Over the next six weeks Stuff will exclusively feature New Zealand online comedy series Woodville. Written by Emmy-nominated screen writer Christopher Brandon, directed by Georgiana Taylor,
When Lalo Alcaraz learned this week that Disney was seeking to trademark “Dia de los Muertos,” the name of the traditional “Day of the Dead” celebrated by millions in Mexico and the US, the cartoonist had an idea. The trademark was for an animated movie by Disney and Pixar Animation Studios that is inspired by the holiday
More scenes are set to be filmed in Wellington for the final two instalments of The Hobbit trilogy.
Coming soon to a theatre near you: China’s Communist Party. From demanding changes in plot lines that denigrate the Chinese leadership, to dampening lurid depictions of sex and violence, Beijing is having increasing success in pressuring Hollywood into deleting movie content it finds objectionable
A tour of the set at Sydney’s Fox Studios during production showed Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby will be nothing if not stylish, with a lavishly detailed mansion and the famous pier in the vast sound stages, colourful period cars and beautifully crafted costumes for the cast and hundreds of extras. All suggested the re-creation of 1920s New York will be as impressive as the version of historic Paris in Moulin Rouge, which Luhrmann and his creative partner and wife, designer Catherine Martin, also shot in Sydney
Aubrey Plaza interrupted Will Ferrell’s acceptance speech at the MTV Movie Awards, then left the building. MTV officials has confirmed that the Parks and Recreation actress was asked to leave the ceremony after unexpectedly walking on stage and trying to take Ferrell’s trophy as he accepted the Comedic Genius Award
With a cast of superheroes and villains, The Avengers beat out its competitors to become the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards. The action romp won three awards on Sunday (Monday, NZ time), including the top prize, movie of the year
What a juxtaposition on Easter Monday: The programme widely derided as the end of public service broadcasting as we know it stages a sentimental farewell to an emblem of the golden age of old-fashioned quality television.
TVNZ has handed over Avalon Studios to its new owners, drawing the curtain on almost 40 years of broadcasting history. But a new episode in the story of the site would begin from today, Avalon Studios chief executive Paul Mainwaring said.
Five people have been jailed in Britain for pretending to make a Hollywood movie in a scam to defraud tax authorities of millions of pounds. The fraudsters were convicted earlier this month of attempting to bilk the government of