Category: Production

Phil Lord, Christopher Miller return to producing via ‘The LEGO Ninjago Movie’

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who wrote and directed The LEGO Movie and produced The LEGO Batman Movie, return again as producers of Warner Bros. Pictures’ all-new, big-screen event, The LEGO NINJAGO Movie, in Philippine cinemas September 27. In this big-screen NINJAGO adventure, the battle for NINJAGO City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd,

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Production underway for Tim Burton’s live-action ‘Dumbo’

Production is underway for the live-action reimagining of Disney’s 1941 animated classic “Dumbo.” Directed by visionary filmmaker Tim Burton (“Alice in Wonderland,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”), the film stars Golden Globe® winner Colin Farrell (“In Bruges,” “The Lobster”), Golden Globe winner Michael Keaton (“Birdman,” “Beetlejuice”), Emmy® and Golden Globe winner Danny DeVito (“Batman Returns,”

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Back to J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world in ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’

BURBANK, CA – July 3, 2017 – Principal photography starts today, Monday, July 3, on an all new adventure set in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, the second of five films in the series that began with “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” The as-yet-untitled film is being directed by David Yates. Oscar winner Eddie

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MonsterVerse kicks into gear as ‘Godzilla 2’ gets underway

Following the global success of 2014’s “Godzilla” and this year’s “Kong: Skull Island,” comes the next chapter in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ cinematic MonsterVerse: an epic action adventure that pits Godzilla against some of the most popular monsters in pop culture history. The film, which begins principal photography today, is being directed by

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Motion capture technology used in epic action ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’

Humanity’s last stand is at stake in the upcoming epic action “War for the Planet of the Apes” where peace is shattered in a winner-takes-all war for the planet. Here we see the incredible transformation of the actors in mo-cap (motion capture) technology as they bring their characters to life on the big screen. As

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Horror fan-favorite James Wan to produce ‘The Conjuring’ spin-off ‘The Nun’

Filmmaker James Wan, director of the record-setting horror hits “The Conjuring” and “The Conjuring 2,” explores another dark corner of that universe with New Line Cinema’s “The Nun.” Helmed by award-winning director Corin Hardy (“The Hallow”), the new fright-fest has begun production on location in Romania. It will be produced by Wan through his Atomic

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Tom Cruise-starrer ‘The Mummy’ boasts of weightless stunts in Zero G

All hell breaks loose when Egyptian princess Ahmanet’s sarcophagus is being flown from Iraq to London and ravens begin to crash thru the cockpit window, in Universal Pictures’ The Mummy (in Philippine cinemas on June 7, 2017). As one might imagine, things go downhill from there…and the plane begins to dive. Director Alex Kurtzman and

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Universal Pictures unveils ‘Dark Universe’ for its classic monster film series

Universal Pictures announced May 23 that its series of films reviving the studio’s classic monster characters for a new generation will be known as “Dark Universe.” The motion logo for the new initiative features a musical theme composed by Danny Elfman and will debut in theaters preceding The Mummy, which will be released in Philippine

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Film adaptation of 2016 Palanca-winning ‘Deadma Walking’ now in production

Filming has begun on “Deadma Walking” which won the 2nd Prize in the Screenplay division of the 2016 Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, the most prestigious literary prize in the Philippines. Past winners in the same category include the blockbuster romance-comedy “That Thing Called Tadhana.” The story revolves around gay BFFs (best friends for

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Production underway on Warner Bros.’ superhero action adventure ‘Aquaman’

BURBANK, CA, May 3, 2017 – Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures’ action adventure “Aquaman,” helmed by James Wan (“The Conjuring” films, “Furious 7”). Jason Momoa stars in the title role, returning to the character he plays in this November’s “Justice League.” The film also stars Amber Heard (“Justice League,” “Magic Mike XXL”)

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