Weekend Film News Roundup: Oz theatres set to upgrade accessibility, Dinner For Schmucks number 1, Disney sells Miramax

The four main Australian cinema chains have agreed to install accessibility upgrades to more than 240 theatres. The upgrades will include audio descriptive and captioning technology, and the Federal Government has already pledged $470,000 in support of the upgrades. Source: Inside Film The Steve Carell and Paul Rudd comedy Dinner for Schmucks has taken the … Continue reading

News: Google developing social network

1UP reports that several games developers have been meeting with Google with regard to developing social network-hosted games. Several factors – Google’s ~$200 million investment in Zynga, the hiring of Mark Deloura as ‘developer advocate for games’ and the online giant’s reported search for a ‘games project manager’ – indicate Google’s imminent entrance into the … Continue reading

News: Saw comes to a close, Tron Legacy trailer released

The Saw horror franchise will come to a close following the release of Saw 3D, the seventh installment in the series. The development comes as no surprise to those aware of Lionsgate’s recent history with the franchise – Lionsgate enforced a clause in director Kevein Greutert’s contract and forced him to direct Saw 3D despite … Continue reading

News: New Tron Legacy banner unveiled

The latest in a series of banner/billboard images for the upcoming Tron Legacy (sequel to the original Disney sci-fi flick starring Jeff Bridges) has been released via UK website HeyUGuys! The image features Olivia Wilde, who co-stars with Michael Sheen and Garrett Hedlund. Click the image to enlarge (HQ). Source: HeyUGuys!

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