Hollywood has seen the future, and it’s unboxing videos. Yes, the inexplicably popular homemade videos of people removing products from their packages will serve as the inspiration for a new Paramount movie called Unboxing. The story focuses on a pre-teen girl who accidentally unboxes a band of supernatural tricksters who then run rampant through a small town. I promise I’m not making this up! More on the Unboxing movie below.
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Posted on Thursday, February 7th, 2013 by Angie Han
Not even death can stop John Hughes from being a big draw in the film industry. Paramount is pressing forward with The Grigsbys Go Broke, one of the last scripts he ever wrote, with Ice Age: The Meltdown writer Jim Hecht on board to do rewrites. Before you get too excited, though, keep in mind that the last time Paramount attempted a similar feat, it turned into Drillbit Taylor. Hit the jump to keep reading.
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Briefly: MGM: re-animate! There was a point where MGM was noted as an animation house that employed talents like Friz Freling and introduced William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. But the old MGM Cartoon Studio is long since shuttered, and the last theatrical feature to come out of MGM Animation was All Dogs Go to Heaven 2, in 1996.
Now MGM is going back to animation, and the first feature to be developed is one of the few non-remake projects at the studio: an adaptation of the children’s book Punk Farm. Read More »