Animated Films Vie for Oscar nominations
According to Variety the following 14 films have been put forward hoping to nab the three final Oscar nominations (to be announced on 22 January):
Kung Fu Panda
Horton Hears A Who
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Fly Me to the Moon
The Sky Crawlers
Sword of the Stranger
The Tale of Despereaux
Waltz With Bashir
Would anybody bet against the first three making the final cut?
Captain America Gets a Director
Former FX supervisor and director of Jumanji and Jurassic Park III Joe Johnston has been picked to helm the Captain America movie, according to Variety . Currently, the release date is pencilled in for May 2011. That's the same year the Avengers movie is scheduled to be released, so whoever’s picked to play wing-head is going to be busy.
Calling Shots on Conan
According to The Hollywood Reporter X-Men: The Last Stand director Brett Ratner has signed up to call the shots on the upcoming Conan remake, after he completed Beverley Hills Cop IV.
Six New Watchmen Posters