The Producers Guild of America has announced the 10 films nominated for the Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award. The 10 films are: Avatar, District 9, An Education, The Hurt Locker, Inglourious Basterds, Invictus, Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire, Star Trek, Up and Up in the Air.
Meanwhile after voting this weekend, the National Society of Film Critics awarded The Hurt Locker with Best Picture. The film’s director, Kathryn Bigelow, was also awarded Best Director. Head on over the jump to see the PGA press release, and the rest of the National Society of Film Critics winners.
/Film has a rundown of several of the Pixar “easter eggs” hidden in their various films, including several possible ones for Up. Photo courtesy /Film.
Fox has released the following video of Fringe executive producer Jeff Pinkner discussing the final scene from Tuesday’s season finale.
Meanwhile, Fox has decided to discontinue its year-old strategy of airing fewer advertisements at higher prices. Fringe was one of those shows, so next season’s episodes likely won’t run as long. [WSJ]
The History Channel has announced their most extensive programming slate in its history, including a 12-part epic called America: The Story of Us chronicling the history of the United States from the pilgrims through to President Obama. Other new shows/events include Nostradamus Effect and MysteryQuest. [Variety]
On the strength of several exciting 7-game series, Versus has seen its NHL playoff numbers increase 18% in total viewers and 26% in men 18-49. Last week’s game three between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals registered a record-high 1.49 million viewers for the network, making it the most-watched second-round hockey game since 2002 (when ESPN had the NHL rights). [Variety]
Disney has released 38 photos from Pixar’s Up. The photos, some of which we’ve already seen, also give us a look at some concept art and behind-the-scenes production shots. Click through the jump to see a few more.
Disney has released two new video clips for the upcoming Pixar CG-animated film Up. Watch one below, and click through the jump to check out one more, plus links to two brand new featurettes about the film.
A new extended clip from the upcoming Disney/Pixar animated film Up has premiered online. This film looks hilarious. I can’t wait to check it out, hopefully in 3-D. You can watch the 1-minute clip after the jump.
Disney/Pixar have debuted the new trailer for their next animated feature Up. This looks like another winner for Pixar. The trailer gives us the deepest look into the film, including a new character (a talking dog) and a first look at the film’s villain. Watch the trailer after the jump. Continue reading New Up Trailer