announced in a gala ceremony at the Kodak Theatre Feb ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman denies she trashed Australia


January 13th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 13 (DPA) Hollywood actor Nicole Kidman denied Tuesday she was embarrassed by her performance in Baz Luhrmann's epic "Australia" and fled her homeland for fear of what the critics would ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie will definitely have more kids


November 11th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, November 11 (ANI): Angelina Jolie, who loves running after her six children, has revealed that she will definitely have more kids.The Academy Award-winner said that both she and beau ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie gets a loving bearhug at Kung Fu Panda DVD release


November 10th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie got a pretty loving hug by an adorable panda at her Kung Fu Panda DVD release.The 33-year-old posed with the panda to mark ... Read more...

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Junk food ads face ban on children’’s TV Down Under


October 24th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 24 (ANI): Junk food advertising is set to face a ban on children''s TV Down Under.Such ads will be banned under an agreement by some of the biggest food ... Read more...

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