The Lorax, Universal’s adaptation of the Dr. Suess book, takes $71m in its opening weekend, making it the biggest movie debut of the year so far.
Nominations for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA’s) 2012 have been announced, with The Artist picking up 12 nominations, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy with 11, Hugo with 9, 6 for My Week with Marilyn, and 5 each for The Help and War Horse.
Ricky Gervais, the mock-master whose barbs targeted Gibson and other stars at last year’s Golden Globes telecast, is back at the host’s podium for a third time on Sunday night.
Universal Studios is in talks with the scriptwriting team of “Bruce Almighty”, to write a follow up the 2003 hit. In the original film, Jim Carrey starred as TV reporter given the chance to be God for a week after complaining to God about a rival co-worker, portrayed by Steve Carell, being promoted to the…
Producer Graham King plans to make a Freddie Mercury biopic in 2012, with Sacha Baron Cohen as the lead.
Budgeted at $15 million, Rocky: The Musical will have its world debut, in German, in Hamburg November 2012. Stylester Stallone, star of the 1976 movie and now the musical’s producer, then plans to take an English version of the musical on the road to stages worldwide.