Gore Verbinski Backstage at Oscars: It Was Johnny Depp 1 year ago
Minutes after winning an Academy Award for the animated feature "Rango," director Gore Verbinski credited Johnny Depp for...
By Joshua L. Weinstein
Jean Dujardin captures Best Actor, Meryl Streep picks up Best Actress, with Christopher Plummer and Octavia Spencer taking home supporting actor trophies
David Stainton steps down after a few months running Paramount Animation, leaving film chief Adam Goodman to step in and run the show
Film editing awards give "The Descendants" a big boost, and solidify "The Artist" as an Oscar editing frontrunner
Gore Verbinski and ILM holed up at a ranch house to make the Oscar-nominated "Rango," the year’s most absurd and inventive animated film
"Rango" takes four awards. "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," "Hugo" and "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" also honored by Visual Effects Society. "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" win for TV
Johnny Depp-voiced film will receive a week-long engagement at the ArcLight Hollywood
He's got the most impressive stable of artists of any indie producer, and his business partner is loaded. But he's never had a money-loser like "Hugo" before
Awards contenders are hiring armies of publicists -- is it savvy campaigning, or desperation?
Second-biggest field in animated feature category guarantees there will be five nominees this season
Producers of the foreign-language entry "Alois Nebel" also plan to enter animation race
Studio partners with Deluxe to set up digital platform for awards voters
Grey tells TheWrap: "It makes sense to work with Nickelodeon and build this into a global film business" as DreamWorks Animation deal set to expire
Maybe it was March Madness? "Paul" and "The Lincoln Lawyer" debut to just over $13 million
Not even the drawing power of Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski can warm ice-cold multiplexes, which were down about 34% this weekend; Damon's "Adjustment Bureau" did OK, grossing $20.9M
UPDATED: Paramount's big-budget animated feature is pacing to miss tracking by about $20M this weekend, but Uni's "Adjustment Bureau" starts stronger than expected and should do over $20M
CG-animated family film is looking to gross over $50M, while Philip K. Dick adaptation should do over $20M as the domestic movie market looks to rebound from two very slow months at the multiplex
Anti-smoking group questions whether animated critters in Johnny Depp PG-rated film should be lighting up on screen
From "Thor" to "Cowboys & Aliens," studios have more than doubled last year's ad buy
Eerie similarities in the posters for two Johnny Depp movies: "Rango" and "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"
Cartoon reunites Capt. Jack with his "Pirates of the Caribbean" director Gore Verbinski
TheWrap's awards expert: "This year, I went with the movies that -- when they worked -- provided the most dazzling cinematic experiences of the year"
All makers of loud, stupid action movies only wish their films delivered as much sheer sensation as this latest installment in the vroom-vroom saga