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Robert Zemeckis

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  • The Morning Fix: Disney tries to figure out why 'Mars Needs Moms' bombed. Uva says adios to Univision. Networks wonder if they'll have to punt on football.

     
    After the coffee. Before auditioning to be the new voice of the Aflac duck. The Skinny: Disney is wondering why "Mars Needs Moms" bombed big time. Univision CEO Joe Uva hits the road. The networks start to contemplate life without......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Was a bat autographed by 'Ken Griffey III' in 'Back to the Future II'?

     
    OLYMPIC LEGEND: In Back to the Future II, a bat "autographed" by "Ken Griffey III" is used in a scene set in 2015. STATUS: False. Few films seem to spawn as many rumors, myths and legends as the Back to......
  • Can Robert Zemeckis be saved from Image Movers?

     
    I was showing the kids one of my favorite movies, “Cast Away,” on a sleepy Sunday evening when that title crept up on screen during the opening credits of the Robert Zemeckis masterpiece. “Image Movers.” That's the digital...
  • Directors yell 'Cut!' on studios' premium VOD plans

     
    Nearly two dozen Hollywood directors and producers criticized plans by the major studios to release movies in the home closer to when they debut in theaters. In a open letter released Wednesday by the National Assn. of Theatre Owners, some......
  • 'Mars Needs Moms' drags down Disney's earnings

     
    The box-office bomb that was "Mars Needs Moms" left collateral damage on Walt Disney Studios' bottom line, causing the film group's performance to lag in its second quarter. The studio recorded operating income of $77 million for the three months......
  • Denzel and Zemeckis to take ‘Flight’

     
    Robert Zemeckis has devoted his post-”Cast Away” career to launching, perfecting and popularizing motion capture animation, “the future of acting” in some circles,” “the present and future of animation” in others....
  • Tim Burton, Nicolas Cage, the Muppets and John Travolta feel the love at D23 Expo

     
    That pirate guy was the showstopper on Day 2 at the Walt Disney Co.'s inagural D23 Expo in Anaheim, but there was a whole lot of show before him at the presentation led by Dick Cook, chairman of Walt Disney......
  • Guillermo del Toro will take Disney on a scary ride

     
    Walt Disney Studios and filmmaker Guillermo del Toro are forming a production company, Disney Double Dare You, to create animated films with a spooky edge. Disney Studios Chairman Dick Cook announced the partnership today in a star-studded presentation to...
  • Walt Disney Studios announces collaboration with Guillermo del Toro

     
    Walt Disney Studios and filmmaker Guillermo del Toro are forming a new production company, Disney Double Dare You, to create animated films with a spooky edge. Disney Studios chairman Dick Cook announced the partnership today in a star-studded...
  • The habit Hollywood can't seem to kick: Remakes

     
    Hollywood, as everyone knows, is teeming with liberals of every shape, size, creed and color. Away from work, the legions of Prius-driving actors, filmmakers and studio executives are always busy ardently promoting some desperately important progressive...
  • Berkeley Breathed, drawn back to 'Bloom County' but looking forward

     
    TODAY: Berkeley Breathed is appearing at the Long Beach Comic Con. Berkeley Breathed, the creator of the comic strips ???Bloom County,??? "Outland" and ???Opus,??? lives on a high hilltop in Santa Barbara ??? yes, the money from all those Bill......