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PETER JACKSON SAYS HE’LL DIRECT TINTIN SEQUEL

December 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Jackson has disclosed that he plans to direct the sequel to last year’s Tintin, the motion-capture film that he produced but which was directed by Steven Spielberg. For the sequel, he implied, he and Spielberg will reverse roles. The film opened with just $9.7 million and went on to earn a total of $77.6 […]

TINTIN DEBUTS WITH $55.8 MILLION OVERSEAS

October 31, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Overseas, Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn had a solid debut in 19 countries, where it collected $55.8 million. Some 38 percent of that amount came from France, where the film opened with $21.5 million, the second biggest opening in that country this year after the final Harry Potter installment. […]

CONTROVERSY GROWS OVER SPIELBERG’S TINTIN

October 19, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

It doesn’t open in Europe until October 26, and it won’t be seen in the U.S. until December, but Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn is already drawing much criticism from fans of the original Hergé comic strip and those who have accused the Belgian writer/artist of racism, antisemitism, and […]

SPIELBERG SAYS HE FELT LIKE “A PAINTER” WORKING ON TINTIN

July 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Steven Spielberg has replied — indirectly — to comments made last month by animation producer Stephen Paul Leiva (Space Jam) that Spielberg’s upcoming The Adventures of Tintin should not qualify for an Oscar nomination as an animated feature because it uses performance capture technology. In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Leiva had said, […]

EISNER TO HEAD TRIBUNE?

August 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Michael Eisner, who was forced out as CEO of the Walt Disney Co. in 2005, may become the next chairman of the Tribune Co., the Los Angeles Times reported today (Thursday), citing several people with knowledge of the situation. The Times is owned by Tribune, as are seven other newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune, and […]

REPORT: PETER JACKSON RETURNING TO MIDDLE EARTH

June 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

It now appears likely that Peter Jackson, who directed the Lord of the Rings trilogy, will also direct the two Hobbit prequels, the two entertainment industry trade publications, Daily Variety and The Hollywood Reporter, said today (Monday). Both “trades” said that Jackson has been in talks with Warner Bros./New Line and MGM, who are jointly […]