‘Atlantis Rising’ Comic coming to Big Screen

Atlantis RisingWell with so many comic books being adapted for the big screen it seems everyone is wanting to get on board and have a try at it but at least this time it’s a bit more science fiction. Writer-director Joby Harold (Awake) is in negotians to write the adaptation of the comic book "Atlantis Rising" for DreamWorks. Len Wiseman (Underworld, Live Free or Die Hard) is also attached to direct this apocalyptic science fiction project.

‘Wizard of Oz’ Gets CG-Animated

Wizard of Oz
John Boorman is attached to direct the $25 million, CG-animated pic "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." The adaptation of L Frank Baum’s original novel will be Boorman’s first toon pic. "OZ" is currently in pre-production and is written by Boorman, Ron Mita and Jim McClain (Robots). It’s scheduled to hit theaters during summer of 2010.
The English-language adaptation maintains the tale’s main characters and settings. Unlike the MGM classic, however, it’s not a musical.

“Kung Fu Panda 2” Has Got Release Date

Kung Fu Panda
DreamWorks Animation has announced that the sequel to its worldwide animation hit, "Kung Fu Panda," is expected to return to theaters on June 3rd, 2011. The studio also anticipates releasing the film at IMAX theatres worldwide and like most other 2009 DreamWorks Animation releases, "Kung Fu Panda 2" will be produced in stereoscopic 3D technology…