‘Shrek’ Producer Aron Warner Named President Of Animation At Reel FX

By | Thursday January 31, 2013 @ 2:21pm PST

Reel FX Aron WarnerEXCLUSIVE: Oscar-winning Shrek, Shrek 2, and Shrek The Third producer Aron Warner will head a growing slate of original animated features as newly anointed President of Animation at Reel FX. Warner first segued into animation in 1998 as a producer on Antz after overseeing films like Independence Day, True Lies, and Titanic as VP Production at Fox. He’ll hit the ground running as the design, VFX, animation, and live-action studio aims to ramp up its original animation slate, which includes a lineup of features already in the works.
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Hot Trailer: James Cameron’s ‘Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away’

Paramount‘s Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away has the scope of the group’s live performances covered thanks to the tech contributions of executive producer James Cameron and Vince Pace. Andrew Adamson directed the hybrid concert pic, which is set for a December 21 release.

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Paramount Acquires Worldwide Rights To Andrew Adamson And James Cameron’s Cirque Du Soleil 3D Feature

By | Tuesday January 10, 2012 @ 7:39am PST
Mike Fleming

BREAKING: Paramount Pictures has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away, the 3D feature that Shrek and The Chronicles of Narnia helmer Andrew Adamson wrote and is directing, with James Cameron exec producing and spearheading the 3D. Deadline broke the story that Adamson and Cameron were teaming with Cirque du Soleil in late 2010 on a 3D film. Here is Paramount’s announcement:

HOLLYWOOD, CA (January 10, 2012) – Paramount Pictures and Cirque du Soleil jointly announced today that the studio has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the Cirque du Soleil 3D feature film entitled “Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away”. Written and directed by Andrew Adamson (“Shrek,” “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”), and executive produced by Academy Award ® winning filmmaker James Cameron, the 3D film event features artistic and acrobatic performances from some of the most elaborate Cirque du Soleil productions. The film was produced by Adamson, Aron Warner, Cirque’s Martin Bolduc and Ed Jones and Cary Granat. Vince Pace oversaw the 3D stereo production aspect of the film.

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‘Blackpine’ Pitch Goes To Andrew Adamson

By | Monday October 3, 2011 @ 2:31pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Andrew Adamson’s Strange Weather Films has acquired Blackpine, a pitch that will be written by Cory Goodman. The title refers to the hometown of a soldier returning from Afghanistan, where he plans to raise his 12-year-old daughter. The mining … Read More »

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Andrew Adamson Directs Hugh Laurie In ‘Mister Pip’

By | Wednesday April 13, 2011 @ 11:09am PDT
Mike Fleming

Andrew Adamson is attached to direct House star Hugh Laurie in Mister Pip, an adaptation of the Lloyd Jones novel that Adamson has adapted for the screen. Shooting will begin in New Zealand next month, and Focus Features International has … Read More »

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TOLDJA! James Cameron And Andrew Adamson To Make Cirque Du Soleil Feature

Mike Fleming

Deadline revealed Tuesday that Cirque du Soleil had teamed with Andrew Adamson and James Cameron for a 3D feature film that incorporates elements of the Las Vegas shows into narrative features. The principals confirmed it with this press release, which adds some details of their plans:

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Andrew Adamson, James Cameron Team With Cirque Du Soleil On 3D Feature

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Director Andrew Adamson has begun production on an enterprising family-oriented feature film that marries James Cameron’s 3D wizardry with the precision and spectacle of Cirque du Soleil. I’m told the untitled film is a hybrid combining narrative storytelling with … Read More »

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