Latest The Day the Earth Stood Still Stories

2009-01-19 13:26:40

U.S. actor Keanu Reeves has signed on to star in a live-action movie based on the Japanese anime TV series, Cowboy Bebop, Variety.com reported. The project will reunite Reeves with Twentieth Century Fox, the studio that made his recent sci-fi flick, The Day the Earth Stood Still. In Bebop, Reeves will play Spike Spiegel, one of a group of bounty hunters traveling through space in 2071 on their spaceship named Bebop, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said. Reeves previously starred in...

2008-12-15 19:10:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that The Day The Earth Stood Still, which opened number one at the domestic box office, generated an estimated $31 million, with 123 IMAX(R) theatres contributing approximately $3.7 million to http://ecmisapp:9090/editor/blockedit.HTM#the domestic total. From Friday, December 12, through Sunday December 14, the IMAX release generated an impressive per screen...

2008-12-10 09:15:00

Twentieth Century Fox makes history by transmitting the first motion picture in to deep space, making THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL the world's first galactic motion picture release. The first deliberate deep space transmission of this highly anticipated science fiction thriller will begin this Friday, December 12, 2008, to coincide with the film's opening day on Planet Earth. If any civilizations are currently orbiting Alpha Centauri, they will be able to receive and view the film...

2008-12-04 17:09:39

Chicago's Navy Pier IMAX Theatre says it will soon be showing an IMAX version of the Hollywood remake of The Day the Earth Stood Still. The Day the Earth Stood Still: The IMAX Experience is to debut Dec. 12 concurrently with the U.S. release of the film in conventional theaters. In this contemporary reinvention of the 1951 science-fiction classic, renowned scientist Dr. Helen Benson, played by Jennifer Connelly, finds herself face-to-face with an alien called Klaatu, played by Keanu Reeves,...

2008-12-01 20:47:25

Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves has agreed to join Caltech researchers on a panel to discuss his new movie The Day the Earth Stood Still, organizers said. The chat is to follow a screening of the film Friday. Students, faculty and community members are invited to Caltech's Beckman Auditorium to hear how the science in the movie meshes with real world scientific research. The panel discussion is to include Reeves, director Scott Derrickson and Caltech astrophysicist Sean Carroll and roboticist...

2008-11-13 15:00:11

Twentieth Century Fox has teamed with Moxie Interactive (http://www.moxieinteractive.com/), to create a new application that allows the world to decide who and what will be saved when the earth "stands still." It's part of a global participation campaign for Fox's upcoming movie, The Day The Earth Stood Still (http://www.thedaytheearthstoodstillmovie.com/), which opens in North America on December 12, and in foreign territories beginning December 10. The film stars Keanu Reeves and Jennifer...

2008-09-08 09:05:00

The remake of the Hollywood film classic "The Day the Earth Stood Still" is to be released in IMAX this December, said IMAX Corp. and Twentieth Century Fox. Directed by Scott Dickerson and starring Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates, John Cleese and Jaden Smith, the film is to be simultaneously released in both IMAX and conventional theaters Dec. 12. The movie is a remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot who visit Earth. "The suspense,...

2008-07-22 09:00:46

By Glenn Whipp Freaks-and-geeks fest Comic-Con opens its doors to Hollywood on Thursday at the San Diego Convention Center, and studios are firing up the corporate jets in preparation for what has become an essential, annual sales job. Jon Favreau remembers taking the trip to the four-day fest last year to present an early look at "Iron Man." Favreau's energetic meet-and-greet, supported by an appearance from a clearly enthusiastic Robert Downey Jr., generated great buzz among fans, which...

2008-06-27 15:01:41

By Phil Parker Journal Staff Writer Plucky WALL-E can build skyscrapers with trash cubes and reenact entire dance numbers from "Hello, Dolly!" He's a cute, clumsy little fellow who, in his fantastic new Pixar movie set hundreds of years in the future, Mr. Magoos his way off the desolate planet Earth and into the heart of a saucy EVE probe robot ("probot"?). That's right, over the course of a rollicking adventure to lead the slovenly human race back to its abandoned home planet, WALL-E gets...

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