Darren Aronofsky Tweets Noah Sneak; Fangirls Fuel Comic-Con Growth: Biz Break
Also in Thursday morning's round-up of news briefs, DreamWorks Animation will lend its characters to a new theme park; director Joe Cornish is set to adapt a robot comic-book; James Cameron takes his mini 3-D camera to L.A.'s X Games and China cracks down even harder on internet movie and video content.
Darren Aronofsky Tweets a Noah Teaser
The Black Swan director tweeted what presumably looks like construction of the ark that carried all life forms to safety from the earthly flood. He said: I dreamt about this since I was 13. And now it's a reality. Genesis 6:14 #noah: http://t.co/QLaIuqXh. The film is slated for release in Spring 2014.
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DreamWorks Animation Theme Park Heads to New Jersey
DreamWorks Animation will bring its movie characters to a planned in-door amusement park in the New Jersey Meadowlands, ten miles west of New York City, Deadline reports.
Fangirls Fuel Comic-Con Growth
Long lines of women camped out to get into the Twilight panel. The movie has increased attendance to around 40%, which has resulted in Hollywood sending over more femme-friendly fare, Variety reports.
Joe Cornish to Direct Graphic Novel Rust
Attack the Block director Joe Cornish is set to adapt Royden Lepp's comic-book robot on the prairies story Rust for 20th Century Fox. Fox's synopsis reads: ""Life on the Taylor family farm was difficult enough before Jet Jones crashes into the barn, chased by a giant decommissioned war robot!" The Guardian reports.
Internet Content Faces More Chinese Scrutiny
A new push by Chinese regulators will force internet video providers to pre-screen programming including drama series and mini-movies before they're posted, Deadline reports via A.P.